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Founded in July 2014, VizEat has built a platform or marketplace that connects those seeking an authentic local dining experience with hosts who are willing to cook for and invite strangers into their homes. In a sense its similar to the early days of Airbnb in that the social aspect is part of the draw.
Apples reality TV show Planet of the Apps keeps getting weirder. Every time Apple and Propagate release new information about the show, it gets harder to understand what theyre actually trying to build.
Global mobile paymentscompany Boku announceda $13.75 million funding round today led by a consortium of UK investors. The company had previously raised approximately $77.25 million fromKhosla Ventures,New Enterprise Associates,Index Ventures,Benchmark, andAndreessen Horowitz among others.
London-basedPusher, the company powering The NY Times live election results and DraftKings fantasy scoring results, just raised $2.5 million to up its stakes further. The money came from SaaS Capital, which focuses on debt financing aimed at the Software as a Service (SaaS) space.
Jasper Kuria is the founder and editor of Capital & Growth. Q: Gil Penchina (the top-ranked angel on AngelList) said one of the things he has learned about investing is how little control he has on the outcome.
LinkedIns story has come to a close being acquired by Microsoft for $26.2 billion and its rise and finale is thanks to a laundry list of people. Two of those who were instrumental to its growth are now investors at Greylock Partners: Josh Elman and Reid Hoffman.
In a blog post,Coursera co-founderDaphne Koller announced she is leaving the company to join Alphabet subsidiary Calico. Koller founded Coursera withAndrew Ng back in 2012 after working together on artificial intelligence research at Stanford.
Joe Medved is partner of SoftBank Capital at Lerer Hippeau Ventures. One of the things I really love about working with startup founders is that they are by nature an optimistic crowd: They set out to build amazing things, change the world and fundamentally shift the way people view things.
Funds aplenty: Singapore’s two big government investors bought US$1bil (RM4bil) worth of Alibaba Group shares. Reuters FRANKFURT/SINGAPORE: A succession of funding deals by deep-pocketed sovereign wealth funds have thrown a life preserver to some of the worlds biggest private tech firms whose high valuations have come under scrutiny in the past year.
Containers are here to stay.But this raises genuinely tough questions: Where are they staying? How many are there, and in what form?
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