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Revolut adds Ripple and Bitcoin Cash support – TechCrunch

May 24, 2018

Fintech startup Revolut is adding Bitcoin Cash and Ripple to its cryptocurrency feature. While cryptocurrency isn’t really Revolut’s focus point, it’s a good way to get started with cryptocurrencies. If you have a Revolut account, you can now buy and hold Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, Ripple and Bitcoin Cash. Behind the scene, the startup has partnered […]

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Verifly launches a business insurance product for gig economy workers – TechCrunch

May 23, 2018

Verifly, which was launched in 2016 as an insurance provider for drone pilots, is expanding its services to include pretty much every type of part-time or contract work for the on-demand economy. Founded by Jay Bregman, who had just sold his ridesharing company, Hailo, to Daimler Mercedes-Benz in 2016, and Eugene Hertz, the co-founder of […]

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Real Vision, a media platform for finance and business, raises $10 million – TechCrunch

May 22, 2018

Real Vision is entering the crowded business and financial new space with a bang. The company, which recently raised a $10 million Series B after a $5 million A round, is working on a number of new initiatives including distribution on Apple TV, a content distribution partnership with Thomson Reuters and an upcoming documentary on […]

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Cryptocurrency and a stock market boom pushes TradingView to $37 million in new funding – TechCrunch

May 21, 2018

Fueled by last year’s greed-inducing visions of a cryptocurrency boom and a stock market largely untethered from classical economics, TradingView, a developer of social networking and data analysis tools for financial markets, has raised millions in new venture funding. The New York-based company just scored $37 million in funding led by the growth-stage investment firm […]

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Vota turns your credit card transactions into recommendations, helps you spot fraud – TechCrunch

May 18, 2018

Oh my god, someone’s doing Blippy again. If you’ve been around the internet as long as I have (too long), you’ll probably remember the meteoric rise of the social network for sharing your purchases, Blippy, which was hyped up to a $46.2 million valuation back in 2010 before the world realized that almost nobody wanted […]

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Circle raises $110M, VCs hunt liquidity and the Vision Fund’s possible twin – TechCrunch

May 18, 2018

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Today Matthew Lynley, Connie Loizos and I were joined by Semil Shah, the founder of seed-stage fund Haystack and venture partner at Lightspeed. This week, we stuck to our roots: big rounds, venture capital liquidity thirst, one IPO, two […]

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PayPal confirms that it is buying payments startup iZettle for $2.2B in an all-cash deal – TechCrunch

May 17, 2018

PayPal is taking its biggest bet yet on point-of-sale transactions, small businesses and markets outside of the U.S. as it looks to raise its game against Square, Stripe and others in the world of payments: The company has confirmed that it is buying iZettle — the Stockholm-based payments provider commonly referred to as the “Square […]

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Pluralsight pops more than 30% in its public debut – TechCrunch

May 17, 2018

Pluralsight is having a pretty good day in its debut as a public company, with its shares popping more than 30% after its first trade following its IPO. There’ll be a little bit of debate as to whether Pluralsight might have left some money on the table in its IPO after raising its price last […]

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Jirnexu pulls in $11M for its financial comparison service in Southeast Asia – TechCrunch

May 17, 2018

It’s been a busy week for startup funding in Southeast Asia. Following big deals for Carro and Carousell, financial comparison startup Jirnexu is the latest to announce new capital after it closed an $11 million Series B round. The new investment comes courtesy of Japan’s SBI Group — a returning investor which led the round having co-led […]

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Pluralsight prices its IPO at $15 per share, raising over $300M – TechCrunch

May 17, 2018

Pluralsight priced the shares in its IPO at $15 this afternoon, above its previously set target range of between $12 and $14, and will raise as much as $357 million ahead of its public debut tomorrow morning. Pluralsight offers software development courses, specifically ones targeting employees that are looking to advance in their careers by […]

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