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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. […]

Letsdeel.com Upgrades to Deel.com and secures $50 million in funding

Founded in 2018, Deel is a leading global compliance and payroll platform that enables companies to hire anybody, anywhere. Deel worldwide customers include names like Coinbase, Intercom and Shopify, and are represented by more than 150 countries.  The business started on Letsdeel.com. Whoxy data shows that in 2018 the domain Deel.com was owned by Latvian-based […]

April 2022 Funded Startups and Their Domain Names Choices

The invasion of Ukraine by Russia has sent shockwaves throughout the globe and worsened the financial market slowdown seen in the first quarter of this year. The aftermath of the conflict has affected major economies’ efforts to recover from the pandemic, resulting in a $47 billion total invested in private companies in April 2022 – […]

Endur Apparel Rebrands to Outway

The performance sock brand, Endur Apparel has just announced a refreshed brand identity with Outway as its new brand name. Endur Apparel was founded in 2016 by Canadian ex pro cyclist Rob Fraser. It just received a $3.2 million investment, which was led by Andrew Wilkinson of Tiny.com The company said that the decision to rebrand was a result […]

March 2022 Funded Startups and Their Domain Names Choices

March marks the end of the first quarter of 2022. Crunchbase data shows that the period saw a 13% drop in venture dollar volume from $184 billion in the fourth quarter of 2021. It still has a 7% increase over the first quarter of 2021. In Q1, seed funding was the only funding stage that […]

GetUpside Raises $165M Series D to Transform Brick and Mortar Commerce and Rebrands to Simply Upside

GetUpside was founded by Alex Kinner and Wayne Lin back in 2016. With the rise of e-commerce, they noticed how personalization can unlock proven value for both people and businesses, and the brick and mortar world was having a hard time keeping up. They developed the idea of a two-sided marketplace platform that drives proven, […]

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