Monday, October 21, 2019

Stephen Curry invests in Guild Education – TechCrunch

Stephen Curry, along with SC 30, Inc. President Bryant Barr, just announced an investment in Guild Education, which helps Fortune 1000 companies, like Disney and Lowe’s, offer debt-free degrees...

Meet Vise AI, the startup reimagining portfolio management – TechCrunch

The founders of Vise AI met when they were 13, a couple of teenagers more interested in applied artificial intelligence than English class. Fast-forward several years and the pair has...

Sendmi lets you allocate part of your paycheck for remittance – TechCrunch

Meet Sendmi, a fintech startup that is launching today in the Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt SF. Sendmi works pretty much like a 401k or a Flexible Spending Account. But...

Bnext raises $25 million for its mobile banking alternative – TechCrunch

Fintech startup Bnext has raised a $25 million funding round. The Spanish company is building a banking product and has managed to attract 300,000 active users. DN Capital, Redalpine and Speedinvest...

Peloton, WeWork, Vox, Bodega, Kapwing and oh boy are we tired – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. As with yesterday, Kate and Alex were both on-site at TechCrunch’s San Francisco headquarters...

Battlefield vets StrongSalt (formerly OverNest) announces $3M seed round – TechCrunch

StrongSalt, then known as OverNest, appeared at the TechCrunch Disrupt NYC Battlefield in 2016, and announced a product for searching encrypted code, which remains unusual to this day. Today, the...

WeWork CEO Adam Neumann steps down – TechCrunch

WeWork’s co-founder and chief executive officer Adam Neumann has stepped down as CEO and will serve as non-executive chairman of the board, the company confirmed in a press release...

Customer marketing platform Ometria raises $21M Series B round led by Octopus Ventures –...

Back in 2017 Ometria, an “AI-powered” customer marketing platform, raised $6 million in Series A funding to add to the $11 million it had already raised. Its platform is...

How Kobalt is betting on music’s middle class and DIY stars – TechCrunch

Streaming services have made music ubiquitous, driving more exploration by consumers who don’t have to pay for each song or album individually. Musicians are correspondingly able to find their own...

Lookiero closes $19M led by MMC Ventures to be the Stitch Fix for Europe...

Lookiero, the online personal shopping service for clothes and accessories, has closed a $19 million funding round led by London-based VC MMC Ventures, with support from existing investor All Iron...

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