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Private equity firms will be back in action over the next year - here's what investors should expect

For PE funds looking to invest, deals may not necessarily be easy to come by - and competition for the best companies will be fierce. Marianne Ayala/Insider Private equity deals have been down about a quarter over the past year, but they're rebounding. Private companies looking for funding or an exit now will have a wealth of options. In addition to big competition for deals, PE firms will also face challenges gauging their quality. See more stories on Insider's business page. Last...
Tags: Opinion, Finance, Investments, US, Trends, Investing, Unilever, SEC, Private Equity, Biden, Wall Street Journal, Bain, Nordic, Schneider, Kellogg School, PE


Bain & Company's head of recruiting shares his top job-seeking tips for people feeling uncertain after the pandemic

Bain & Company's Keith Bevans says new grads should be open to a nonlinear path while building their careers. Keith Bevans Keith Bevans is the head of global consultant recruitment at Bain & Company. He spoke with Insider about how job-hunting has changed for recent graduates during the pandemic. Job-seekers should be open-minded and flexible rather than hyper-focused on any one company or position. See more stories on Insider's business page. The global impact of the the pandemic ...
Tags: US, Trends, Bain, Don, Boston Consulting Group, Bain Company, Harvard Business School, Bevans, COVID, Keith Bevans, Nick Dauk, Keith Bevans Keith Bevans, PricewaterhouseCoopers McKinsey Company, Bain Company Bevans


Pleo raises $150M at a $1.7B valuation for its new approach to managing expenses for SMBs

Whether you are part of the accounting department, or just any employee at an organization, managing expenses can be a time-consuming and error-filled, yet also quite mundane, part of your job. Today, a startup called Pleo — which has built a platform that can help some of that work more smoothly, by way of a vertically integrated system that includes payment cards, expense management software, and integrated reimbursement and pay-out services — is announcing a big round of growth funding to exp...
Tags: TC, Europe, Enterprise, Finance, Funding, Expenses, Tech, Copenhagen, Madrid, Thrive Capital, Sap, Mastercard, Bain Capital Ventures, Bain, Expensify, Seedcamp


The 5 best dog collars in 2021, according to a professional dog trainer

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The best dog collars are durable, comfortable, and will keep their looks over time. A harness is a safer option for walking a dog, but a collar is important for attaching ID tags. We tested and researched a variety of dog collars, including nylon, leather, and martingale collars. The primary function of a collar is not to walk your dog but to keep them safe. In an emergency situation, the ID tags on your dog's collar are the quickest and easiest way for so...
Tags: Reviews, Dogs, Pets, US, Trends, Buying Guide, UC Davis, Bain, Siracusa, YKK, Perri, Pet Safety, Pet Accessories, Dog Gear, Martingale, Carlo Siracusa


Cityblock’s Iya Romm and Maverick Ventures’ Ambar Bhattacharyya are joining us on Extra Crunch Live

If the pandemic achieved anything good, it was putting health front and center in the minds of the general public, elected officials, investors and innovators. Cityblock has been working on solutions for bringing together the healthcare industry and communities since long before now, but it raised a total of $372 million spanning December through March, so it’s definitely seeing the impact of the visibility of its mission in light of a worldwide healthcare crisis. On June 30 at noon PT/3PM ET, C...
Tags: TC, Ipo, Events, Tech, Sidewalk Labs, Bain, Bessemer, Romm, Bhattacharyya, Maverick Ventures, Ambar Bhattacharyya, Health Policy Commission, Cityblock, Iyah Romm, Commonwealth Care Alliance, Extra Crunch Live


SoftBank-Backed ShipBob Raises $200 Million in Bain-Led Round, Turns Unicorn

(Reuters) - Cloud-based logistics platform ShipBob said on Tuesday it had raised $200 million in a late-stage funding round led by Bain Capital...
Tags: Bain, Reuters Cloud, ShipBob, SoftBank Backed ShipBob


