Flowhub raises $23 million for its retail management software for cannabis dispensaries

Wednesday, 16/October/2019 - at 4:59 AM

As cannabis dispensaries flourish across the country alongside the push to legalize medicinal and recreational marijuana use, demand for tools to manage the specificities of the weed retail business continues to increase. Looking to address that need, Flowhub, a cannabis retail management software vendor, has raised $23 million from a consortium of investors…

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David Sacks’s Craft Ventures just closed its second fund with $500 million

Wednesday, 16/October/2019 - at 4:40 AM

Craft Ventures, the venture firm launched in 2017 by serial entrepreneur David Sacks, has closed its second fund with $500 million in capital commitments, an amount the firm was said to begin targeting roughly a year ago. Craft’s debut fund had closed with $350 million. The outfit — which Sacks runs with other…

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With Alibaba, Pivotal and Lightbend on board, Reactive flexes its ROI muscle in the microservices world

Wednesday, 16/October/2019 - at 4:00 AM

Mahendra Ramsinghani Contributor Mahendra Ramsinghani is the founder of Secure Octane, a Silicon Valley-based cybersecurity seed fund. More posts by this contributor Investors are waking up to the emotional struggle of startup founders Lessons from cybersecurity exits The Linux Foundation recently announced the launch of the Reactive Foundation. Its founding members are Alibaba,…

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