The funding comes on the back of a strong period of growth for the company, which has around 1 million listings on offer and sees 8 million visitors in an average month, with one-quarter of a million landlords using Zumper to connect to them.
Based out of Germany, Homelike focuses on rentals lasting from a month and longer, often for businesses but also for other types of travelers. Homelike has recently raised $14 million and will use the funding to expand into Europe, starting with the UK.
The San Francisco-based platform for carsharing, ridesharing, and autonomous fleet operations, Ridecell, recently secured $28.61 million in a Series B funding round. The round was spearheaded by Cox Automotive, followed by prior investor Initialized Capital, DENSO, Penske, Deutsche Bahn and Mitsui. Ridecell offers new mobility operators, such as OEMs, car rental companies, auto clubs, cities, transit agencies, dealer groups, and private fleets with an intelligent software platform to provide new mobility services like carsharing, ridesharing, and autonomous fleet management. Founded in 2009 by Aarjav Trivedi, the company boasts more than 20 million rides and rentals and has a team of over 100
The first medical recruitment-dedicated platform in Romania, MEDIjobs.ro, has recently received its first round of financing for 2018 and hopes to put it towards expanding its activities throughout the entire country to more clinics and hospitals that can benefit from their aid. Now more than two years since its founding in 2015, the company has been evaluated at over €1 million. “We started trying to attract investment almost a year ago. It was not a simple process because we wanted to make this transaction without holding back the team from their daily responsibilities of recruiting for MEDIjobs clients," said Catrinel Hagivreta,
Online marketplace for hiring artisans and local handymen has recently raised $50,000 in seed funding from non-institutional private investor Yomi Martins. The founder and CEO, Okonkwo Gerald, iterated that the deal was closed in March, but only being announced now for undisclosed reasons. The funds aim to fill three key points in the company moving forward: growth of sign-ups, customer and userbase, and expansion of locations from Lagos to Abuja. “This is a step in the right direction. We believe it’s time to increase our customer and artisan base to enable us extend our services to individuals across boards
Founded in 2013, TalentPool - a talent matching platform that links SMEs in the UK with recent grads - is currently seeking £350,000 through a Seedrs equity crowdfunding campaign. “We’ve created a platform that identifies suitable individuals for a role and connects them with an employer, automating what was previously a largely manual process. The result is a revenue-generating model, which has already broken even. As the process takes place on a platform, we can charge less than half the standard fees of a traditional recruitment agency, fundamentally disrupting the space in which we operate,” said the company in a
Israeli startup that specializes in VR-based job applications, ActiView, has recently announced a $6.5 million Series A funding bump led by the Teddy Sagi group. They hope this capital will help company expansion goals. Prior to this funding, the company's met its growth curve through its own personal funds, making this investment a welcome venture to aid a "more focused extension plan". The company recently grew from a workforce of 30 to 50, with the vast majority centered in Israel and the rest located tentatively in England, where they are looking into in the future as another base. ActiView, based