Hi and welcome back toEquity, TechCrunch’s venture-capital-focused podcast, where we unload the numbers behind the headlines. We’re back on this charming Saturday with a benefit episode!
There is enough going on that to prevent failing to bring you stuff that we believe matters, we are back yet again for more. This time around we are not talking Roblox, we’re talking about ecommerce, and a number of rounds– big and little– that have been raised in the space. Truthful concern: do y’ all plan to release news on the same week? Are patterns a social construct?
From Natasha, Grace, Danny, and your humble servant, here’s your run-down:
- Webflow raised $140 million in a round that it states it did not require. This is not a brand-new thing. Some startups are doing well, and do not burn much. So financiers offer them more at a nice rate. In this case $2.1 billion. (Webflow does no-code
- Checkout.com raised $450 million. The abundant actually do get richer. In this case the founders of Checkout.com, whose company is now worth around $15 billion Checkout.com does, you thought, online checkout work. Which as Danny discusses is complicated and vital.
- We also discussed this Bolt round, for context.
- And sticking to the ecommerce theme, Rapyd raised $300 million at around a $2.5 billion appraisal. There is infinte money offered for late-stage fintech.
- Early phase also, it ends up, with Tradeswell raising $15.5 million to assist organizations enhance their net margins.
- Finally, ending with a chat on facilities, Nacelle closed an $18 million Series A.
And now we’re returning to bed.
Article curated by RJ Shara from Source. RJ Shara is a Bay Area Radio Host (Radio Jockey) who talks about the startup ecosystem – entrepreneurs, investments, policies and more on her show The Silicon Dreams. The show streams on Radio Zindagi 1170AM on Mondays from 3.30 PM to 4 PM.