Slice raises $40M to power purchasing and marketing for independent pizzerias

Slice raises $40M to power purchasing and marketing for independent pizzerias

Slice, a startup that assists independent pizzerias build an online service, has raised another $40 million in Series D financing. The round was led by Cross Creek, with involvement from KKR, GGV Capital and Primary Ventures, along with Twitter’s former CEO Dick Costolo and previous COO Adam Bain (through their firm 01 Advisors). Last […] “Slice has emerged as the leader in powering these types of little services that have actually been serving our neighborhoods for decades,” Bain stated in a declaration. Slice has actually developed a mobile app and site for buying from local pizzerias, but it likewise supplies tools so they can construct their own sites, run marketing projects, enhance their search engine optimization and more., as well as a cross-pizzeria loyalty program called Slice Benefits. Slice already has 15,000 pizzerias on the platform, with plans to increase that number to 20,000 at the end of the year.

Stream, whose APIs help item groups develop chat and activity feeds quick, just raised a $15 million Series A round

Stream, whose APIs help item groups develop chat and activity feeds quick, just raised a $15 million Series A round

Earlier this year, the creators of Stream, a five-year-old, 60-person start-up with workplaces in Stone and Amsterdam, weren’t feeling so fantastic about their prospects. As COVID-19 began its spread in the U.S., some smaller sized consumers of the start-up — whose APIs enable product teams to build chat and activity feeds for their applications — started […]
As COVID-19 started its spread in the U.S., some smaller sized consumers of the start-up– whose APIs make it possible for product groups to develop chat and activity feeds for their applications– began to fold. Companies in education and healthcare and online occasions and even spiritual communities began beefing up their online operations, and turning in part to Stream to do it. He also traces Stream’s fundraising success to the accelerator program Techstars, which Stream got in when it was simply 2 months old back in 2015. Stream was presented to GGV. GGV then introduced the team to Cock Costolo of 01 Advisors….

Electric gets another $7 million in financing from 01 Advisors and the Slack Fund

Electric gets another $7 million in financing from 01 Advisors and the Slack Fund

Electric, a platform that intends to put IT departments in the cloud, today revealed new funding following a continuation of its Series B earlier this year. Dick Costolo and Adam Bain (01 Advisors) and the Slack Fund participated in the $7 million capital infusion. 01 Advisors set up most of the funding ($6 million) […] The financing scenario with Electric is a bit unique. Electric is a platform developed to support the existing IT department of an organization, or in some cases, replace an outsourced IT department. Electric allows IT to install its software application on every corporate device, giving the department a bird’s-eye view of the company’s IT scenario. Electric is also integrated with the APIs of top software programs, like Dropbox and G-suite, letting IT manage most of their day-to-day jobs through the Electric control panel. …