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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
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google plans expansion of Baseline Study for later this year with Study Kit apps that enable collection of health data on iOS, Android, and Chrome   —  Google Tests ‘Study Kit’ Apps To Collect Health Data Before Wider Launch Of Baseline Study This Year  —  In July 2014, Google announced Baseline Study …
Jun 2, 2015, 11:10 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
CrunchBase: 18% of startups with funding had a female founder in 2014, up from 9.5% in 2009   —  Female Founders On An Upward Trend, According To CrunchBase  —  Editor's note: Gené Teare heads up the venture program and content for CrunchBase.  Ned Desmond is the COO of TechCrunch and CrunchBase.
May 27, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context

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