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Hubilo Locks In $125 Million Series B

SAN FRANCISCO — Hubilo, a global virtual events platform, announced a $125 million Series B funding round led by Alkeon Capital and additionally, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Balderton Capital. The new fund will h development of the future of events and engagement on Hubilo’s platform. This brings the company’s total funding to $153 million to date in less than 18 months. The […]

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AutoGrid Gobbles Up $85 Million Round

REDWOOD CITY – AutoGrid Systems Inc, a Virtual Power Plant provider, announced an $85 million new round of funding to accelerate energy transition through adoption of electric vehicles, battery storage and renewables generation. SE Ventures, a $500 million fund established by Schneider Electric led the Series D-2 round. Other major funding came from new investors, which […]

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Reliable Robotics Reels In $100 Million

MOUNTAIN VIEW — Reliable Robotics, a developer of automated aircraft systems, has reeled in a $100 million Series C funding round led by Coatue Management. Coatue joins past investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Eclipse Ventures, Teamworthy Ventures and Pathbreaker Ventures to bring total fundraising over $133 million. With its innovative airframe independent technology, Reliable’s Remotely Operated […]

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EA Launches NHL 22 Worldwide

REDWOOD CITY — Electronic Arts has launched the new videogame EA SPORTS NHL 22, now available worldwide on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PS5 & PS4 for $99.99. EA Play members can get 10% off. As the first EA SPORTS NHL game powered by the Frostbite engine, NHL 22 brings players closer to the ice than ever […]

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Tiger Global Leads $110 Million Round in Outschool

SAN FRANCISCO – Outschool has landed a $110 million Series D funding round with a $3 billion valuation. Outschool offers live online education experiences that connect real-life teachers with learners in small-group settings to explore everything from Minecraft, Pokemon and Cooking to Chemistry, Algebra and Literature. Outschool offers over 100,000 online classes. Classes on Outschool […]

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Flux Captures $12 Million Investment

SAN FRANCISCO — Flux, makers of the first fully collaborative, in-browser platform for ​​electronics design and engineering, has raised $12 million in a round led by Outsiders Fund. Additional investors include Bain Capital Ventures, 8VC, Liquid2VC; as well as investors such as Tom Preston Werner, Founder and Former CEO of GitHub.   The funding will […]

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Zum Picks Up $130 Million Series D

REDWOOD CITY — Zūm, a company that is modernizing school bus transportation, has secured $130 million in Series D funding led by Softbank Vision Fund 2, with participation from existing investors including Sequoia and BMW i Ventures. Andrew Straub of Softbank Investment Advisers will join the board of directors. Zum’s comprehensive bus service is designed to transport students […]

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Softbank Vision Fund 2 Leads $300 Million Round in Plume

PALO ALTO — Plume announced it has closed $300 million in a new round led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2. This round brings the company’s valuation to $2.6 billion, with $697 million raised to date. The investment will continue to drive research and development, sales and marketing, new partnerships, and acquisitions as Plume continues its global expansion and hyper-growth. Plume […]

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Gas Prices Surge to $3.25 Per Gallon Nationwide

The nation’s average gas price has jumped from 5.2 cents from a week ago and stands at $3.25 per gallon according to GasBuddy data compiled earlier this week from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average is up 7.5 cents from a month ago […]

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Netflix Launches Book Club, Web Series

Some of Netflix’s biggest hit shows originated from books, so the company decided to create the Netflix Book Club, a one-of-a-kind book club along with an online show hosted by actress Uzo Aduba. Readers around the world know what’s next in their TBR (to-be-read) list whenever Netflix announces its next adaptation because the hype is […]