Company Canvas, a Korea-based document management SaaS company, closes $2.5 M seed round

Company Canvas, a Korea-based document management SaaS company, closes $2.5 M seed round

Service Canvas, a South Korean file management SaaS company behind Typed, revealed today it has raised a $2.5 million seed round led by Mirae Property Endeavor Investment, with participation from Kakao Ventures and Nextrans Inc. The seed round will be used for accelerating product development and global launch of open beta for its AI-powered file […] The seed round will be utilized for accelerating product development and global launch of open beta for its AI-powered document management platform. Strictly keeping its users’ details and their personal files uninterrupted, Typed does not access the content of users’ files but utilize them as device learning information in order to protect their info and data, Kim informed TechCrunch.”Modern document writing has actually not altered because the 1980s,” Company Canvas co-founder Clint Yoo stated.”When we’ve tested our closed beta, our metrics reveal leading traction amongst students as well as lawyers, journalists and authors, who require heavy research and file work on a regular basis.

Salesforce backs Indian payments startup Razorpay

Salesforce backs Indian payments startup Razorpay

Six-year-old Bangalore-based fintech Razorpay, which was valued at $3 billion in a financing round in April this year, has actually courted one more high-profile investor: Salesforce Ventures. Razorpay stated on Monday it has received a “tactical financial investment” from the venture arm of the American enterprise giant. The investment will help the startup “additional enhance its existence […] Razorpay stated on Monday it has gotten a “tactical financial investment” from the endeavor arm of the American business giant.”At Razorpay, we want to make additional strides on the idea of investing in India’s digital future and developing a smart payment and banking infrastructure for the new-world. Monday’s offer is Salesforce Ventures’ 2nd financial investment in the Indian start-up community.

Airwallex raises $200M at a $4B appraisal to double down on company banking

Airwallex raises $200M at a $4B appraisal to double down on company banking

Organization, now more than ever before, is going digital, and today a start-up that’s constructing a vertically incorporated solution to fulfill organization banking needs is announcing a huge round of funding to take advantage of the chance. Airwallex — — which supplies company banking services straight to businesses themselves in addition to by means of a set of APIs […] Airwallex has built all the infrastructure for the company banking services that it supplies straight to services with a focus on little and medium business clients. That part of the business now accounts for 60% of Airwallex’s organization, Zhang stated, and is growing faster in terms of earnings. A lot of embedded financing startups that base their service around building tech to power other services tend to stay at arm’s length from providing financial services directly to customers. “Its distinct Asia-Pacific roots, coupled with its ingenious facilities, services and products, speak volumes about the organization’ international growth opportunities and its outstanding expansion in the competitive payment service providers space.

FloBiz raises $31 million to scale its neobank for small businesses in India

FloBiz raises $31 million to scale its neobank for small businesses in India

FloBiz, an Indian startup that is constructing a neobank for small- and medium-sized businesses in the South Asian market, said on Monday it has actually raised $31 million in a new funding round as it works to expand its product offerings. Sequoia Capital India and Believe Investments co-led the 18-month-old start-up’s Series B funding round. Existing […] India, the world’s second-largest web market, is house to millions of small-and medium-sized services.”SME-focussed neobanks are developing engagement with service- customers through their ability to offer solutions like automated invoicing, collections/payments, accounting, stock and sales management, taxes and in some cases interest on present deposits as well (banks can’t pay interest).”Little services are the genuine heroes of our economy.

Pakistan edtech start-up Maqsad gets $2.1 M pre-seed to make education more available

Taha Ahmed and Rooshan Aziz left their jobs in technique consulting and investment banking in London earlier this year in order to found a mobile-only education platform start-up, Maqsad, in Pakistan, with a goal “to make education more accessible to 100 million Pakistani trainees.” Having actually matured in Karachi, youth friends Ahmed and Aziz are […] Maqsad will use the proceeds for establishing in-house material, such as production studio, animators and academics, as well as boosting R&D and engineering, Aziz told TechCrunch. Maqsad’s platform, which offers a one-stop store for after-school scholastic content in a mix of English and Urdu, will be supplemented by quizzes and other gamified features that will come together to use a tailored education to individuals.”We are building a mobile-first platform, offered that 95% of broadband users in Pakistan are through mobile….

