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Start-Ups Are Pummeled in the ‘Great Unwinding’ - The New York Times

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Start-Ups Are Pummeled in the ‘Great Unwinding’ - The New York TimesStart-Ups Are Pummeled in the ‘Great Unwinding’ - The New York TimesPosted: 01 Apr 2020 11:45 AM PDT SAN FRANCISCO — After a crush of travel cancellations in March, WanderJaunt, a short-term home rental start-up in San Francisco, laid off 56 of its 240 employees last week.Demand for services from Wonderschool, a start-up that helps people find day care and preschool providers, dropped by half, leading it to cut most of its 60-person staff.And at ClassPass, which offers a membership program for fitness classes, over 95 percent of revenue evaporated in just 10 days as studios and gyms around the world shut down. To survive, the start-up slashed spending, froze hiring and rushed to build a video streaming service for virtual workouts."This is the great unwinding," said Martin Pichinson, head of Sherwood Partners, a Silicon Valley advisory firm that restructures failed start-ups. In recent weeks, he said, his fir…

The Founder of the Nation's Fastest-Growing SMS Marketing Startup Shares His Text Message Marketing Secrets - Inc.

The Founder of the Nation's Fastest-Growing SMS Marketing Startup Shares His Text Message Marketing SecretsInc.Looking for new ways to take your marketing to the next level? SMS marketing could be the secret weapon you've been looking for. Here's how to do it right.

Provo startup seeks to change the restaurant game with self-order kiosks - Daily Herald

Provo startup seeks to change the restaurant game with self-order kiosksDaily HeraldSelf-checkout is a great thing. It's fast, easy and convenient, and for introverted types, it can be a godsend on a Saturday night after running out of toilet paper.

'Work hard, have fun, make history' - your startup fix for the week - YourStory

'Work hard, have fun, make history' - your startup fix for the weekYourStoryEven as the whole world goes bananas over April Fool's Day, we'd like to let you in on a day that might work better for all of us. This Monday morning, we ...

Plant-Based Butter Startup Fora Sees Partnership Opportunities In Dairy Sector - Forbes

Plant-Based Butter Startup Fora Sees Partnership Opportunities In Dairy SectorForbesPlant-based butter brand FabaButter does not rule out what seems to be challenging their business the most – the dairy industry – for business partnerships, ...

How This Startup Helps International Students Prepare for College Life Abroad - American Inno

How This Startup Helps International Students Prepare for College Life AbroadAmerican InnoWhen Rishabh Singh got accepted into Brown University, he was thrilled about his achievement.

Ocean State Update: The Biggest Rhode Island Tech & Startup News From March - American Inno

Ocean State Update: The Biggest Rhode Island Tech & Startup News From MarchAmerican InnoAt the end of every month, we recap the biggest tech and startup happenings in Rhode Island. We have an archive of past roundups here. To get this info weekly ...

Rhode Island Inno Approved: April Tech & Startup Events to Know About - American Inno

Rhode Island Inno Approved: April Tech & Startup Events to Know AboutAmerican InnoBecause Rhode Island is a veritable hive of cool people doing cool things and hiring personal assistants is expensive, we at Rhode Island Inno have ...

Lidar and perception startup Innoviz raises $132 million - TechCrunch

Lidar and perception startup Innoviz raises $132 millionTechCrunchInnoviz, the Israel-based startup developing solid-state lidar sensors and perception software for autonomous vehicles, has raised $132 million in a Series C ...

Startup Spotlight: Bitcubs founder wants to make computer coding fun for young students - Richmond.com

Startup Spotlight: Bitcubs founder wants to make computer coding fun for young studentsRichmond.comAmber Manry has collected a stack of notes that she received from school children about her cartoon called Bitcubs.

Lidar and perception startup Innoviz raises $132 million - TechCrunch

Lidar and perception startup Innoviz raises $132 millionTechCrunchInnoviz, the Israel-based startup developing solid-state lidar sensors and perception software for autonomous vehicles, has raised $132 million in a Series C ...

How One Australian Agtech Startup Aims To Revolutionize Livestock Management - Forbes

How One Australian Agtech Startup Aims To Revolutionize Livestock ManagementForbesAgersens is bringing GPS-enabled, solar-powered smart collars wearable by cattle to the U.S. through a series of partnerships with select land-grant universities ...

