The firm raised GBP113m from a group of investors led by Y Combinator
, a US-based investment firm.
JUST six months on from its last capital plug, digital bank Monzo has raised PS113m from major US tech investor Y Combinator
in a round that values the startup at more than PS2bn.
Co-founder of Paypal, Palantir Technologies, and Founders Fund, Peter Thiel, has invested in UAE construction equipment rental startup Tenderd, an e-marketplace that has received $5.8m in a seed funding round led Y Combinator
and Beco, and also including Paul Graham, Paul Buchheit, Justin Mateen, Matt Mickiewicz, Venture Souq, Soma, Dynamo, and Global Founders Capital.
Necto was funded by Y Combinator
in the Winter 2018 batch.
They raised a seed round of funding after Y Combinator
from angel and institutional investors.
Sunstone was joined by Y Combinator
Continuity and other investors in this funding effort.
And when the founders won a competition to join the prestigious Y Combinator
boot camp for startups, Torba was ecstatic at the prospect of gaining access to more than $100,000 in capital and an elite network of entrepreneurs and investors.
Codeaku has got accepted at Y Combinator
Startup School among a few others out of the 15,000 applied startups; Y Combinator
is the Silicon Valley-based accelerator behind Dropbox and Airbnb.
Podium has raised $60 million in a Series B round led by IVP with participation from Accel, Summit Partners, GV (formerly Google Ventures), and Y Combinator
The biggest deals of last year involved Grammarly ($110 million from General Catalyst, IVP, and Spark Capital); BitFury ($30 million from Credit China Fintech Holdings); Petcube ($10 million from Almaz Capital, Y Combinator
, AVentures Capital, U.Ventures, Digital Future and others); People.ai ($7 million from Lightspeed Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Shasta Ventures, Y Combinator
, SV Angel).
Tyson Ventures joins a strong group of investors including Origin Ventures, the Pritzker Group, startup incubator Y Combinator
, Morningstar Inc.