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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn debuts Your Commute, which lets job-seekers who save their location preferences check the commute times to potential employers, on its mobile app   —  LinkedIn, the social media site that's aimed at people looking to network or otherwise change up their career prospects, is taking a plunge into location-based services.
Jun 7, 2018, 6:15 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Ride-hailing service Gett raises $80M led by existing investor VW at a ~$1.4B valuation, says it will be profitable by Q1 of next year   —  While Uber is growing its business with a net loss on its balance sheet, a smaller rival has confirmed a round of funding, and projects that it will be profitable by Q1 of next year.
Jun 7, 2018, 9:45 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Payment card services startup Marqeta raises $45M Series D led by Iconiq Capital, reportedly at a $545M valuation   —  On the heels of payment processing startup Adyen pricing its IPO in Europe to raise $1 billion, another startup working in the area of digital payment processing has raised a significant growth round.
Jun 5, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Dutch payments startup Adyen aims for a ~$1B IPO, valuing the firm at up to $8.3B when it lists on Euronext Amsterdam on June 13   —  After announcing its intention to go public in May, today Adyen published more details with the finances filled in.  The Netherlands-based payments startup …
Jun 5, 2018, 7:35 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Nokia completes the sale of its digital health unit to Withings co-founder Eric Carreel, who plans to relaunch it as a Paris-based startup by the year's end   —  Nokia has closed the books on its unlucky foray into digital health devices and services, and with it, a business is marking its return to the world of startups.
Jun 3, 2018, 9:05 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Ava raises $30M Series B for its fertility-tracking bracelet   —  As the worlds of health and technology continue to knit closer together through advances in hardware and big data analytics, a startup called Ava, which has built a $199 wearable device and app to help women track their fertility cycles …
May 30, 2018, 8:45 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Russian search giant Yandex announces Prime-like service Yandex.Plus, a ~$160 smart speaker, and a new skills platform for its Alice assistant   —  Russian search giant Yandex is sometimes described as the “Google of Russia”, but maybe it should be described as the Amazon of Russia, too.
May 29, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
PayPal and Google partner to integrate PayPal into Google Pay, which can be used to pay bills and more, starting later this year   —  Google earlier this year rebranded all of its payment services under Google Pay to help it double down on making transactions across its platform more frictionless (and more used).
May 24, 2018, 12:15 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Airbnb quietly launches Travel Stories in beta, letting users share ephemeral pictures and videos that can be viewed in-app or online   —  The stories format has been one of the most sticky features of social apps like Snapchat and Instagram, letting users stitch together video …
May 24, 2018, 10:35 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Payments processing company Adyen says it plans to IPO on the Euronext Amsterdam exchange at a $7B-$11B valuation   —  The floodgates are definitely open for IPOs in the tech world right now, and the latest is coming out of Europe.  Adyen, a company that powers payments for large …
May 24, 2018, 7:30 AMIn context

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