🇮🇳 early-stage VC firm raises $40m in first close of second fund

Pi Ventures’ second fund will invest in 20 to 25 startups that focus on AI and other deeptech solutions. Source link

2FA compromise led to $34M Crypto.com hack – Venture Capital

Crypto.com shared new details about a recent hack on its platform last weekend in a statement on its website today, saying 483 of its users were affected and that unauthorized withdrawals of over $15 million worth of ETH, $19 million worth of BTC, and $66,200...

🇰🇷 agritech startup harvests $140m in series C money

Greenlabs' CEO says the company is "well poised to become a unicorn" just five years after it was established. Source link

IPO-bound Pomelo bags $34m in fresh funds

The funds will partly be used to bankroll Pomelo's expansion across Asia and fuel its IPO plans in Thailand. Source link

ByteDance overhauls investment teams amid fears of China deal limits

The internal VC and investing team is getting dissolved, while the strategic investments unit is being reorganized, reported Bloomberg. Source link

Tom Brady’s buzzy celebrity NFT startup Autograph banks $170M from Silicon Valley’s top crypto investors – Startups

Autograph, an NFT agency co-founded by athlete Tom Brady with a particularly deep bench of star power, has banked new funding from crypto investors who hope the platform can bring a new generation of celebrities and their fans into the fold of crypto...

🇮🇩 Fashion startup raises funds from Azure Ventures

Fine Counsel has grown its revenue by 10x since its launch and collaborated with firms like Big Bear and Bird, Mini Cooper, and Greysia Polii.  Source link

Aigen’s swarm of agtech robots want to make agriculture carbon positive – Venture Capital

Even though the only thing the robot can do right now is pull weeds, Aigen is adamant it isn’t building a weed-whacking robot. It claims to be on a mission to terraform the earth, and says it has a path toward making agriculture carbon positive. It must have...

Ex-Dispo founding members launch Roll app, where creators post exclusive content – Startups

Today marks the launch of the Roll app, which aims to create an easy way for creators to make an extra buck while portraying a potentially more authentic version of themselves to their fans. Already, some creators will charge for access to their Instagram close...

Temasek unit leads $7m series A raise of SG logistics firm

Haulio said that it has facilitated the movement of over 2 million containers since 2017, half of which happened in 2021 alone. Source link

Ford’s market cap tops $100 billion for first time ever

Ford Motor Co. CEO Jim Farley walks to speak at a news conference at the Rouge Complex in Dearborn, Michigan, September 17, 2020.Rebecca Cook | ReutersDETROIT – Ford Motor's market value topped $100 billion for the first time ever as the automaker's stock hit a...

Do we need a visa to explore the US market? – Startups

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.” She connects people with the businesses and...