The startup also announced the launch of Breathonics, a mobile app that gamifies meditation.
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The election isn't the only thing on direct-to-consumer startup executives' minds -- after all, once the election is over, Black Friday is right around the corner. But Election Day also can't be business as usual
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We dig deeper into the inner workings of Biofourmis whose valuation quadrupled to a reported US$800 million from 2019.
It plans to use the new funds to pursue growth and finance its own non-banking financial company.
Using the new funds, Beijing-based BizSeer plans to hire talent and develop its product.
It also saw support from Rocket Internet’s investment division Global Founders Capital and Jakarta-based Centauri Fund.
The latest investment comes two months after the company secured its first round in August.
TikTok and Shopify announced that Shopify merchants can now create and run TikTok campaigns from directly within the Shopify dashboard.
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It plans to use the new funds to scale up its lending platform and help with the launch of new lending products.
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The fifth edition of TechNode's ORIGIN conference is set to go virtual on Nov. 18, 2020.
VanTop has closed a series A round, raising US$45 million from Sequoia China and with Galaxy Capital as the exclusive financial advisor.
Apeel said it will roll out programs to bolster supply chains in Sub-Saharan Africa, Mexico, Central and South America, and Southeast Asia.
The latest investment comes after it closed US$6 million in a funding round earlier this month from existing investors.
GGV led Grab's series B round in 2014, bringing its expertise in China's tech landscape down to Southeast Asia.
The company will use the new funds to scale operations in eastern and western regions of India as well as develop its tech platform Go Store.
(New England Aquarium) SeaAhead, Inc. and the New England Aquarium have selected the first cohort of six startups for the BlueSwell Incubator Program, New England's first dedicated, early-stage bluetech incubator. The program is designed to support the creation and growth of startups with solutions that have the potential for significant impact on ocean health, sustainable ocean industries and global resilience.