dragoneer News of 02/21/20
Innovaccer Wants To Be The Service That Unifies All Healthcare Data
The holy grail for technology companies working in the healthcare industry is becoming the gateway for all healthcare data. Big legacy providers like Epic and Cerner are trying to reach out to hospital networks to hoover up all of their data. ...
Klarna Raises $460 Million, Looks To Expand Its Payments Presence In The U.S.
Swedish payments provider Klarna has announced a new round of equity funding, adding $60 million at a post-money valuation of $5.5 billion, which makes it one of the most highly-valued private fintech companies in the world. The new funding will be ...
SMB Payroll Startup Gusto Raises $200m Series D, Plans R&D Expansion To NYC
Every employee loves receiving their paycheck. It just so happens though that paying employees can be a royal pain, what with incredibly diverse labor laws across all 50 U.S. states. While large, Fortune 500 employers have a bevy of options, from ...
PayPal To Invest $750m, And Dragoneer $100m Into MercadoLibre, Argentina’S E-Commerce Powerhouse
It’s not only SoftBank that’s eyeing up the opportunity to tap into the quickly expanding market for e-commerce in Latin America. MercadoLibre , a marketplace and financial services powerhouse based out of Argentina and serving 18 ...
Startups Weekly: Flexport, Clutter And SoftBank’S Blood Money
The Wall Street Journal published a thought-provoking story this week, highlighting limited partners’ concerns with the SoftBank Vision Fund’s investment strategy. The fund’s “decision-making process is chaotic,” ...
Workplace Messaging Platform Slack Has Confidentially Filed To Go Public
Slack, the provider of workplace communication and collaboration tools, has submitted paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission to go public later this year, the company announced on Monday. This is its first concrete step toward ...