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NayaPay Closes Seed Round

Pakistan-based fintech platform, NayaPay has raised $13 million in a seed round to roll out its multi-service messaging and payment app, and to build payment acceptance and financial management tools for businesses in the South Asian country. The app allows people residing in Pakistan to...

YEC: Small-Business Marketing for 2022

Success in any business largely depends on the success of its marketing efforts. But with so many ways to market and so many areas to focus on, it can be challenging to narrow a campaign down to a single focal point. YEC members were asked for their...

Dutch Closes Series A

Dutch, a virtual veterinarian care platform, has raised $20 million in a Series A funding led by Forerunner Ventures and Eclipse Ventures. Dutch utilizes licensed veterinarians and provides a digital health platform for pets and their families to make pet care more accessible. The platform...

Veed Raises Capital With Funding Round

A London-based startup called Veed that built an online-only, web-based platform for all video creators to edit and publish their work has raised $35 million in funding to double down on strong demand. The funding is coming from a single investor, Sequoia, and this is...

YEC: The Worst Startup Advice

Starting a new business isn’t for the faint of heart. It takes courage, ambition, and a tangible plan. Many people will be eager to support you on your journey, but some may actually give you advice that could hurt your chances for success. Members of Young...

Rise Closes Seed Round

Introducing, Rise, a new startup working on a calendar app that is specifically designed for team work. Rise helps you see what you have planned, check what your team is doing right now and, more importantly, schedule meetings that are as convenient as possible for...

YEC: Small Business Trends For 2022

When the Covid-19 pandemic struck in 2020, it put many professionals out of work. Others faced cutbacks on hours or began working remotely, which allowed more time for pursuing multiple income streams. These factors led to a major uptick in startup and small business launches, many of...

New App Alert: Weavit

A new app named, Weavit, wants to offer people a different way to quickly capture their thoughts in a note-taking tool with the press of a button, which are then matched to other content in a broader knowledge base. Currently, Weavit can link your notes...