• We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck developer startup Oso used to convince Sequoia to invest in its $8.2 million Series A

    30 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Startup Oso just raised fresh funding for its promise to make it easy for developers to define who can do what within their applications through a process called authorization.
    The firm announced an $8.2 million Series A funding round in March at a $33 million valuation, according to PitchBook. Oso shared the pitch deck it used to garner interest for the Sequoia Capital-led round , which also included SV Angel, Company Ventures, and Highland Capital. The startup has raised $10.98 million in total.
    The authorization process allows developers to decides what data...
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  • Perceptive just raised $515 million to place bets on biotech startups. The fund's manager told us the 3 things he looks for in a startup's pitch

    Perceptive just raised $515 million to place bets on biotech startups. The fund's manager told us the 3 things he looks for in a startup's pitch

    30 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Investors keep pouring cash into biotech, and the surge just helped investment firm Perceptive Advisors raise a new venture fund that's more than double the size of its previous one.
    Perceptive, which is based in New York, raised $515 million for its second Perceptive Xontogeny Fund, the firm told Insider. Perceptive raised $210 million for its first Xontogeny Fund in 2019.
    The fund's name references the accelerator Perceptive has a stake in, Xontogeny, led by biotech veteran Chris Garabedian. Some of the money from Perceptive's new fund will go toward startups...
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  • We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck mental health startup Unmind used to raise $47 million

    We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck mental health startup Unmind used to raise $47 million

    30 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Workplace mental health startup Unmind has just raised a $47 million Series B funding round.
    Unmind's premise is that prevention is better than cure. The startup's tech platform focuses on helping employees get the most from their personal and professional life. It offers bite-sized mental health courses for employees to help improve sleep, relationships, and alleviate stress. Employees can also access exercises ranging from mindfulness meditations, to health recipes, and yoga.
    The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has seen a spike in employers seeking solutions for...
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