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12/17/2020 In Its Second Acquisition In A Month, Onit Picks Up Document Automation Company AXDRAFT lexblog.com TweetIn its second acquisition in a month, Onit , the Houston company that provides enterprise workflow products for corporations and corporate legal departments, has acquired AXDRAFT , a Y Combinator -backed company whose software automates the creation of routine contracts and legal documents.Founded in 2017, the Ukrainian company says that its technology enables corporate legal departments to draft documents 10 times faster and complete contracts such as nondisclosure agreements and ...
12/17/2020 In Its Second Acquisition In A Month, Onit Picks Up Document Automation Company AXDRAFT lexblog.com TweetIn its second acquisition in a month, Onit , the Houston company that provides enterprise workflow products for corporations and corporate legal departments, has acquired AXDRAFT , a Y Combinator -backed company whose software automates the creation of routine contracts and legal documents.Founded in 2017, the Ukrainian company says that its technology enables corporate legal departments to draft documents 10 times faster and complete contracts such as nondisclosure agreements and ...
12/17/2020 In Its Second Acquisition In A Month, Onit Picks Up Document Automation Company AXDRAFT lawsitesblog.com ... Picks Up Document Automation Company AXDRAFT 17, 2020In its second acquisition in a month, Onit , the Houston company that provides enterprise workflow products for corporations and corporate legal departments, has acquired AXDRAFT , a Y Combinator -backed company whose software automates the creation of routine contracts and legal documents.Founded in 2017, the Ukrainian company says that its technology enables corporate legal departments to draft documents 10 times faster and ...
12/16/2020 Chinese Millennial Supplement Brand LemonBox Lands $2.5 Million in Funding beautymatter.com Chinese Millennial Supplement Brand LemonBox Lands $2.5 Million in Funding 0LemonBox, the supplement company selling American-style supplements to Chinese millennials, completed a pre-A round of $2.5 million led by Panda Capital and followed by Y Combinator .WHO: LemonBox was founded in 2018 by Derek Weng to sell American health supplements to Chinese millennials like himself via online channels. LemonBox designed a WeChat-based lite app where users ...
12/9/2020 Bringing Life-Saving Targeted Therapies to Patients with Critical Illnesses outcomesrocket.health ... GeneWEAVE, a diagnostics company that develops diagnostic products for detecting infections and guiding antibiotic therapy. GeneWEAVE was acquired by Roche in 2015 for $425M. He also serves as an Expert/part-time Partner at Y Combinator Diego completed his Engineering degree from UC Santa Barbara and his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University. Diego Rey, Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at EndPoint Health Hey, Outcomes Rocket listeners. No ...
12/9/2020 InterPlanetary File System's Juan Benet: From Idea to Action bitcoinethereumnews.com Bitcoin Ethereum News Y Combinator received Juan Benet’s application for its summer batch on April 9, 2014, at 2:02 a.m. local time. Attached was a rough outline for a decentralized file-sharing system and a plan of attack. He would use his time at the highly competitive startup accelerator – the same class, “YC S14” that incubated Quora, Ginkgo Bioworks and Blockstack – to “perfect the Filecoin white ...
12/8/2020 4 Ways the Startup Landscape Will Shift in 2021 | Inc.com inc.com ... taught us anything, it's that nothing is set in stone. But as 2021 approaches, here's what to expect from the startup sphere:1. Studios will edge out accelerators. Not that long ago, accelerators like Y Combinator were the way new entrepreneurs got companies off the ground. These days, the studio model is gaining steam. Venture studios like those in the Global Startup Studio Network match experienced entrepreneurs with business ideas ...
12/8/2020 Agricultural biotech startup Boost Biomes adds a strategic investor in Japan's Universal Materials Incubator Yahoo News Boost Biomes , the Y Combinator -backed developer of microbiome-based bio-fungicides and bio-pesticides for agricultural applications, has added $2 million in funding and picked up a new strategic investor in Japan's Universal Materials Incubator.To date, Boost Biomes has raised more than $7 million in financing to support the development of new products like its bio-fungicide developed from the microorganisms that live in the soil in a ...
12/8/2020 Juan Benet: From Idea to Action coindesk.com Daniel Kuhn Juan Benet: From Idea to Action Y Combinator received Juan Benet’s application for its summer batch on April 9, 2014, at 2:02 a.m. local time. Attached was a rough outline for a decentralized file-sharing system and a plan of attack. He would use his time at the highly competitive startup accelerator – the same class, “YC S14” that incubated Quora, Ginkgo Bioworks and Blockstack – ...
12/7/2020 GetAccept raised $20 million using this pitch deck - Business Insider Business Insider ... Business Insider's homepage for more stories .GetAccept, the Swedish sales software startup, just raised $20 million in a Series B funding round backed by Bessemer Venture Partners.Founded in 2015 by Swedish entrepreneurs and Y Combinator alumni Samir Smajic, Mathias Thulin, Jonas Blanck, and Carl Carell, GetAccept helps companies close deals remotely, proving firms with an easy-to-use video chat service and document-tracking tools.The firm is part ...
