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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
VIPKID, which links native English speakers with online learners, raises $500M Series D+ reportedly at a $3B+ valuation, says it has 40K teachers, 300K students   —  The online language school market is continuing to heat up, and a startup that connects English teachers with an audience …
Jun 21, 2018, 9:20 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
German startup Silexica, which optimises how disparate applications work together on autonomous cars, raises $18M Series B led by EQT Ventures   —  As we inch closer to building increasingly autonomous cars, the complexities that these vehicles will present as programmable hardware are increasing …
Jun 21, 2018, 4:35 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Fitness class app Aaptiv raises $22M Series C led by Millennium Technology Value Partners, sources say at a $200M+ valuation   —  Health and wellness has been one of the biggest categories for development in the tech industry, with huge range of wearable devices and connected equipment …
Jun 20, 2018, 1:45 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
GoFundMe announces GoFundMe Team Fundraising, letting groups raise money for a single cause   —  GoFundMe, the popular service for raising money for causes with some $5 billion raised to date, is expanding its platform to serve more community efforts: today the company is launching GoFundMe Team Fundraising …
Jun 20, 2018, 11:40 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announce that doctor and writer Dr. Atul Gawande will be CEO of their as-yet unnamed joint healthcare venture   —  Amazon, BerkshireHathaway and JPMorgan Chase have not been especially public about their plans for how they plan to take on employee healthcare …
Jun 20, 2018, 10:35 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Yahoo updates Yahoo Mail for mobile web and releases an app for Android Go, as it seeks new users on lower-end devices   —  The days for Yahoo Messenger are now numbered, but Yahoo and its parent Oath (which also owns TC) are still counting on growth for other communications services, specifically Yahoo Mail.
Jun 19, 2018, 12:00 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Estonian-founded sales CRM startup Pipedrive raises $50M Series C led by Insight Venture Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners   —  While Salesforce and Microsoft have a dominant position in the world of sales software today, there are a number of startups nipping at their heels …
Jun 14, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Dutch payments company Adyen closes its first day on Amsterdam's Euronext exchange at €462.50 per share, giving it a market cap of more than €13.6B   —  After raising €1.1 billion in its initial offering and pricing its shares at €240 each last night, Adyen, the Dutch payments company, went public today with a bang.
Jun 13, 2018, 7:15 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
UK-based Memrise raises $15.5M Series B, says it reached profitability in Q1 this year and that its AI-based language learning app has passed 35M users globally   —  Memrise, a UK startup whose eponymous language-learning app employs machine learning and localised content to adapt to users' needs …
Jun 11, 2018, 5:35 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Cloud HR software firm Workday acquires Adaptive Insights, a provider of cloud-based business planning and financial modeling tools, for $1.55B   —  Workday, the cloud-based platform that offers HR and other back-office apps for businesses, is making an acquisition to expand its portfolio of services …
Jun 11, 2018, 8:40 AMIn context

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