Travel startups continue to rake in venture capital dollars as more people become comfortable traveling amid the global pandemic. The latest is SmarterTravel, which brought in $9.5 million in Series B funding co-led by Link Ventures and Second Alpha, with existing investors also participating.
23andMe, Inc., a leading consumer genetics and research company, and VG Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: VGAC), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by Virgin Group, today announced the completion of their previously announced business combination.
DailyPay, the leader in on-demand pay solutions for enterprises, today announced it has secured $500 million of capital. The company is announcing a $175 million Series D equity round led by Carrick Capital Partners with participation from existing investors.
Coursera, Inc. (“Coursera”) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of an aggregate of 15,730,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $33.00 per share. The offering includes 14,664,776 shares of common stock to be issued and sold by Coursera and 1,065,224 shares of common stock to be sold by the selling stockholders.
ON24, Inc. (NYSE:ONTF) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 8,560,930 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $50.00 per share. ON24 is offering 6,315,789 shares of common stock and certain selling stockholders are offering 2,245,141 shares of common stock.
NEW YORK, Payfone announced it has raised $100 million to acquire strategic assets, further strengthen its machine learning capabilities, and build a cross-industry consortium to secure digital transactions and experiences. The investment was led by funds advised by Apax Digital, the growth equity team of Apax Partners.
UserTesting, a leading provider for on-demand human insights, today announced the completion of its $100M funding led by global venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partners, with participation from existing investors Accel, OpenView, and Greenspring.
NEW YORK, Second Alpha Partners today announced the closing of its latest investment fund, Second Alpha Partners IV, L.P. (the “Fund” or “Second Alpha IV”). The Fund received $75.6 million in commitments.
EverQuote, Inc. (“EverQuote”), a leading online insurance marketplace in the U.S., connecting consumers with insurance providers, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 4,687,500 shares of its Class A common stock at a public offering price of $18 per share, before underwriting discounts and commissions.