Good Morning!! As we enter a new week, let’s take a look at the latest trending startup news insights.
SaaS platform BiteSpeed said on Monday it has raised $1.9 million in seed funding from Sequoia India's Surge, as well as CRED's Kunal Shah, First Cheque, and Whiteboard Capital, among others. Read More
The blockchain, cryptocurrency, and NFTs are everywhere at this point. The cryptocurrency exchange Binance has officially recorded a $200 million stake in Forbes, the most well-known financial publication in the world. Read More
Immigrants and expatriates sent about $700 billion from the U.S. back home to their families. But the sender fees reached as high as 6% or 7%. But Coinbase enabled people to send money from the U.S. to Mexico in the form of cryptocurrency with lower fees. Read More
Optimizely is part of the digital experience platform valued at $7.9 billion in 2019 and expected to grow to $13.9 billion by 2024, as more organizations seek out technologies like data analytics to improve the buyer journey. Read More
After a decade, this U.S. territory's tourism and real-estate sectors are roaring back. Puerto Rico’s well-established tourism industry has continued to grow during the pandemic, opening a number of doors for business leaders. Read More
With 5G, real-time computing will become a reality. The high speeds, high data, and high number of connections that 5G enables will eliminate the lag time between when data gets generated to when we use it. Read More
AvantStay's total funding now stands at around $185 million. The company says it has over 1,000 properties in more than 100 cities (U.S. and Mexico) with ambitions to use the 2021 funds to expand the business into new markets. Read More
What makes Netflix so popular? Creating compelling original programs by analyzing its user data to serve their subscribers better. They allow people to consume content in the ways they prefer, according to Investopedia’s analysis. Read More
Delta.com allows card members to split up large purchases into equal monthly installments with a fixed fee. This feature on Delta gives card members flexibility in how they pay for flights of $100 or more. Read More
Earned Media offers a ton of value, but not everyone understands how to measure your organic growth. To increase brand awareness, earned media has an excellent vehicle. Read More
JPMorgan Chase & Co economists said the US Federal Reserve (Fed) is likely to raise interest rates by 25 basis points. Goldman Sachs Group Inc is forecasting seven hikes this year, which is greater than its earlier prediction of five. Read More
Agrima Infotech cofounder and CEO Balakrishnan said his startup joining hands with BigBasket.BigBasket will be implementing Kochi-based startup Agrima Infotech’s unique customer vision technology platform, at the self-checkout counters of the former’s retail stores. Read More
Exodigo plans to use its newly acquired funds to continue expansion in the US, with a focus on pilot projects in California, as well as Florida and Texas in the upcoming weeks.
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