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Here's the pitch deck that persuaded banking giant Stifel to back intercom startup ButterflyMX in a $35 million funding round

26 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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ButterflyMX, a startup designing smart intercoms for apartment blocks and businesses alike, has raised $35 million in a funding round backed by banking giant Stifel.
Founded in 2013 by Cyrus Claffey, ButterflyMX says it currently operates in close to 4,500 buildings throughout the US, servicing around a million residents.
Speaking to Business Insider, Claffey said e-commerce had reached a point under the pandemic in which there was "basically a Black Friday-style event every week".
The boom in e-commerce sales under COVID-19 had produced a parallel demand for smart...
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Video intercom startup ButterflyMX just raised $35 million in a funding round backed by Stifel and Volition Capital

Video intercom startup ButterflyMX just raised $35 million in a funding round backed by Stifel and Volition Capital

26 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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ButterflyMX, a startup designing smart intercoms for apartment blocks and businesses alike, has raised $35 million in a funding round backed by banking giant Stifel.
Founded in 2013 by Cyrus Claffey, ButterflyMX says it currently operates in close to 4,500 buildings throughout the US, servicing around a million residents.
Speaking to Business Insider, Claffey said the general boom in e-commerce during COVID-19 had produced a parallel demand for smart intercoms, as residents increasingly need to manage incoming groceries and other goods.
"E-commerce has got to the...
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Here's the pitch deck that persuaded Goop backer Greycroft to fund beauty clinic startup Sisu for its US expansion

Here's the pitch deck that persuaded Goop backer Greycroft to fund beauty clinic startup Sisu for its US expansion

26 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Beauty disruptor Sisu has raised $5.5 million in Series A funding from Greycroft and Bullpen Capital.
Sisu, founded out of Ireland, is a chain of beauty clinics that offers aesthetic procedures such as Botox, anti-wrinkle injections, and teeth whitening.
Despite its clinics closing during the main months of the coronavirus pandemic, Sisu is confident that it can succeed in a market which is set to be worth $15.9 billion by 2025, per Markets and Markets .
"People are increasingly getting procedures done not for vanity but because they want to change subtle features...
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Collective, a future of work startup, persuaded famed investor General Catalyst to back its $8.65 million round without seeing a pitch deck

Collective, a future of work startup, persuaded famed investor General Catalyst to back its $8.65 million round without seeing a pitch deck

27 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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The coronavirus pandemic has brought into sharp relief the extent to which freelancers and small business owners make up the US economy.
It's estimated that freelancers make up 36% of the US workforce , contributing some $1.2 trillion to the economy annually.
COVID-19 is accelerating the shift to freelancing, as record unemployment and a widespread move to remote work is making freelancing more popular, according to Hooman Radfar, the founder and CEO of Collective, a startup launching to help individuals and entrepreneurs.
Radfar is a serial entrepreneur who...
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Insight Partners backed cybersecurity startup Perimeter 81 in a $40 million funding round after seeing this pitch deck

Insight Partners backed cybersecurity startup Perimeter 81 in a $40 million funding round after seeing this pitch deck

27 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Perimeter 81, a cybersecurity firm based in Tel Aviv, recently raised $40 million in a Series B funding round led by Insight Partners.
Founded in 2018 by university friends Amit Bareket and Sagi Gidali, Perimeter 81 claims to have transformed outdated, complex and hardware-based security programmes into "one unified, scalable and easy-to-use software solution."
The firm is part of a burgeoning global cybersecurity industry, which analysts at Research and Markets recently valued at around $150 billion .
"With COVID-19, we witnessed an incredible surge in the demand...
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