Ramp Sees $300 Million from Co-led Investors Founders Fund, Redpoint Ventures, and Thrive Capital

Co-founders Eric Glyman, Karim Atiyeh, and Gene Lee created Ramp back in March 2019. This company recently made news on August 24, 2021 with a $300 million series C funding tranche led by co-led investment Founders Fund, with participation from Redpoint Ventures, Thrive Capital, D1 Capital Partners, Spark Capital, Coatue Management, Iconiq, Altimeter, Stripe, Lux Capital, A* Partners, and Definition Capital. Glyman said that the round, which values the company at $3.9 billion post-money, will be put toward product development, growing Ramp’s product and engineering teams, and investing in sales and marketing efforts. Ramp’s company process and motto centers around […]

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Event Start-Up Hopin Rounds Out $7.7 Million From Co-Lead Investors DFJ Growth and IVP (Institutional Venture Partners)

Hopin is a unique company that allows individuals to create live online events that can be interactive and personal. This allows people whose job may be a creative art that has been shut down or paused throughout the year of 2020 – 2021. This allows people to put on a live concert, art show, or any other type of creative activity. Hopin was formerly Hop.In. The newsbreak that Hopin was hitting the $1 Billion milestone happened on August 5th, 2021. Studies were shown that when Nickelodeon created an interactive idea, the beginning of interactive television… it seems Mr. Boufarhat is […]

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Vitosha Venture’s Partners Announce $30 Million Funding to Bulgarian Start-Ups MeatMe Bar & More

This recent news for Bulgaria actually has the government of Bulgaria backing Vitosha Venture’s Partners for this extensive opportunity. While this is news about a vc capital brand, Bulgaria has so many start-ups awaiting financial funding that Vitosha Venture’s may need more help from the government. Co-founder Max Gurvits pointed out that Bulgaria was ahead in the tech world before any neighboring countries by a handful of years. This means Bulgaria has an ecosystem waiting for clientele to approach them. Even better, Bulgaria has a fast-growing business district that is ready to take off on a potential global scale. Vitosha […]

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Mandolin Ends Up with Co-led Investors Foundry Group That Raised $12 Million

Mandolin released a press announcement on June 29, 2021 that the company had $12 Million funded by co-led investors the Foundry Group. The company is based out of Indianapolis, Indiana and has become a digital platform designed to help artists, venues, and fans connect through live music. Currently, Mandolin is a private company that was founded by women and is led by women; which showcases Mandolin as a diversity spotlight company within the United States. Mandolin was founded in 2020, which shows tremendous growth within the music streaming industry. Co-founders Mary Kay Huse, Robert Meitus, and Steve Caldwell who all […]

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Drata Ends Up With $25 Million In Its Series A Round from Lead Investor GGV Capital

On June 25, 2021 Drata announced how much their Series A round funding had brought in, a total of $25 Million. The investor company GGV Capital who has asset funding around the $9 Billion mark is known to help fund start-up security intelligence companies. However, what is Drata? Drata is a compliance and security automation company that offers a fast way to achieve and maintain continuous compliance. Automation companies are not only ruling the venture capital of 2021, but investors are on high alert for these exact companies. New co-led investors that participated are: Okta Ventures, Silicon Valley CISO Investors […]

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