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Homie raises $4M to help London’s ‘Generation Rent’ find their next property

Homie raises $4M to help London’s ‘Generation Rent’ find their next property

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 Another nascent proptech startup targeting ‘Generation Rent’ is London-based Homie, which might best be described as a concierge-style service that promises to save Londoner’s time, hassle and money when going in search of their next rental property. Today the company is disclosing that it has raised a further $4 million in Seed funding in a round led by Connect Ventures. Read More
Montana-based mapping startup onXmaps raises a round of funding fit for Big Sky Country

Montana-based mapping startup onXmaps raises a round of funding fit for Big Sky Country

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 A mapping startup based in Missoula, Mont., which allows users to download sophisticated offline topographic maps outlining public and private lands and a number of other features geared towards hunting, fishing and camping, has pulled in its first major outside funding. onXmaps has closed a $20.3 million Series A round led by Summit Partners. Bessemer Venture Partners, Millennium… Read More
India’s Zoomcar raises $40M led by automotive giant Mahindra & Mahindra

India’s Zoomcar raises $40M led by automotive giant Mahindra & Mahindra

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 India’s Zoomcar — which operates an on-demand car rental service — has raised a $40 million Series C round led by Mahindra & Mahindra, the 70-year-old Indian corporation that specializes in automotive. Ford and other existing investors also took part in the round, Zoomcar confirmed. CEO and co-founder Greg Moran added that the round is still open and may be extended… Read More
LiveLike raises $9.6M to get more broadcasters streaming in VR

LiveLike raises $9.6M to get more broadcasters streaming in VR

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 LiveLike, a startup that powers VR streaming experiences for broadcasters like FOX Sports and Sky, has raised a $9.6M Series B round led by Greycroft Partners and Lepe Partners. This brings total funding raised to just over $23M. As a refresher, LiveLike’s VR experience let you select different camera angles, sit in and look around a virtual “suite”, view pre-produced content… Read More
DroneBase raises $12M in Series B funding, announces enterprise AR tool for drone pilots

DroneBase raises $12M in Series B funding, announces enterprise AR tool for drone pilots

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 If you have purchased a drone in the last year or two, there’s a high likelihood that it only emerges from your gadget closet a few times per year, if that. That probably doesn’t leave you feeling too great about your purchase, but it also leaves an expensive piece of professional equipment that a lot of people could use lying dormant. DroneBase is a startup that connects drone… Read More
Workast raises cash to expand beyond Slack with its message-based task management toolkit

Workast raises cash to expand beyond Slack with its message-based task management toolkit

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 Workast, the popular Slack-based task management toolkit, is looking to expand its messaging horizons. The company, which answered the prayers of everyone who was sick of working with Asana and other task management applications, has raised $1.85 million in a seed round of funding led by Greycroft Partners as it looks to expand to other messaging platforms. Read More
RealWear raises $17M as it looks to take a simpler approach to enterprise AR headgear

RealWear raises $17M as it looks to take a simpler approach to enterprise AR headgear

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 As the augmented reality industry slowly matures and those within it look to realize the path to ubiquity that they have been preaching, it turns out that they’re showing more appreciation for the vision that Google laid out years ago with its Glass headset. RealWear is aiming to eschew the space-age reality altering helmets that others are pitching to enterprise customers in favor of an… Read More
Norwest Venture Partners raises $1.5 billion fund

Norwest Venture Partners raises $1.5 billion fund

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 Norwest Venture Partners has closed a $1.5 billion fund, bringing the total under management to $7.5 billion. The firm will be using the money to invest primarily in the consumer, enterprise and healthcare categories. And they are looking for opportunities at all stages, from seed stage to growth. Norwest said it has had a record past two years, achieving liquidity events for 30 of its… Read More