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Hannah Leung / Forbes:
Hong Kong-based on-demand delivery startup Lalamove raises $100M Series C led by ShunWei Capital to expand in Southeast Asia   —  Pulling in close to news of Hong Kong startup GoGoVan's merger with 58 Suyun - a deal that reportedly makes the combined group worth $1 billion …
Oct 16, 2017, 5:50 AMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Sources: 26-year-old Sheel Tyle is raising $100M fund called Amplo for seed and follow-on deals in young founders' firms, will be the sole general partner   —  A successful bid to invest in one of Silicon Valley's hottest venture deals has outed a stealthy new $100 million fund led entirely by a 26-year-old investor.
Oct 11, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Lauren Gensler / Forbes:
Gift card marketplace Raise raises $60M Series C from Accel, PayPal, and others, will focus on building a mobile wallet for gift cards   —  Raise, which lets consumers buy and sell gift cards online, has raised $60 million in its pursuit to become a mobile payments company.
Sep 19, 2017, 8:10 AMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Hackers hid backdoor in Avast-owned system cleanup tool CCleaner for Windows from August 15 to September 12; affected software was run by 2.27M users   —  Users of Avast-owned security application CCleaner for Windows have been advised to update their software immediately …
Sep 18, 2017, 7:10 AMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Microsoft adds guest access to Teams, which it says is now being used by 125K organizations in 25 languages   —  Microsoft's software alternative to Slack is now open for guests.  —  Six months after the general release of its workplace messaging app Teams, Microsoft will now allow customers …
Sep 11, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context
Alan Ohnsman / Forbes:
Israeli lidar startup Innoviz raises $65M round backed by auto suppliers Delphi and Magna; Canadian lidar maker LeddarTech raises $101M from Delphi and Magneti   —  Israeli startup Innoviz Technologies closed a $65 million funding round with backing from Delphi and Magna …
Sep 8, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Hadoop big data startup MapR raises $56M led by Lightspeed, plans to expand its global presence with a focus on Australia, Japan, South Korea   —  Matt Mills says when he was an executive at Oracle in the early 1990s, his team didn't have the best product to sell.
Sep 5, 2017, 10:15 PMIn context
Kenneth Rapoza / Forbes:
Russia opens its first criminal case involving bitcoin, arresting three men for allegedly illegally trading about $9M worth of bitcoin   —  Last week, Russian police arrested three businessmen for illegally trading in 500 million rubles worth of bitcoin, or around $9 million worth of the crypto-currency.
Sep 5, 2017, 6:10 PMIn context
Aaron Tilley / Forbes:
Profile of Cerebras Systems, a little known Los Altos-based maker of AI-specific chips, which sources say focus on AI training, that has raised $112M   —  In the past few years, a family of artificial intelligence techniques called deep learning has taken the tech industry by storm.
Aug 31, 2017, 5:05 PMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Peter Thiel-backed internet monitoring startup Qadium, founded by an ex-CIA analyst, raises $40M Series B led by IVP   —  Qadium, a Peter Thiel-backed cybersecurity start-up from San Francisco, has raised a Series B of $40 million, as it expands its product that CEO and ex-CIA analyst Tim Junio claims …
Aug 31, 2017, 10:25 AMIn context

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