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Away Scores $100 Million, Now Valued at $1.4 Billion

NEW YORK — Away, maker of luxury suitcases for travelers, announced the close of a $100 million Series D investment round. The new investment gives the company a valuation of $1.4 billion and was led by Wellington Management Company LLP and includes Baillie Gifford, Lone Pine Capital, and one of the brand’s earliest investors Global […]

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LetsGetChecked Secures $30 Million Funding

NEW YORK — LetsGetChecked, a direct-to-consumer at-home health testing platform and Apple Health partner, has closed a $30 million Series B funding round. LTP, a Boston-based growth equity investment firm focused on healthcare IT, led the round. Existing investors such as Qiming Venture Partners USA also participated in the round. LetsGetChecked will use this funding to continue scaling the company’s consumer brand […]

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UiPath Lands Whopping $568 Million Investment

NEW YORK — UiPath, a robotic process automation (RPA) software company, has landed a staggering $568 million Series D investment round giving the company a valuation of $7 billion. The new funding was led by investment firm Coatue and joined by Dragoneer, Wellington, Sands Capital, and funds advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. Accel, who led […]

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1stdibs.com Scores $76 Million Investment

NEW YORK — 1stdibs.com, which operates a marketplace for luxury furnishings, jewelry, fine arts and vintage fashion, has secured a Series D funding round of $76 million. 1stdibs plans to use the proceeds to invest in its core business, grow adjacent categories, expand internationally and make strategic acquisitions. The round attracted both new and existing […]

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Fi Launches GPS Smart Dog Collar

NEW YORK — Fi, a Brooklyn-based dog technology company, is looking to reinvent the dog collar with GPS tracking and put an end to lost dogs. Fi said it also raised Series A financing of $7 million led by RRE Ventures with participation from existing seed investors Lerer Hippeau, Freestyle VC, and other prominent tech […]

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YieldStreet Yields $62 Million Investment

NEW YORK – YieldStreet, the digital wealth management platform that offers access to alternative investments typically only available to institutions, has closed $62 million of Series B equity financing. The round was led by Edison Partners, with participation from Greenspring Associates, and existing investors Raine Ventures and a large multi-billion dollar NY family office. The […]

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Landit Lands $13 Million Led by WeWork

NEW YORK — Landit, which operates a personalized career platform, has closed $13 million in an oversubscribed Series A funding round led by WeWork and backed by investors including NEA, Valo Ventures, Workday Ventures and Gingerbread Capital. The round also included early seed investors: Cue Ball Capital, XFund, Female Founders Fund, Morgan Stanley, Uprising Investor […]

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LendingFront Loan Software Raises $4 Million

NEW YORK — LendingFront, a provider of small business lending software provider, has raised a $4 million Series A funding round led by Information Venture Partners with participation from Newark Venture Partners, Revel Partners, Contour Venture Partners and existing investors Struck Capital, ValueStream Ventures and Las Olas VC. The funding will be used to help […]

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Updata Partners Leads $22 Million Round in Piano

NEW YORK — Piano, a service that helps digital media companies monetize their brands, has raised a $22M Series B funding round, led by Updata Partners of Washington, DC. The Piano platform is comprised of an integrated suite of intelligent business tools and includes a subscription commerce engine (Piano VX), a customer experience toolkit (Piano Composer), […]

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Bill and Melinda Gates Trust Invests $85 Million in Schrodinger

NEW YORK – Schrödinger, a privately held company working on new drug discovery through advanced molecular simulations, has closed an $85 million financing to support continued growth and innovation of its computational platform and expansion of its drug discovery pipeline. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Trust and WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund co-led the […]