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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Pepo, Jason Goldberg's social media app, raises $2.35M from his old Fab.com backers   —  Jason Goldberg — a founder that may be as well known for his high-profile startups (Fab.com, Fabulis, Jobster) as his failures and pivots (Hem, Fab.com, Fabulis, Jobster) — earlier this year stepped …
Dec 6, 2016, 2:05 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
SEC filing shows Palantir raised a $20M funding round from a single entity on November 8, bringing total raised to over $2B   —  Palantir — that $20 billion secretive outfit that provides government, finance, healthcare and other organizations with analytics, security and other data management solutions …
Nov 26, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Payments provider Stripe raises $150M Series D at a $9B valuation led by General Catalyst and CapitalG, bringing total amount raised by Stripe to about $440M   —  Stripe — the company that lets websites and apps incorporate payments services by way of an API and a few lines of code …
Nov 25, 2016, 8:25 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
SV Angel raises $53M for its sixth seed investment fund, exceeding original $40M target   —  More money for more startup seed-stage investments: SV Angel, one of the more prominent early-stage investment firms in the Bay Area, has closed its latest (sixth) fund at $53 million, according to an SEC filing (via Dan Primack).
Nov 24, 2016, 2:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon quietly acquired video messaging app firm Biba for its patents and employees in 2015; sources say Amazon will announce new video chat service this month   —  Amazon's purchases of Twitch and Elemental Technologies appear to be only two parts of a bigger strategy at the company …
Nov 23, 2016, 9:35 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Oracle acquires DNS provider Dyn, the target of DDoS attacks that took many popular websites offline a month ago, for an undisclosed amount   —  A timely, if a little surprising, piece of M&A this morning from Oracle: the enterprise services company announced that it has acquired Dyn …
Nov 21, 2016, 8:55 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
French IoT startup Sigfox raises $160M Series E, sources say at a $637M valuation; Sigfox says it has around 10M devices registered on its network   —  Sigfox, the IoT company based out of France that is building a dedicated, global network to connect, monitor and control devices like smart-home alarms …
Nov 18, 2016, 9:00 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google's Digital News Initiative fund puts $26M into 124 news projects across 25 European countries to promote data journalism, use of AI, fact-checking, more   —  Google's ongoing effort to fix its reputation in the world of publishing in Europe took another step forward today.
Nov 17, 2016, 10:20 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn is now officially blocked in Russia after failing to transfer Russian user data to servers located in the country as required by law   —  Amid a tense stand-off and attempt at negotiations, Russia's communications regulator Roskomnadzor has started to enforce a proposed block of LinkedIn …
Nov 17, 2016, 6:00 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Verizon expands its IoT strategy into “smart cities” by buying LQD WiFi, a maker of interactive hubs offering WiFi and locally-relevant info in public places   —  Verizon today has made another acquisition to build out its IoT business: the carrier has purchased LQD WiFi …
Nov 15, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context

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