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Biotech SPAC Bellevue Life Sciences Acquisition files for a $60 million IPO

By Renaissance Capital, Bellevue Life Sciences Acquisition, a blank check company backed by Bellevue Capital Management targeting the biotech sector, filed on Friday with the SEC to raise up to $60 million in an initial public offering. The Bellevue, WA-based company plans to raise $60 million by offering 6 million units at $10. Each unit[…]

US IPO Week Ahead: Bausch + Lomb plans the second largest IPO of 2022

By Renaissance Capital, In what would be the second largest IPO of the year, eyecare company Bausch + Lomb (BLCO) is scheduled to debut in the week ahead. Some small issuers and SPACs may also price during the week. Planning to dual list on the NYSE and the TSX, Bausch Health spin-off Bausch + Lomb (BLCO) is expected to[…]

EV sport boat developer Forza X1 downsizes proposed IPO

By Val Kennedy,   EV sport boat developer Forza X1 (FRZA) has downsized its proposed initial public offering to around $18M from $31M. Forza X1 indicated the new raise target in an amended filing, although the number could be a placeholder and likely to change. The EV boat maker didn’t specify the number and pricing of the shares to[…]

Stacked raises $35M to bring passive investing tools to retail crypto traders

Anita [email protected] / 12:01 AM EST•December 6, 2021 Image Credits: Stacked Stacked, a web-based platform that provides passive investment tools for retail investors interested in crypto, just announced it raised a $35 million Series A co-led by Alameda Research, a crypto trading firm owned by FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried. Bybit and BitDAO partner Mirana Ventures co-led the round alongside Alameda. Fidelity International Strategic Ventures, DRW[…]

This Investor Bet On Robinhood With The First Check

From Forbes: Only a handful of early stage investors have the distinction of writing seed checks to Unicorns. When such investors do this repeatedly, we are intrigued about their investment process. It’s even more intriguing if the investor is an emerging manager and virtually unknown. Robinhood has recently made big headlines by reaching a $5.6B valuation in[…]

Brazilian proptech startup QuintoAndar lands $300M at a $4B valuation

from techcrunch   Fintech and proptech are two sectors that are seeing exploding growth in Latin America, as financial services and real estate are two categories in particular dire need of innovation in a region. Brazil’s QuintoAndar, which has developed a real estate marketplace focused on rentals and sales, has seen impressive growth in recent[…]

SellerX raises $118M to grow Amazon businesses

From Crunchbase News Berlin-based SellerX, a new startup that aims to consolidate and grow promising smaller businesses that sell via Amazon’s platform, has raised $118 million in what is reportedly being called a seed funding round. Cherry Ventures, Felix Capital and TriplePoint Capital led the financing, which the company reportedly plans to use to roll up smaller businesses using Fullfilment by Amazon for[…]

Edgard & Cooper Bags $26M To Expand Fresh Pet Food Business

From Crunchbase News: Consumers are becoming more aware of their pets’ dietary requirements and overall health as they spend more time with furry (or nonfurry) companions during the pandemic. Edgard & Cooper, based in Belgium, is one of Europe’s pioneers in offering fresh pet food options and has raised 22 million euros (approx. $26 million)[…]

Startups To Watch: Cobble, Oula And More

From Crunchbase News: When it rains, it pours, and this week was a good example. We saw lots of seed rounds for some interesting startups. We couldn’t include everyone, but here is a sampling of what we saw. Cobble Cobble app example When you first start dating someone, everything is fresh and new. You are[…]

Transforming Latin American Corner Stores: Chiper Carries In $12M Series A

From Crunchbase news: Chiper has been amassing a network of digitized corner stores in Latin America for the past two years. Now armed with $12 million in Series A funding, the Colombia-based e-commerce platform for independent merchants is poised to capture even more corner-store retailers. Subscribe to the Crunchbase Daily Investors in the round included WIND Ventures, Monashees and Kaszek Ventures.[…]