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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Sources: Aol/Verizon Eyes Millennial Media For Around $300M In Mobile Ad Push   —  AOL, recently acquired by Verizon for $4.4 billion, appears to be wasting little time in continuing to build out its advertising business.  Sources tell TechCrunch that the company has been in the process of buying mobile ad network Millennial Media.
Jul 8, 2015, 9:55 PMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Tilt Raised Around $30M At A $400M Valuation In Its Most Recent Funding Round   —  TechCrunch is hearing from multiple sources that Tilt has raised around $30 million in its most-recent funding round as it pushes to expand internationally.  —  “We weren't in fundraising mode …
Jul 8, 2015, 4:40 PMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Intuit lays off 399 people, about 5% of the company's staff   —  Intuit Lays Off 399 Employees In Company Realignment  —  Intuit has confirmed to TechCrunch that it has laid off 399 people, or just under 5 percent of the company's roughly 8,000 employees, in a re-alignment of the company.
Jun 26, 2015, 6:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Credit Karma Has Raised $175M On A Valuation Of $3.5B, As It Looks To An IPO In The Next 1-2 Years   —  The rush of funding for fintech startups continues.  TechCrunch has learned and confirmed that Credit Karma — a platform that provides credit scores to users but also serves as a portal …
Jun 23, 2015, 11:25 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Verizon Completes Its Acquisition of AOL For $4.4B   —  Well, that was fast: Verizon has just announced that it has completed its acquisition of AOL, owner of TechCrunch, purchasing all outstanding shares for $50 per share in cash for a total price of $4.4 billion.  The sale was originally announced just over a month ago.
Jun 23, 2015, 10:20 AMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
Sources: Grand Rounds Is Raising At Around A $750M Valuation   —  Sources are telling TechCrunch that Grand Rounds, which sells companies a service that gives employees access to healthcare advice and treatment from experienced professionals around the United States regardless of where they live …
Jun 23, 2015, 9:40 AMIn context
Matthew Lynley / TechCrunch:
GoFundMe confirms round led by Accel partners and Technology Crossover Ventures that sources say valued the company at $500M   —  GoFundMe Confirms Its Funding Round, Which Valued It At $500M  —  GoFundMe confirmed that it has raised venture capital financing in a blog post today …
Jun 18, 2015, 12:50 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Twitter Expands Its “Experiments” Beta Testing Program To iOS   —  In 2013, Twitter launched a beta testing program for Android that allows users to try out new builds of the Twitter application as well as test experimental features ahead of a public release.
Jun 12, 2015, 11:35 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Brit+Co Confirms $20M Raise Led By Intel, Acquires How-To App Snapguide   —  Big news today for Brit + Co., the lifestyle media and e-commerce business aimed at people interested in crafty projects.  The startup has confirmed that it's raised $20 million in funding, and it has acquired user …
Jun 9, 2015, 1:25 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / Medium:
TechCrunch writer Ryan Lawler to join 500 Startups as venture partner   —  Breaking: TechCrunch Writer Becomes An Investor  —  Let's not bury the lede: I'm leaving TechCrunch next week and, after taking a bit of a vacation, I will be joining 500 Startups as its newest Venture Partner come August.
Jun 4, 2015, 3:05 PMIn context

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