Cruz Foam Raises $2.5M to Accelerate the transition to a circular economy

Cruz Foam, a biomaterial technology startup based in Santa Cruz, has raised $2.5 million in seed funding to develop the next generation of environmental-friendly packaging solutions. The seed funding round was led by At One Ventures with participation from Sony Innovation Fund, Regeneration.VC, and other environmentally-focused private investors. This round brings the total funding raised … Read more

S’pore firm ShopBack acquires hoolah to accelerate BNPL offerings

Singapore’s shopping and rewards startup ShopBack is acquiring buy now pay later (BNPL) platform hoolah. It received consent from the shareholders of hoolah for a 100 per cent acquisition of the company. The purchase supports the “shared vision” of ShopBack and hoolah to “build the world’s most rewarding commerce enablement platform”. Through the acquisition, hoolah … Read more

DGene Raises $20 Mln in Series A Funding to Accelerate the Advent of the Metaverse

DGene, a content creation startup based in San Jose, has secured $20 million in Series B funding to revolutionize content creation as metaverse development continues to advance. The funding round was led by Alibaba Group and brings the total funding raised by the startup to over $41.3 million. The capital will be used to boost … Read more

Lendflow Secures $10.8 mln In Series A Funding To Accelerate Fintech Industry’s Growth

Lendflow, an Austin-based software startup, has raised $10.8 million in Series A funding to allow any organization to become a fintech company. The funding round, which was led by Underscore VC, brings the total funding raised by the startup to over $13 million. Uncorrelated Ventures, Y Combinator, 2048 Ventures, Knoll Ventures, I2BF, Hack VC, and … Read more

GrayMatter Robotics Awarded $1 mln By The National Science Foundation To Accelerate Smart Robotic Cells Research

GrayMatter Robotics, an AI-robotics startup based in Los Angeles, has been awarded $1 million by the National Science Foundation one week after closing a $4.1 million seed funding round. The grant was awarded by the foundation’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) division with the aim to accelerate the startup’s R&D efforts on Smart Robotic Cells … Read more