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Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Doctor On Demand Pulls In $50 Million To Continue Expansion Of Its Virtual Doctor Visit Platform   —  Telemedicine startup Doctor on Demand announced that it has raised $50 million in Series B funding and signed up it's 200th customer today.  The funding will be used to continue to grow the service as well as sign up new partnerships.
Jun 17, 2015, 12:55 PMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Product Hunt makes first expansion away from tech with new gaming category to be led by Polygon co-founder Russ Frushtick   —  Product Hunt Levels Up With A Gaming Category  —  Product Hunt, the platform for upvoting the top tech products, is making its first expansion outside of tech …
Jun 11, 2015, 2:20 PMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Payroll Giant ADP Cuts Off Small Business Clients' Access To Zenefits   —  HR startup Zenefits and 50-year-old corporate payroll incumbent ADP are pulling no punches in a battle over the use of third-party data.  —  The dispute seems to have started around June 4th when ADP cut off Zenefits …
Jun 9, 2015, 7:45 PMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Messaging app Jott works without a data plan or WiFi connection, hits 500K active users in US, mostly junior high and high school students   —  Messaging App Jott Is Blowing Up Among Junior High And High Schoolers  —  As Facebook and YikYak try to grow a younger audience …
Jun 9, 2015, 1:10 AMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Pharmacy Delivery Startup PillPack Locks In $50 Million To Take On Walgreens   —  Pharmaceutical delivery startup PillPack has raised a $50 million growth round in Series C financing to start building retail pharmacies and take on other retail drugstores like RiteAid and Walgreens.
Jun 3, 2015, 11:30 AMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Maker Faire Goes Online With A New Social Network For Makers Called MakerSpace   —  There's Maker Media, MakerCon, MakerShed, Make: magazine and 131 Maker Faire events that take place throughout the world.  Now the founders of all these Makers want a way to connect what they refer to as the “maker movement” online.
May 12, 2015, 1:20 PMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Personal Finance Startup MX Pulls In $30 Million Series A Funding From USAA and Digital Garage   —  MX, the personal finance startup formerly known as Money Desktop, has just inked a $30 million Series A funding deal led by a subsidiary of USAA.  Tokyo-based VC firm Digital Garage also participated in the round.
Apr 30, 2015, 1:35 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Etsy Stock Surges 86 Percent At Close Of First Day Of Trading to $30 Per Share   —  Etsy, the online marketplace for handmade goods, went public today.  It turns out Wall Street investors like those homespun crafts.  Shares opened at $31 on the NASDAQ, popping up 94 percent from the initial set price of $16 per share.
Apr 16, 2015, 4:15 PMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Rakuten Is Looking To Acquire PopSugar For $580 Million   —  We've heard PopSugar is the latest online content company that Japanese conglomerate Rakuten is about to snap up.  These things could always fall apart, but should the deal go through, we're told it will happen in the next couple …
Apr 14, 2015, 6:35 AMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Former Motionloft CEO Jon Mills Sentenced To 24 Months In Prison For Wire Fraud   —  Founder and former Motionloft CEO Jon Mills has been found guilty on two counts of wire fraud, and ordered to serve 24 months in jail.  In addition, he was ordered to pay $6,000 in fines and to pay restitution to his victims in the amount of $572,039.
Apr 3, 2015, 9:55 AMIn context

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