Collectiv raises $16M Series A to connect food producers directly with kitchens – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 6 minutes In the modern world, we tend to like to know where our food comes from and this has massively influenced professional kitchens. For decades, food suppliers have sat on one side and distribution channels (restaurants and the like) on the other. But large wholesalers in the middle have traditionally crushed producers on prices and late … Read more

Kdan Mobile gets $16M Series B for its cloud-based content and productivity tools – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 7 minutes Kdan Mobile founder and CEO Kenny Su Kdan Mobile, a company that provides a wide range of cloud-based software, including AI-based tech for organizing documents, has raised a $16 million Series B. The round was led by South Korea-based Dattoz Partners, which will also take a seat on Kdan Mobile, and included participation from WI … Read more

Micromobility operator Veo raises $16M to fund U.S. expansion – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 6 minutes Shared micromobility operator Veo has raised $16 million in new funding as the company ramps up its expansion plans in the United States. The Series A funding round, which follows permit awards in Santa Monica, San Diego and New York, will be used to expand Veo’s fleet and focus on developing city and community partnerships. … Read more

Vaayu’s carbon tracking for retailers raises raises $1.6m, claims it could cut CO2 in half by 2030 – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 6 minutes Carbon tracking is very much the new hot thing in tech, and we’ve previously covered more generalist startups doing this at scale for companies, such as Plan A Earth out of Berlin. But there’s clearly an opportunity to get deep into a vertical sector and tailor solutions to it. That’s the plan of Vaayu, a … Read more

Nowports raises $16M to build the OS for LatAm’s shipping industry – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 8 minutes Nowports, an automated digital freight forwarder in Latin America, has raised $16 million in Series A funding. Mouro Capital — a venture capital fund focused on fintechs and adjacent businesses that is backed by Banco Santander — led the round for the Monterrey, Mexico-based startup. Foundation Capital also participated in the financing, which included participation … Read more