Harness Wealth raises $15 million to democratize the power of family offices

Family offices have existed since the 1800s, but they’ve never been so manifold as in recent years. According to a 2019 Global Family Office Report by UBS and Campden Wealth, 68% of the 360 family offices surveyed were founded in 2000 or later. Their rise owes to numerous factors, including the tech startups that mint new centi-millionaires and billionaires each year, along with the increasingly complex choices that people with so much moolah encounter. Think household administration, legal matt...
Tags: New York, London, Tech, CMO, Ubs, American Express, Kpmg, Compass, Bain Capital, Harness, Bain, Snider, Bain Company, Paul Edgerley, Jackson Square Ventures, Bain Capital Private Equity


Cityblock’s Iya Romm and Maverick Ventures’ Ambar Bhattacharyya are joining us on Extra Crunch Live

If the pandemic achieved anything good, it was putting health front and center in the minds of the general public, elected officials, investors and innovators. Cityblock has been working on solutions for bringing together the healthcare industry and communities since long before now, but it raised a total of $372 million spanning December through March, so it’s definitely seeing the impact of the visibility of its mission in light of a worldwide healthcare crisis. On June 30 at noon PT/3PM ET, C...
Tags: TC, Ipo, Tech, Sidewalk Labs, Bain, Bessemer, Romm, Bhattacharyya, Maverick Ventures, Ambar Bhattacharyya, Health Policy Commission, Cityblock, Iyah Romm, Commonwealth Care Alliance, Extra Crunch Live, Iya Romm


TestBox launches with $2.7M seed to make it easier to test software before buying

When companies are considering buying a particular software service, they typically want to test it in their own environments, a process that can be surprisingly challenging. TestBox, a new startup, wants to change that by providing a fully working package with pre-populated data to give the team a way to test and collaborate on the product before making a buying decision. Today the company announced it was making the product widely available and a $2.7 million seed round from SignalFire and Fir...
Tags: Startups, Enterprise, Funding, Tech, Holland, Software Testing, Bain, Peter Holland, SignalFire, GPT, Firstminute Capital, Recent Funding, TestBox, Sam Senior, Zendesk Hubspot, CRM Martech


Network security startup ExtraHop skips and jumps to $900M exit

Last year, Seattle-based network security startup ExtraHop was riding high, quickly approaching $100 million in ARR and even making noises about a possible IPO in 2021. But there will be no IPO, at least for now, as the company announced this morning it has been acquired by a pair of private equity firms for $900 million. The firms, Bain Capital Private Equity and Crosspoint Capital Partners, are buying a security solution that provides controls across a hybrid environment, something that could ...
Tags: Security, Fundings & Exits, Startups, Cloud, Enterprise, Tech, M&a, Private Equity, Mergers and Acquisitions, Fireeye, Seattle, Bain Capital, Bain, Exit, McAfee, Rothstein


Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Lu v Shen, 2020 BCSC 490 (CanLII) [42] It is the role of pleadings to serve as the frame for an action. Properly drawn, they precisely define the issues the court will be asked to decide, they advise the other party of the case to be met, they determine the extent of pre-trial procedures...
Tags: Law, Canada, Kent, Bain, MacDonald, Lu, HRP, Wednesday: What's Hot on CanLII, Bissonnette, Belzil, Sze Hang Holding Inc, Atlantic Waste Systems Ltd, Jeffrey W Lem Rosemary Bocska


Bain Capital Ventures raised $1.3 billion to fund young startups, and young VC firms, too

Bain Capital Ventures (BCV), the venture arm of the 37-year-old private equity firm Bain Capital, announced this morning that it has $1.3 billion more smackers to invest across two funds, a $950 million fund for seed and Series A deals and a $350 million fund for growth-stage opportunities. That amount is up slightly from late 2018, when the outfit announced $1 billion across two funds. While the outfit is backed by all the usual suspects, including endowments and pension funds, it’s worth notin...
Tags: Facebook, New York, London, Tech, Quora, Miami, Symantec, West Coast, Sequoia Capital, Smith, East Coast, Bain Capital, Ryan Hoover, Bain Capital Ventures, Redis Labs, Bain


