The Zebra Becomes A Unicorn With $150M Series D

In the complex world of insurance, The Zebra wants to bring simplicity and transparency. The Austin-based company, which operates an insurance comparison site, raised $150 million in Series D funding, led by an unnamed investor. Joining the round were a group of investors, including Weatherford Capital, as well as Accel, which led the company’s $38.5 million Series C last year. The […]

Austin’s newest unicorn: The Zebra raises $150M after doubling revenue in 2020

The Zebra, an Austin-based company that operates an insurance comparison site, has raised $150 million in a Series D round that propels it into unicorn territory. Both the round size and valuation are a substantial bump from the $38.5 million Series C that Austin-based The Zebra raised in February of 2020. (The company would not […]

Nano Dimension Closes the Acquisition of Machine Learning/Deep Learning Leader, DeepCube Ltd.

Sunrise, Florida, April 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nano Dimension Ltd. (Nasdaq: NNDM), an industry leading Additively Manufactured Electronics (AME)/PE (3D-Printed Electronics) provider, announced today that is has closed the previously announced acquisition of DeepCube Ltd. (“DeepCube”) (https://www.deepcube.com), a world leader in Machine Learning/Deep Learning (ML/DL) technology. Nano Dimension paid the shareholders of DeepCube approximately […]

DRUG DEVELOPMENT COMPANY SNAGS $110M FROM KOCH

A Boston-based company working to improve the way drugs are brought to the market has secured $110 million in Series B funding from Koch Disruptive Technologies. Valo Health LLC said in a press release that the investment from the division of Wichita-based Koch Industries Inc. closed its Series B at $300 million pushed its total […]

COULD VALO HEALTH BECOME ONE OF FLAGSHIP PIONEERING’S BIGGEST COMPANIES YET?

The investment firm Flagship Pioneering has incubated a lot of life sciences companies since it was founded in 2000. In fact, while a general partner with Flagship Pioneering over the last 15 years, David Berry has started more than 30 companies, five of which trade publicly right now: Seres Therapeutics, Sensen Bio, Evelo Biosciences, T2 Biosystems and […]

VALO HEALTH GRABS $110M TOP-UP, BRINGING SERIES B TO $300M

Valo Health launched in September with $100 million and a couple of acquisitions under its belt to transform drug development and trim years off R&D timelines. Now, it’s topping up its coffers with $110 million from Koch Disruptive Technologies that will bankroll the development of its technology as well as the discovery and development of […]

PLIOPS RAISES $65 MILLION IN ITS LATEST ROUND OF FUNDING

Technology innovator, Pliops announced today that it has closed a $65 million oversubscribed funding round, led by Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT). All current investors, including State of Mind Ventures (SOMV), Viola Ventures, Intel Capital, SoftBank Ventures Asia, Expon Capital, Western Digital, Xilinx, and Sweetwood Capital participated, with NVIDIA increasing its share. This news positions Pliops […]

INTEL AND NVIDIA BACK $65M FUNDING ROUND FOR STORAGE CHIP STARTUP PLIOPS

Chip startup Pliops Ltd. today said that it has closed a $65 million funding round backed by Intel Corp., Nvidia Corp. and others to support its mission of making data center storage more efficient. Very few Israeli startups can boast that the world’s leading technology companies invest in them and even fight over the chance […]

PLIOPS COMPLETES $65 MILLION INVESTMENT ROUND LED BY KDT AND NVIDIA

The Israeli company aims to improve data center efficiency with its soon to be launched storage processor Very few Israeli startups can boast that the world’s leading technology companies invest in them and even fight over the chance to do so. One such company is cloud storage startup Pliops Ltd., which announced on Wednesday that […]

Passwordless tech startup Beyond Identity raises $75 million

Beyond Identity, a passwordless identify platform, said it has raised $75 million in Series B funding. The New York City-based company said participants in the latest funding round included New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Jim Clark, and Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT). Beyond Identity said it has now raised a total of $105 million. Continue reading…