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Here's the pitch deck an app helping new families save used to raise a $9 million Series A from NBA all-star Baron Davis and Anthos Capital

UNest, an app that allows parents to set aside savings for their children, just raised a $9 million Series A. The round was led by Anthos Capital with participation from investors like Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures and former NBA all-star Baron Davis. UNest, which started as a 592 college savings app, has broadened its product offerings since its founding in 2018. Since February, UNest has added 25,000 accounts. Here's the 15-slide pitch deck UNest used to raise its Series A. Visit Busin...
Tags: Los Angeles, Trends, Nba, Mansfield, Capital Group, Baron Davis, Peter Mansfield, Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, Marqeta, Yudina, Anthos Capital, Ksenia Yudina, UNest, Mike Van Kempen UNest


Wall Street Insider: The Mooch's leaked memo to Merrill — Boutique bank exits — Hackers target PE

  Welcome to Wall Street Insider, where we take you behind the scenes of the finance team's biggest scoops and deep dives from the past week.  If you aren't yet a subscriber to Wall Street Insider, you can sign up here. Dealmaking activity has fallen off a cliff this year, as executives focus on steering their existing businesses through the havoc caused by the coronavirus crisis instead of seeking out new deals. Data from Refinitiv released this week showed that the drop in activity was more pr...
Tags: Apple, Time Warner, San Francisco, Trends, Bank Of America, Washington Dc, Nba, Merrill Lynch, Holland, Fidelity, Goldman Sachs, Las Vegas, Morgan Stanley, Goldman, ESG, Alex


An app helping families save for college used this pitch deck to raise $9 million from investors like Anthos Capital and NBA all-star Baron Davis

UNest, an app that allows parents to set aside savings for their children, just raised a $9 million Series A. The round was led by Anthos Capital with participation from investors like Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures and former NBA all-star Baron Davis. UNest, which started as a 592 college savings app, has broadened its product offerings since its founding in 2018. Since February, UNest has added 25,000 accounts. Here's the 15-slide pitch deck UNest used to raise its Series A. Visit Busin...
Tags: Los Angeles, Trends, Nba, Mansfield, Capital Group, Baron Davis, Peter Mansfield, Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, Marqeta, Yudina, Anthos Capital, Ksenia Yudina, UNest, Mike Van Kempen UNest


Savings app UNest used this pitch deck to lay out the 'viral' growth possibilities in helping parents and their kids navigate the student debt crisis

UNest, an app that allows parents to set aside savings for their children, just raised a $9 million Series A. The round was led by Anthos Capital with participation from investors like Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures and former NBA all-star Baron Davis. UNest, which started as a 592 college savings app, has broadened its product offerings since its founding in 2018. Since February, UNest has added 25,000 accounts. Here's the 15-slide pitch deck UNest used to raise its Series A. Visit Busin...
Tags: Los Angeles, Trends, Nba, Mansfield, Capital Group, Baron Davis, Peter Mansfield, Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, Marqeta, Yudina, Anthos Capital, Ksenia Yudina, UNest, Mike Van Kempen UNest


Anthos Capital and NBA All-Star Baron Davis back LA-based college tuition savings service, UNest

UNest , a Los Angeles provider of financial planning and savings tools for parents including college savings plans and other beneficial investment vehicles for various life events, has raised $9 million in a new round of funding, the company said.  Its round will be used to speed up its growth through strategic hires and partnerships, according to UNest. Ksenia Yudina initially founded the company to provide financial planning and services to lower- and middle-class families looking for ways ...
Tags: Personal Finance, TC, Money, La, Finance, US, Los Angeles, Tech, Economy, United States, Nba, National Basketball Association, Financial Services, NBA All Star, Baron Davis, Craig Schedler


Edtech’s newest unicorn, ApplyBoard, lands $1.4B valuation with fresh funding

Brothers Martin, Meti and Massi Basiri all left Iran to study abroad in Canada. After struggling with every aspect from the visa process to grade conversions, the brothers saw an opportunity to make the transition to study internationally more seamless. So, they started Applyboard in 2015 at University of Waterloo’s Velocity Garage. ApplyBoard has two main parts of its business. First, the company helps international students search and apply from a single platform to universities and co...
Tags: TC, Education, Tech, Iran, Canada, Edtech, Velocity, TechCrunch, Duolingo, Online Education, Startup Company, Udemy, Ontario, Meti, University of Waterloo, Drive Capital


Shared inbox startup Front raises $59 million round led by other tech CEOs

Front is raising a $59 million Series C funding round. Interestingly, the startup hasn’t raised with a traditional VC firm leading the round. A handful of super business angels are investing directly in the productivity startup and leading the round. Business angels include Atlassian co-founder and co-CEO Mike Cannon-Brookes, Atlassian President Jay Simons, Okta co-founder and COO Frederic Kerrest, Qualtrics co-founders Ryan Smith and Jared Smith and Zoom CEO Eric Yuan. Existing investors includ...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, Enterprise, Email, Microsoft, Tech, Mail, SaaS, Ryan Smith, Front, Phoenix, Jared Smith, Eric Yuan, Gmail G Suite, Mathilde Collin, Mike Cannon Brookes Atlassian


Centaurs, centurions, centipedes: the $100M ARR CLUB

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week Kate was in SF, Alex was in Providence, and there was a mountain of news to shovel through. If you’re here because we mentioned linking to a certain story in the show notes, that’s here. For everyone else, let’s get into the agenda. We kicked off with a look at three new venture funds. In order: Tusk Ventures: Tusk’s new fund, worth $70 million, is an ef...
Tags: Apple, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Enterprise, Tech, Venture Capital, Kate, CVC, Alex, Coinbase, Sap, Sapphire, Sapphire Ventures, Providence, Katie Jacobs Stanton


Automated web app testing startup ProdPerfect raises $13M Series A led by Anthos Capital

This morning ProdPerfect, a technology startup focused on web application testing, announced a $13 million Series A led by Anthos Capital. Anthos is perhaps best known for investing in Honey, a startup which recently sold to PayPal for several billion dollars. ProdPerfect, a remote-focused company, closed a $2.6 million Seed round earlier in 2019. Fika Ventures and Eniac Ventures took part in the Series A after also putting capital into the company in the company’s preceding seed investment. ...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Boston, San Francisco, Tech, Paypal, Testing, Eniac Ventures, ARR, Widing, Fika Ventures, ProdPerfect, Anthos Capital, E2E testing, The Web Is A Big Place