1K Kirana raises $ 25 million for its hyperlocal shopping and distribution platform – TechCrunch

1K Kirana, an Indian startup that operates an eponymous hyperlocal shopping app and retail distribution network, has raised $ 25 million in a new financing round as it attempts to expand the reach of brands and neighborhood stores among consumers. The three-year-old startup’s Series B financing was led by Alpha Wave Global, Info Edge Ventures … Read more

AMD announces Ryzen 7000 CPUs with up to 16 Zen 4 cores based on TSMC’s 5nm process, PCIe 5 and DDR5 on an AM5 motherboard, coming in fall 2022 (Gavin Bonshor / AnandTech)

Gavin Bonshor / AnandTech: AMD announces Ryzen 7000 CPUs with up to 16 Zen 4 cores based on TSMC’s 5nm process, PCIe 5 and DDR5 on an AM5 motherboard, coming in fall 2022– During the AMD Keynote at Computex 2022, its CEO, Dr. Lisa Su officially unveiled their next generation of Ryzen processors and the … Read more

Toronto-based Forma.ai, which helps companies manage and optimize sales compensation plans, raises a $ 45M Series B led by ACME Capital (Chris J. Preimesberger / VentureBeat)

Chris J. Preimesberger / VentureBeat: Toronto-based Forma.ai, which helps companies manage and optimize sales compensation plans, raises a $ 45M Series B led by ACME Capital– Could AI help motivate sales teams with creative incentives? Forma AI, a Toronto-based sales performance management (SPM) solution provider, says yes.

Sources: Broadcom is in talks to acquire VMware, which has a ~ $ 40B market cap; the discussions are ongoing and there’s no guarantee they will lead to a purchase (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Sources: Broadcom is in talks to acquire VMware, which has a ~ $ 40B market cap; the discussions are ongoing and there’s no guarantee they will lead to a purchase– Broadcom Inc. is in talks to acquire cloud-computing company VMware Inc., according to people familiar with the matter…

General Atlantic says it plans to invest $ 2B in Indian and Southeast Asian startups over the next two years, with ~ 15 currently in early-stage funding talks (Aditya Kalra / Reuters)

Sources: Broadcom is in ongoing talks to acquire VMware, but a deal is not imminent – Chipmaker Broadcom Inc (AVGO.O) is in talks to acquire cloud service provider VMware Inc (VMW.N), people familiar with the matter told Reuters. – Negotiations between Broadcom and VMware are ongoing and a deal is not imminent, the sources said.

Singapore-based BUD, which offers a metaverse for Gen Z via its apps and plans to launch an NFT marketplace, raises $ 36.8M Series B led by Sequoia Capital India (Rita Liao / TechCrunch)

Rita Liao / TechCrunch: Singapore-based BUD, which offers a metaverse for Gen Z via its apps and plans to launch an NFT marketplace, raises $ 36.8M Series B led by Sequoia Capital India– BUD, a nascent app taking a shot at creating a metaverse for Gen Z to play and interact with each other, has … Read more