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Goldman Sachs is Asking Employees for Startup Ideas
October 11, 2019
Goldman Sachs is asking its employees for startup ideas, as the bank searches to fund the next tech unicorn. Tanya Baker, Global Head of GS Accelerate at Goldman Sachs, joined Cheddar to discuss.
Cadillac Lyriq Will Kick Off Luxury Brand's Electric Future, Says CMO
Jul 24, 2020
Qumulo Raises $125 Million, Reaches Unicorn Status
Data storage startup Qumulo has reached unicorn status. The Seattle-based company recently announced it raised $125 million in a Series E funding round, bringing the company's valuation to over $1.2 billion. The company Qumulo handles more than 150 billion files for customers such as Hyundai, Cinesite Studios and Telus. Bill Richter, President and CEO of Qumulo, explains how significant reacting unicorn status is to him and his company during the coronavirus pandemic.
Jul 22, 2020
Hippo On Mission to Transform Home Insurance, Raises $150 Million
Insurance Tech group Hippo has closed on $150 million in a Series E funding round. This brings the company's total amount raised to $359 million and raises its valuation to $1.5 billion. Hippo, which is looking to transform home insurance for the modern household, has grown its total written premiums to $270 million over the past 12 months, growing at 140% year-over-year. Assaf Wand, CEO and Co-Founder of Hippo, explains how his company is transforming home insurance and what direction he is looking to take the company in after this recent funding round.
Aug 5, 2020
Startup Density Raises $51 Million Amid Social Distancing Precautions
Now more than ever, focus is on how many people are in any given space. When it comes to companies trying to reconfigure office space to be socially-distant friendly, to restaurants trying to serve as many patrons as the reopening guidelines will allow. One startup, Density, does the counting for them, and they've just raised $51 million to continue innovating. Andrew Farah, CEO and Co-founder of Density, joined Cheddar to discuss.