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Real Raises $37 Million

Real, a mental health app, has raised a $37 million oversubscribed Series B. The round was led by Owl Ventures, with participation from former Cityblock CEO Iyah Romm and chief health officer Dr. Sylvia Romm. Returning investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners, Female Founders Fund, Forerunner...

Amplemarket Closes Series A

A relative newcomer vying for a slice of the sales market is Amplemarket, based in San Francisco and Portugal, which announced that it has raised $12 million in back-to-back seed and Series A funding rounds. Amplemarket was launched in 2019 by MIT alumnus João Batalha...

ShopThing Raises on Series A Round

ShopThing, a live shopping marketplace focused on luxury brands, has raised $10 million in Series A funding led by Origin Ventures, with participation from Pritzker Group and Interplay. The Toronto-based company aims to redesign the way people shop and sell through live video commerce via...

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...

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...