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Oscar Williams-Grut / Business Insider:
Bitcoin tech startup Blockchain raises $40M Series B from Lakestar and GV   —  Blockchain's cofounder and CEO Peter Smith with former Prime Minister David Cameron at the opening of Blockchain's new London offices earlier this year.  —  LONDON — Bitcoin and blockchain technology company Blockchain …
Jun 22, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
Yahoo shareholders officially approve $4.48B sale to Verizon; deal will close on June 13th   —  Yahoo's shareholders have officially approved the company's sale to Verizon for $4.48 billion.  The deal is expected to close Tuesday.  —  Once the deal closes, Yahoo and AOL will merge into a combined entity called “Oath.”
Jun 8, 2017, 12:48 PMIn context
Troy Wolverton / Business Insider:
Mesh Wi-Fi router maker Plume closed $37M financing round led by Comcast, bringing the total raised to $63M   —  Most people these days get their WiFi routers from their broadband provider.  —  So when it came time to raise more funds, Plume, a startup that's developed an innovative WiFi technology …
Jun 7, 2017, 6:30 PMIn context
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
Stripe launches Sigma, an analytics tool to help businesses track payments data using SQL queries, available on all accounts   —  $9 billion startup Stripe is a payments company first and foremost: Companies like Target, SAP, and the NFL use Stripe's technology to power at least some of the payments in their websites and apps.
Jun 1, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Jason Guerrasio / Business Insider:
Screening Room, Sean Parker's plan to offer major movies still in theaters for $50 to home viewers, gains little traction after a year   —  Last year, the tech billionaire Sean Parker made headlines with his latest startup: a streaming service called Screening Room that would give users …
Jun 1, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Giphy, which has raised $150M and has 150M+ users watching 4M+ hours of GIFs every day, weighs various revenue models   —  Plenty of tech startups dream of building a new consumer brand that's used and recognized by hundreds of millions of people every day.  —  Few of them get as close as Giphy …
May 29, 2017, 4:40 PMIn context
Biz Carson / Business Insider:
San Francisco-based food delivery startup Sprig, which raised over $56M, says it is shutting down   —  The San Francisco food-delivery startup Sprig will be shutting down Friday, Business Insider has learned.  —  The company had raised over $56 million from Silicon Valley's top investors for its new spin on food delivery.
May 26, 2017, 12:57 PMIn context
Biz Carson / Business Insider:
Lyft officially launches a dedicated app for its drivers, allows drivers to schedule pickups in advance, offers extra bonuses for pickups in high-demand areas   —  Uber and Lyft drivers are often at the whims of the app that dictates what rides are coming in.
May 26, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context
Julie Bort / Business Insider:
Inside Facebook's Telecom Infra Project, which wants to do for the telecom equipment market what Open Compute Project did for data center hardware   —  On an ordinary work day in mid-2016, a handful of Facebook engineers were sitting on the couches in a corner of the company's Menlo Park …
May 22, 2017, 9:35 AMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
How the mission and spirit of Google's ATAP group changed, after Facebook hired its chief Regina Dugan, to become more focused on shipping market-ready products   —  Almost three years ago, one of Google's most celebrated executives took the stage at the company's big developer conference …
May 21, 2017, 11:55 PMIn context

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