Airbnb is reportedly close to filing paperwork for its long-anticipated IPO. If that happens, it would put the home rental and travel giant on a short list of venture-backed companies that have launched initial public offerings at initial valuations above the $10 billion mark.
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Revenue intelligence startup Gong has landed $200 million in a new round of funding, bumping its valuation to $2.2 billion. Coatue led the Series D financing for the San Francisco-based company, which helps companies aggregate and analyze customer data.
Unfold, a new company focused on vertical farming, announced its launch with a $30 million investment from Leaps by Bayer and Singapore-based Temasek. Headquartered near Davis, California, the company will be led by Bayer CropScience’s former head of vegetables R&D.
Boston-based Reify Health, which connects biopharma and research site workflows, raised a $30 million Series B round led by Battery Ventures to advance its cloud-based tools for clinical trials.
Allergy Amulet raised $3.3 million in seed funding for the development of a consumer food allergen sensor. TitletownTech, a joint venture between Microsoft and the Green Bay Packers, led the round for the Wisconsin-based startup.
RevenueCat, a San Francisco-based startup that provides tools for mobile app developers to grow subscription revenue, raised $15 million in a Series A round led by Index Ventures.
Climate app Klima landed $5.8 million in a seed round backed by multiple institutional and individual investors. The Berlin-based company’s app enables users to measure their personal carbon footprint within minutes and offset emissions through a personalized monthly subscription.
A new startup investment fund, How Women Invest, announced its first close of $5 million, backed by 97 predominantly female individual investors. The target raise for the fund, which is focused on seed and Series A deals, is $10 million from up to 249 limited partners.