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Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Swedish “digital contraception” app Natural Cycles raises $30M Series B led by EQT Ventures   —  Contraception can be a charged topic for many reasons.  It's highly personal, of course.  Frequently it's political.  And the stakes, should your method of choice fail, are obviously very high indeed.
Nov 10, 2017, 1:05 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Berlin-based travel activities booking platform GetYourGuide raises $75M Series D led by Battery Ventures   —  Right after Berlin-based travel activities booking platform GetYourGuide announced its $50 million Series C, one of Europe's biggest tourist draws, the city of Paris, was rocked by a series of terrorist attacks.
Nov 2, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says Twitter needs to be a “lot more transparent in our actions” around suspending users, after it broke its silence on Rose McGowan   —  Twitter has abruptly broken its own policy of not commenting on individual accounts to explain why it temporarily suspended …
Oct 12, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Amazon has acquired 3D body model startup, Body Labs, for $50M-$70M   —  TechCrunch has learned that Amazon has acquired Body Labs, a company with a stated aim of creating true-to-life 3D body models to support various b2b software applications — such as virtually trying on clothes or photorealistic avatars for gaming.
Oct 3, 2017, 4:45 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi apologizes to Londoners in an open letter, says his intention is to “run our business with humility, integrity, and passion”   —  Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has written an open letter apologizing for “mistakes we've made” following the announcement …
Sep 25, 2017, 9:50 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Labster, which makes software that creates virtual simulations of laboratories for students, raises $10M Series A led by Balderton Capital   —  Ed tech startup Labster whose software platform enables virtual simulations of laboratories for teaching life science to students …
Sep 6, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Amazon Cash comes to UK as Amazon Top Up, letting users load between £5 and £250 onto their Amazon UK account at certain retailers   —  Amazon has added the ability for UK users to pay for products and services on its ecommerce platform using cash.
Aug 25, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Prisma Labs, whose app turns photos into “artworks” using AI, shifts focus to selling its tools to other firms, says app has 5M-10M MAUs and won't be retired   —  The startup behind the Prisma style transfer app is shifting focus onto the b2b space, building tools for developers …
Aug 22, 2017, 9:10 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
UK's Callsign raises $35M Series A led by Accel for its AI-based adaptive authentication platform for enterprises   —  London-based Callsign has closed a $35 million Series A, led by Accel and early stage investor PTB Ventures, for an authentication platform which uses deep learning technology …
Jul 31, 2017, 8:30 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Barcelona-based keyboard startup ThingThing reaches deal with founders of keyboard app Fleksy to continue development, after Pinterest acqui-hired Fleksy   —  Third party keyboards might seem like an app fad blast from the recent past.  But the smartphone keyboard space could be set for a shake …
Jul 25, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context

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