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doxo Surpasses 3 Million Users and 45,000 Payable Billers and 45,000 Payable Billers

February 14

Bill paying service doxo continues rapid growth, now exceeding 3 million registered users and 45,000 payable billers in its network   February 6, 2018 — Seattle — Leading bill paying service doxo continues to grow as 2018 kicks off, and has now passed over 3 million registered users nationwide. At the same time, the company also has […]

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Coupa Software Partners with Tuition.io to Help Employees Conquer Student Debt

February 6

Student Loan Repayment Benefit Now Available to U.S. Employees   SAN MATEO, CA – February 6, 2018 – Coupa Software (NASDAQ:COUP), a leader in business spend management (BSM), announced today the rollout of its student loan repayment assistance program, a new employee benefit to help workers pay off their burdensome student loans – faster. The company […]

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Why We Invested In FIGS — and Why We’re Excited About Its New Investment

January 30

by Katherine Barr, General Partner | MDV   One of our portfolio companies, FIGS, announced a great round of financing by Tulco Holdings last week. FIGS, the medical apparel company that is shaking up the world of scrubs — creating high-quality and flattering scrubs in a market that used to completely lack style and utility […]

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Robotic process automation for small businesses: The starter manual

January 29

ROBOTIC Process Automation (RPA) is the technology that lets you assign manual and repetitive tasks to a software. It is as simple as that. The technology exists to help you do less of the low-value tactical repetitive stuff so you can spend more time doing the high-level strategic stuff.   Today, enterprises big and small, […]

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Analyte Health Welcomes New Chief Marketing Officer

January 29

Veteran Brand Builder and Internet Marketer Christina Kline Joins Leading Consumer Health Company   CHICAGO, IL – January 29, 2018 – Analyte Health, the leading platform connecting patients to diagnostic services, announced today marketing veteran Christina Kline joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer.   “We’re thrilled to have Christina join the team. She has […]

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California Fintech Startup Zebit Appoints LendUp’s Former Head of Capital markets As New CFO

January 24

On Tuesday, California fintech Zebit announced it has appointed former LendUp Head of Capital Markets, Steve Lapin as its new Chief Financial Officer. According to the startup, Lapin has 15 years of experience in sourcing debt and equity investments, well as investor relations and financial modeling at credit and investment organizations. While speaking about Lapin’s appointment, Marc Schneider, Co-founder, […]

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Bupa partners up with HealthTap to develop new healthcare solutions

January 24

Bupa has announced it is partnering with HealthTap to develop new healthcare solutions for its customers.   The health insurance and private healthcare company hopes to offer a “game changing combination of digital and in-person healthcare” by joining forces with US-based digital health technology business, HealthTap.   The partnership will allow Bupa’s 16.5 million customers […]

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FIGS Cleans Up With The 4th Largest Raise For A Female-Founded Company In 2017

January 23

Heather Hasson was animated on our phone call as she described the fan mail she and her cofounder Trina Spear receive. As co-CEOs, they’re constantly getting letters from nurses and doctors about how their company has changed lives. “They wear their scrubs seven days a week, 14 hours a day,” says Hasson. “And they’re boxy […]

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With $65M In New Funding, FIGS Seeks To Revolutionize The Medical Apparel Industry

January 23

Additional Funds Drive Increased Investment In Technology For The Disruptive Direct-To-Consumer Brand   LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Female-founded medical apparel company FIGS raises $65 million in most recent investment round from Tulco, bringing total funding to date to $75 million.   Founded in 2013 by Heather Hasson and Trina Spear, FIGS is transforming the healthcare experience by creating the highest quality […]

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Zebit Announces New Chief Financial Officer

January 22

Steve Lapin joins the leadership team to take Zebit through the next phase of growth.   SAN DIEGO, Jan. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Zebit, an e-commerce credit solution that services 200M consumers who value buy now, pay over time without interest or a credit check, today announced Steve Lapin will be joining the company as the Chief Financial Officer.   Steve Lapin has […]

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