Boston-Based Underscore VC Closes $117 Million For Second Fund
A few days ago, Crunchbase News took a look at two regulatory filings for Boston-area VC firms that raised their largest funds to date. This afternoon brings a third fund into this week’s mix of Boston-related news.
Beauty-Focused Startups Enjoy Boom Courtesy Of Millennials
If you’re still buying cosmetics at a department store makeup counter, you’re missing out on experiencing one of the biggest IoT categories in the Valley.
With At Least $1.3 Billion Invested Globally In 2018, VC Funding For Blockchain Blows Past 2017 Totals
Although bitcoin and blockchain technology may not take up quite as much mental bandwidth for the general public as it did just a few months ago, companies in the space continue to rake in capital from investors.
Fitness Startups, With The Help Of Investors, Go For Gains
Obsessions with fitness, combined with a need for immediacy, convenience, and flexibility, has given rise to a generation of fitness-obsessed millennials. Yes, we’ve moved on from at-home jazzercise VCRs and into a world where every third person teaches a yoga class.
Canopy Tax Announces $12 million Series B Extension
Canopy, the client and practice management platform for accountants that raised $30 million in late March, has raised an additional $12 million in funding from Tenaya Capital and Nyca Partners.
PluralSight Raises IPO Target To As Much As $14 Per Share
PluralSight, a Utah-based technical learning service, raised its IPO price range from $10 to $12 to $12 to $14 per share today, likely indicating healthy demand for its shares.