Funding History
Round Size Investors Date
US$50m Homebrew, Kleiner Perkins Caufield, Sherpa Ventures 23 Apr 2015
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Time Is Running Out For Smaller Companies In Deliveries

Logistics is not an easy business. That’s shown by the many struggling deliveries startups – from Postmates in San Francisco to TinyOwl in Mumbai. Deliveries is proving a tough area for companies to generate sustainable revenues. Sky-high valuations...

Read More02 Jun 16
5 Startups Streamlining Holiday Festivities

Christmas, a time for family, tradition, good cheer and cutting-edge disruptive startups. Okay, that last one doesn’t traditionally figure highly in the yuletide panorama, but Christmas is a day that depends on large, complex supply chains to make sure...

Read More24 Dec 15
Room For Improvement In Sharing Economy As Big Apps Struggle

The sharing economy is growing at a blistering pace with PWC expecting it to reach USD335bn in global revenue within 10 years - up from USD15bn in 2013. There are already several multi-billion dollar valuations for firms such as Uber, Airbnb and Lyft...

Read More15 Jun 15
Shyp Raises USD50m For On-Demand Delivery Service

Shyp has raised USD50m for its on-demand delivery service. The Series B funding was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers with additional funds from Homebrew and Sherpa Ventures. Shyp uses a network of couriers for its service and just launchyed in...

Read More23 Apr 15
Shyp Returns Launches To Help Users Return Goods Easily

US couriering app, Shyp, launched a new tab within its app, Shyp Returns. The tab is designed to help users return unwanted goods easily. If customers possess a receipt, they are able to tap the tab to order a Shyp courier. Shyp collaborated with large...

Read More06 Mar 15
10 Hot San Francisco Startups To Watch

It might be swathed in dense freezing fog half the time, but San Francisco continues to produce among the most clear-sighted and audacious tech teams on the planet. The proliferation of accelerators, the encouragement of failure and availability of...

Read More20 Aug 14
Shipping Startup Shyp Hauls In USD10m

On-demand shipping company, Shyp has hauled in USD10m in Series A funding, in a round led by Sherpa Ventures. The company plans to use the funding to expand its operations, with the planned launch of a New York Office later this year. Based in San...

Read More17 Jul 14
Shyp raises USD250,000 for online shipping service

San Francisco-based startup, Shyp, has raised USD250,000 in seed funding from a host of angel investors, including Paypal President David Marcus. Angel investor Tim Ferriss also participated and claims that the funds were raised in a little more than...

Read More26 Sep 13