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Startups Investment Recap – September 14

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Welcome to your bi-weekly recap where we come to you with all the green goodness in the startup investment sector. Let’s dive in.

Startups Investment Recap – September 14

Sports-tech unicorn, WHOOP, acquires PUSH, a startup that uses wearable sensors to help athletes and their weightlifting performance.

WHOOP announced the acquisition of PUSH Thursday in an undisclosed cash and stock transaction. The news comes days after WHOOP said it had secured $200 million in Series F funding, boosting its valuation to $3.6 billion.

our Money: Major investors expected to ‘pile in’ to NFTs

An already booming NFT (non-fungible token) market will see a huge increase in volume over the next year as more major investors start to pile in, the boss of a leading financial services firm has predicted.

Juked announces investment from former Twitch executives

San-Francisco based streaming platform Juked.GG has announced the arrival of Kevin Lin and Jon Shipman, formerly of streaming platform Twitch, as investors.

Australian Sports tech, Victoria Invests $4 Million Aiming To Be Home Of Aussie Sports Tech.

Victoria has invested $4 million to create an Australian Sports Innovation Centre for Excellence to help local companies expand internationally.

Blocksport, a HYPE Sports Innovation portfolio startup focusing on NFTs, have finalized their $900k seed round.

Blocksport, the Switzerland-based NFT startup, supports Esports and Sports teams, streamers, influencers, and leagues to create their own branded, monetizable, white-label fan engagement apps.


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