• Wisetack raises $19M as its buy-now-pay-later service for IRL services scales

    1 day ago - By TechCrunch

    This morning Wisetack , a startup that provides buy-now-pay-later services to in-person business transactions, announced that is has closed a total of $19 million across two rounds, a seed investment and a Series A.
    Greylock led both rounds, with the seed round clocking in at $4 million and the Series A at $15 million. Bain Capital Ventures also took part in the company's fundraising.
    Notably both rounds were closed in 2019, making these amongst the more aged rounds that we've heard of in recent quarters. However, as much venture reporting was delayed last year due to the pandemic and...
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  • Ag monitoring startup Flurostat merges with soil carbon expert Dagan to form Regrow

    1 day ago - By TechCrunch

    Flurostat and Dagan, two startups that both are tackling the monitoring and management of agricultural inputs and outputs for a better understanding of the role sustainable agriculture can play in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, have merged and are launching a package of services under a new brand, Regrow .
    The merge, announced yesterday, will create a company that combines Flurostat's data driven agriculture management services with Dagan's soil biogeochemical modeling technology, the companies said in a joint statement.
    The combined companies will have the ability to provide satellite...
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  • SpaceTech startup ConstellR, that can monitor land surface temperatures, raises €1M pre-seed round

    1 day ago - By TechCrunch

    ConstellR , a SpaceTech startup with a technology that can monitors land surface temperatures from space, has raised a €1m pre-seed round led by FTTF, with the participation of strategic investor OHB Venture Capital, Baden-Württemberg's state bank L-Bank and an undisclosed investor. The first system is due to go into orbit in December 2021. The company was a finalist for Hottest Ag/FoodTech Startup at the prestigious Europas Awards 2020 .
    The Freiburg, Germany-based startup monitors the land via a constellation of 30 CubeSats with thermal infrared payloads. The data generated is used by...
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