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30 Startups We Think Could Go Public In 2022

By Crunchbase News, This year has been a blockbuster for the IPO markets. At the same time, it’s been a record year for venture funding into still-private startups. We think that sets 2022 up to be another robust year for stock market debuts as many of these well-capitalized startups head for the exits. With that in mind,[…]

Indian state government to accredit Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 blockchain startups

By Arijit Sarkar, Telangana will launch the blockchain accelerator program in partnership with CoinSwitch Kuber and Lumos Labs. The state government of Telangana announced the launch of the India Blockchain Accelerator program to foster early-stage Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 startups and blockchain developers aimed at solving real-world challenges. The program will be launched in[…]

Exclusive: Surgery AI Startup Apella Raises $21M In Series A

By Janice Bitters Turi, Surgery AI startup Apella Technology has raised $21 million in its Series A, company leaders told Crunchbase News. San Francisco-based Apella collects data from operating rooms in hospitals via sensors and puts artificial intelligence to the task of analyzing that information and spits it out in a way that that the startup says[…]

The World’s Biggest Startups: Top Unicorns Of 2021

By Tyler Durden, Many entrepreneurs start businesses around the world, but only the most successful new companies become “unicorns” – the biggest startups with a valuation above $1 billion. Some unicorns are little-known companies making quiet but impactful strides in software, healthcare, automotive, and other fields. Others have already become well-known industry leaders, like aerospace manufacturer SpaceX and game[…]

Powering Up: Investors Warming To Nuclear Fusion

By Chris Metinko, Although much of the talk about clean and environmental tech focuses on topics such as climate change software, electric cars and new battery technologies, investors seem to have found a new favorite in a concept that has been talked about for a century. The promise of real commercialized fusion energy seems to[…]

Weight Loss Startup Found Raises $100M, Hires New Health Officers

By Janice Bitters Turi , Weight loss platform Found has raised $100 million in a Series B funding round to expand its platform across the U.S., company leaders told Crunchbase News. The San Francisco-based startup also brought on a new chief medical officer, Dr. Rekha Kumar, and a chief behavioral health officer, Dr. Acacia Parks. Those new hires[…]

Investments In Poop Startups Are Piling Up

By Joanna Glasner, Usually, when one uses a manure-related term to describe a startup, it is not intended as a compliment. But there’s a growing exception to this rule. Actual poop-focused startups have been scooping up quite a few investments lately. In sectors from agriculture to commercial real estate, upstart companies are taking innovative approaches[…]

Health Care Startup Nomi Health Raises $110M To Expand Pop-Up Clinics, Payment Platform

By Janice Bitters Turi, Direct health care company Nomi Health has raised $110 million in its Series A funding round, money that will help the startup, which aims to reduce the cost of health care for employers and patients, expand its offerings across the country, company leaders told Crunchbase News. Nomi Health sits outside the box when[…]

Why Gen Z Will Make The Startup Ecosystem Thrive

By Guest Author, By Jonathan Greechan By 2030, Gen Z will become the largest demographic in the world economy, earning $33 trillion, or 27 percent of global income. Members of this generation are already putting their money to good use, starting companies and new funds, with over 20 percent and 19 percent of the 18- to 24-year-olds investing in stocks[…]

Here’s Who’s Gone Public in 2021 (So Far)

By Sophia Kunthara, We’re in the fourth quarter of the year, and while tech stocks took a beating earlier this summer, many quickly rebounded. There’s been a strong pipeline of companies that have gone public either through an IPO, direct listing, or SPAC so far in 2021 (hence the length of this list). In past[…]