Good Morning Monday!! As we enter a new week, let’s get a round of latest trending startups news insights.
Amber Group, a Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency trading startup, said on Monday it has raised $100 million in a Series B funding round at a pre-money valuation of $1 billion. read more
Launched in 2019 by fintech company DigiPay, MFast a mobile app that lets Vietnamese users in remote areas access financial services, has raised a $1.5 million pre-Series A. The funding will be used to expand MFast to more cities and provinces in Vietnam, read more
WaitWhat, co-founded by two of the people who helped conceive of and build the TED digital media empire, has closed a round of $12 million. Company plans to use the money to continue producing content, read more
An Israeli startup called DataRails has raised $25 million. It initially set out to create a more general-purpose product that could help analyze and visualize anything from Excel, read more
New Zealand-based e-bike firm UBCO recently announced the acquisition of $10 million (USD) in funding for expansion and development. Fund is for global expansion, focused on the U.S. market and scale up its commercial subscription service business. read more
Via, a two-year-old, Bay Area-based startup, also insists that unlike a growing group of startups that aim to help retailers and others deliver their SMS marketing messages, read more
The Vienna, Austria-based startup GoStudent, a marketplace where K-12 students (and their parents) can find and engage with one-to-one video-based tutors in a variety of subjects. Company has raised €205 million ($244 million) in a Series C round is now live in 18 countries, read more
The Boston startup Transmit Security envisioned a future wherein passwords are a thing of the past. Company had rasied massive $543 million for its Series A Funding. read more
Startup based in Cupertino-Holy Grail, recently raised $ 2.7 million in seed funding to create modular carbon capture devices. The idea has attracted attention and capital from well-known investors and founders, read more
Aircall has raised a $120 million Series D round, he company has reached unicorn status, which means it has a valuation above $1 billion. has been building a cloud-based phone system for call centers, support lines and sales teams, read more
Self-driving truck startup Embark Trucks Inc.was targeting “driver-out,” or operating on roads without a safety driver, by 2023 and launching at a commercial scale across the American region, read more
Swedish startup Visa Inc. agreed to pay more than $2 billion for Tink, whose digital services connect more than 3,400 banks and financial institutions in Europe. read more
Denver-based company Accepti.inc, attempting to create a new category in real estate technology. Accept.inc describes itself as a “technology-enabled lender” that gives people a way to submit all-cash offers on a home, read more
Melton, a lead investor in health tech startups including Livongo, Tia and Calibrate, says the care pathway ages well. read more
Mercuryo, a startup that has constructed a cross-border funds community, has raised $7.5 million. Mercuryo goals to make use of cryptocurrencies as a device for placing in movement next-gen cross-border transfers, read more
Seattle-based Edge Delta, a startup that is building a modern distributed monitoring stack that is competing directly with industry heavyweights, read more
Online pharmacy startup PharmEasy is acquiring a majority stake in diagnostics chain Thyrocare Technologies, read more
Indias plan to allow space startups and private firms to build their own launchpads to launch rockets, read more
Inflection Point Ventures is one of India's largest angel investment platforms. It helps budding entrepreneurs with funds and expertise to turn their ideas into startups with real value, read more
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