Bain Capital Ventures has $1.3 billion more to invest — including in emerging fund managers

Bain Capital Ventures (BCV), the venture arm of the 37-year-old private equity firm Bain Capital, announced this morning that it has $1.3 billion more smackers to invest across two funds, a $950 million fund for seed and Series A deals and a $350 million fund for growth-stage opportunities. That amount is up slightly from late 2018, when the outfit announced $1 billion across two funds. While the outfit is backed by all the usual suspects, including endowments and pension funds, it’s worth notin...
Tags: Facebook, New York, London, Tech, Quora, Miami, Symantec, West Coast, Sequoia Capital, Smith, East Coast, Bain Capital, Ryan Hoover, Bain Capital Ventures, Redis Labs, Bain


Bain Capital Ventures raised $1.3 billion to fund young startups, but young VC firms, too

Bain Capital Ventures (BCV), the venture arm of the 37-year-old private equity firm Bain Capital, announced this morning that it has $1.3 billion more smackers to invest across two funds, a $950 million fund for seed and Series A deals and a $350 million fund for growth-stage opportunities. That amount is up slightly from late 2018, when the outfit announced $1 billion across two funds. While the outfit is backed by all the usual suspects, including endowments and pension funds, it’s worth notin...
Tags: Facebook, New York, London, Tech, Quora, Miami, Symantec, West Coast, Sequoia Capital, Smith, East Coast, Bain Capital, Ryan Hoover, Bain Capital Ventures, Redis Labs, Bain


Facebook pushes back advertising meetings after Oversight Board ruling

Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising for May 6. I'm senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on:Facebook's Trump decision.Bain Capital eyes Kantar PR spinoff.The WarnerMedia execs leading the upfronts.If this email was forwarded to you, sign up here for your daily insider's guide to advertising and media.Tips, comments, suggestions? Drop me a line at [email protected] or on Twitter at @LaurenJohnson. Facebook CEOP Mark Zuckerberg in New Yor...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, La, New York City, Advertising, Newsletter, Trends, Kantar, Warner Bros, Hulu, Bain Capital, WPP, Bain, Trump


Burns breaks ducks; Burmester wins again

PALM HARBOR, FLORIDA - MAY 02: Sam Burns of the United States celebrates with the trophy after winning during the final round of the Valspar Championship on the Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort on May 02, 2021 in Palm Harbor, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images) Sam Burns gave his PGA Tour career the gloss finish it lacked when he capt...
Tags: Germany, Sport, United States, South Africa, Golf, Pga Tour, European Tour, Poland, Finland, Dustin Johnson, Norway, Louisiana, Johnson, Bain, Canary Islands, Burns


Hive raises $85M for AI-based APIs to help moderate content, identify objects and more

As content moderation continues to be a critical aspect of how social media platforms work — one that they may be pressured to get right, or at least do better in tackling — a startup that has built a set of data and image models to help with that, along with any other tasks that require automatically detecting objects or text, is announcing a big round of funding. Hive, which has built a training data trove based on crowdsourced contributions from some 2 million people globally, which then powe...
Tags: TC, Instagram, Stanford, Tech, Hive, Bain, Bain Company, Guo, RPA, Glynn Capital, Kevin Guo, Spectrum Labs, Kevin Guo Hive, Reddit Yubo Chatroulette Omegle, Sentropy Block Party, Charlie Friedland


Slice raises $40M to power ordering and marketing for independent pizzerias

Slice, a startup that helps independent pizzerias build an online business, has raised another $40 million in Series D funding. The round was led by Cross Creek, with participation from KKR, GGV Capital and Primary Ventures, as well as Twitter’s former CEO Dick Costolo and former COO Adam Bain (through their firm 01 Advisors). Last spring, the startup announced a $43 million Series C. Why not raise more money this time? Founder and CEO Ilir Sela described this as “a quick round” to get Costolo a...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, Dick Costolo, Pizza, Funding, Tech, Slice, Staten Island, Bain, Adam Bain, Billy, Sela, COO Adam Bain, Cross Creek, Ilir, Ilir Sela


