Spotify’s CEO Daniel Ek builds “insane” $1 billion bet on early tech

Spotify’s CEO Daniel Ek builds “insane” $1 billion bet on early tech

Spotify’s CEO Daniel Ek builds “insane” $1 billion bet on early tech Daniel Ek is expanding his horizons outside Spotify Technology. Prima Materia, his investment firm, has made bets on a green-steel startup as well as funds focused on artificial intelligence, health sciences, and climate change. In November, Ek’s organization, …

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Stripe Leads $75 Million investment round into Payroll Infrastructure startup check

Stripe Leads $75 Million investment round into Payroll Infrastructure startup check

Stripe Leads $75 Million investment round into Payroll Infrastructure startup check Check, a three-year-old firm that provides software solutions for digitizing payrolls, announced Wednesday that it had raised $75 million in a new investment round as startups increasingly embed payroll into their software offerings. Stripe, together with fellow repeat investors …

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Uniphore enters unicorn club with $400 million funding led by NEA

Uniphore enters unicorn club with $400 million funding led by NEA

Conversational automation technology company Uniphore enters unicorn club with $400 million funding led by NEA Uniphore, a conversational AI platform, has joined the unicorn club, with its valuation increasing to $2.5 billion following a $400 million Series E financing. NEA, a worldwide venture capital firm, led the round, which increased …

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Actor Pankaj Tripathi Invest in agritech startup Krishi Network

Actor Pankaj Tripathi Invest in agritech startup Krishi Network

Krishi Network has enlisted film actor Pankaj Tripathi as a brand ambassador to help promote their agritech platform to farmers. The actor has also put money into the company. The new funding will be used to develop the start-AI-based up’s technology platform across India and help it grow quickly, according …

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Indian logistics firm Xpressbees becomes unicorn with $300 million

Indian logistics firm Xpressbees becomes unicorn with $300 million

Indian logistics firm Xpressbees becomes unicorn with $300 million In a fresh investment round, Xpressbees, an Indian logistics startup that works with many e-commerce companies in the nation, has more than tripled its valuation to $1.2 billion. Xpressbees, which was founded in 2015, now distributes over 1.5 million parcels each …

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