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Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
Vicarious Surgical, which is building minimally invasive surgical tech that combines VR with miniature robots, has closed $10M round led by Gates Frontiers Fund   —  In an operating room in rural Idaho, doctors prep a patient for surgery.  They make a tiny, thumb-sized incision into the patient …
Feb 17, 2019, 1:10 AMIn context
Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
LA-based lifestyle brand FabFitFun, which crossed $200M+ in revenue last year, raises $80M Series A led by Kleiner Perkins to grow its subscription box business   —  The Los Angeles-based company has steadily expanded its retail and lifestyle empire through subscription boxes, video... and even an augmented reality app.
Feb 4, 2019, 1:05 AMIn context
Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
PayPal misses with Q4 revenue of $4.23B, but saw $164B in total payment volume and 2.9M net new active accounts thanks to Hyperwallet and iZettle acquisitions   —  PayPal revenues miss but strong growth from its recent iZettle and Hyperwallet acquisitions and booming business at Venmo point to a strong outlook for the payments giant.
Jan 30, 2019, 5:30 PMIn context
Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
iFood, the Brazilian technology conglomerate Movile's food delivery platform, raises $400M from existing investors Naspers and Innova Capital   —  The Brazilian technology conglomerate Movile has just raised one of the largest rounds ever recorded for a Latin American startup …
Nov 13, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
With its acquisition of Red Hat, IBM refocuses on its core strengths, rather than Watson, an AI push that was always more hype than reality   —  With its latest $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat, IBM may have found something more elementary than “Watson” to save its flagging business.
Oct 29, 2018, 1:20 AMIn context
Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
Epic Games, the creator of Fortnite, raises $1.25B from KKR, Iconiq Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins, Vulcan Capital, and others   —  Jonathan Shieber , Jordan Crook 7 hours  —  It pays to have the most popular game in the world.  —  Epic Games, the creators …
Oct 26, 2018, 11:25 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
SEC filing: Docker has raised $92M of a targeted $192M funding round   —  Docker, the company that did more to create today's modern containerized computing environment than any other independent company, has raised $92 million of a targeted $192 million funding round, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Oct 15, 2018, 4:30 PMIn context
Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
Tencent invests $180M in Brazilian fintech company Nubank, which reportedly now has a $4B valuation   —  Nubank, the Brazilian financial services company, has raised $180 million from the Chinese internet giant, Tencent.  —  Tencent has long been interested in financial services startups …
Oct 8, 2018, 5:00 PMIn context
Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
Insight Venture Partners buys content management platform Episerver for $1.1B from the private equity firm Accel-KKR   —  Episerver, the Irvine, California-based company which provides services for marketers to manage content, was bought by Insight Venture Partners for a cool $1.1 billion from the private equity firm Accel-KKR.
Sep 6, 2018, 8:40 AMIn context
Jonathan Shieber / TechCrunch:
Used clothing marketplace Vinted raises €50M Series D led by Sprints Capital, over two years after the business made radical changes to stay solvent   —  It was May 2016 when Thomas Plantenga got the call.  —  He was living in New York and working on projects with Fabrice Grinda …
Sep 5, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context

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