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Gopuff, the instant delivery upstart, taps ex-Disney head Bob Iger as its newest investor and advisor

Gopuff, the instant delivery giant valued at $15 billion (and filing for financing in December 2021 at a valuation of up to $40 billion), made a name...

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Legl, a SaaS for law firm workflows, tops up with $18M

Legl startup sells tools to law firms to digitize processes and automate workflows for client onboarding, payments and compliance for modern customer...

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Amid crypto’s talent war, Encode Club mints new web3 developers

The profitable London-based startup has trained over 15,000 engineers in web3 skills such as Solidity and Rust

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Google faces fresh class action-style suit in UK over DeepMind NHS patient data scandal

Google is facing a new class-action style lawsuit in the UK in relation to a health data scandal that broke back in 2016, when it emerged that its AI...

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Optibus taps $100M at a $1.3B valuation for its AI-based mass transit operations platform

Mass transit has made a rebound with the return of city life post-Covid 19, and today a startup that’s building tech to help it run more...

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Report spotlights vast scale of adtech’s ‘biggest data breach’

New data about the real-time-bidding (RTB) system’s use of web users’ info for tracking and ad targeting, released today by the Irish...

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Nigeria’s Topship raises $2.5M from Flexport and YC to help merchants with international shipping

African merchants encounter many challenges when it comes to international shipping ranging from logistics and customs to hidden and excessive...

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WeAre8 launches crowdfunder for its social media app, where users are paid to watch ads

With Elon Musk’s recent interest in Twitter, Facebook’s growth flattening, and TikTok’s meteoric rise, it feels like the world of social media...

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Interswitch receives $110M investment from LeapFrog and Tana Africa Capital

African payments company Interswitch has secured a $110 million joint investment from LeapFrog Investments and Tana Africa Capital to scale its...

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U.K. taps Virgin Orbit to launch first satellites from its own soil this summer

The United Kingdom has a small but growing space industry, with the number of space-related organizations increasing by an average of 21 percent each...

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Daily Crunch: Peloton CEO to shareholders: ‘Turnarounds are hard work’

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UK opts for slow reboot of Big Tech rules, pushes ahead on privacy ‘reforms’

The UK government has confirmed it will move forward on a major ex ante competition reform aimed at Big Tech, as it set out its priorities for the...

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US, UK and EU blame Russia for ‘unacceptable’ Viasat cyberattack

The cyberattack knocked out communications across Ukraine and Eastern Europe as Russia was preparing to invade.

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Byrd nabs $56M to grow its European e-commerce logistics and fulfillment network as an alternative to Amazon

Shopify put a spotlight on the role and significance of logistics and fulfillment in e-commerce when it snapped up Deliverr for $2.1 billion last...

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Daily Crunch: Fairly stagnant since April launch, Coinbase NFT sales volume is under $700K

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UK’s Big Tech regulator ‘to boost switching, cut killer acquisitions’

Just over a year after launching a dedicated unit focused on digital markets inside the national competition watchdog, the UK government has put some...

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Binance gets regulatory nod in France, paving the way for Europe push

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange by volume, has gained regulatory approval to provide digital asset services in France, the first...

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Daily Crunch: European startup studio eFounders unveils its next-generation CRM tool

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UK parliament invites Twitter-lovin’ Musk to talk ‘authenticating all humans’

The British parliament has invited Elon Musk to “discuss the future of Twitter” because we live in deeply wild times. If Musk agrees to...

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Meta faces years of tougher antitrust oversight in Germany

Facebook’s rebranded parent, Meta, has become the next tech giant to be confirmed as subject to a special competition abuse control regime in...

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Deal-flow newsletters surface gold nuggets for investors

Why do investors want deal-flow newsletters? And what's in it for newsletter creators and the startups they feature? Let's explore.

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Deal-flow newsletter PreSeed Now to introduce future UK crown jewels to investors

Launching today, deal-flow newsletter PreSeed Now will present early-stage startups from around the U.K. to investors twice a week, with one in-depth...

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Kevin raises $65M as it charges ahead on account-to-account payments over point-of-sale terminals

Payments remains a very fragmented business around the world: depending on where you’re buying or selling something (and whether you are...

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Mass transit group Swvl confirms estimated $100M acquisition of UK start-up Zeelo

Mass transit group Swvl has confirmed to TechCrunch its deal to buy UK start-up Zeelo, estimated to be a $100 million acquisition, according to...

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Daily Crunch: US dangles reward up to $10M for info on 6 elite Russian military hackers

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How Pillsorted plans to use personalisation to compete with main-street pharmacies

Since the (relatively speaking) easing of the pandemic, pharmacies have come under increasing strain as people clamor for their drugs. This is...

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It’s not rocket science, why Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover could be bad for privacy

Musk's short 78-word statement on his plans for Twitter left more questions about privacy and security than it gave answers.

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In the wake of Fast’s collapse, Volume thinks it can crack the payment checkout conundrum

Online payment methods can be expensive for merchants, who have to pay between 2% and 8% of every sale to debit and credit card, ewallet and BNPL...

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