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  • Hunters raises $15M Series A for its threat-hunting platform – TechCrunch

    Hunters, a Tel Aviv-based cybersecurity startup that helps enterprises defend themselves from intruders and analyze attacks, today announced that it has raised a $15 million Series A funding round from Microsoft’s M12 and U.S. Venture Partners. Seed investors YL Ventures and Blumberg Captial also participated in this round, as well as new investor Okta Ventures, [

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  • Payfone raises $100M for its mobile phone-based digital verification and ID platform – TechCrunch

    As an increasing number of daily and essential services move to digital platforms — a trend that’s had a massive fillip in the last few months — having efficient but effective ways to verify that people are who they say they are online is becoming ever more important. Now, a startup called Payfone, which has [

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  • Singapore-based options trading platform Sparrow raises $3.5 million Series A – TechCrunch

    Sparrow Exchange, a Bitcoin and Ethereum options trading platform based in Singapore, announced today it has raised $3.5 million in Series A funding. The round was led by HDR Group, the owner of cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX, with participation from Signum Capital, Du Capital and FinLab EOS VC. The funding will be used to develop Sparrow’s [

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  • OurPeople, the team communication and engagement platform, raises $2M – TechCrunch

    OurPeople, the U.K. startup that’s built a team communication and engagement platform for desk-less workers, has raised $2 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is Alpine Meridian, an investment firm that specialises in digital media, e-commerce and healthcare, and entrepreneur Robert Neveu, who also joins OurPeople as managing partner. It brings total funding [

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  • Digital investing platform for women, Ellevest, expands into banking – TechCrunch

    Ellevest, a company whose focus has been on closing the gender investing gap by way of a financial planning service aimed at women, is today expanding into banking. The company this morning announced a new membership plan which encompasses one-on-one financial and career coaching, member-only workshops and guides, personalized investing plans, plus a no-fee debit [

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  • Lightrun raises $4M for its continuous debugging and observability platform – TechCrunch

    Lightrun, a Tel Aviv-based startup that makes it easier for developers to debug their production code, today announced that it has raised a $4 million seed round led by Glilot Capital Partners, with participation from a number fo engineering executives from several Fortune 500 firms. The company, which was co-founded by Ilan Peleg (who, in [

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  • Vendia raises $5.1M for its multi-cloud serverless platform – TechCrunch

    When the inventor of AWS Lambda, Tim Wagner, and the former head of blockchain at AWS, Shruthi Rao, co-found a startup, it’s probably worth paying attention. Vendia, as the new venture is called, combines the best of serverless and blockchain to help build a truly multi-cloud serverless platform for better data and code sharing. Today, [

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