GrubMarket Adds to its Premier Wholesale Portfolio with the Acquisition of Two Prominent West Coast Companies

SS RELEASE PR Newswire  | Oct. 8, 2019, 09:15 AM ET Source: PR Newswire SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — GrubMarket today announced it has completed the acquisitions of Golden Greek Fresh and Happy Farm Produce, two prominent wholesalers specializing in quality fresh produce and other items. Golden Greek Fresh was formally an independent, family owned wholesaler with a portfolio…

Beyond the pop-up: These are the best retail environments of 2019

09.09.19 | INNOVATION BY DESIGN See all the honorees of the 2019 Innovation by Design Awards in the Retail Environments category. Source: Fast Company- https://www.fastcompany.com/90386281/innovation-by-design-2019-retail-environments BY SUZANNE LABARRE 1 MINUTE READ Every year, FASTCOMPANY’s “Innovative Design Award” awards the best design from product to architecture to user experience. The burger robot Creator invested by WI Harper Group…

Yunphant closes Series A+ round to accelerate financial technology business

WI Harper Group | Sept 25, 2019 Recently, WI Harper-backed Hangzhou Yunphant Network Technology Co., Ltd. (“Yunphant”) and Zhejiang Yxassets Investment Management Co., Ltd. (“Yxassets”) successfully completed the signing of its A+ financing round. This financing will help Yunphant continue to enrich its product system, further promote the layout of blockchain technology in the financial technology…

Embark Announces $70M Series C led by Tiger

Alex Rodrigues Sep 25  Source: Medium | https://medium.com/embark-trucks/embark-announces-70m-series-c-led-by-tiger-global-14f09a4ac77 Today, Embark is proud to announce our $70 million Series C financing. The round was led by Tiger Global, with participation from Sequoia, DCVC, YCombinator, SV Angel, Maven Ventures, OMERS Ventures, and Mubadala Ventures. This round brings our fundraising total to $117 million, accelerating our trajectory to…

WI Harper-backed EdiGene has completed an RMB 81.5 million Pre-B2 financing round and announced R&D collaboration of T-cell cancer therapy

WI Harper Group 1 week ago EdiGene Inc., a genetic editing biotechnology company backed by WI Harper Group, announced the successful completion of the Pre-B2 round of financing of RMB 81.5 million. This round of investment was jointly invested by IDG Capital and Lilly Asia Fund.  They also announced the launch of a new R&D collaboration effort…

WI Harper VP Fangfang Zhu recognized for her achievements in early stage investments at the 9th Silicon Valley High-Tech Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summit

From: Silicon Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum SVIEF Sept 11, 2019 From September 7 to 8, 2019, the 9th Silicon Valley High-Tech Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summit (Silicon Valley High-Creation Conference) was successfully held at the Santa Clara Convention and Exhibition Center. At this summit, WI Harper’s Healthcare Vice-President Fangfang Zhu was awarded the SVIEF “Dune”…

Three of WI Harper’s portfolio companies have made the 2019Venture50 preliminary evaluation list: EdiGene, Histo Pathology, CreditX

Three of WI Harper’s portfolio companies have made the 2019Venture50 preliminary evaluation list: EdiGene, Histo Pathology, CreditX Source: WI Harper Group  The 2019Venture50 preliminary evaluation list was just released.  Since its launch earlier this April, Venture50 has attracted 7000+ projects to participate in the 2019 selection. Up until now, hundreds of investment institutions and nearly…

ViSenze Innovator Spotlight: Embolden

Posted by ViSenze 04-September-2019 High return rates have long been one of the core problems of online fashion sellers, with preference-based reasons like fit, size, and style driving around 72 percent of returns. One way of solving this problem is by providing customers with high-quality visuals to bridge the gap between their expectations on clothes and reality. Embolden, a…

Taiwanese startup Kdan Mobile raises $5M Series A for its cloud-based content creation tools

Kdan Mobile, a Taiwanese startup that makes cloud-based software for content creators, announced a $5 million Series A today, raised from investors including W.I. Harper Group, Darwin Venture Management and Accord Ventures. Founded in 2009, the Tainan City startup says its products have been downloaded more 120 million times, with about 40% of its customers…