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Swile became unicorn by raising funds of 200 million dollars

Swile raised an additional 200 million dollars in a capital increase backed by Japanese Softbank. French President Emmanuel Macron also shared the news. This new addition will be leveraged to expand the four-year startup’s activities internationally beyond corporate services, according to The French startup. Through this capital increase, Swile, which provides online meal vouchers and […]

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SoftBank invests in robotics startup that serves Foxconn

SoftBank is leading a 220 million dollars round into Agile Robots, a startup based in Munich and Beijing. Specifically, as reported by The Information and its sources, its systems will be deployed by Fixconn, the iPhones manufacturer, in order to help smartphones development. Agile Robotics is expected to worth around 1 billion dollars.This comes in […]

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Series C funding $7.5M  for SocialFlow

SocialFlow, a New York-based startup that helps media organizations  optimize their effectiveness on social media, raised the amount of $7.5 million in a Series C funding, which was led by Gefinor Capital and had the participation from Cayuga Venture Partners, Fairhaven Capital, Rand Capital and SoftBank. With the new capital, the startup is planning to […]

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Huge Series C funding of $120M for Grofers

Grofers, an Indian two-year-old startup that delivers groceries and other products from local stores to customers on demand, has raised $120 million in a series C funding round, which was led by SoftBank and had the participation of Tiger Global, Sequoia Capital and Apoletto Managers. It must be noted that this was the third funding […]

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Ola “grabbed” $500M in order to… fight Uber!

Ola, which is Uber’s rival in India, managed to raise the impressive amount of $500 million in a series F funding round! Among investors are Didi Kuaidi, Uber’s rival app in China, Baillie Gifford, Tiger Capital, SoftBank Group, FalconEdge Capital and DST Global. Based on Ola’s claims, the company receives 1 million booking requests per […]

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