Jobandtalent Raises $500M Series E To Keep Scaling Its 'Workforce As A Service' Marketplace


Smart mug maker Ember raises $23.5M, as it looks toward medical storage: Brian Heater



Back in February, Ember’s new consumer CEO (ex-Dyson) Jim Rowan outlined for TechCrunch the company’s plans to expand beyond the temperature-controlled smart mugs that bear its name. At the time, the executive cited the cold chain – specifically medicine tran…

AI-powered competitive enablement platform Klue lands $62M led by Tiger Global: Aisha Malik



Klue, an AI-powered competitive enablement platform, has raised $62 million in Series B funding led by Tiger Global, with participation from Salesforce Ventures. The Vancouver-based company combines intel collection capabilities with a modern approach to cont…

Anchor gets $15 million seed funding to expand its B2B autonomous billing solution: Annie Njanja



Companies often spend an incommensurate amount of time chasing overdue payments, which distracts them from their core businesses, and brings forth cash flow issues. The time wastage and other challenges suffered during payment collection mainly stem from a re…

South African talent marketplace OfferZen gets $5.2M to deepen European expansion: Tage Kene-Okafor



South African tech talent marketplace OfferZen is one of the beneficiaries of the growing global demand for tech workers: It confirmed to TechCrunch that it has raised €4.5 million ($5.07 million) in Series A funding from South African investment company Base…

Jobandtalent raises $500M Series E to keep scaling its 'workforce as a service' marketplace: Natasha Lomas



Spain’s Jobandtalent, a “workforce marketplace”-cum-digital temping agency which uses AI to match workers to casual labor gigs in sectors like warehousing, ecommerce and logistics, has closed a $500 million Series E round of funding led by Kinnevik and with w…

Fresh from a $10M round, Plan A launches SaaS tool for ESG reporting aimed at startups/VCs: Mike Butcher



With key ESG reporting regulations such as the EU Taxonomy and the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) covering more than 75 percent of European companies, across the EU and the UK, the regulatory environment is evolving fast. Non-financial data,…

Maple VC locks down $16.5 million for its second seed-stage fund by waving the Canadian flag: Connie Loizos



Maple VC is based in San Francisco, but don’t let that fool you, says its founder, Andre Charoo. The young fund, which launched in 2016 with $1.2 million in capital commitments, just closed on $16.5 million in capital commitments for a second fund that promis…

Sydney-based medtech startup Harrison.ai gets $129M AUD led by Horizons Ventures: Catherine Shu



Harrison.ai, a Sydney-based company that creates medical devices with AI technology, announced today it has raised $129 million AUD (about $92.3 million USD) in what it says is one of the largest Series B rounds ever for an Australian healthtech company. The …

Indonesia-focused AC Ventures closes oversubscribed $205M third fund: Catherine Shu



More investor money is flowing into Indonesia’s startup ecosystem. Today, AC Ventures, which focuses early-stage startups in the country, announced it has raise $205 million in committed capital for its oversubscribed Fund II, more than double its original ta…

India's Simpl raises $40 million for its buy now, pay later service: Manish Singh



Bangalore-based fintech startup Simpl has raised $40 million as it looks to expand its online buy now, pay later service’s offerings in the world’s second largest market. Valar Ventures and IA Ventures led the six-year-old startup’s Series B round. LFH Ventur…



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