DoorDash ordering up big new round

DoorDash is reportedly looking to add at least $500 more to its cap table at a valuation that could reach close to $13 billion. The planned fundraise underscores a broader turnaround in investor appetites for cash-burning delivery services.

Auth0 loads up with $103M

Identity and authentication technology provider Auth0 has raised $103 million in a new Series E round led by Sapphire Ventures. The financing reportedly pushes the Bellevue, Wash.-based company’s valuation past the $1 billion mark.

VC funding soars in Brazil

Venture funding in Brazil exploded in 2018 to $1.3 billion, representing nearly two-thirds of all VC money raised in Latin America as a whole last year. Meanwhile, deal volume more than doubled to 259 in 2018 compared to 113 in 2017.

Fastly founder dishes on IPO day

Shares of Fastly, a content delivery service provider, surged over 50 percent in first-day trading last week, a welcome win for backers and staffers alike. To put its performance in perspective, Crunchbase News touched base with Fastly founder and CEO Artur Bergman.

VCs back sofa subscriptions, AI, undies, and more

In our Last Week in Venture series, we look at intriguing rounds that may have fallen under your radar. The latest installment features Feather, a high-end furniture subscription service, Algorithmia, provider of a platform for automating aspects of machine learning development, and TomboyX, a maker of gender nonconforming underwear.

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