YellowBird closes seed round with more than $1.7 million in funding

Co-founders of YellowBird, a Phoenix-based gig economy marketplace YellowBird

YellowBird, a gig economy marketplace headquartered in Phoenix, has closed its seed capital raise with more than $1.7 million in funding. The YellowBird marketplace connects businesses with vetted Risk and Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) professionals on-demand for projects of any size. The professionals are vetted with a five-step process that includes background and accreditation … Read more

NY-based LearnVest raises $41M, opens AZ office to scale

Alexa von Tobel, Founder and CEO of LearnVest, an online personal finance platform that allows users to check their financial goals and tracking spending via web or mobile device, recently opened a new office in Arizona following a $16.9M raise, totaling $41M in just three years. Von Tobel explained that the money will be used … Read more