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