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Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Square Acquires Fastbite To Add Cheap, Fast Meals To Caviar   —  When Square bought food delivery startup Caviar last summer, it seemed like a strange acquisition for the payments company.  But over time it's become clear that Square is committed to competing in the increasingly crowded food-delivery segment.
Apr 8, 2015, 1:25 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Sources: Lyft forecasts $1.2B revenue in 2015, profitability in 2016 on $2.7B in gross sales, monthly rides to grow from 2.5M to 13M in 2015   —  A Look Inside Lyft's Financial Forecast For 2015 And Beyond  —  Last week on-demand transportation service Lyft announced that it had raised $530 million …
Mar 16, 2015, 3:15 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Ashton Kutcher And Guy Oseary Launch Sound Ventures, The Successor To A-Grade Investments   —  Most people probably know Ashton Kutcher for his success in television and film, but he's not-so-quietly also become a pretty successful investor in startups as well.
Mar 14, 2015, 11:45 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Video conferencing startup Highfive raises $32M Series B led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, plans to double its workforce by end of 2015   —  Highfive Raises $32 Million For Its Video Conferencing System  —  It's only been four months since Highfive's video conferencing units have been available …
Mar 12, 2015, 5:00 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Lyft Has Raised $530 Million In Series E Funding Led By Rakuten, Is Now Valued At $2.5 Billion   —  Ride-hailing startup Lyft has closed $530 million in new funding led by Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, TechCrunch has learned.  The new financing, which is slated to be announced tomorrow …
Mar 11, 2015, 11:05 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
With $2M In Funding, Bento Creates A Smart And Personalized Android Home Screen   —  If you're like most smartphone users, organizing your apps is a little bit of art and science — picking those which you're most likely to use and putting them on your home screen, while bundling the others into easily navigated folders or pages.
Mar 11, 2015, 6:05 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Six months after being acquired by Square, food delivery service Caviar launches Android app, has tripled orders, more than doubled headcount   —  Six Months After Acquisition, Caviar Has Tripled Order Volume And More Than Doubled Headcount  —  Last August, payments startup Square acquired …
Mar 3, 2015, 3:45 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Luxe Confirms $20M In New Funding, As It Hires A Business Chief And Expands To New Markets   —  Last week we reported that on-demand valet startup Luxe had raised $20 million in Series A funding from Venrock Partners and Redpoint Ventures to expand its service into new markets.
Mar 3, 2015, 12:05 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Opendoor Gets Another $20 Million To Simplify The Process Of Selling Your Home   —  It's only been about three months since home-sales marketplace Opendoor has been open for business, but it is already making its market on residential real estate in Phoenix, Ariz. As it looks to expand into two new cities …
Feb 26, 2015, 1:00 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Microsoft Acquires Calendar App Sunrise For North Of $100 Million   —  Software giant Microsoft is in the process of trying to reinvent itself, and part of that reinvention evidently involves acquiring startups that have created products that compete with its own.
Feb 4, 2015, 2:10 PMIn context

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