Byju’s gets coding platform Tynker for $200 million in United States growth push

Byju’s gets coding platform Tynker for $200 million in United States growth push

Byju’s stated on Thursday it has gotten California-headquartered Tynker, a leading coding platform for K-12 students, the latest in a series of significant purchases as the Indian edtech giant attempts to aggressively expand to worldwide markets. The companies didn’t divulge the regards to the deal, however an individual familiar with the matter told TechCrunch that […] Tynker, which counts BBC Learning, Google, Microsoft, Mattel and NASA amongst its partners, runs an eponymous coding platform. Byju Raveendran, creator and chief executive of Byju’s, told TechCrunch in an interview that Tynker’s asynchronous offering fits completely in Byju’s current portfolio. The Bangalore-headquartered start-up has this year also got Scholr, Aakash Institute, Hashlearn, Impressive, and Great Learning for over $2 billion in money and equity offers. Raveendran stated that Byju’s is continuing to check out more merger and acquisition opportunities.

Gogoro will go public on Nasdaq after $2.35 B SPAC deal

Gogoro will go public on Nasdaq after $2.35 B SPAC deal

Gogoro is going public. The company, which is best known for its electrical Smartscooters and swappable battery facilities, announced today it will note on Nasdaq through a merger with Poema Global, a SPAC associated with Princeville Capital. The offer sets Gogoro’s business valuation at $2.35 billion and is targeted to close in the first quarter […] The offer sets Gogoro’s business valuation at $2.35 billion and is targeted to close in the first quarter of 2022. Gogoro’s SPAC deal comes a couple of months after it announced significant partnerships in China and India. With these partnerships in location, “we actually now need to take our company to the next level,” founder and chief executive officer Horace Luke informed TechCrunch. One of the factors Gogoro decided to work with Poema is because “their thesis is rather aligned with ours,” stated Bruce Aitken, Gogoro’s chief financial officer.

Vietnam-based CoderSchool gets $2.6 M pre-Series A to scale online course platform

CoderSchool, a Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam-based online coding school startup, revealed today $2.6 million in pre-Series A financing to scale up its online coding school platform. This round was led by Monk’s Hill Ventures, with involvement from returning seed financiers Iterative, XA Network and iSeed Ventures. CoderSchool raised a seed round led by TRIVE […] The business, established in 2015 by Charles Lee and Harley Trung, who formerly worked as software application engineers, rotated from offline to online in early 2020 to bring high-quality technical training to everybody, everywhere. “We have actually been impressed by the group’s focus on setting the standard for coding education in the region. CoderSchool has actually been focusing on Vietnam for the last six years, but plans to go into the worldwide market following the next round, Lee said, without supplying precise timetable. CorderSchool’s online program enables trainees to engage with schoolmates and instructors in the past, throughout and after arranged class sessions with its human-driven knowing technique.

Tiger Global-led $100M investment makes Apna India’s fastest unicorn

Tiger Global-led $100M investment makes Apna India’s fastest unicorn

A 22-month-old start-up that is helping countless blue- and gray-collar employees in India discover new abilities and discover tasks has ended up being the youngest firm to join the desired unicorn status in the world’s second-largest internet market. Apna announced on Thursday that it has actually raised $100 million in a round led by Tiger Global. The […] Owl Ventures, Insight Partners, Sequoia Capital India, Maverick Ventures and GSV Ventures also participated in the new round, which is the 3rd investment protected by Apna this year. The Apna app permits these employees to find out brand-new skills to end up being qualified for more work opportunities. Parikh stated Apna will continue to broaden to more cities in India and by early next year, Apna will start its international growth.

Chaldal, Bangladesh’s biggest grocery delivery platform, raises $10M Series C

Founded in 2013, Bangladesh’s Chaldal was among the first grocery delivery start-ups worldwide to utilize the “dark” store model, getting orders from its own storage facilities instead of retail stores. Now the company states it is the nation’s second-largest grocery gamer and the biggest grocery e-commerce platform, with 27 warehouses located in […] When Chaldal launched in Dhaka 8 years back, it first selected up orders from local grocery shops.