Bill.com to acquire Invoice2Go, whose accounts receivable software helps businesses and freelancers manage invoicing and payments, for $625M in cash and stock — Back-office software provider Bill.com announced on Monday (July 19) that it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire Invoice2go in a $625 million stock and cash deal.
Cameron Faulkner / The Verge:
Oculus rolls out v31, adding Messenger Reactions, a new Security Settings panel, and a new “Invite to App” button that makes it easier to invite friends to play — Invite friends, react on Messenger, and have your passwords autofill in the Browser
Vish Gain / Silicon Republic:
Woebot Health, a startup offering a mental health chatbot, raises $90M Series B after its digital therapeutic solution was approved by the US FDA in May — Irish-founded Woebot built a chatbot that can bond with users and help them reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression.
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
Epic Games acquires Sketchfab, which operates a repository with 4M+ 3D assets, for an undisclosed sum; Sketchfab reduces its store commission from 30% to 12% — New York-based startup Sketchfab has been acquired by Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite and Unreal Engine.
Vikas SN / The Economic Times:
Instagram is testing a new feature called Collab in India and the UK that lets users invite a public account as a collaborator on a post or a Reel — Bengaluru: With collaborations being a major part of how people create content on Instagram, the Facebook-owned platform is now making it easier …
Michael Hytha / Bloomberg:
Paycor, which makes HR management software for SMBs, raises $426M in an IPO, selling shares for $23, above its $18-$21 range, giving it a valuation of $3.9B — Software maker Paycor HCM Inc., backed by the private equity firm Apax Partners, raised $426 million in an initial public offering priced above a marketed range.
NSO CEO claims leaked list of 50K+ phone numbers potentially targeted with NSO spyware has “nothing to do with us” and had first heard about the list last month — “I´ll give you a simple statement: Journalists, human rights activists, and civil organizations are all off-limits,” said Shalev Hulio
Sources: Bolt, which offers a one-click checkout service, is raising a $333M Series D at a post-money valuation of $4B, nearly five times its December valuation — Bolt, a San Francisco-based startup that offers software for online shopping, is raising $333 million in Series D funding …
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Verizon joins AT&T and T-Mobile in switching Android Messages default to RCS, raising questions about when or if Apple will swap its SMS default with RCS — That´s all three big US carriers, is Apple next? — Beginning next year, Verizon will join AT&T and T-Mobile in preloading Android Messages …
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch:
Norway-based imove, a white-label service that lets companies offer car subscription services under their own brands, raises $22.3M Series A — The “subscribe to your car” movement has been taking off in recent years, with the appearance of Fleks in the UK (Europe), Cazoo …