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startup financing Funding in Indian startups this week (25 Mar-30 Mar) - EntrackrPosted: 30 Mar 2019 05:22 AM PDTThis week 19 Indian startups received funding, of which 15 received a total sum of about $222 million. Among them, Bigbasket raised the highest funding of about $150 million followed by Box8 which raised about $15 million.Meanwhile, funding for 4 of the total funded startups remained undisclosed.Below is the summary of deals closed this week:Box8: Foodtech platform Box8 has announced $15 Mn Series C round led by Chinese fund – eWTP Ecosystem Fund. Existing investors Mayfield and IIFL Seed Ventures fund have also participated in the financing round.Bonito: Interior designing brand Bonito Designs has raised $6.3 million in its Pre-Series A round of funding led by Tomorrow Capital.Bigbasket: Online grocery platform Bigbasket has finally entered the league of Unicorn startups with latest $150 million Series F round from Alibaba, UK Government-owned CDC Group and South Korea…

The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report: 4/1/19 - AlleyWatch

The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report: 4/1/19AlleyWatchNotable startup fundings across the United States for the week ending 3/30/19 featuring funding details for Kong, PayIt, Proxy, and much more.e.

City tycoon invests £20m in femtech start-up‎ Elvie - Sky News

City tycoon invests £20m in femtech start-up‎ ElvieSky NewsMichael Spencer is leading a fundraising for Elvie, a producer of wearable tech products for women, Sky News understands.

Two startups use new-age tech to help connect artists with enthusiasts - Livemint

Two startups use new-age tech to help connect artists with enthusiastsLivemintBounce aims to help decongest roads by encouraging commuters to opt for public and shared transport.Gurugram-based SkillBox is an art social network ...

One Mom's Rollercoaster Startup Journey -- Through Life's Struggles -- To Success - Forbes

One Mom's Rollercoaster Startup Journey -- Through Life's Struggles -- To SuccessForbesHow one mom went from a business idea she had when she was pregnant to launching a business, having back-to-back children, getting divorced, writing a ...

Prefab Construction Startup Dvele Raises $14M To Build Single Family Homes - Crunchbase News

Prefab Construction Startup Dvele Raises $14M To Build Single Family HomesCrunchbase NewsDvele, a San Diego prefab home builder, has just raised a $14 million Series A from Crescent Real Estate. While the prefab home concept isn't new, the number ...

This New Orleans startup aims to help renters and landlords avoid disputes - NOLA.com

This New Orleans startup aims to help renters and landlords avoid disputesNOLA.comRentCheck won the $50000 top prize at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week's IDEAPitch.

Ripple-Backed Startup Reveals New XRP Payments App - The Daily Hodl

Ripple-Backed Startup Reveals New XRP Payments AppThe Daily HodlThe Ripple-backed startup XRPL Labs is developing a new payments app designed to give store owners an easy way to accept XRP. A prototype of the ...

City tycoon invests £20m in femtech start-up‎ Elvie - Sky News

City tycoon invests £20m in femtech start-up‎ ElvieSky NewsMichael Spencer is leading a fundraising for Elvie, a producer of wearable tech products for women, Sky News understands.

This New Orleans startup aims to help renters and landlords avoid disputes - NOLA.com

This New Orleans startup aims to help renters and landlords avoid disputesNOLA.comRentCheck won the $50000 top prize at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week's IDEAPitch.

This New Orleans startup aims to help renters and landlords avoid disputes - NOLA.com

This New Orleans startup aims to help renters and landlords avoid disputesNOLA.comRentCheck won the $50000 top prize at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week's IDEAPitch.

Hold The Garlic: A Manhattan Startup Delivers Gut-Friendly Meals To The Digestively Challenged - Forbes

Hold The Garlic: A Manhattan Startup Delivers Gut-Friendly Meals To The Digestively ChallengedForbesManhattan-based Epicured prepares and delivers chef prepared meals that follow the low-FODMAP diet for people with digestive disorders.

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Prefab Construction Startup Dvele Raises $14M To Build Single Family Homes - Crunchbase News

Prefab Construction Startup Dvele Raises $14M To Build Single Family HomesCrunchbase NewsDvele, a San Diego prefab home builder, has just raised a $14 million Series A from Crescent Real Estate. While the prefab home concept isn't new, the number ...

Where are they now? A look at Nashville startups founded 2010-2015 - The Tennessean

Where are they now? A look at Nashville startups founded 2010-2015The TennesseanSome Nashville startups launched from 2010 through 2015 are booking massive returns while others are no longer operating.

This Entrepreneur Waited 7 Years For His Green Card Before Selling His Business For $3.7 Billion - Forbes

This Entrepreneur Waited 7 Years For His Green Card Before Selling His Business For $3.7 BillionForbesJyoti Bansal fought through our complicated immigration system for over seven years to get a green card so that he could start his own venture. Since then he ...

Lidar startup Ouster raises $60 million in production run-up - TechCrunch

Lidar startup Ouster raises $60 million in production run-upTechCrunchOuster has raised $60 million as the San Francisco-based lidar startup opens a new facility that will have the capacity to assemble and ship several thousand ...

Where are they now? A look at Nashville startups founded 2010-2015 - The Tennessean

Where are they now? A look at Nashville startups founded 2010-2015The TennesseanSome Nashville startups launched from 2010 through 2015 are booking massive returns while others are no longer operating.

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