Digital Road Freight Forwarder Sennder Raises $160M Series, Plans European Expansion

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Poshmark is pushing into the public market at a high-end valuation as the resale market sizzles: Connie Loizos


Poshmark, the nine-year-old, Redwood City Ca.-based online marketplace for second-hand clothing, beauty, and home decor products, is set to start trading as a public company on the Nasdaq tomorrow after pricing 6.6 million shares higher than originally planne…

Grab Financial Group raises $300 million Series A led by Hanhwa Asset Management: Catherine Shu


Grab Financial Group said today it has raised more than $300 million in Series A funding, led by South Korean firm Hanhwa Asset Management, with participation from K3 Ventures, GGV Capital, Arbor Ventures and Flourish Ventures. The Financial Times reports tha…

Digital road freight forwarder Sennder raises $160M Series, plans European expansion: Mike Butcher


Sennder, a large digital road freight forwarder based out of Germany, has raised $160m in Series D financing. The round was led by an unnamed party, but round participants included Accel, Lakestar, HV Capital, Project A and Scania. To date, Sennder has raised…

Madrona promotes Anu Sharma and Daniel Li as Partners: Lucas Matney


Fresh off the announcement of more than $500 million in new capital across two new funds, Seattle-based Madrona Venture Group has announced that they’re adding Anu Sharma and Daniel Li to the team’s list of Partners. The firm, which in recent years has paid p…

Snapchat permanently bans President Trump's account: Lucas Matney


Quite a bit has happened since Snap announced last week that it was indefinitely locking President Trump’s Snapchat account. But after temporary bans from his Facebook, Instagram and YouTube accounts as well as a permanent ban from Twitter, Snap has decided t…

Trump circumvents Twitter ban to decry 'unprecedented assault on free speech': Devin Coldewey


Following a comprehensive ban from Twitter and a number of other online services following last week’s assault on the Capitol by his followers, President Trump managed to put out a tweet in the form of a video address touching on the “calamity at the Capitol”…

Feds asks Tesla to recall 158,000 vehicles over failing touchscreen displays: Kirsten Korosec


U.S. safety regulators have asked Tesla to recall 158,000 vehicles over media control unit failures that cause the touchscreen displays to stop working, following a months-long investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Office of…

Tokyo-based SODA, which runs Japan's largest sneaker resell platform, lands $22 million led by SoftBank Ventures Asia: Catherine Shu


Tokyo-based SODA, which runs sneaker reselling platform SNKRDUNK, has raised a $22 million Series B led by SoftBank Ventures Asia. Investors also included basepartners, Colopl Next, THE GUILD and other strategic partners. Part of the funding will be used to e…

Pace launches out of private beta with a plan to scale virtual group therapy: Natasha Mascarenhas


One in five people have a mental health illness. Pace, a new startup founded by Pinterest and Affirm executives, wants to pay attention to the other four in that statistic. “Nobody is perfectly mentally healthy all the time,” said Jack Chou, Pace co-founder. …

Robotic exoskeletons promise increased mobility and job assistance: Brian Heater


The last several years have seen a substantial increase of ability for robotic exoskeleton technology. Completely understandable. For one thing, it’s that rare technology you encounter that really feels like it’s going to change lives for the better the first…


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