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Sarah Lacy / Pando:
Pitchbook: 90 VC funds have raised $17B in Q1 2016 so far, the biggest Q1 in three years, with $10B going to US-based firms   —  While the rest of tech struggles, so far VCs have raised more this quarter than in past three years  —  This member-only article was unlocked for you by Gus Tai.
Mar 25, 2016, 12:00 AMIn context
Sarah Lacy / Pando:
Birchbox lays off 15% of staff, citing funding environment and a need to rebalance the company   —  Founder Katia Beauchamp tells Pando: “It's 100% the right decision for the company.”  —  From The Lessons from the Trenches Desk  —  This member-only article was unlocked for you by Andrea Wasserman.
Jan 29, 2016, 7:35 PMIn context
Michael Carney / PandoDaily:
SignalFx exits stealth with $28.5M in backing, promises Facebook-caliber systems monitoring off the shelf   —  As a budding startup, it can be challenging to say the least to hire the best and brightest technical talent in this industry.  Often that talent is locked inside giants like Facebook …
Mar 12, 2015, 12:35 PMIn context
Michael Carney / PandoDaily:
Braintree opens private beta allowing US merchants to accept bitcoin via its SDK and Coinbase integration   —  Paying for Uber with Bitcoin?  Braintree opens up bitcoin payments to its thousands of merchants  —  Two of the biggest forces in modern payments collided today …
Jan 22, 2015, 2:10 PMIn context
Michael Carney / PandoDaily:
Paypal attacks Apple Pay security with full-page ad in NYT referencing recent iCloud celebrity photo hack   —  “We the people want our money safer than our selfies.”  PayPal goes after Apple in a full page NYT ad  —  As the rumors of an Apple payments platform swirled leading up to last week's keynote …
Sep 15, 2014, 7:20 PMIn context
Michael Carney / PandoDaily:
Merchants equipped for Apple Pay likely to surge in US as October 2015 deadline for EMV support spurs point of sale system upgrades   —  The hidden brilliance behind the timing of Apple's adoption of NFC  —  There's a brilliance to the timing of Apple's adoption of near field communication (NFC) technology.
Sep 12, 2014, 7:55 AMIn context
Michael Carney / PandoDaily:
Coinbase announces accredited insurance covering the bitcoins it holds online at any time   —  Coinbase surprises with news of a year-old deposit insurance program, but what of its cold storage?  —  Coinbase dropped a bombshell on the bitcoin world yesterday by revealing …
Aug 31, 2014, 6:50 AMIn context
Michael Carney / PandoDaily:
JustFab raises $85M at what sources say is a $1B valuation   —  JustFab has closed an $85 million round of funding, the company's co-founder and co-CEO Adam Goldenberg confirmed to Pando today.  The round was led by new investor Passport Special Opportunity Fund, and included participation …
Aug 29, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Paul Carr / PandoDaily:
Bezos-owned Washington Post now inserting gross Amazon affiliate links into news articles   —  There's something creepy in this Washington Post piece about Penguin's new “adult” cover for the 50th anniversary edition of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.”  Well, something else creepy, beyond the weirdly over-sexualized cover itself.
Aug 17, 2014, 9:20 AMIn context
Mark Ames / PandoDaily:
Judge rejects $324M settlement in anti-poaching class action suit against Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe; says it should have been at least $380M   —  BREAKING: Judge strikes down Techtopus wage theft settlement  —  The judge overseeing the landmark Silicon Valley wage theft antitrust lawsuit …
Aug 8, 2014, 3:58 PMIn context

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