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38m | Jan 25, 2021, 5:20:39 PM
Virtual social network IMVU raises $35M from China’s NetEase and others
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The line between social networking and gaming is increasingly blurring, and internet incumbents are taking notice. NetEase, the second-largest gaming company in China (behind Tencent), is among a group of investors who just backed IMVU, an avatar-focused social network operating out of California. Menlo Park-based Structural Capital among other institutions that also joined in the […]
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Virtual social network IMVU raises $35M from China’s NetEase and others – TechCrunch
The line between social networking and gaming is increasingly blurring, and internet incumbents are taking notice. NetEase, the second-largest gaming company in China (behind Tencent), is among a group of investors who just backed IMVU, an avatar-focused social network operating out of California. …
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techie
38m | Jan 25, 2021, 5:20:38 PM
Goalsetter raises $3.9 million to teach financial literacy to kids
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Goalsetter, a platform that helps parents teach their kids financial literacy, announced the raise of a $3.9 million seed round this morning, led by Astia. PNC Bank, Mastercard, US. Bank, Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, Elevate Capital, Portfolia’s First Step and Rising America Fund and Pipeline Angels also participated in the round. The round also saw […]
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Goalsetter raises $3.9 million to teach financial literacy to kids – TechCrunch
Goalsetter, a platform that helps parents teach their kids financial literacy, announced the raise of a $3.9 million seed round this morning, led by Astia. PNC Bank, Mastercard, US. Bank, Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, Elevate Capital, Portfolia’s First Step and Rising America Fund and …
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techie
2h | Jan 25, 2021, 4:20:33 PM
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3h | Jan 25, 2021, 3:20:37 PM
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3h | Jan 25, 2021, 3:20:36 PM
Equity Monday: Clubhouse, Taboola, and why the SPAC wave will get worse
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Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday,  our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest private market news, talks about the coming week, digs into some recent funding rounds and mulls over a larger theme or narrative from the private markets. You […]
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Equity Monday: Clubhouse, Taboola, and why the SPAC wave will get worse – TechCrunch
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday,  our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest private market news, talks about the coming week, digs into some recent funding rounds and mulls over a …
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techie
6h | Jan 25, 2021, 12:21:24 PM
Taboola is going public via SPAC
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Taboola is the latest company seeking to go public via special purpose acquisition corporation — more commonly known as a SPAC. To achieve this, it will merge with ION Acquisition Corp, which went public in 2020 with the aim of funding an Israeli tech acquisition (Haaretz reported last month that Taboola was in talks with […]
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Taboola is going public via SPAC – TechCrunch
Taboola is the latest company seeking to go public via special purpose acquisition corporation — more commonly known as a SPAC. To achieve this, it will merge with ION Acquisition Corp, which went public in 2020 with the aim of funding an Israeli tech acquisition (Haaretz reported last month that T…
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techie
6h | Jan 25, 2021, 12:21:23 PM
Wolt closes $530M round to continue expanding beyond restaurant delivery
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Wolt, the Helsinki-based online ordering and delivery company that initially focused on restaurants but has since expanded to other verticals, has raised $530 million in new funding. The round was led by Iconiq Growth, with participation from Tiger Global, DST, KKR, Prosus, EQT Growth and Coatue. Previous backers 83North, Highland Europe, Goldman Sachs Growth Equity, […]
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Wolt closes $530M round to continue expanding beyond restaurant delivery – TechCrunch
Wolt, the Helsinki-based online ordering and delivery company that initially focused on restaurants but has since expanded to other verticals, has raised $530 million in new funding. The round was led by Iconiq Growth, with participation from Tiger Global, DST, KKR, Prosus, EQT Growth and Coatue. P…
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techie
7h | Jan 25, 2021, 11:20:16 AM
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