🌟 = our favorites
💸 = recently raised
🌎 = international opportunity
🌟 Benchling | Benchling’s mission is to unlock the power of biotechnology by providing an R&D Cloud to power the development of breakthrough products and accelerate time to milestone and market. Read more about Benchling in Contrary Research's report. Series F / Backed by Thrive Capital
🌟 Mercury | Mercury is building a banking stack for startups and, in the process, empowering the next generation of startups. Hiring across all levels of seniority. Series B / Backed by Coatue
🌟🌎 Canva | Canva is a graphic design software solutions provider. Read more about Canva’s founding story, business model and product in Contrary Research’s Report. Series F / Backed by General Catalyst
💸 Cedar | Fresh off a ~$70M Series D, Cedar is expanding their team to continue to empower us all to easily and affordably pursue the care we need. Cedar’s financial technology platform is solving the problems that lead to poor consumer financial experiences and administrative waste in healthcare – radically transforming the healthcare financial experience for everyone. Series D / Backed by Andreessen Horowitz
🌟 Contrary | Contrary is a venture fund backed by iconic entrepreneurs that identifies and invests in exceptional people – first – and then relentlessly support them from seed to scale.
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