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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
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Spot.IM raises $25M Series C led by Insight Venture Partners for its Disqus-like comment platform for publications like Time, NBC, HuffPost, Engadget   —  Social media has become critical to the online publishers.  It drives a lot of traffic and helps brands build a following.
Dec 4, 2017, 2:35 AMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Twitter Lite rolling out to 24 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Latin America, after Philippines test showed a 50% increase in tweets   —  Twitter is rolling out its “Lite” version, after a successful trial in the Philippines.The Android app will become available …
Nov 30, 2017, 10:40 PMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
Box reports Q3 revenue of $129.3M, up 26% YoY, beating $128.6M estimate, 80K customers, and regains cash flow positive status   —  Box posted its third-quarter earnings after the bell on Wednesday.  —  The cloud management business reported $129.3 million in revenue, up 26 percent from last year.
Nov 29, 2017, 5:11 PMIn context

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