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PayCargo, a fintech for the freight industry, raises $130M

Shipping and cargo services is one of the more fragmented and analogue verticals in the world of industry, with hundreds of thousands of businesses...

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Candle Media, the new media co backed by former Disney execs, acquires Gen-Z focused ATTN:

Candle Media, the new media company headed by former Disney execs, Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs, has made another acquisition — this time with an...

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Luxus wants the crown jewel of your portfolio to be an actual diamond

Female-founded investment platform Luxus hopes investors will bet on diamonds in a downturn by buying fractionalized shares of gems

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Win the TC Sessions: Climate student pitch-off and go to Disrupt 2022 on our dime

Here’s a fantastic opportunity for all university-level, student-led climate startups determined to alter the course of climate change. Buy a...

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Indian logistics firm Xpressbees becomes unicorn with $300 million fresh funding

Xpressbees, an Indian logistics startup that works with several e-commerce firms in the country, has more than tripled its valuation to $1.2 billion...

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Hotel Engine raises $65M at a $1.3B valuation as corporate travel rebounds

With the pandemic heading into its second year, people all over the world are traveling more for work again. If you’ve flown anytime in the past...

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InCloudCounsel raises $200M, rebrands as Ontra to expand its automation tools for contract management

A typical enterprise grapples with hundreds or thousands of agreements, contracts and other legal documents every year, and it usually engages costly...

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Nomad Homes raises $20M to create a personalized house hunting platform for Europe, Middle East

The company is creating its own MLS for the regions and applies technology to the expertise provided by local customer services experts who assist...

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Homeward secures $371M to help people make all-cash offers on houses

Trying to buy a house in a competitive market is perhaps one of the most stressful things an adult can go through. Competing with a bunch of people...

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How a Vungle-owned mobile marketer sent Fontmaker to the top of the App Store

Does this sound familiar? An app goes viral on social media, often including TikTok, then immediately climbs to the top of the App Store where it...

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Amount raises $99M at a $1B+ valuation to help banks better compete with fintechs

Amount, a company that provides technology to banks and financial institutions, has raised $99 million in a Series D funding round at a valuation of...

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SpaceX is aiming to fly the first all-civilian human space mission by the end of 2021

SpaceX has announced its first all-civilian private spaceflight mission, a high-priced galactic tourism launch that it hopes to fly by the fourth...

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Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine sold to new media firm from former Disney execs

Hello Sunshine, Reese Witherspoon’s media company that has produced content for streaming services like Hulu, Apple and HBO, among others, has...

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Blackstone acquires majority stake in Simplilearn for $250 million

Blackstone is acquiring a majority stake in Bangalore and San Francisco-headquartered edtech startup Simplilearn for $250 million. Simplilearn...

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Austin-based iFly.vc closes $46M second fund from legendary tech founders

To compete with the myriad venture capital firms in Silicon Valley, iFly.vc has a unique vantage point. Its founder Han Shen has straddled the United...

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Blackstone acquires tech publisher IDG for $1.3B, as private equity strikes again

It’s been a busy week for private equity, with Cloudera, Stack Overflow and FireEye coming off the board on Tuesday and Wednesday. Today...

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