We're seeking nominations for our annual list of power players in the management consulting industry

We're looking for consultants who are helping clients navigate the future of work. FangXiaNuo/Getty Images Insider is seeking nominations for its annual list of power players in management consulting. We are looking for consultants who are helping clients navigate the future of work. You can submit yourself or someone you know via this form. See more stories on Insider's business page. We're seeking nominations for Insider's annual list of power players in management cons...
Tags: Finance, Trends, Strategy, Pwc, Consulting, Deloitte, Bain, Nordic, Mckinsey, Consultants, Big 3, Management Consulting, Dei, Big 4, Weng Cheong, Consulting Firms


HYCU raises $87.5M to take on Rubrik and the rest in multi-cloud data backup and recovery

As more companies become ever more reliant on digital infrastructure for everyday work, the more they become major targets for malicious hackers — both trends accelerated by the pandemic — and that is leading to an ever-greater need for IT and security departments to find ways of protecting data should it become compromised. Today, one of the companies that has emerged as a strong player in data backup and recovery is announcing its first major round of funding. HYCU, which provides multi-cloud ...
Tags: Cloud, Enterprise, Boston, Funding, Tech, Symantec, Taylor, Data Recovery, Rubrik, Bain Capital Ventures, Bain, Veritas, Simon Taylor, Data Backup, Enrique Salem, Stefan Cohen


Private equity is taking aim at advertising

Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising for March 30. I'm senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on:Private equity eyes advertising.Adtech company ID5 raises $6 million.T-Mobile pulls TVision.If this email was forwarded to you, sign up here for your daily insider's guide to advertising and media.Tips, comments, suggestions? Drop me a line at [email protected] or on Twitter at @LaurenJohnson. Shamrock Capital 14 top private-equity firms th...
Tags: Apple, Google, Media, Washington Post, Advertising, Newsletter, Trends, Nike, Cnn, M&a, Private Equity, Ad Tech, Bain, Adtech, Trump, Carlyle Group


Editorial: Whistleblowers need our protection

Those who tell the truth should be cared for by the law, but they aren’t The post Editorial: Whistleblowers need our protection appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Climate Change, Opinion, Pollution, Whistleblowers, Editorial, Bain, Openaccess, Sasol, Environment Department, Corruption Watch, Ace Magashule, Zondo Commission, South Africa (country


Moyane too ill to testify at Zondo commission after days of damning allegations

Symington returned to bizarre ‘hostage drama’ and implicated the former Sars commissioner in fabricating charges against Pravin Gordhan with the Hawks The post Moyane too ill to testify at Zondo commission after days of damning allegations appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Jacob Zuma, Treasury, National, Bain, Sars, Hawks, Pravin Gordhan, National Prosecuting Authority, Moyane, Tom Moyane, The Hawks, Ivan Pillay, Dali Mpofu, Top Six, Symington, Bain & Company


Zondo dismisses Bain’s request to publish its affidavit to commission

The consulting firm said it would suffer prejudice if its version were not made public to counter testimony. But Zondo says Bain created its own dilemma The post Zondo dismisses Bain’s request to publish its affidavit to commission appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Jacob Zuma, National, Bain, Tom Moyane, Baker McKenzie, Telkom, Top Six, Bain & Company, Raymond Zondo, South African Revenue Service, Zondo, Robert Nugent, Zondo Commission, Vittorio Massone, South Africa (country, State Capture


Former Bain consultant claims company plotted capture on a grand scale with Zuma

Bain’s role at Sars was a gateway for a special council that would control Eskom and the wider economy, Zondo commission witness says The post Former Bain consultant claims company plotted capture on a grand scale with Zuma appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Jacob Zuma, National, Bain, Procurement, Sars, US Department of Justice, ANC, Zuma, Eskom, Tom Moyane, Baker McKenzie, Telkom, Top Six, Bain & Company, Raymond Zondo, South African Revenue Service