12/7/2020 Check out the pitch deck GetAccept used to nab $20 million from investors including Linkedin backer Bessemer Business Insider ... Business Insider's homepage for more stories . GetAccept, the Swedish sales software startup, just raised $20 million in a Series B funding round backed by Bessemer Venture Partners.Founded in 2015 by Swedish entrepreneurs and Y Combinator alumni Samir Smajic, Mathias Thulin, Jonas Blanck, and Carl Carell, GetAccept helps companies close deals remotely, proving firms with an easy-to-use video chat service and document-tracking tools.The firm is part ...
12/7/2020 GetAccept Secures $20M in Series B Funding to Help SMBs Move Sales Online PRWeb ... sales process. GetAccept has put sales engagement on autopilot, creating the future of sales. In 2019 the company raised a $7 million Series A funding round led by DN Capital, with participation from BootstrapLabs, Y Combinator and a number of Spotify's early investors. This round brings GetAccept's total financing raised to $30M. “Bessemer Venture Partners is thrilled to back the ambitious GetAccept team and their vision to empower millions of ...
12/5/2020 Telecoms industry not expected to fully recover until 2023 afrikanheroes.com ... They foresee a 1% growth in 2021, and the industry as a whole won’t be able to go back to and overtake the 2019 revenue level until 2023. Wei ShiRead also: Nigerian Y Combinator -backed Fintech Startup CredPal Raises $1.5m In New Funding RoundThe analysts recognised that 5G connectivity service for consumers will not deliver meaningful ARPU increase, at least not in the short-term, due to ...
12/4/2020 YC-backed LemonBox raises $2.5M bringing vitamins to Chinese millennials jasrainc.com ... better.”The demand gave Weng a business idea. In 2018, he founded LemonBox to sell American health supplements to Chinese millennials like himself via online channels. The company soon attracted seed funding from Y Combinator and just this week, it announced the completion of a pre-A round of $2.5 million led by Panda Capital and followed by Y Combinator .LemonBox tries to differentiate itself from other import businesses ...
12/3/2020 Monzo's down round gets bigger Wordpress.com ... PitchBook data. Monzo had previously been valued at £1.7 billion after it raised a £113 million round in June 2019. The digital bank is also backed by the likes of General Catalyst , Accel and Y Combinator .Though Monzo has raised a substantial amount of new funding since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, the company has also had its share of struggles, including employee furloughs and the closure of ...
11/8/2020 Top 10 SaaStr Videos of the Week: Hiring a Great VP of Sales, Veeva, Intercom, Mailchimp, and More! saastr.com What top SaaStr speakers and content was everyone watching this week? Let’s take a look so you can catch up!1. The 5 things that kill startups after their seed rounds with Michael Seibel, CEO of Y Combinator 2. The Top 10 Tips To Help Any Sales Rep Close More. A fun one with yours truly!3.Veeva: The Biggest Vertical SaaS Success Story of All Time. A true ...
11/2/2020 Shasqi Announces Click Chemistry Breakthrough with First-Ever Human Application in Launch of Clinical Program letlifehappen.com ... Click Activated Protodrugs Against Cancer (CAPAC™) Platform, announced today the first-ever application of click chemistry in humans, with the launch of the Company’s lead clinical candidate, SQ3370. Shasqi is the first Y Combinator -backed biotech company to reach clinical development.The first two patients have been dosed in Shasqi’s Phase 1 clinical study of SQ3370 for the treatment of advanced solid tumors. SQ3370 is a novel ...
10/29/2020 27 biotech execs who've sold the most stock Business Insider Y Combinator partner Jared Friedman. Y Combinator The top startup accelerator just released its how-to guide for scientists and academics who want to start companies. Here's what Y Combinator says all founders need to know. Startup accelerator Y Combinator just released its first comprehensive guide for spinning scientific research out of universities and into companies, a common way many biotech startups are founded. Y Combinator has funded 75 companies ...
10/21/2020 SoftBank invested its first millions from a new $100 million fund in Vitable Health after seeing this pitch deck salars.net Healthcare startup Vitable Health is the first publicly announced investment from a new $100 million SoftBank fund. The $1.6 million round million included participation from other backers including Y Combinator . Founded by Joseph Kitonga in 2018, Vitable Health provides a health plan that could be 10 times cheaper than existing alternatives by utilizing home visits and virtual check ups. “I moved to the United States at 13 and watched my ...
10/20/2020 Index nabs $2.6M seed to create BI dashboards without coding TechCrunch ... help non-technical users build business intelligence dashboards without coding.Today they get to keep building on that dream with the help of a $2.6 million seed investment from David Sacks, Slack, Gradient Ventures, Y Combinator and other individual investors.What has attracted this investment is a couple of young founders who are passionate about making it simple to build a data dashboard without help from experts like engineers or ...