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394b4c0c4dd468b433ba43c77bdbb708 Bart @Bart - 3 months ago
Atheneum nabs $150M to build out its “research as a service” platform for virtual surveys and int...
Data is the new oil, as the saying goes, and today a startup that is helping companies mine for it is announcing a major funding round to expand its business on the back of strong growth. Atheneum, which provides a platform for companies to conduct and analyz…
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498be12662c1d913d0cbee6108a66520 Torey @Torey - 3 months ago
CEO Secrets: 'Tear up the business plan'
CEO Secrets: Brooklyn Brewery boss Eric Ottaway says - be ready to ditch your business plan.
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394b4c0c4dd468b433ba43c77bdbb708 Bart @Bart - 3 months ago
Ford builds leadership team of commercial vehicle unit ahead of E-Transit launch
Ford has hired six senior-level executives to its newly minted commercial vehicles and services business unit as the automaker prepares to bring to market the E-Transit cargo van and the F-150 Lightning Pro pickup truck  — two electric vehicles it’s betting w…
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37ec91099450fc2fc637c77e78953759 Anderson @Anderson - 3 months ago
Return of the Pied-à-terre
With much of New York City back in business, some of the people who left during the pandemic are coming back. Sort of.
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1a4d3a462311ba36d913731c2e16402c Pablo @Pablo - 3 months ago
ForgeRock files for IPO as identity and access management business grows
ForgeRock filed its form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) this morning as the identity management provider takes the next step toward its IPO. The company did not provide initial pricing for its shares, which will trade on the New York St…
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C00261b321f2a17e788496ab5cfcebed Jaydon @Jaydon - 3 months ago
Chicago sues DoorDash and GrubHub, alleging deceptive business practices
The City of Chicago has filed two separate lawsuits against DoorDash and GrubHub. While the complaints point to alleged misconduct specific to each company, they broadly accuse DoorDash and GrubHub of employing a similar set of unfair business practices.Speci…
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40e54b9707df84c11f580308a13132cb Hulda @Hulda - 3 months ago
Europe’s quick-commerce startups are overhyped: Lessons from China
More than 10 companies currently compete across Europe with an instant grocery delivery business model. Half of them were established in 2020, the year of the pandemic.
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0da67bf7aa16c0b7dda10df8b0c1a695 Alvah @Alvah - 3 months ago
Beauty Pie, an online buyers’ club, picks up $100M to boost its beauty and wellness business
The beauty industry is worth some $500 million annually, and the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a sharp rise in the proportion of sales being carried out online. Today, a London-based beauty startup is announcing a major round of funding in hopes of reaping the…
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B9fae85d63d3cf084c4f15cdbd0ccaba Giles @Giles - 3 months ago
Make accessibility part of your startup’s products and culture from day one
Startups have an advantage here: They do not bear years of inaccessible baggage. It’s not written into the code of their products. It’s not woven into the business culture.
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C0c3cfe5664cc7e6deb04e9e150ccd98 Devin @Devin - 3 months ago
Fika Ventures nearly triples its assets under management: “It’s definitely a crazy time”
Fika Ventures is a five-year-old, L.A.-based seed stage fund that has been funding mostly business-to-business startups, as well as fintech companies and a sprinkling of healthcare IT startups — as long as they don’t involve hardware or FDA approval. The firm…
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6fbf27ec08c2f7663e39dc017353475e Josiah @Josiah - 3 months ago
Cox Automotive acquires battery health company Spiers as ‘EVs take center stage’
Cox Automotive is getting into the electric vehicle battery lifecycle business. The company said Wednesday it acquired Oklahoma City-based Spiers New Technologies (SNT), a business that provides repair, remanufacturing, refurbishing and repurposing services f…
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Abe69d7aacc9c6d89b2d1ff5e9ac6ef4 Hank @Hank - 3 months ago
India’s Zetwerk valued at $1.33 billion in new funding
An Indian startup that operates a business-to-business marketplace for manufacturing items is the latest to attain the coveted unicorn status in the South Asian market. Bangalore-based Zetwerk said on Monday it has raised $150 million in a Series E financing …
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Eaf5ad4012b7eb20009963fdaea7d2c9 Cynthia @Cynthia - 3 months ago
Google Calendar can show how much of your time is taken up by meetings
Most of us have had meetings that simply could have been an email. Google Calendar will soon provide insights on how you spend your work day, including how long you spend in meetings , so you can find out just how much time you could be saving if your boss…
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B9fae85d63d3cf084c4f15cdbd0ccaba Giles @Giles - 3 months ago
Waymo will no longer sell its ‘Laser Bear Honeycomb’ lidar sensors to other companies
Waymo said it was winding down its lidar selling business. The autonomous vehicle company had been selling the laser sensors to other companies since 2019.
