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Homie raises $4M to help London’s ‘Generation Rent’ find their next property

Homie raises $4M to help London’s ‘Generation Rent’ find their next property

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 Another nascent proptech startup targeting ‘Generation Rent’ is London-based Homie, which might best be described as a concierge-style service that promises to save Londoner’s time, hassle and money when going in search of their next rental property. Today the company is disclosing that it has raised a further $4 million in Seed funding in a round led by Connect Ventures. Read More
Montana-based mapping startup onXmaps raises a round of funding fit for Big Sky Country

Montana-based mapping startup onXmaps raises a round of funding fit for Big Sky Country

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 A mapping startup based in Missoula, Mont., which allows users to download sophisticated offline topographic maps outlining public and private lands and a number of other features geared towards hunting, fishing and camping, has pulled in its first major outside funding. onXmaps has closed a $20.3 million Series A round led by Summit Partners. Bessemer Venture Partners, Millennium… Read More
India’s Zoomcar raises $40M led by automotive giant Mahindra & Mahindra

India’s Zoomcar raises $40M led by automotive giant Mahindra & Mahindra

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 India’s Zoomcar — which operates an on-demand car rental service — has raised a $40 million Series C round led by Mahindra & Mahindra, the 70-year-old Indian corporation that specializes in automotive. Ford and other existing investors also took part in the round, Zoomcar confirmed. CEO and co-founder Greg Moran added that the round is still open and may be extended… Read More
LiveLike raises $9.6M to get more broadcasters streaming in VR

LiveLike raises $9.6M to get more broadcasters streaming in VR

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 LiveLike, a startup that powers VR streaming experiences for broadcasters like FOX Sports and Sky, has raised a $9.6M Series B round led by Greycroft Partners and Lepe Partners. This brings total funding raised to just over $23M. As a refresher, LiveLike’s VR experience let you select different camera angles, sit in and look around a virtual “suite”, view pre-produced content… Read More
Adikteev raises $12 million for its mobile marketing platform

Adikteev raises $12 million for its mobile marketing platform

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 French startup Adikteev raised a $12 million funding round led by Ring Capital and BNP Paribas Développement, with existing investors ISAI, Ventech and Laurent Asscher also participating. It’s also worth noting that it represents Ring Capital’s first investment after raising its initial $170 million fund. Adikteev is an adtech startup that previously acquired Motion Lead, a… Read More
JD.com’s logistics business raises $2.5B from Hillhouse, Sequoia China and others

JD.com’s logistics business raises $2.5B from Hillhouse, Sequoia China and others

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 JD.com, the Chinese e-commerce giant that is Alibaba’s closest rival, is raising giving its logistics spin-out business a huge boost after it announced that the unit is raising $2.5 billion. JD Logistics, which became a standalone business last April, is raising the investment capital from a range of backers who include Hillhouse Capital, Sequoia China, China Merchants Group, Tencent,… Read More
#ThankfulForTravel Raises $10,000 for Teen Cancer America!

#ThankfulForTravel Raises $10,000 for Teen Cancer America!

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Between Thanksgiving and Giving Tuesday, STA Travel held a photo competition to help raise funds for our charity partners, Teen Cancer America, to support teens living with cancer. For every entry we received, we donated $5 to Teen Cancer America, and we received an amazing response! In those few days, we managed to raise $10,000 for this important cause, so to everyone who got involved, we want to say thank you! We also want to give a special shout-out to Teen Cancer America celebrity ambassador and one of young Hollywood’s rising stars, Wyatt Oleff, who posted a shout-out to his 990K+ followers, encouraging them to participate in our cause. “Teens can help other teens. It’s incredible what we were able to achieve with the generosity of STA Travel. Thanks to all of the amazing foll