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498be12662c1d913d0cbee6108a66520 Torey @Torey - about 3 hours ago
Eddy Alvarez's Pursuit of Summer and Winter Gold Medals
Eddy Alvarez won a silver medal in speedskating in 2014. Now playing baseball, he is hoping to join a rare group with medals from the Summer and Winter Games.
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25dc49998970e9ad413d98493dfe5d6c Teagan @Teagan - 2 days ago
The next generation of global payments: Afterpay + Square
Dana Stalder is a partner at Matrix Partners. The former commercial chief (Product, Sales and Marketing) at PayPal, he now leads fintech investing at Matrix Partners, where he also invests in consumer marketplaces and enterprise software. More posts by this contribut...continued
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498be12662c1d913d0cbee6108a66520 Torey @Torey - 3 days ago
Sources: Eagles WR Smith set to miss 2-3 weeks
10:38 AM ETPHILADELPHIA -- Eagles rookie wide receiver DeVonta Smith is expected to miss two to three weeks with a sprained MCL, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Monday.Smith underwent an MRI on Sunday that revealed the knee injury.The Eagles are not expressing much c...continued
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3917a54ef2e71f0b2d57dd0d63e0f2fb Cameron @Cameron - 5 days ago
Astronomers Spot Two Unusually Red Objects in the Asteroid Belt
They’re red, they’re reasonably big, and they have no business being in the main asteroid belt, but their discovery confirms the complex conditions in place when the solar system was still forming. New research published in the The Astrophysical Journal Letters details th...continued
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517b70d8d6fde87cc5b8e754959e4212 Ezequiel @Ezequiel - 7 days ago
American Horror Story Teases Its Return With Maybe Its Most Nightmarish Promo Ever
That’s obviously a bold claim to make about American Horror Story, a series known for marketing each new season as creepily and, often, cryptically as possible. (That campaign for AHS: Cult involving holes—so many holes—must’ve awakened countless latent cases of trypophob...continued
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3830cba028d7333d81fee686fab573c8 Kari @Kari - 6 days ago
Homebase raises $71M for a team management platform aimed at SMBs and their hourly workers
Small and medium enterprises have become a big opportunity in the world of B2B technology in the last several years, and today a startup that’s building tools aimed at helping them manage their teams of workers is announcing some funding that underscores the state of that...continued
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24f317f89bef5f8cefa430eec1cd2f6d Nestor @Nestor - 7 days ago
Class, a Zoom-only virtual classroom, nears unicorn status after SoftBank check
Class, a virtual classroom that integrates exclusively with Zoom, announced today that it has raised $105 million in a financing led by SoftBank Vision Fund II. The 10-month-old startup has now raised a total of $146 million in known venture funding to date, which eclipse...continued
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498be12662c1d913d0cbee6108a66520 Torey @Torey - 6 days ago
Everything You Really Need to Know About Politics by Jess Phillips review – the case for change
The outspoken MP is on a one-woman campaign to banish jargon, snobbery and tradition and make sure politics is for everyone“Believe me,” writes Jess Phillips in Everything You Really Need to Know About Politics; My Life As an MP, “if you think you don’t belon…
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61d3ff630fa6a556085f59f9ba20938e Assunta @Assunta - 7 days ago
ConverseNow is targeting restaurant drive-thrus with new $15M round
One year after voice-based AI technology company ConverseNow raised a $3.3 million seed round, the company is back with a cash infusion of $15 million in Series A funding in a round led by Craft Ventures.The Austin-based company’s AI voice ordering assistants George and B...continued
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29d678841773a96cd144675798d50e70 Maida @Maida - 7 days ago
Homebase raises $70M for a team management platform aimed at SMBs and their hourly workers
Small and medium enterprises have become a big opportunity in the world of B2B technology in the last several years, and today a startup that’s building tools aimed at helping them manage their teams of workers is announcing some funding that underscores the state of that...continued
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96d2c0ccb7cce03f75db3297b9a8af04 Iva @Iva - 7 days ago
Facebook’s business is doing better than ever
If you pay even the slightest attention to tech news, you’ve probably recently seen nonstop criticism of Facebook’s handling of COVID-19 misinformation, along with a barrage of negative headlines tied to a new book about the company called An Ugly Truth.These headlines ge...continued
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0a3d7829480267a63997ae3c91bb2ebe Adelia @Adelia - 7 days ago
Pedro Castillo: The primary school teacher who became Peru's president
His victory, by just 44,000 votes, was confirmed after a weeks-long counting process in which authorities reviewed a number of challenges from the Fujimori camp. "The time has come to call on all sectors of society to build together... an inclusive Peru, a fair Peru, a Fr...continued
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F8901f0cff3b25b34627127dbc99fb89 Allene @Allene - 7 days ago
CEO Secrets: The son who hired his father and sister
In 2019, the agency generated sales of over £500,000, more than double its previous year. In 2020 turnover dropped to £350,000 with the impact of the pandemic, but 3 Heads say they are on track to hit £1m in sales this year.Source: BBC NewsPowered by NewsAPI.org
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498be12662c1d913d0cbee6108a66520 Torey @Torey - 8 days ago
Ivorian fintech Julaya raises $2M to digitize business payments in Francophone Africa
Julaya enables companies to streamline their accounting and improve their operational efficiency by digitizing payments to workers and suppliers instead of relying on cash.
