Patreon hits US $4B valuation, Groww gets $83M

Patreon hits US $4B valuation, Groww gets $83M

Business : Patreon, a platform connecting musicians and other artists with their fan base, raised $155 million in fresh financing at a $4 billion valuation. In other news, India-based investment platform Groww picked up $83 million in Series D financing.

SchoolHouse, a New York-based edtech startup, is looking to bring microschools into the mainstream. The company raised $8.1 million in a round led by Pace Capital, with an eye toward taking its model nationwide.

Fintech platform TrueLayer secured $70 million in Series D funding. Addition led the financing for the London-based startup, which is building an open banking network enabling third parties to develop new apps and services.