Vori’s $10M deck • TechCrunch

Large supermarket chains have their own purchasing and logistics functions, but there are thousands of small, independent grocery stores and chains. They typically don’t have the benefit of the specialized software and tech to help make everything run smoother, but that’s where Vori saw an opportunity. The company agreed to share the pitch deck it … Read more

The Rounds raises $38M Series A for its sustainable ‘household restocking’ service • TechCrunch

Online shopping and speedy delivery through services like Instacart and Amazon Prime are the height of modern conveniences, but for many consumers who care about sustainability and e-commerce’s impact on the environment, every box and plastic bag deposited on their doorstep is also accompanied by a feeling of guilt If only there was a better … Read more

AI-powered supply chain visibility platform Altana bags $100M • TechCrunch

Trade wars, military conflicts, the rise of e-commerce and sustainability concerns are driving changes to supply chain networks and trade flows. Seventy-four percent of supply chain companies made changes to their networks within the past two years, according to Gartner. And in an IBM survey40% of executives stressed the need for spare capacity to weather … Read more

What Is and Isn’t Covered by Workers’ Comp?

People often have a lot of workers’ compensation questions, how it works, and what it covers and doesn’t cover. For example, can you get workers’ compensation for pain and suffering? We’ll address questions like these below and discuss what’s covered and not covered by workers’ compensation. What is Workers’ Compensation? Workers’ compensation or workers’ comp … Read more

Eclypsium lands $25M to secure the device supply chain • TechCrunch

As the enterprise device supply chain grows global and fragmented, it’s becoming more challenging for organizations to secure their hardware and software from suppliers. According to the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity, the EU agency that contributes to the bloc’s cyber policy, 66% of cyberattacks focused on a supplier’s code as of 2021. Combating these … Read more

Nigerian proptech Spleet gets $2.6M led by MaC VC to scale its property management products • TechCrunch

For the average individual living in Lagos — Nigeria’s most populous city, with over 20 million people — apartment hunting is an extreme sport. Not only is rent expensive — low- to middle-income housing can cost between $1,000 and $5,000 yearly — but renters must also pay a year in advance, sometimes even two before … Read more

Welcome to spooky season in startups • TechCrunch

Welcome to Startups Weekly, a fresh human-first take on this week’s startup news and trends. To get this in your inbox, subscribe here. A multibillion dollar acquisition, IPO projections and some good ol’ VC and billionaire drama? It would be unfair to say that this week in tech and startups felt like 2021’s boom cycle; … Read more