Homebase raises $70M for a team management platform aimed at SMBs and their hourly workers – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 10 minutes Small and medium enterprises have become a big opportunity in the world of B2B technology in the last several years, and today a startup that’s building tools aimed at helping them manage their teams of workers is announcing some funding that underscores the state of that market. Homebase, which provides a platform that helps SMBs … Read more

YuLife nabs $70M at a $346M valuation for its gamified, wellness-oriented approach to life insurance – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 10 minutes Life insurance — financial protection you buy against your death — may not read like the liveliest of industries on paper. But a life insurance startup that believes it can turn that stigma around, by infusing the concept with gamification and a push towards wellness and health — and change the life insurance industry in … Read more

Railsbank raises $70M to build out its fintech-as-a-service platform – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 9 minutes Financial services-as-a-service — where entities like neobanks, retailers and others can create and sell their own financial products by way of a few lines of code and APIs — has been one of the bigger trends in the world of fintech in recent years, with embedded finance on its way to being a $7.2 trillion … Read more

Former Zillow execs raise $70M seed round for Tomo, which wants to simplify the mortgage process – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 8 minutes There are so many startups pledging to reinvent the mortgage process that it’s hard to keep up. But for anyone who has had to go through the process of applying for one, it’s clear that there’s plenty of room for improvement. The latest startup to raise venture money with the goal of making the process … Read more