Weekly Funding Insights

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Here are some interesting insights on the funding activity that happened over the last week.

Over $8B were invested in 343 companies worldwide.

Scale vs. growth rate of companies that got funded last week 

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Performance Metrics of companies that got funded last week

Funding round that caught our eye

Klarna

2005 | Sweden | $3B
Raised $1B led by Visa, Permira, Sequoia Capital, Dragoneer 

Klarna is an eCommerce payment solutions platform for merchants and shoppers.

Klarna is active in more than 17 countries, and has over 250,000 retail partners, including Macys, H&M, Ikea and Samsung. This round makes Klarna the most valuable startup of Europe.

Klarna’s Competitive Landscape

Klarna’s US peer Affirm debuted in the markets with a 98% pop on its listing day. Check out more about the BNPL space in this blog post.

Noticeable companies that raised funding

Instacart

2012 | United States | $2.7B
Raised $265M led by T. Rowe Price, Andreessen Horowitz, D1 Capital, Fidelity, Sequoia Capital

Instacart is an online grocery platform that offers same-day delivery and pickup services for retailers and consumers.

Volocopter

2011 | Germany | $427M
Raised $241M in Series D from Avala Capital, Jericho Capital, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, BlackRock, btov Partners, NTT Venture Capital, Team Europe, DB Schenker, Tokyo Century, Daimler, Continental, Atlantia, Klocke, Intel Capital

Volocopter is an urban air mobility company that develops eco-friendly air taxis to transport people.

Rohlik

2014 | Czechia | $261M
Raised $230M in Series B led by Partech

Rohlik is a grocery delivery company that offers a 90-minute same-day delivery service.

Vestiaire Collective

2009 | France | $455M
Raised $214M in Series H led by Tiger Global Management, Kering

Vestiaire Collective is a global marketplace enabling people to buy and sell luxury, pre-owned fashion products.

Loggi

2013 | Brazil | $500M
Raised $205M in Series F led by CapSur Capital

Loggi is a delivery company that uses technology to link its customers to a network of couriers.

Skydio

2014 | United States | $340M
Raised $170M in Series D led by Andreessen Horowitz

Skydio uses artificial intelligence to create flying drones that are used by consumers, enterprises, and government customers.

Clari

2012 | United States | $271M
Raised $150M in Series E led by Silver Lake

Clari enables revenue operations to be more connected, predictable, and efficient.

Deliverr

2017 | United States | $241M
Raised $135M in Series D led by Coatue, Brookfield Technology Partners

Deliverr is a startup company that provides shipping services for e-commerce businesses.

Papaya Global

2016 | United States | $195M
Raised $100M in Series C led by Greenoaks Capital

Papaya Global provides a cloud-based HR and payroll platform for global workforce management.

Infarm

2013 | Germany | $405M
Raised $100M from Hanaco Venture Capital, Atomico

Infarm builds and distributes highly efficient vertical farms throughout cities to grow fresh produce right in your neighbourhood.

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