Crunchbase Daily: TransferWise, Lightbox, Evaneos, and Loho

TransferWise posts a profit

TransferWise is that rarest of mythical creatures: a profitable unicorn. The London-based money transfer startup disclosed that it posted a profit in its most recent fiscal year, along with 77 percent revenue growth.

Lightbox raising $200M fund

Lightbox, a Mumbai-based venture capital firm, is raising $200 million for a third flagship fund, its largest to date. It’s the latest of several India-based VCs to raise sizeable funds in recent months.

Travel tool Evaneos raises $80M

Evaneos, an online marketplace for custom travel experiences, raised $80 million in a Series D round led by Partech and Level Equity.

NBA stars back more startups

Basketball stars are upping their startup game, investing in a growing number of early stage companies as well as launching dedicated funds. Crunchbase News spotlights some of the most active players in the space.

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