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Record Exit Value for VC-Backed Startups Could Fuel Investment

More than a third of the companies that went public in the first half of this year were backed by venture capital. That, plus robust merger and acquisition activity, set a record for venture-backed exit value—$165.2 billion in money returned to investors—that’s already topped all other full-year totals, according to the latest VentureMonitor, the quarterly […]

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Double-Digit Funding Rounds for Fintech Startups BlueVine, Chime, Marqeta

[Updated 6/11/18, 11:13 am. See below.] A trio of Bay Area fintech companies announced fundraising rounds in the double-digit millions over the past week to help build out their alternative services in small business lending, consumer banking, and payment cards. Silicon Valley venture capital firm Menlo Ventures led two of the funding rounds. —BlueVine, an […]

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Affirm Receives $100,000,000 New Financing Round

Feed Type Link http://www.venturedeal.com/Search/SearchResultTransactionDetail.aspx?TransactionId=670327aa-0ec0-4bc0-a7b3-be092440cce6 Date 10/14/2016 Company Name Affirm Mailing Address 225 Bush Street San Francisco, CA 94104 USA Company Description Affirm is the financial company for everyday people. We provide affordable ways to buy online that are more flexible and transparent than any other credit option. Website http://www.affirm.com Transaction Type Debt Transaction Amount $100,000,000 […]

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Affirm Receives $100,000,000 Series D Funding

Feed Type Link http://www.venturedeal.com/Search/SearchResultTransactionDetail.aspx?TransactionId=a8490436-15a7-4484-ba8d-31076c0be634 Date 4/13/2016 Company Name Affirm Mailing Address 225 Bush Street San Francisco, CA 94104 USA Company Description Affirm is the financial company for everyday people. We provide affordable ways to buy online that are more flexible and transparent than any other credit option. Website http://www.affirm.com Transaction Type Venture Equity Transaction Amount […]

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Misfit Vets Out to Debug Science Experiments With Elemental Machines

You’ve heard of the smart home. You probably haven’t heard of the smart lab. Until now, that is. The idea is analogous to a connected home: you hook up a science lab with sensors and software to track things like temperature, humidity, and which piece of equipment was used when. Why? If you’ve ever spent […]

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Skills Fund Aims to Be Accreditor, and Creditor for Coding Schools

The creation of Skills Fund, the Austin, TX-based startup that makes loans to people enrolling in coding and Web development bootcamps, started with two ideas. The first is that students should have access to loans that are easy to understand and that state the terms of the loan—such as knowing exactly what interest rate they will […]

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Celery Opens Do-It-Yourself Crowdfunding Tools To All Comers

Y Combinator alum Celery made its debut in 2012 as an e-commerce site that filled a need for startups after they completed successful crowdfunding campaigns on Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and other sites. Those campaigns not only funded the development of novel products, but also raised the interest of consumers who sent in a continuing wave of […]

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Affirm Garners $275,000,000 Series B Funding Round

Feed Type Link http://www.venturedeal.com/Search/SearchResultTransactionDetail.aspx?TransactionId=a21ecd28-c6ab-46b6-89f0-2522dfe9a2b1 Date 5/6/2015 Company Name Affirm Mailing Address PO Box 2854 San Francisco, CA 94126 USA Company Description Credit cards don’t always fit the bill, so Affirm offers clear and flexible financing options. We’ve eliminated complex fees and the other frustrations of typical consumer credit. Affirm is also the safest way to […]

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Affirm Lands $45,000,000 New Financing Round

Feed Type Link http://www.venturedeal.com/Search/SearchResultTransactionDetail.aspx?TransactionId=3ed2aa1f-a293-46e6-9d50-a50065dcd5c7 Date 6/10/2014 Company Name Affirm Mailing Address PO Box 2854 San Francisco, CA 94126 USA Company Description Credit cards don’t always fit the bill, so Affirm offers clear and flexible financing options. We’ve eliminated complex fees and the other frustrations of typical consumer credit. Affirm is also the safest way to […]

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