Sendlane raises $20M to convert shoppers into loyal customers – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 6 minutes Sendlane, a San Diego-based multichannel marketing automation platform, announced Thursday it raised $20 million in Series A funding. Five Elms Capital, Blueprint Equity and others invested in the round to give Sendlane total funding of $23 million since the company was founded in 2018. Though the company officially started three years ago, co-founder and CEO … Read more

B2B social management platform Oktopost raises $20M growth round with Expedition – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 6 minutes With the pandemic forcing people online, social media use exploded, for obvious reasons. And with that, the opportunity to reach audiences and push messaging. More brand-oriented platforms such as Sprinkler, Sprout Social, and Hootsuite have obviously risen in use, but so did traffic to Oktopost, a much more B2B-oriented proposition. Founded in 2013, Oktopost has only … Read more

Sweetch raises $20M for a personalized engagement system designed to boost health outcomes – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 10 minutes You’ve just sat down to dinner, and your wearable device reminds you to get up and get in your steps for the day. Maybe the app has a point, but odds are, you’ll push the notification to the side. The founders of Sweetch, an Israeli company creating its own AI-driven behavior change app, are betting … Read more

Dover raises $20M to bring the concept of ‘orchestration’ to recruitment – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 10 minutes Despite being one of the earliest adopters of using the world wide web to disrupt how its business is done and connect with more potential customers, the recruitment industry ironically remains one of the more fragmented and behind the times when it comes to using new, cloud based services to work more efficiently. A new … Read more

Abodu raises $20M to build prefabricated backyard homes – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 10 minutes The need for more affordable housing has never been more urgent as a shortage in the U.S. housing market persists. Startups attempting to help address the shortage in a variety of ways abound. One such startup, Abodu, has raised $20 million in a Series A funding round led by Norwest Venture Partners. Previous backer Initialized … Read more

Credit Suisse leads $20M Series A in data extraction startup Daloopa – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 5 minutes Daloopa closed on a $20 million Series A round, led by Credit Suisse Asset Management’s NEXT Investors, to continue developing its data extraction technology for financial institutions, which is now being expanded globally. When company co-founder and CEO Thomas Li worked as a hedge fund analyst, he often performed repetitive data extraction in order to … Read more

Next Gen Foods to launch its plant-based chicken in the U.S. after raising a $20M seed extension from investors like GGV – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 6 minutes Singapore-based Next Gen Foods will bring its plant-based chicken alternative to the United States after raising a $20 million seed extension. Investors included GGV Capital, agriculture and food tech-focused Bits x Bites, food and beverage company Yeo Hiap Seng, entrepreneur and “Blitzscaling” author Chris Yeh and English footballer Dele Alli. Returning investors include Temasek, which … Read more

Popshop Live raises around $20M at a $100M valuation for its livestream shopping platform for hipsters – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 12 minutes Legacy TV services like HSN and QVC may have put live shopping shows on the map for consumers, but livestream commerce got a completely new boost of life in the pandemic, with retailers and e-commerce leviathans tapping a perfect storm of the craze for video entertainment, a trend (or even municipal rules in some cases) … Read more

Artisan home decor retailer The Citizenry raises $20M in Series B funding – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 7 minutes The Citizenry announced today that it raised $20 million in Series B funding in partnership with NextWorld Evergreen. A direct-to-consumer home decor retailer, The Citizenry works with artisans from around the world to produce limited-edition runs of handcrafted, hand-numbered home goods. In October, The Citizenry opened its first brick-and-mortar store in New York City, and … Read more

Rasgo, a GitHub-like repository which helps data scientists explore, clean, join, and transform data sets for machine learning models, raises $20M Series A (AlleyWatch)

Reading Time: 2 minutes AlleyWatch: Rasgo, a GitHub-like repository which helps data scientists explore, clean, join, and transform data sets for machine learning models, raises $20M Series A  —  Data science is highly coveted and championed because its use extracts insights that transform data into tangible value. #Rasgo #GitHublike #repository #helps #data #scientists #explore #clean #join #transform #data #sets … Read more