Fintech app Portabl raises $2.5M to help consumers securely store financial data

Fintech Portabl announced the closing of a $2.5 million seed round today led by Harlem Capital Partners. Portabl, founded by Nate Soffio and Alex Yenkalov, also launches its beta today for institutional use. It provides identity management and protection for financial...

Fintech app Portabl raises $2.5M to help consumers securely store financial data

Fintech Portabl announced the closing of a $2.5 million seed round today led by Harlem Capital Partners. Portabl, founded by Nate Soffio and Alex Yenkalov, also launches its beta today for institutional use. It provides identity management and protection for financial...

General Atlantic buys out SoftBank’s 15% stake in edtech Kahoot, now valued at about $152M vs the $215M SoftBank ponied up 2 years ago

SoftBank’s retreat from its past investing exuberance continues apace. This morning, Kahoot, the Norwegian startup that provides a popular platform for people to build and use education-focused games, announced that General Atlantic is buying out...

Xeneta makes a splash with $80M on a $265M valuation to scale its crowdsourced sea and air freight analytics

The wheels of global commerce continue to turn, through wars, pandemics and economic downturns; and today a startup taking a new tech approach to improve the workings of one of the more antiquated aspects of that industry — shipping — is announcing a big...

UK’s FocalPoint raises $17M for its software-based approach to repairing the flaws of GPS

GPS in its many regional flavors has become a ubiquitous feature in phones, smart watches, cars and other connected devices, but for all the location-based features that it helps enable (mapping being the most obvious) it has a lot of shortcomings: it can be slow and...

Muck Rack, the journalist database, raises $180M in its first outside funding

For any journalist who has ever googled their name, there is a good chance that one of the hits will be for Muck Rack, a database that trawls social media, online publications, and other expanses of the internet to compile lists of people, what they cover and where, a...