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Eaf5ad4012b7eb20009963fdaea7d2c9 Cynthia @Cynthia - 9 days ago
Norby raises $3.8M for an all-in-one creator marketing platform
Early in the pandemic, Nick Gerard, Steven Layne, and Samantha Safer Valentine had a hit on their hands. In the era before Zoom fatigue set in, the trio launched Mainstream Live, a website and newsletter that curated live virtual events across platforms and gave people te...continued
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498be12662c1d913d0cbee6108a66520 Torey @Torey - 9 days ago
Big, Theatrical Meetings Are a Waste of Time
Don’t let showmanship get in the way of productive conversations.
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A0a81ddacc5535075e80051772c3cfbc maryammmohamed98 @maryammmohamed98 - 13 days ago
Cappuccino MCT Weight Loss
Cappuccino MCT is a coffee with slimming properties. It is so-called bulletproof coffee - a beverage with the addition of healthy fat, allowing you to lose weight, decrease your appetite and improve cognitive functions. Cappuccino MCT is a product that gives the body a hu...continued
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Dd00644dc8212e2e9fd2e6ce7a756bbf Jerrold @Jerrold - 13 days ago
What does a future-proofed home look like?
But there are still some things that people renting, and those who can't afford to retro-fit their buildings, can do now. Households at risk of flooding, for example, can move their electrical appliances up higher, and generally create a flood plan and consider flood insu...continued
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498be12662c1d913d0cbee6108a66520 Torey @Torey - 13 days ago
Cleveland MLB team officially changes name to ‘Guardians’ - Sportsnet.ca
Cleveland MLB team officially changes name to ‘Guardians’  Sportsnet.ca Cleveland's Major League Baseball team renamed to Guardians - Sports  Castanet.net Cleveland renaming baseball team to Guardians after 2021 season  theScore
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C32976707dcb28036c1f4ea777f1875b Kraig @Kraig - 14 days ago
Tailor Brands raises $50M, aims to be one-stop shop for small businesses to launch
Tailor Brands raises $50M, aims to be one-stop shop for small businesses to Brands, a startup that automates parts of the branding and marketing process for small businesses, announced Thursday it has raised $50 million in Series C funding.GoDaddy led the round as a stra...continued
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041490c94bd26a3efdf85d49d9b013ba Alexie @Alexie - 14 days ago
Magic lands $27M Series A for its ‘plug and play’ passwordless tech
Magic, a San Francisco-based startup that builds “plug and play” passwordless authentication technology, has raised $27 million in Series A funding.The round, led by Northzone and with participation from Tiger Global, Volt Capital, Digital Currency Group and CoinFund, com...continued
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24f317f89bef5f8cefa430eec1cd2f6d Nestor @Nestor - 14 days ago
Auto software company Sonatus raises $35 million from Hyundai Motor Group, SAIC Capital
California-grown automotive software company Sonatus raised $35 million in a Series A round that attracted high-profile technology and automotive industry companies including Hyundai Motor Group’s Kia Corporation, SAIC Capital and LG Electronics.Silicon Valley VC Translin...continued
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29d678841773a96cd144675798d50e70 Maida @Maida - 15 days ago
Maine’s facial recognition law shows bipartisan support for protecting privacy
Michael has joined a growing number of cities, counties and states that are rejecting dangerously biased surveillance technologies like facial recognition.The new law, which is the strongest statewide facial recognition law in the country, not only received broad, bipart...continued
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Bbe6309a1d067c75a83f525952377ae7 Rahsaan @Rahsaan - 15 days ago
In growth marketing, creative is the critical X factor
Jonathan Martinez is a former YouTuber, UC Berkeley alum and growth marketing nerd who's helped scale Uber, Postmates, Chime and various startups. As we move toward a privacy-centric, less targeted future of growth marketing, the biggest lever will become creative on p...continued
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34392094b518c79e322481ceb0004cbf Colin @Colin - 16 days ago
Square launches business bank accounts
One step at a time, Square is creating a new bank from scratch. Today, the company is launching a new product called Square Banking that combines a checking account, savings accounts, debit cards and loans under a single roof. With Square Banking, the company wants to con...continued
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