Good Morning Monday!! Here are the latest weekly startup updates for you. Before starting this week take a round up with some latest news from startup world
Bunch claims to be an “AI coach” that provides users with daily, short-form tips and tricks to become a better leader. Bunch announced that it has closed a total of $4.4 million in seed capital. The company’s product, a mobile app, focuses on teaching leadership skills to the younger generations. Read more
The company has raised $2.75 million from investors, ChargerHelp!, an on-demand repair app for electric vehicle charging stations. The coming wave of electric vehicles will require more than thousands of charging stations. It works directly with the charging manufacturers and network providers. Read more
Manual a Men’s health and well-being startup has raised a $30 million Series A round. New fund will be used for product development and international expansion. Manual provides diagnostics, treatments and ongoing care and plans to expand across Europe, Asia and Latin America. Read more
Finch Capital, the early-stage fintech VC with a presence in London and Amsterdam, is acquiring Wirecard Turkey, a subsidiary of Wirecard. The Turkish company provides various payment services, namely: direct carrier billing, credit card acquiring, and e-money. Read more
Vienna-based GoStudent, which connects students to tutors on a virtual learning platform, has raised a €70 million Series B funding. GoStudent competes with offline players like Schülerhilfe in Germany and Acadomia in France, which focus on small-classes in learning centers. It also competes where tutors advertise in traditional marketplaces like classified ads. Read more
Staffbase, which provides an intranet-style internal communications platform for companies, has raised a $145 million. Staffbase has a workforce of 450 employees throughout 11 locations, including offices in London, New York, Vancouver, Amsterdam and Berlin. Read more
Otrium has raised a $120 million round just a year after raising its $26 million Series B round. Otrium works with clothing brands to help them sell items when they reach the end-of-season status. Read more
HealthPlix, a Bangalore-based startup, believes it can help doctors serve these patients more efficiently at your time. HealthPlix’s solution puts doctors at its centre, said Gudibanda, who has spent nearly two decades in entrepreneurship in health tech. Read more
The blockchain tech startup ImToken, and crypto wallet developer, announced today it has raised $30 million in Series B funding. ImToken will use its latest funding to build features for “imToken 3.0.” Read More
Pair Eyewear has raised a $12 million Series A to help glasses-wearing kids and adults turn those glasses into “a form of self-expression.” It provides more flexibility by turning a pair of glasses into a two-piece ensemble. Read More
Next Insurance recently announced that it has raised a $250 million round, valuing the SMB-focused insurance provider at $4 billion. Next sells small-business coverage across a number of categories for different classes of workers. Read more
Backflip offers customers cash on delivery for their used electronics - anything from Androids to Xboxes and Apple devices to Game Boys.The company handles everything from wiping a device and ensuring its quality to finding a buyer for the electronics. Read More
Uruguay’s first unicorn and one of Latin American’s highest-valued startups. It is cross-border payments startup dLocal has raised $150 million. DLocal connects global enterprise merchants with “billions” of emerging market consumers in 29 countries across Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Latin America and Africa. Read more
A Dubai-based startup Citron, offering distinctive mealtime products to children and families, has successfully received pre-Series A funding from Arzan Venture Capital. Citron sought to fill a need in the market for stylish and leakproof lunchboxes. Read more
India, Bhopal-based bootstrap EV start-up Enigma Automobiles is looking to seal a sales deal with a Bengaluru-based B2B company to supply 2,000 vehicles. Enigma is also working on a home-grown lithium-ion battery unit, click here to read more
Canada is offering special visas to Indian entrepreneurs keen to expand their business in the North American nation. Read more
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