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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Remitly is raising up to $115M Series D led by Naspers' PayU to double down on remittances to developing countries across Africa, South America, and Asia   —  International remittances continues to be one of the biggest financial services in developing countries, with $450 billion getting sent …
Oct 31, 2017, 8:55 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
GoFundMe announces GoFundMe Studios to make short videos for select campaigns to aid promotion   —  GoFundMe has racked up over $4 billion in donations as the world's biggest platform for people setting up donation campaigns, in part by leveraging the power of social media to get people …
Oct 26, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Facebook launches Workplace Chat desktop app and will roll out group video chat soon, says 30K organizations use Workplace and that 1M groups have been created   —  It's been once year since Workplace, Facebook's social network designed specifically for businesses and other organizations …
Oct 26, 2017, 4:30 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
LinkedIn boosts its messaging with smart replies, pre-written, AI based interactions   —  LinkedIn — the Microsoft-owned platform for those who want to network with professional contacts and advance their own careers — has been in the middle of a long-term makeover of its social tools, as it looks to drive more usage.
Oct 24, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Instagram now lets you add a guest to a live video stream   —  Make way for more talking heads.  Instagram, competing hot on the heels of other live video broadcasting apps, is enhancing its video streaming service with a new feature that it hopes will bring out more videos …
Oct 24, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Marketing activation platform ActionIQ raises $30M Series B led by Andreessen Horowitz, to give marketers better audience insights for more effective campaigns   —  The trend of using big data analytics to glean more targeted insights for your business continues to be democratized …
Oct 23, 2017, 8:35 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Hiya, spun out from Whitepages a year ago, raises $18M Series A for its smart caller ID technology   —  Hiya came to life a year ago when it was spun out by Whitepages to take on TrueCaller and others in the world of smart caller ID services.  Using machine learning analytics on a vast database …
Oct 22, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Flexible car ownership marketplace Fair.com raises up to $1B in venture and debt financing from BMW's iVentures, Penske Automotive Group, Sherpa Capital, others   —  Fair.com — an all-digital car marketplace that was co-founded by car industry vets Georg Bauer of BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Tesla …
Oct 20, 2017, 4:00 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Intel Capital announces investments totalling $60M in 15 big data startups, says it has invested a total of $566M in startups in 2017 overall   —  Intel Capital, the investment arm of the processor giant, is today announcing its latest tranche of investments, a total of nearly $60 million …
Oct 19, 2017, 3:05 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Swedish lock giant Assa Abloy, which owns Yale and other brands, acquires smart lock maker August Home, which had raised around $75M   —  Oct 19, 2017, 11:26 amOct 19, 2017, 3:48 pm  —  The smart home market continues to heat up, and the legacy giants do not want to get locked out: quite literally.
Oct 19, 2017, 8:10 AMIn context

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