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Reliable, essential and universal, now with a matching name - Axle Payments rebrands to Denim

Axle Payments is an NYC-based financial enablement platform for the freight and logistics industry. The company announced a $126 million Series B led by Pelion Venture Partners, comprising $26 million in equity funding and $100 million in debt financing.  Along with its new capital, the company also underwent a complete rebrand and changed its name […]

Marshmallow growing fast and thinking big with an upgrade to Marshmallow.com

Oliver Kent-Braham, his twin brother Alexander and their engineer friend David GoatĂ© founded Marshmallow in 2016 in London. The idea came to the small team as a friend of theirs experienced issues getting insurance for their car. All the options were very expensive as traditional insurers were cashing in on migrant drivers. Looking into the […]

August 2022 Funded Startups and their Domain Choices

Overview In August, venture capital fundraising rounds worldwide continued to fall. According to Crunchbase News research, global venture capital dropped to $25.2 billion in August 2022, the lowest monthly funding level seen in the two years since August 2020. Fewer startups can secure funding at any time. As a result, businesses are less likely to […]

Apollo Brokers removes limits in the insurance sector with a rebrand to Limit.com

Apollo Brokers, a California-based digital wholesale brokerage, underwent a complete rebrand and changed its name to Limit just two years after its launch in 2020. The rebrand comes on the back of rapid company expansion, including the recent acquisition of $14.3 million in venture capital. According to the company, limits are everywhere in the insurance […]

R3-IoT rebrands to Krucial, representing the importance of making digital transformation available for all

Satellite-enabled connectivity start-up R3-IoT announced a rebrand to Krucial and officially launched its new flagship product – Krucial CONNECT. The company, founded in 2018 by Allan Cannon and Kevin Quillien, has seen significant growth in recent years, doubling its headcount and closing a $4.3 million seed investment round in July 2021. Since being founded as […]

July 2022 Funded Startups and Their Domain Names Choices

Overview Investors’ focus continues to move from late-stage to early-stage companies in July. According to Crunchbase data, funding in July 2022 was close to $28 billion, down 34% from $42 billion in June. Furthermore, funding has decreased by 56% from $63 billion in July 2021 and has been the lowest funding month since November 2020. […]

Modular raises $30 million while revealing its global ambitions with upgrade to Modular.com

The next-generation AI developer platform, Modular, raised a $30 million seed funding round in late June 2022. The company launched in January 2022 on Modular.ai. Tech businesses have frequently embraced the .ai extension since it is connected to a well-known technology phrase (Artificial Intelligence) and usually offers more availability than other popular TLDs at a […]

Distributed raises funds, reveals global ambitions with Distributed.com investment

Distributed is a UK-based software development company that provides an on-demand Elastic Team, matching enterprise clients and independent tech talent. The company was launched in 2017 in London by Callum Adamson. Its legal name is in fact DSTBTD Ltd (yep, not an easy one to pronounce!). The vision for Distributed is “reinventing work and challenging […]

June 2022 Funded Startups and Their Domain Names Choices

Overview The global funding reached $120 billion in the second quarter of 2022. Crunchbase data reveals that the amount was the lowest for a single quarter since the beginning of 2021. The financing in the second quarter decreased by 26% from $162 billion in the first quarter and by 27% from $165 billion in the […]

After outgrowing its name, RetargetApp rebrands to Adwisely and secures $ 1.5M in Seed Funding

RetargetApp launched in 2015 as a simple solution for Retargeting ads on Facebook. After significant growth, expansion, and the addition of new services, the company announced that it has outgrown its name and is rebranding to Adwisely. It took us quite a while to choose a new name. We wanted to make sure that it […]

May 2022 Funded Startups and Their Domain Names Choices

Crunchbase data shows that global venture funding in May 2022 totaled $39 billion, the first time, it fell below $40 billion in almost a year. Overall, VC financing plummeted 14% month over month in May, from $45 billion in April. For comparison, it was $49 billion last May, 20% up from the current figures. The […]

Integromat evolves to a new platform, rebrands to Make.com

Founded in 2012, Integromat offers a visual platform for anybody without coding knowledge to design, construct, and automate anything from tasks and workflows to apps and systems. Recently the brand announced a rebrand to the much stronger and simpler brand name – Make. They have invested in an exact brand match domain name – Make.com. […]

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