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Online events platform Delegate Connect gets $10M AUD led by AirTree

– Delegate Connect, a virtual/hybrid events platform, raised $10m in seed funding.
– The round was led by AirTree Ventures and joined by Skip Capital, TEN13 and Australian startup founders like LinkTree’s Alex Zaccaria and Go1’s Andrew Barnes.
– The capital will be used to build Delegate Connect’s teams in Melbourne, London and Norway, which enable it to handle events around the world, increasing headcount from 45 to more than 100 by December.
– It also plans to open a United States-based office soon.

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Nextiva Raises $200M from Goldman Sachs Asset Management at a $2.7B Valuation to Fuel Growth of Connected Communications

– Nextiva announced it has raised $200M in its first external funding round, from Goldman Sachs Asset Management at a $2.7B valuation.
– The funding will be used to accelerate Nextiva’s vision to help businesses and teams build stronger relationships with their customers as the only company bringing together communications, customer management, intelligence and automation into a single purpose-built solution.
– Nextiva plans to accelerate innovation for connected communications, including AI and automation development, build out new routes to market, and advance global expansion.
– Nextiva brings together communications with applications built for customer sales and service, analytics, as well as an ecosystem of integrations to third-party solutions. This allows Nextiva to uniquely manage all communications and customer engagement in one place, providing truly unified customer insight to every employee.

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Hopin Raises $450 Million to Accelerate Platform Expansion and Continue to Build the Future of Experiences

– Hopin, the leading shared experiences platform that enables immersive and interactive connection from anywhere, announced it has raised $450m in Series D funding co-led by new investors Arena Holdings and Altimeter Capital with participation from new investors Adams Street Partners, Untitled Investments and XN in addition to existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, DFJ Growth, General Catalyst, GIC, IVP, Northzone, Salesforce Ventures, Slack Fund, Temasek and Tiger Global.
– Since February of 2020, Hopin has raised more than $1b.
– Hopin will use this capital to accelerate growth to further scale the platform and invest in the development of its multi-product platform technologies, including building new product suites.

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Class Technologies Closes $105M Series B

– Class Technologies, an edtech platform, has raised a $105M Series B round.
– Led by the Softbank Vision Fund, the round also includes GSV Ventures, Emergence Capital, Maven Partners, Owl Ventures, Insight Partners, SWaN & Legend Venture Partners, Rise of the Rest Fund, Learn Capital, Reach Capital, Slow Ventures, Sound Ventures, Chimera Investment, Daher Capital, Guy Oseary, Bill Tai and Tom Brady.
– The company was founded by education software pioneer Michael Chasen.

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Mmhmm raises $100M, which is a fun thing to say to people who don’t follow tech

– mmhmm, a startup with a silly name, raised $100m in funding.
– The funding was led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund and joined by Sequoia Capital and others.
– The company was founded by Phil Libin, the founder of Evernote.
– The company provides improved video chat tools, including automatic background removal and advanced presentation features.

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Hopin Receives Investment from LinkedIn

– Hopin from London develops a virtual and hybrid experiences platform.
– The company received an investment from LinkedIn via a Series C secondary round.
– The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
– The company will use this capital to continue investing in the development of its platform technologies in areas such as video and mobile.

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Comunix Closes $30 Million Series A Funding

– Comunix announced that it has closed $30m in Series A funding led by March Gaming to accelerate its vision of reinventing the social gaming experience and uniting people worldwide.
– New investors, including March Capital, Powerhouse Capital, Woori Investments and Altshuler Shaham, also participated in the funding round.
– Comunix’s existing investors include Mitch Garber, Kaedan Capital, Velo Partners, Shay Ben-Yitzhak, Eitan Reisel and Baladi Ventures.
– Comunix is a social gaming company with a vision for interactive gaming experiences grounded in human connection.

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Topia Raises $5 Million Seed Led by Alexis Ohanian’s Seven Seven Six; Launches Creator Ecosystem

– Topia announced the close of a $5m seed funding round led by Alex Ohanian’s Seven Seven Six with additional participation from Bonfire Ventures.
– Topia has generated rapid and significant growth as the newest way to engage communities online with better human connection since its launch in May 2020.
– Seed funding will be dedicated to building out a diverse, mission-driven team and investing in Topia’s creator economy.
– Topia has also announced the launch of its new creator ecosystem. World owners can now earn commissions whenever visitors to their worlds spend money in Topia, including subscriptions and marketplace purchases.
– Topia’s new creator marketplace allows artists and experienced designers to create scenes or entire customizable worlds and offer them for sale, making it easy for anyone to develop tailored experiences.

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Morressier Raises $18M in Series A Funding

– Morressier from Paris develops a virtual conference and publishing platform for the scientific community.
– The company raised $7.5m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Owl Ventures with participation from existing investors Cherry Ventures and Redalpine.
– Existing investors in Morressier include industry experts Annette Thomas (The Guardian, Clarivate Analytics), Jan Reichelt (Mendeley, Kopernio), Martin Jagerhorn (AVEDAS), Jan Maier (AVEDAS), and Pote Lee (iGroup).

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Hopin Raises $400M in Series C Funding

– Hopin Raises $400M in Series C Funding.
– The round was co-led by new investors Andreessen Horowitz and General Catalyst, and existing investor IVP, with participation from returning investors Coatue, DFJ Growth, Northzone, Salesforce Ventures and Tiger Global.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate growth, including scaling its operations, team and platform.

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Class Technologies Raises $30 Million To Improve Virtual Learning

– Class Technologies is a software that integrates teaching and learning tools with Zoom.
– The company raised $30.75m in Series A funding.
– The round was led by Insight Partners and Owl Ventures, and supported by all previous investors.

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