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Avi Freedman: Y Combinator Rejected Him And Then He Raised $62 Million To Build The Tech Infrastructure Needed Post COVID-19
July 09, 2020

Avi Freedman is the co-founder and CEO at Kentik which is a network intelligence platform that provides visibility, performance, and security services to digital enterprises. The company has raised over $50 million from top tier investors such as First...

Rahul Dhanda On Raising $50 Million To Create The Ultimate Coronavirus Test
July 07, 2020

Rahul Dhanda is the cofounder and CEO of Sherlock Biosciences which is an engineering biology company offering unparalleled breadth and versatility for diagnostic solutions. The company has raised over $50 million from investors such as Baidu Ventures,...

Jay Bregman On Raising Millions To Help Businesses Thrive In The New Normal
July 05, 2020

Jay Bregman is a serial entrepreneur and currently the cofounder and CEO of Thimble which is an insurance producer enabling small businesses to succeed on their own terms. The company has raised $30 million from Slow Ventures, LocalGlobe,

Orr Danon On Raising $90 Million To Drive Artificial Intelligence To The Edge
July 02, 2020

Orr Danon is the co-founder and CEO of Hailo which has developed a specialized deep learning processor that delivers the performance of a data center-class computer to edge devices. The company has raised $90 million from top tier investors including E...

Drew McElroy On Raising Over $100 Million To Disrupt A $120 Billion Industry
June 28, 2020

Drew McElroy is the cofounder of Transfix which provides trucking brokerage services in the United States. The company has raised close to $130 million from top tier investors which include NEA, Lerer Hippeau, Founder Collective,

Jason Guss On Raising $100 Million To Empower The $14 Billion Powersports Market
June 25, 2020

Jason Guss is the co-founder and CEO of Octane Lending which offers a point of sales financing and insurance platform for niche consumer markets. The company has raised over $100 million from IA Ventures, Contour Venture Partners, Valar Ventures,

Michael Winn On Quitting His Job At Google And Raising $100 Million To Take Over The Skies With Drones
June 23, 2020

Michael Winn is the co-founder and CEO of DroneDeploy which is a cloud-based drone mapping and analytics platform to help businesses get things done. The company has raised $100 million from top tier investors which include Bessemer Venture Partners,

Michael Cassau On Raising $300 Million To Make Sure You Can Afford The Latest Tech Products
June 21, 2020

Michael Cassau is the founder and CEO of Grover which brings the access economy to the consumer electronics market, by offering a simple, monthly subscription model for the best in tech. The company has raised over $300 million from top tier investors ...

David Poritz On Raising $300 Million To Become The Financing Solution For Businesses in Latin America
June 18, 2020

David Poritz is the co-founder and CEO of Credijusto which provides an online lending platform designed to offer easy, reliable, and transparent credit for SMEs. The company has raised over $300 million from Goldman Sachs, QED Investors,

Jake Weatherly On Raising $100 Million To Allow Brands To Instant Verify Eligible Customers For Special Offers
June 16, 2020

Jake Weatherly is the co-founder and CEO of SheerID which is an enterprise verification platform that provides instant verification while minimizing friction and mitigating fraud. The company has raised close to $100 million from top tier investors inc...