The path forward for essential workers

Gig workers and warehouse workers have become essential in a pandemic-ravaged economy. In California, a law went into effect earlier this year that makes gig workers independent contractors. Meanwhile, Amazon warehouse workers in Alabama are actively seeking to form a union to ensure better protections at the workplace. At TC Sessions: Justice, I spoke with Gig Workers Collective co-founder and organizer Vanessa Bain, The Congress of Essential Workers founder and former Amazon warehouse worker C...
Tags: Amazon, TC, California, New York City, Alabama, San Francisco, Tech, Diversity, Bloomberg, Biden, Staten Island, Bain, Bessemer, U S Senate, Martinez, Vanessa


Bain’s Sarah Smith, former head of HR at Quora, will share the recruiting playbook at Early Stage

If you’re a startup that’s worried about building your team today for tomorrow’s successes you’re not going to want to miss our session with Bain Capital Ventures’ Sarah Smith at TechCrunch Early Stage on April 1 & 2. The current Bain Capital Ventures partner who invests in early to mid-stage companies saw what it was like to grow a startup business firsthand as the vice president of human resources at Quora, a position she held from 2012 to 2016. While at Quora, Sarah built the HR and operation...
Tags: Startups, TC, Tech, Quora, Smith, Bain Capital Ventures, Bain, Sarah Smith, Calendly, Quora Sarah, Tope Awotona, Kleiner Perkins Bucky Moore, EC Perks Program


Get live feedback on your pitch deck from tech leaders on Extra Crunch Live

Extra Crunch Live, the members only event series that features tech leaders waxing poetic on how to perfect the pitch deck (and more!) has gotten off to a strong start in 2021. Thus far, we’ve seen the most beautifully simple deck in existence with the help of Justworks’ Isaac Oates and Bain’s Matt Harris, learned how to nail the narrative with Lightspeed’s Gaurav Gupta and Grafana’s Raj Dutt, heard about the , and learned the value of simple pitch decks with Felicis’ Aydin Senkut and Guideline...
Tags: Startups, TC, Tech, Bain, Kevin Busque, Lightspeed, Matt Harris, Navin Chaddha, Gaurav Gupta, Grafana, Sarah Kunst, Raj Dutt, Cleo Capital, Pitch Deck Teardown, Extra Crunch Live Announcement, Felicis Aydin Senkut


Bain’s Matt Harris and Justworks’ Isaac Oates to talk through the Series B deal that brought them together

It’s been almost 10 years since Justworks launched. The platform, founded by Isaac Oates, was yet another example of software eating the world; in this particular instance, it was the world of HR. Since, the company has raised nearly $150 million in funding. All the way back in 2016, Bain Capital Ventures caught a whiff of Justworks’ potential for success. Partner Matt Harris led the company’s $13 million Series B round back when Justworks hadn’t even hit $1 million in annual revenue. On the nex...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Etsy, Tech, EC, Bain Capital, Bain Capital Ventures, Bain, Accel, Kevin Busque, Lightspeed, HARRIS, National Guard, PST, Matt Harris, Oates


Daily Crunch: Spotify announces a high-end subscription

Spotify makes a bunch of announcements, Netflix introduces an intriguing new feature and Clubhouse faces security concerns. This is your Daily Crunch for February 22, 2021. The big story: Spotify announces a high-end subscription Spotify listeners will get the chance to pay for higher-quality audio when the streaming service launches a new tier that it says will offer “CD-quality, lossless audio.” The pricing and launch date have yet to be announced, but Spotify HiFi will, unsurprisingly, cost m...
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Apps, Spotify, Europe, Bruce Springsteen, Media, Barack Obama, Tech, Nasa, Netflix, Mars, Coinbase, Bain Capital Ventures, Bain, Matt Harris