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Startup “Mojo” Looking To Make A Splash

Mojo, a seven-month-old, New York-based company, says it’s looking to build a new sports stock market that lets fans bet on athletes just like stocks. Though the plan is to launch this fall, the young outfit has already raised $75 million in Series A funding...

MyPlace Closes Seed Round

New York-based MyPlace, a social network designed to help friends share their private homes, has raised $5.8 million in seed funding led by Freestyle Ventures. The platform was originally launched in 2019 by entrepreneurs Zach Bell and Rameet Chawla as a way for them to...

Shares Closes Series A

Shares has closed a $40 million Series A funding round led by Valar Ventures. The company has been working on a mobile app that lets you easily buy and sell shares, but with a social twist. You can follow your friends’ moves and talk with...

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...

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...

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...

Lapse Raises $11 Million

Lapse, an app that lets users form groups, and then lets those groups collaborate, wherever they are, to take spontaneous pictures on collective “rolls” of 36 photos that are then “developed” — and only shown to the group — 24 hours after the roll has...