Author: Zachary Hickey

Allbirds – Cyndx Finder Analysis

Allbirds, a environmentally-focused woolen shoe manufacturer, has recently raised $50million in a series C financing, led by T. Rowe Price and Fidelity. This brings the total funding for Allbirds up to $75M. Allbirds creates footwear from sustainable materials to promote eco-friendly fashion-forward styles. Some of the products sold by Allbirds include a eucalyptus tree pulp runner…

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Shift – Cyndx Finder Analysis

Shift Technologies, an online marketplace for used cars, was founded in 2013 in San Francisco with the goal to disrupt the peer-to-peer used car market. Shift has recently raised $140million in equity and debt in a series D financing led by Lithia Motors. Alliance Venture, BMW iVentures, and Highland Capital also participated in this round…

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Mydream+ – Cyndx Finder Analysis

Mydream+, a tech-focused office-space service brand founded in Beijing in 2015, has recently raised $120M series C round led by Hillhouse Capital and General Atlantic. With this new injection of capital, the total funding for the company grows to $187.8M. This intelligent workspace firm helps to facilitate the operations of startup and growth tech companies by offering a centralized…

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Cyndx Finder: Discover the World of Private Companies

Cyndx Finder modernizes and streamlines company research and sourcing by providing access to the global universe of companies, broken down by intelligent and similarity searching. The process of conducting due diligence on companies and management teams is taxing. The first step, company sourcing and information collection, often takes weeks of work, a team of analysts,…

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Waldo – Cyndx Finder Analysis

Waldo Waldo, the British contact lens subscription service, recently received a $5M investment led by ProFounders Capital and YYX.  This B2C firm aims to reduce the inefficiencies –  time, cost, and access to information – that are typically present in buying contact lens. Waldo contact lens are designed with eye health in mind; the lens…

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23andMe – Cyndx Finder Analysis

  23andMe, the genetics-to-customer as a service company, recently received a $300M equity investment from GlaxoSmithKline. The terms of the investment mention a 4 year collaboration whereby the firms will split costs and profits equally.  With this new injection of capital, 23andMe plans to utilize genetic data to find new drug targets and better select patients…

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ClassPass – Cyndx Finder Analysis

ClassPass, the gym-class subscription as a service, recently raised an $85M series D round led jointly by L Catterton and Temasek. With this new injection of capital, the total funding for ClassPass grows to $255M. This fitness-focused firm helps to encourage the clients to ‘work out where [they] want, when [they] want, and how [they] want’…

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