Category : Funding and Exists

by Uptymes Admin - 2 days ago

2021: A SPAC odyssey

There are a number of ways to take a private company public: You can pursue a traditional IPO, sell a chunk of shares at a set price and start trading. You can direct list and merely start to trade. You can host a hybrid auction-offering, like what U...

by Uptymes Admin - 6 days ago

The Roblox Gambit

So it turns out that Roblox is worth $29.5 billion. That’s the lesson the market learned this week when the gaming platform company announced that it had raised $520 million in an epic Series H. For a company valued at just $4 billion last Febr...

by Uptymes Admin - 1 week ago

Too Good To Go raises $31 million to fight food waste

Too Good To Go, the startup that lets you buy food right before it goes to waste, is raising a $31.1 million round; blisce/ is leading the round and investing $15.4 million. Existing investors and employees are also participating. While the company h...

by Uptymes Admin - 3 weeks ago

Looking ahead after 2020’s epic M&A spree

When we examine any year in enterprise M&A, it’s tempting to highlight the biggest, gaudiest deals — and there were plenty of those in 2020. I’ve written about 34 acquisitions so far this year. Of those, 15 were worth $1 billion...