Good Morning Monday!! Here are the latest weekly startup stories for you. Before starting this week grab some latest updates from the startup world.
Praava Health, company that combines telemedicine with physical clinics.Company is announcing a Series A Prime round that brings its total raised to $10.6 million. Read more
A U.K.-based challenger bank, Starling announced that is has closed £272 million. The company plans to use the funding to expand its lending operations in the U.K., expand into other parts of Europe and make some strategic acquisitions. Read more
Ann Arbor-based Refraction AI has raised a $4.2 million seed round. The company plans to expand operations beyond its native location. Read more
Curv is a cryptocurrency security company that helps you store your crypto assets securely. The company operates a cloud-based service. PayPal has plans to acquire Curv. Read more
A Berlin-based startup Cosi Group, offering an alternative to boutique hotels and managed short-stay apartments, is disclosing €20 million in new investment. Company use the fresh capital to accelerate international expansion in Europe, implement a new brand development. Read more
Israel-based ForSight Robotics has raised $10 million. The company’s goal is to serve its technology to a diversified market, in order to level the playing field for access to quality eye surgery. Read more
Tackle, a startup that wants to help ease the process of getting a product onto one of these marketplaces, announced a $35 million Series B today. Read more
Cube, a startup that builds FP&A software for the mid-market, declared that it has raised a $10 million Series A. Read more
Dropbox plans to acquire DocSend for $165 million, The company helps customers share and track documents by sending a secure link instead of an attachment. Read more
Trufan, a startup providing tools helping marketers analyze their social followings and collect audience data, raised a $2.3 million seed round. Read more
A Boston based security startup that focuses squarely on securing cloud-native services. It has raised a $135 million Series E funding. Aqua Security has now raised $265 million since it was founded in 2015. Read more
Miami-based cybersecurity startup Lumu, has raised $7.5 million Series A. Company offers a cloud-based service that helps companies continually scan and react to data compromises in real time. Read more
Clara, a corporate spend-management startup focused on the Latin American market, announced its product launch and a raised $3.5 million pre-seed funding. Read more
Optibus — a Tel Aviv-based startup, that has built an AI-based platform to help mass transportation work more efficiently is announcing a huge round of funding of $107 million. Read more
Montreal-based Heyday announced today that it has raised $5.1 million in US dollars, Heyday brings all that communication together in one dashboard with AI to determine sales-related interaction, and it automates basic responses when possible. Read more
Hugging Face has raised a $40 million Series B funding, The company has been building an open source library for natural language processing (NLP) technologies. Read more
Boston startup Hi Marley, closed on a $25 million Series B funding round to help scale its SMS platform. Company will use its new capital to create new features, ensure the platform scales across the enterprise and hiring. Read more
Disruptel, a voice assistant startup disclose that it has raised $1.1 million in seed funding. Comapny aims build a voice assistant that offers detailed information about what’s happening on your TV screen. Read more
Another public debut of a multibillion-dollar company Coupang, whose shares are currently up just over 46% to more than $51 after pricing at $35, $1 above the South Korean e-commerce giant’s IPO price range. Read more
Immune intelligence startup Serimmune, announced the launch of a new application of their core technology to help understand the disease states of and immune responses to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Read more
Tata Sons Pvt. Ltd. plans to buy a majority stake in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.-backed online grocery seller BigBasket. The Tata-BigBasket deal, if approved, would put the conglomerate in direct competition with leading e-commerce giants. Read more
A skill-based, real-money gaming startup GetMega, had raised over $9 million, The social gaming startup has 5 million registered users and is targeting 50 million by the end of the year. Read more
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