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Roofstock, which makes it easier to buy a home as an investment property, just raised $50 million in new funding

Roofstock, which makes it easier to buy a home as an investment property, just raised million in new funding There are plenty of startups that say they’re making it easier to buy a home. There are fewer startups that are promising to make it easier to buy a home as an income-producing […]

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Indian tech startups raised a record $14.5B in 2019

Indian tech startups raised a record .5B in 2019 Indian tech startups have never had it so good. Local tech startups in the nation raised $14.5 billion in 2019, beating their previous best of $10.5 billion last year, according to research firm Tracxn . Tech startups in India this year participated in […]

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Vinted, the second-hand clothes marketplace, raises $141M at a $1B+ valuation

Vinted, the second-hand clothes marketplace, raises 1M at a B+ valuation The market for second-hand clothes — the “circular economy” as it’s sometimes called — has been on the rise in the last several years, fuelled by economic crunches, a desire to make more responsible and less wasteful fashion choices, and a […]

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Where VCs are looking for voice startup investments

Where VCs are looking for voice startup investments Led by Amazon’s Alexa, smart speakers’ install base is expected to reach 200 million units worldwide by 2020. A quarter of Americans over the age of 12 own a smart speaker, and the majority of those users have more than one device in their […]

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The future of cybersecurity VC investing with Lightspeed’s Arif Janmohamed

The future of cybersecurity VC investing with Lightspeed’s Arif Janmohamed There are two types of enterprise startups: those that create value and those that protect value. Cybersecurity is most definitely part of the latter group, and as a vertical, it has sprawled the past few years as the scale of attacks on […]

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MediaLab acquires messaging app Kik, expanding its app portfolio

MediaLab acquires messaging app Kik, expanding its app portfolio Popular messaging app Kik is, indeed, “here to stay” following an acquisition by the Los Angeles-based multimedia holding company, MediaLab. It echoes the same message from Kik’s chief executive Tim Livingston last week when he rebuffed earlier reports that the company would shut […]

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Shoe companies Rothy’s and Steve Madden are at each other’s throats

Shoe companies Rothy’s and Steve Madden are at each other’s throats In August, after receiving a cease-and-desist letter from the venture-backed shoe startup Rothy’s, shoe giant Steven Madden filed a pre-emptive lawsuit asking a federal court to rule that its Rosy Flat shoes don’t copy design elements of the Point ballet flat […]

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Ritesh Agarwal to invest $700M in Oyo’s new $1.5B financing round

Ritesh Agarwal to invest 0M in Oyo’s new .5B financing round India’s largest budget lodging startup Oyo Hotels and Homes said today it plans to raise about $1.5 billion as part of a new financing round as the startup looks to expand its footprints in the U.S. and Europe. Ritesh Agarwal, the founder […]

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Tutoring business-in-a-box service Clark has been acquired by edtech startup Noodle

Tutoring business-in-a-box service Clark has been acquired by edtech startup Noodle Clark, the tutor management business-in-a-box service, has been acquired by the New York-based education startup Noodle for an undisclosed amount, TechCrunch has learned. Founded by John Katzman, the serial entrepreneur behind education technology giants including The Princeton Review and 2U, Noodle […]

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Startups Weekly: Part & Parcel plans plus-sized fashion empire

Startups Weekly: Part & Parcel plans plus-sized fashion empire Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote about Stripe’s grand plans. Before that, I […]

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