Insurtech Zego says it has raised $150 million at a $1.1 billion valuation thus emerging as the UK’s first Insurtech unicorn. Zego is an automobile insurance provider for businesses, from entire fleets of vehicles to self-employed drivers and riders. Zego believes that the problem with traditional… Read More
RealtyShares, a crowdfunding real estate marketplace, has closed on a $20 million series B funding round led by big name investor Union Square Ventures with participation from existing investors Menlo Ventures and General Catalyst Partners. Crowdfund Insider first revealed the capital raise this past January… Read More
On Wednesday, crowdfunding platform CircleUp announced that it teamed up with media outlet Forbes to present the 25 Most Innovative Brands of 2015 list. Founder and CEO of CircleUp, Ryan Caldbeck declared: “We’ve teamed up with Forbes to celebrate the 25 most innovative consumer and retail brands… Read More
Online pre-owned car retailer, Vroom, announced on Monday it has raised $54 million during a Series B funding round, bringing its total equity funding to date to $73 million. The investors in the round are Catterton (investors in major consumer retail brands such as Restoration Hardware and… Read More
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