Udemy targets valuation of $4B in major edtech IPO

Udemy’s slowing revenue growth is not bullish for edtech valuations more broadly; the company’s modest resulting revenue multiple is also somewhat beige.

SoftBank-backed Flock Freight is the freight industry’s newest unicorn

The global shipping and freight industry has never been more in the spotlight, as the pandemic and other disruptions have led to enormous supply chain bottlenecks. While trucking logistics company Flock Freight can’t solve the global supply chain crisis, it could help get goods to their destinations faster and with less waste. Less than a […]

Countable brings in $12M for virtual brand communities

Countable is taking a cue from the positives of social media to build technology that nurtures more authentic communication and facilitates business and social outcomes.

What I learned after running my startup while traveling for a year

So what happens when a pandemic forces office shutdowns and a move to remote work for everyone? Great things, as it turns out.

Stampli, the invoice management platform, launches a digital card

Stampli, a SaaS company that streamlines corporate invoice management, has announced the launch of Stampli Card. The idea here is that some corporations sign on with vendors who only accept, or prefer to accept, credit card payments. This can lead to something Stampli refers to as ‘shadow spend.’ When a corporation pays a vendor through […]

Hex snags $16M Series A to keep building collaborative data workspace

Data is everywhere inside organizations, and employees are increasingly trying to find ways to put it to work to improve business outcomes. Hex, a startup that wants to simplify how data scientists and other employees gather and share data, announced a $16 million Series A today. The round comes just a little over 6 months […]