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Education tech startup Teachable (formerly known as Fedora) has raised $4 million in a Series A round of funding according to CEO and founder Ankur Nagpal. The company provides a platform thats like a Shopify or a SquareSpace for tutors or teachers.
Timekit, a Danish startup that offers a developer-friendly online booking platform, has closed $1.7 million in seed funding. The round was led by Connect Ventures, with participation from a group of rather noteworthy angel investors.
Layoffs and an office auction sparked rumors that home rental startup RadPad was on its deathbed last year. After raising more than $12 million in funding, hefty legal fees from a data scraping lawsuit with Craigslist had put the LA-based startup nearly out of business.
Techdirt, a blog about the intersections of law, media and technology, is fighting a defamation suit brought by Shiva Ayyadurai, a man who claims to have invented email. The site posted on the claim multiple times and Ayyadurai took offense to the tune of $15 million.
When Stadium Goods opened shop in New Yorks Soho district in 2015, it looked like an Apple-inspired spin on the consignment shop, appealing to men in search of authentic, collectible sneakers and streetwear. In the short time since it started, Stadium Goods has evolved into an online brand with distribution of its authenticated kicks, and a branded presence everywhere from eBay in the U.S. to T-mall in China to its own marketplace online.
Its hard to build a drone thats high performance and affordable enough to compete with DJIs popular and pervasive models. Thats something drone companies who built their own platforms, a.k.a.
Bootstrapping London-based startup GigRove is lookingto carve out a niche in thecollaborative consumption space as a matching platform fordigital workers with itchy feet and startups with a spare room and pressing skills need. Which is all very zeitgeisty in these digital nomad/citizen of nowhere times.
Jackson Wightman is founder and partner at the PR firm Proper Propaganda. Allison Aitken is a partner at the PR firm Proper Propaganda.
Looks like people really do like animal videos. The team at The Dodo (an online publisher focused on those aforementioned animals) told me their videos were viewed 1 billion times in November.
The TC Disrupt London Startup Battlefield finalists are InsideDNA, LiftIgniter, Oxehealth, PhenixP2P and Seenit
Disrupt London Day 1 was a massive success. DeepMinds Mustafa Suleyman taught us about the future of AI.