Australian VC firm Investible raises $27m in first close of its second fund

Investible has increased the percentage of funding available to international businesses based outside of Australia from 20% to 30%. Source link

Report: Strategic M&A will drive recovery across Asia Pacific post-pandemic

KUALA LUMPUR, June 15 -- Strategic merger and acquisition (M&A) activities will be a key driver of the post-pandemic recovery right across the Asia Pacific region as companies more aggressively move to acquire technology and skills, while in some...

What is Nas Daily’s edtech game plan?

We take a closer look at Nas Academy and look at what fresh funding will do for a business management startup. Source link

Indian contract management startup banks $1.8m in Kalaari-led seed round

SimpliContract will use the new funds to drive its engineering, AI research, and marketing efforts.  Source link

The rapid hard-tech emergence – Venture Capital

Garrett Winther Contributor Garrett Winther is a partner and program director at HAX, SOSV’s venture program for hard tech. An engineer by training, venture builder by trade, he is bringing hard-tech ventures to life at SOSV, IDEO and MIT. When I joined the...

Google will let enterprises store their Google Workspace encryption keys – Startups

As ubiquitous as Google Docs has become in the last year alone, a major criticism often overlooked by the countless workplaces who use it is that it isn’t end-to-end encrypted, allowing Google — or any requesting government agency — access to a company’s files....

WWDC 21 highlights, Instagram Creator Week recap, Android 12 beta 2 arrives – Venture Capital

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global...

How many opinions does it take to hit the $100M ARR Club? – Startups

In a world of talking points and corporate jargon, opinions are refreshing — and Expensify CEO and founder David Barrett is full of them. One of his earliest lessons in life, for example, was that basically everyone is wrong about basically everything. If...

Indian online fresh produce startup Licious banks $65m in series F money

The new round brings the total funds raised by Licious to US$160 million. Source link

SOSV, the global venture firm, just closed a $100 million fund to back its maturing startups – Venture Capital

Sean O’Sullivan, the founder of the global venture outfit SOSV, has slowly but steadily built up a sizable operation over the years. SOSV started off as a family office, investing the capital of O’Sullivan after he cofounded two companies, including MapInfo, an...

In search of a new crypto deity – Startups

Hello friends, and welcome back to Week in Review! Last week, I wrote about tech taking on Disney. This week, I’m talking about the search for a new crypto messiah. If you’re reading this on the TechCrunch site, you can get this in your inbox from the...

The rapid hard-tech emergence – Venture Capital

Garrett Winther Contributor Garrett Winther is a partner and program director at HAX, SOSV’s venture program for hard tech. An engineer by training, venture builder by trade, he is bringing hard-tech ventures to life at SOSV, IDEO and MIT. When I joined the...

Not every SPAC is pure garbage – Venture Capital

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