At Greenspring we believe in venture capital's ability to propel innovation, job creation and positive societal change. We celebrate those who think differently, take measured risk and challenge perceptions. Here's what's trending in VC this week:


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đź’»The October NY Enterprise Tech Meetup hosted by Greenspring manager Work-Bench is on Wednesday October 28th at 2PM EST, featuring a keynote presentation from Greenspring Advisory Board Member and Redpoint Ventures Managing Director Tomasz Tunguz. The topic they will be covering this year is “The Essential Guide to Saas Metrics”. Sound like something of interest? Register to attend here.

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Congratulations to Amplify Partners on their $375 million raise of Amplify IV and their first select fund dedicated to expanding commitments to existing portfolio companies at the growth stage. We are proud to be your partner as you fulfill your mission to serve the vision of talented technical founders! Read more here.

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Popmenu, an online food ordering company, has raised $17 million in Series B financing led by Greenspring primary manager Bedrock with participation from Greenspring primary manager Felicis Ventures. Read more here.

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DISCO, an e-discovery software solution for the legal industry that offers processing, case assessment, managed review, and production, has raised $60 million in recent financing with participation from Greenspring primary manager Bessemer Venture Partners. Read more here.

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River, a curation app that pulls stories from across the entire Internet to change the way we consume content, has raised $10.4 million in recent financing led by Greenspring primary manager Founders Fund. Read more here.

intrinsic-therapeutics-7x4Experiencing lower back pain? Greenspring direct investment Intrinsic’s FDA-approved Barricaid device is improving quality of life for people suffering from bulging and herniated discs. Learn about the differences between the two and next steps you should take if you suspect you are experiencing disc-related back pain here.

 

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Fivestars, a payment processing platform for businesses, has raised $52.5 million in Series D financing with participation from Greenspring primary manager Lightspeed Venture Partners. Read more here.

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MOV.AI, a Portugal-based provider of operating systems for collaborative industrial robots, has raised $4 million in recent financing led by Greenspring primary manager NFX. Read more here.

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Handshake, a more inclusive version of LinkedIn that partners with ~120 minority-serving institutions to support people just starting out in the job market, has raised $80 million in Series D financing with participation from Greenspring primary managers True Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners. This funding will help the platform cover community colleges into its network as well as expand its virtual events services. Read more here.

Kettle, a CA-based startup using deep learning to protect people from climate change-associated risks, has raised $4.71 million in seed financing led by Greenspring primary manager True Ventures. Read more here.

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Great article featuring Greenspring portfolio company Veev! As the demand for homes in the US increases, Veev is figuring out how to build quickly and efficiently to meet those demands. Read more about their methods here

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In honor of the one-year anniversary of the reopening of our London office, we are highlighting three Europe-based managers with whom we have the distinct privilege of partnering. For our second installment in the series, we sat down (virtually) with Saul Klein, Founding Partner at LocalGlobe, to discuss the investment landscape in the UK and Europe, trends he is seeing in portfolio companies, how venture capital can contribute to our collective path forward in a post-COVID world, and more. Read more here

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