Weekly Refresh: Picnic Raised $3M, Compass’ New Acquisition, and More

October 12, 2020
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Skilljar raised $33M. It created a platform that helps businesses onboard new customers at scale. Insight Partners led the Series B. [Built In Seattle]

Picnic raised $3M. The company creates pizza-making robots. Vulcan Capital, Flying Fish Partners, Creative Ventures and more participated in the investment. [GeekWire]

Scener made $2.1M. The co-watching platform lets users chat via text and video while they stream TV and movies together. The company will invest the funds into product development. [Built In Seattle]

Microsoft to allow more permanent work-from-home policy. The tech giant is moving to a hybrid workplace policy that will also allow employees to relocate. [The Verge]

Compass to acquire Modus. The real estate technology company announced the acquisition of title and escrow software startup Modus. The deal is expected to close this month. [PRNewswire]

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