25 French unicorns, 25 French unicorns, do I hear 100?

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Smartphone re-commerce platform Cashify bags $90 million in new funding

Cashify, a marketplace for gadgets trade-ins and buybacks in India, has raised $90 million in a new financing round as it looks to expand its business in the world’s second largest smartphone market. Prosus Ventures and NewQuest Capital Partners led the...

Why software valuations could drop more if things don’t change soon

Startups have seen better years. Last year, for example. We’ve worked to highlight bits of good news where possible (signs of resilient software revenue growth, indications that valuations can partially recover and that a good number of startups have oodles of...

SaaS demo platform Demostack raises $34M to expand to new markets

Demostack, a San Francisco, California-based startup creating a “demo experience” platform for software-as-a-service (SaaS) sales teams, today announced that it raised $34 million in a Series B round led by Tiger Global Management with participation from...