Startups Investment Recap – August 24th

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Startups Investment Recap – August 24th

Smart training app Perform raises $1.2M in pre-seed funding

Perform, a new training app for runners that also pairs them with personal coaches, has secured a $1.2 million funding in pre-seed round led by venture fund Defy with participation from Techstars.

Uplift Labs raises $5.5M to develop movement analysis technology

AI motion capture startup Uplift Labs has raised a total of $5.5 million in an oversubscribed seed round that will allow them to develop a single camera version of its technology.

ParkHub acquires Fuzse to drive innovation in payments at sports and entertainment venues

ParkHub, an integrated software and payment platform that integrates parking and ticketing, has acquired payments integrator Fuzse to bolster its offering for sports and entertainment venues.

EBay expands into collectibles with $295M acquisition of trading card marketplace TCGplayer

Trading card marketplace TCGplayer has been acquired by online auction platform EBay, who continue its push into physical and digital collectibles with the latest $295 million acquisition.

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy team up to launch tech-focused startup, TMRW Sports

Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, and veteran sports industry executive Mike McCarley have joined forces to form TMRW Sports, a company focused on building technology-focused ventures that feature progressive approaches to sports, media, and entertainment .

Esports Web 3.0 platform Yesports secures $3.8M in funding

In an oversubscribed funding round, more than $3.8 million has been raised to bolster the expansion of Yesports, who have set their sights to change how esports fans interact with esports teams.


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