Dutch supplies distribution startup Workwize raises Euro 1.5 million in the latest round

Netherlands-based Workwize, a platform that facilitates the onboarding and offboarding of employees and provides them with all the needed office supplies to achieve a healthy work environment, whether they are working remotely or at a physical location, raised Euro 1.5 million on 18th January 2022. Investors: The investment round was led by early-stage investor Peak. Several investors include Graduate Entrepreneur...

German healthtech startup Wellster raises USD 60 million in Series B

German-based Wellster, a digital healthcare platform that provides everyday health status to consumers and solves health queries, helping consumers stay healthy in their fast-paced lives, raised USD 60 million on 18th January 2022. Investors: The investment round was led by Claret Capital and Mangrove Capital Partners. There have already been many investments in femtech and healthtech companies from both institutions. Purpose...

Indian early cancer-detection startup Epigeneres Biotech raises USD 6 million in Series B

Epigeneres Biotech, a Mumbai-based exclusive licensee in India of Singapore-based Tzar Labs, has raised USD 6 million in a Series B funding round led by Kotak Investment Advisors, Moez Daya (of Satya Capital), and LetsVenture Angel Fund on 18 January 2022. Investors: The latest funding round was led by Kotak Investment Advisors, Moez Daya (Satya Capital), and LetsVenture Angel Fund. Other...

Indian multimedia and design software startup AppX raises USD 1.3 million in YCombinator-led round

AppX, Indian multimedia and design software startup, has raised USD 1.3 million in the latest funding round led by YCombinator on 18 January 2022. Investors: YCombinator led the latest funding round with participation from Global Founders Capital, Rocket Internet, Soma Capital, Shrug VC, Lenny Rachitsky, James Beshara and TDV Partners. The Objectives behind the funding: The company plans to deploy the...

India-based student housing startup Your-Space raises USD 10 million in Series A round

Your-Space, an Indian student housing startup, has raised USD 10 million in a Series A funding round led by Shantanu Rastogi ( General Atlantic) and Ajay Gupta’s (Capital Foods) family office AJAX Capital and Holy Basil Consultancy on 17 January 2022. Investors: The latest funding round was led by Shantanu Rastogi (General Atlantic) and Ajay Gupta’s (Capital Foods) family office...

Egypt’s edtech startup Orcas raises USD 2.1 million in a pre-Series A round

Orcas, an Egypt-based edtech startup, has raised USD 2.1 million in a pre-Series A funding round co-led by CIRA’s NFX Ventures and Access Bridge Ventures on 16 January 2022. Investors: CIRA’s NFX Ventures and Access Bridge Ventures co-led the latest funding round with participation from Launch Africa Ventures, Algebra Ventures, Seedstars International and Cairo Angels Syndicate Fund. The Objectives behind the...

US-based healthtech startup Verana Health raises US$ 150M in Series E

Verana Health, a San-Francisco based digital health startup delivering quality medical practice insights and drug lifecycle from real-world data, has raised US$ 150 million in a Series E funding round co-led by Novo and Johnson & Johnson Innovation on 14 January 2022. Investors: The latest investment round featured Novo and Johnson & Johnson as the lead investors with participation from Casdin...

French warehouse automation startup Exotec raises USD 335 million in Series D

France-based Exotec, a warehouse automation startup that builds robots to improve inventory management and enhance operations, raised USD 335 million on 17th January 2022. Investors: The investment round was led by the Growth Equity business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management and was backed by 83North and Dell Technologies Capital. This investment round brings the total funding raised from global institutions...

UK-based logistics startup 7bridges raises USD 17 million in Series A

UK-based 7bridges, an AI-based logistics platform that helps optimise strategic decisions and improve supply chain management based on collected information and inventory processes, raised USD 17 million on 17th January 2022. Investors: The investment round was led by Eight Roads and participation from Maersk Growth, a global logistics giant’s investment arm. The total funding exceeds USD 20 million, including existing...

Top 10 Dating Startups in the World

With the pandemic, the way people date has changed. The online dating platforms have witnessed a significant surge in the number of users. The dating apps and websites have evolved to keep the users engaged by creating new digital spaces and expanding their offerings. The platforms have introduced new features such as virtual backgrounds, audio messaging and interactive games...