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TechCrunch:
List of the 57 startups presenting on the second day of Y Combinator's Summer 2017 Demo Day   —  Y Combinator is not just the most prestigious accelerator out there, it's also the largest.  And so, as has been the case for the past several years, there were too many companies to jam them all into one day.
Aug 23, 2017, 6:05 AMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Juvo, San Francisco-based credit scoring and microlending startup for emerging markets, raises $40M Series B led by NEA and Wing Venture Capital   —  San Francisco-based startup Juvo wants to help mobile users in emerging markets improve their financial standing by combining data and identity to provide micro-loans.
Aug 4, 2017, 3:15 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Codecademy launches Codecademy Pro with three paid tiers for different needs offering more intensive courses, starting at $19.99/month   —  Codecademy has spent the last several years building a large community of learners with free lessons aimed at teaching its users the basics of how to code.
Aug 3, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Cloud accounting software firm FreshBooks raises $43M Series B led by existing investor Georgian Partners   —  For a decade and a half, FreshBooks has worked to establish itself as one of the most popular accounting software platforms for small businesses and the self-employed around the world.
Jul 18, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Streaming sports startup FuboTV raises $55M Series C with Sky, 21st Century Fox, Scripps participating   —  When it comes to streaming TV, FuboTV wants to be the place sports fans go when they are looking to catch up on their favorite sports league or team.  To expand its channel lineup …
Jun 19, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Justin Kan's Atrium LTS legal technology services startup raises $10.5M led by General Catalyst, with nearly 100 institutional and angel investors participating   —  In April we reported that Justin.tv founder and Y Combinator alum Justin Kan had assembled a team to “disrupt the legal industry” and was raising $10 million to do so.
Jun 16, 2017, 11:20 AMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Online finance startup SoFi has applied for a new-bank charter under the name of SoFi Bank to offer FDIC-insured account and credit-card product   —  In May, SoFi CEO Michael Cagney told TechCrunch the company would be applying for a bank charter “in the next month.”
Jun 12, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Packagd, founded by Eric Feng, raises $6M Series A round and launches its Unboxed app that offers curated, hosted shows of consumer tech being unboxed   —  If you're a child of the '80s or '90s, you probably remember QVC or the Home Shopping Network.  Before every retailer had a website …
Jun 9, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Prumentum Group wants to combine robo-advisor tech with human advice for wealth management, raises $25M Series A, reveals stake in finance advice firm Plancorp   —  A new wealth management startup called Prumentum Group is coming to market with a unique value proposition …
May 28, 2017, 11:30 PMIn context
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
Dan Macklin, co-founder of SoFi, to step down June 6, leaving Mike Cagney as the only remaining co-founder at the company   —  Another one of the co-founders of online lending startup SoFi is leaving the company, the company has confirmed to TechCrunch.  Dan Macklin, who served as VP …
May 25, 2017, 10:15 PMIn context

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