Despite a looming stock market downturn, layoffs and hiring freezes at top unicorns, and memos from VCs across industries warning of “trying times” ahead, this week still came with a flurry of announcements of large venture capital rounds for companies ranging from payments to employee perks.
Here’s an inside look at the pitch decks that were used to raise over $183M in funding announced this week:
- Modulr Pitch Deck – $108M Series C
- AI Rudder Pitch Deck – $50M Series B
- Mathison Pitch Deck – $25M Series A
Modulr pitch deck: $108M Series C led by General Atlantic
Modulr offers Payments-as-a-Service which automates payment flows, embeds payments in other platforms and enables customers to launch entirely new services. Most notably, their platform has offers the unique benefit of direct access to the Bank of England, allowing Modulr to settle funds at the UK’s central bank.
The company’s clients include more than 200 companies, including Revolut, Wagestream, Sage and BrightPay, and their millions of customers. Modulr raised $108M (£83M) in Series C funding led by General Atlantic, and existing investors, with the goal of becoming the leading provider of embedded payments to digital businesses across the UK and Europe.
Browse the exact example slides from the pitch deck that Modulr used to secure $108 million in Series C financing, led by blue-chip VC firm, General Atlantic:
AI Rudder pitch deck: $50M Series B from Tiger Global and Coatue
AI Rudder develops AI-powered voice solutions to improve B2C communications and help call centers reduce costs by automating repetitive tasks and lowering agent workload.
Founded in 2019, AI Rudder develops advanced voice AI technology to help businesses solve B2C communication challenges across a range of different industries, including banking and finance, fintech, insurance and e-commerce.
The startup claims that its client list has grown to more than 200 since launching three years ago and revenue quadrupled last year alone, though they haven’t shared specific figures.
The Singapore-based enterprise voice AI startup closed a $50 million Series B funding round led by Tiger Global and Coatue with this 8-slide pitch deck. The new investment comes just four months after AI Rudder closed a Sequoia Capital India-led $10 million round.
Browse the exact example slides from the pitch deck that AI Rudder used to secure $50 million in Series B financing from leading investment firms like Tiger Global.
Mathison pitch deck: $25M Series A for DEI platform
Mathison is the first all-inclusive technology for diversity hiring and retention. Their platform delivers top-of-funnel diversity sourcing, a system to reduce bias in the hiring process, and tools to mobilize the entire team around diversity hiring efforts.
The company was founded by Arthur Woods and Dave Walsh in 2019, who saw the opportunity to build an end-to-end hiring solution for diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).
The NYC-based DEI company closed $25 million in Series A funding, led by F-Prime Capital, with participation from Bain Capital Ventures, SemperVirens, ANIMO Ventures, GTM Fund, Gaingels and JP Morgan.
Browse the exact example slides from the pitch deck that Mathison used to secure $25 million in Series A financing:
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