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34392094b518c79e322481ceb0004cbf Colin @Colin - 3 months ago
Fire up CrunchMatch today and start networking with TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 attendees
You read that right, folks. CrunchMatch, our AI-powered platform that simplifies finding and connecting with the people on your must-meet list, is now open for business. TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 takes place on September 21-23, but why wait to get your network …
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B32a14d6694cf7df7a187f69ad01ace5 Patrick @Patrick - 3 months ago
Forbes jumps into hot media liquidity summer with a SPAC combo
Is it the most exciting debut? No. But it does highlight that with enough gumption, one can take a magazine business into the digital age and keep aggregate revenue growing. That's worth something.
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292890d964de1c8eba1a56fae0ed91c0 Alexzander @Alexzander - 4 months ago
Link-in-bio monetization platform Snipfeed raises a $5.5M seed round
The link-in-bio business is heating up as more mobile website builders compete for a coveted slice of real estate on a creator’s TikTok, Instagram, or Twitter. Linktree leads the space, securing a recent $45 million Series B raise to build out e-commerce feat…
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Eac8a1ccc60323b8c8f2660965836fef Immanuel @Immanuel - 3 months ago
US giants top tech industry’s $100M+ a year lobbying blitz in EU
The scale of the tech industry’s spending to influence the European Union’s tech policy agenda has been laid out in a report published today by Corporate Europe Observatory and Lobbycontrol — which found hundreds of companies, groups and business associations…
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40e54b9707df84c11f580308a13132cb Hulda @Hulda - 4 months ago
How one founder bucked the data-driven trend and created a startup based on inspiration
When Oleg Stavitsky and his co-founders started Endel, they didn’t necessarily expect for it to become a venture-backed business with the likes of Amazon’s Alexa Fund as investors. Stavitsky and his founding team describe themselves as a “collective of imagin…
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30ac4bba47a0498502bf602bad16409a Meggie @Meggie - 3 months ago
Business Updates: Facebook Calls for ‘Fair Shot’ in Crypto Payments
David Marcus, the head of the tech giant’s financial services unit, described the social network as a “challenger in the payments industry” that faces unfair resistance.
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6ede9b368e706f8b5e5082140d4d45d9 Moises @Moises - 3 months ago
When it comes to diversity in hiring, businesses are their own worst enemy
Today’s business leaders are using yesterday’s tactics in an attempt to address tomorrow’s problems.
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B32a14d6694cf7df7a187f69ad01ace5 Patrick @Patrick - 3 months ago
Maven’s comprehensive approach to women’s health earns it unicorn status
For Kate Ryder, the founder of women’s health clinic and benefits platform Maven, business is personal. During the first year of building her company, Ryder experienced a miscarriage. Maven began offering support for pregnancy loss and high-risk care manageme…
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C0decc0c6b5bd408c22c456fa130a368 Marie @Marie - 3 months ago
Revolut introduces salary advance feature in the UK
Fintech startup Revolut is launching a new feature called Payday. It is an alternative to credit card debt and short-term credit as it lets you unlock a portion of your wage early. If a business decides to integrate with Revolut, users can then access the fea…
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3917a54ef2e71f0b2d57dd0d63e0f2fb Cameron @Cameron - 3 months ago
Business Updates: Stocks Fall as Investors Sense End of Stimulus
Robinhood lost $502 million, compared with a profit of $58 million a year prior.
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C0decc0c6b5bd408c22c456fa130a368 Marie @Marie - 3 months ago
GSK and R/GA Ventures are launching a health studio for startups
GSK Next, the innovation arm of GlaxoSmithKlein, is launching a new mentorship and business development program. Called the Re/Wire Health Studio, the program will eventually select six startups who will win access to nine weeks of mentoring, business develop…
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