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Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Delaware filing: payment card services startup Marqeta is raising $250M Series E at a valuation of $1.9B   —  The world of digital payments continues to power ahead — fuelled by the continuing growth of e-commerce and fintech — and now one of the bigger startups making waves in the secotr is raising a huge round of funding.
Mar 21, 2019, 1:45 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Israeli startup Guesty, which provides tools for property managers who list on Airbnb and other rental sites, raises $35M Series C led by Viola Growth   —  The growth of Airbnb — and likewise other platforms like Booking.com, VRBO and HomeAway for listing and renting short-term accommodation …
Mar 21, 2019, 8:20 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Opendoor, which buys homes from sellers directly to sell at a profit, raises $300M led by General Atlantic, sources say at a $3.8B valuation   —  Last month, we reported that Opendoor — the startup that is taking on the real estate industry with its own platform for buying up homes and selling …
Mar 20, 2019, 10:10 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Abstract, which provides a versioning platform for designers, raises $30M Series C led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, sources say at a $190M valuation   —  Design and engineering are two sides of the same coin when it comes to building software and hardware, and yet — unlike engineers …
Mar 20, 2019, 9:30 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Yandex partners with Hyundai to develop software and hardware for autonomous cars   —  On the heels of Hyundai becoming the latest investor in Ola, today another key deal was revealed that underscores Hyundai's ambitions in next-generation automotive services.
Mar 19, 2019, 9:00 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Latin American carrier America Movil to acquire Nextel in Brazil for $905M   —  Latin America continues to remain a focus for investors that are eyeing up its large population and growth potential.  In the latest development, America Movil, the Latin American carrier that is part of the Carlos Slim empire …
Mar 18, 2019, 10:25 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Rakuten TV, a video on demand service which has 7M users, expands to 30 new countries in Europe, bringing the total countries served to 42   —  Rakuten TV, the Japanese e-commerce giant's effort to take on Netflix and Amazon in the world of video streaming, has been something of a minor player …
Mar 14, 2019, 3:20 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google removed 2.3B bad ads, banned ads on 1.5M apps + 28M pages, plans new Policy Manager this year   —  Google is a tech powerhouse in many categories, including advertising.  Today, as part of its efforts to improve how that ad business works, it provided an annual update that details …
Mar 14, 2019, 2:00 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Newsela, which develops a platform for e-learning resources, raises $50M Series C led by TCV   —  As schools continue to look for new ways to cut costs while at the same time reboot their curriculum to better tap new innovations and improve understandings of how children learn …
Mar 13, 2019, 2:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Acko, a digital insurance provider in India for drivers and transportation companies, raises $65M Series C, source says at a ~$300M valuation   —  Acko — a startup out of India that has taken on the country's antiquated insurance industry with a digital-first product for drivers and others …
Mar 13, 2019, 10:40 AMIn context

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