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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
GoFundMe acquires CrowdRise, which had raised $25M+, to expand to fundraising for charities   —  GoFundMe has made a name for itself as a go-to platform for individuals looking to raise money for good causes — a business that has been a big success, raising $3 billion since 2010 from 25 million+ donors across over 2 million campaigns.
Jan 10, 2017, 2:30 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Kanvas releases SDK to allow third parties to integrate its photo and video effects; the app now has 5M users, up from 1M when acquired by AOL in 2015   —  The rise of apps like Instagram and Snapchat has put photo effects front and center in the world of picture messaging …
Jan 7, 2017, 8:05 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
New York-based SaaS HR firm Namely raises $50M, closing a $80M Series D led by Altimeter Capital and Scale Venture Partners   —  One of the big HR startup stories of the last year has been the trials and tribulations of Zenefits, but news coming out today from another company in the space shows …
Jan 5, 2017, 9:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Cloud storage startup Bitcasa posts “goodbye” message on its site, implying it may have been acquired   —  CES seems to be making some bloggers a little trigger happy with posting.  Just a little while ago VentureBeat published a story claiming that Intel had acquired Bitcasa …
Jan 5, 2017, 7:35 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Taboola buys e-commerce personalization firm Commerce Sciences, and will offer its services for publishers as Commerce Sciences shuts down its existing business   —  Taboola, the startup that works with hundreds of online publishers to run carousels of recommended content and ads from their own …
Jan 5, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
ODG unveils R-8 and R-9 consumer AR/VR glasses for around $1K and $1.8K respectively; both use Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 chip and are built on Android   —  On the heels of raising $58 million in December, the wearables company Osterhout Design Group — known for making smart glasses and other gear …
Jan 3, 2017, 5:25 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Intel takes 15% stake in HERE to develop autonomous positioning systems based on Intel tech; terms undisclosed but stake worth $390M at 2015 HERE sale valuation   —  Here, the mapping and location services company once owned by Nokia and sold for €2.5 billion to a car-maker consortium of Audi …
Jan 3, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Chinese connected device OS maker Thundersoft buys Rightware, a Helsinki-based automotive system UI developer, for $68M   —  Thundersoft, a company out of China that designs operating systems for drones and other connected devices, has made an acquisition to drive deeper into automotive technology …
Dec 26, 2016, 3:35 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Viber now lets users send video messages and adds six in-chat commands, known as Chat Extensions, to search Wikipedia, Giphy, TheMovieDB, and more   —  On the heels of Kik and Facebook's Messenger adding in new video features yesterday, one of their old rivals Viber is announcing a new video tool of its own …
Dec 20, 2016, 11:45 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Delivery startup Just Eat acquires rival Delivery Hero's UK business for $251M cash, plus $50M based on performance, buys Canadian rival SkipTheDishes for $83M   —  Yet more regional consolidation is underway among the giants of take-out and delivery startups in Europe as they gear up to compete …
Dec 15, 2016, 3:35 AMIn context

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