Category Archives: Fund Raising Trends

Start-up Receives $6M In Seed Funding For Measuring ROI Of Retailers’ Promotions

Start-up Receives $6M In Seed Funding For Measuring ROI Of Retailers’ Promotions by Colin Kirkland , December 16, 2022 Most CPG companies run thousands of promotions per month — amounting to millions of dollars spent, although the majority of those promotions don’t deliver any ROI. A Mexican-based start-up called Kuona, which just raised a $6 … Continue reading Start-up Receives $6M In Seed Funding For Measuring ROI Of Retailers’ Promotions

Ready Player Me, a metaverse avatar platform, raises $56 million in a Series B round

By Chris Morris   August 23, 2022 The metaverse just got another big vote of support from Sand Hill Road. Ready Player Me, a cross-game avatar system, announced on Tuesday it has closed a $56 million Series B round. Among its backers: Andreessen Horowitz, the cofounders of Roblox and Twitch, and entertainer Kevin Hart’s venture … Continue reading Ready Player Me, a metaverse avatar platform, raises $56 million in a Series B round

Invoca Closes $83M Financing Round, With $1.1B Valuation

Invoca Closes $83M Financing Round, With $1.1B Valuation by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, June 14, 2022 Invoca, a conversation intelligence company powered by artificial intelligence, closed $83 million in Series F financing on Tuesday, giving it a $1.1 billion valuation. The financing round was led by Silver Lake Waterman, a global technology investment firm. It brings … Continue reading Invoca Closes $83M Financing Round, With $1.1B Valuation

How to Write an Elevator Pitch to Raise Money for Your Startup

Alaina Brandenburger April 29, 2021 Entrepreneurs know that the most important part of starting a business is securing investors. You will likely pitch your business hundreds of times at networking events, meetings with banking professionals, speaking with venture capitalists, and talking to friends and family. Preparing your elevator speech upfront will help you tackle all … Continue reading How to Write an Elevator Pitch to Raise Money for Your Startup

Innovative Funding Sources for Small Businesses

Annabel Maw December 19, 2020 Running a small business means that you often need access to additional capital. You may use it to invest in the business, pay invoices, manage inventory, or even upgrade software systems. Unfortunately, strict banking regulations often make it difficult for companies to use small business loans. Sometimes it can seem … Continue reading Innovative Funding Sources for Small Businesses