Category: Fundings and Exits

Atlassian acquires StatusPage

Atlassian today announced that it has acquired StatusPage, a Y Combinator-incubated service that allows online businesses to keep their users updated about the status of their online services. The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. This marks Atlassian’s first acquisition since going public last December. Adding a service like StatusPage, which launched three years…

India’s Rentmojo, which rents out home appliances and furniture, raises $5M

Rentomojo, a startup pioneering an interesting alternative for furnishing homes in India, has landed $5 million in fresh financing to further scale its business. The money was provided by Accel and IDG Ventures, and it follows a $2 million raise last November from the same investors. The 18-month-old company’s thesis is simple: it doesn’t make sense for most people…

Zenrez raises $2 million to take on ClassPass

ClassPass is not the only startup looking to disrupt the fitness class business. Zenrez also lets users book yoga sessions on demand, but without the packages or the monthly membership costs. The Zenrez app, which like ClassPass is powered by MindBody, shows nearby fitness classes on a map. The pay-as-you-go service is specifically designed for…

London’s Behavox offers surveillance software to help financial institutions remain compliant

Business tends to bemoan the existence of regulation, but for some companies ‘red tape’ is a huge opportunity. No more so than in the financial services industry where there exists a heavy compliance obligation and a regulatory environment that is heightened post-financial crisis and scandals such as LIBOR. Enter: Behavox, a London-based startup that has…

Where are they now? 1st & Future alum Radd3 raises $2.2M from HTC

In coordination with Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium, TechCrunch partnered with Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and the National Football League on 1st & Future, a competition for startups looking to advance the stadium experience, enhance how fans enjoy the game at home and improve the performance and safety of athletes. Radd3, one of the startups competing…