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Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Seed-stage VC firm Homebrew announces it has closed a $90M fund, its third after raising $50M in 2015 and $35M in 2013   —  Homebrewis announcing the close of its third fund.This time they've raised $90 million, an increase from $50 million in 2015 and $35 million for its debut fund in 2013.
Feb 12, 2018, 10:00 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Education startup Quizlet, which makes virtual flashcards, raises $20M Series B led by Icon Ventures to expand internationally, currently has 30M users   —  If you're in high school in the United States, there's at least a 50% chance you're using Quizlet.  And there's an even better chance you're at least familiar with it.
Feb 6, 2018, 11:10 AMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
PayPal reports Q4 revenue of $3.71B, up 24% YoY, vs. $3.63B est., processes $131B in total payments volume, up 32% YoY, and adds 8.7M customer accounts   —  PayPal beat The Street when it reported fourth-quarter earnings after the bell on Wednesday.  The global payments giant surpassed analyst expectations for both sales and profit.
Jan 31, 2018, 4:47 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
San Francisco-based mobile banking startup Varo Money closes $45M Series B led by Warburg Pincus and TPG-led The Rise Fund   —  There are a number of startups looking to disrupt traditional banking.  We've covered Chime, Zeroand Jiko, just to name a few.  —  Another one of those is Varo Money …
Jan 19, 2018, 1:45 AMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Texas-based Alkami, which develops mobile app platforms for banks and has ~4.5M users, raises $70M Series D led by General Atlantic   —  There's a startup in Texas that's been quietly building the technology that powers mobile banking apps.  —  Plano-based Alkami has developed a white label service …
Jan 9, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Mattermark to shut down after being acquired by FullContact, source says for under $500K in cash plus stock; common stockholders will get nothing in the deal   —  Mattermark, the site for startup and company data, is shutting down its own business after selling in a disappointing outcome to FullContact.
Dec 21, 2017, 9:20 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Casa Systems, maker of cable, wireless, and optical network gear and software, closed up 11% on Friday, after raising $78M in a downsized IPO   —  Andover, Massachusetts-based Casa Systems had a tough time pulling off its IPO this week.  —  The broadband solutions company wanted to debut Thursday …
Dec 18, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
Apple confirms Shazam acquisition; sources say deal was for about $400M, and Snap and Spotify also expressed interest   —  After we broke the story last week that Apple was acquiring London-based music and image recognition service Shazam, Apple confirmed the news today.
Dec 11, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Sources: Apple to acquire music recognition app Shazam; one source puts the deal at about $400M; Shazam's post-money valuation after its 2015 funding was $1.02B   —  Update : this story has now been confirmed.  —  As Spotify continues to inch towards a public listing, Apple is making a move …
Dec 8, 2017, 3:48 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Earny, which checks for price drops on items users bought and then asks retailers like Target or Amazon for a refund, raises $9M Series A led by Mayfield   —  Have you ever bought something only to see it go on sale the next day?  —  It may seem like bad luck, but you're often still entitled to get that discount.
Dec 5, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context

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