First up, end of year Crunchbase data shows that female-founded unicorns were born at an unprecedented rate in 2019.
From the funding side, big, small, and even sweet companies, like Insomnia Cookies, pocketed some green ahead of the holidays.
Beyond startups catering to other startups, we also covered New Orleans’ Levelset, and its $30 million round amid U.S. construction tech funding as a whole jumping to $1 billion.
More funding news in Last Week In Venture.
Turning the fundraising tables, Tusk Ventures raised a $70 million fund to help startups navigate regulatory challenges (yes, scooters are in their current portfolio).