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Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Appen, a crowdsourced data annotation startup, is acquiring rival Figure Eight for $175M in cash upfront and up to $125M more based on this year's performance   —  Appen just announced that it's acquiring Figure Eight in an all-cash deal that sees Appen paying $175 million upfront …
Mar 10, 2019, 7:55 PMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
SeatGeek raises $57M Series D led by Glynn Capital to acquire ticketing software company TopTix   —  SeatGeek is announcing a deal to acquire TopTix for $56 million.  —  While SeatGeek has made acquisitions before, this is its biggest, and the company funded the deal by raising a $57 million Series D led by Glynn Capital.
Apr 18, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
CrowdFlower, a crowdsourced workforce service, raises $10M series D led by Microsoft, Canvas, and Trinity, to focus on new AI product   —  CrowdFlower is announcing that it has raised $10 million in Series D funding.  —  The round was led by Microsoft, with participation from Canvas Ventures and Trinity Ventures.
Jun 8, 2016, 2:00 PMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Ticket Search Engine SeatGeek Raises $35M Round From Accel And Some Big-Name Athletes   —  SeatGeek, a company that bills itself as “the web's largest ticket search engine”, is announcing that it has raised $35 million in Series B funding.  —  The round brought was led by Accel Capital …
Aug 28, 2014, 11:45 AMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Jason Calacanis' Mahalo Is Reborn As Mobile News App Inside   —  Jason Calacanis is getting back into the news business with a new app called Inside, which highlights and summarizes the top news stories.  —  Although Calacanis has been involved in several startups and startup events …
Jan 28, 2014, 12:15 AMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
With $2.2M In New Funding, SeatGeek Acquires And Shuts Down Ticketing Competitor FanSnap   —  Ticketing startup SeatGeek is announcing that it has acquired FanSnap from Wize Commerce, which purchased the ticketing site two years ago.  —  Co-founder Russell d'Souza told me that the deal closed …
Dec 20, 2013, 12:00 AMIn context
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Personalized Financial Planning Service LearnVest Raises $16.5M From Accel, American Express And Others   —  LearnVest, a personalized financial planning program, has raised $16.5 million in strategic funding from existing investor Accel Partners, and new investors: American Express Ventures …
Jul 26, 2013, 11:30 AMIn context
Adrian Chen / Gawker:
TechCrunch Founder Michael Arrington's History of Abuse Allegations Includes an Assault Investigation   —  When TechCrunch founder turned venture capitalist Mike Arrington was accused last week of rape and abuse by an ex-girlfriend, many in Silicon Valley were shocked, but not entirely surprised.
Apr 5, 2013, 5:50 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Microsoft To Start Integrating Yammer Into Office 365 And SharePoint This Summer, Deeper Connections Coming This Fall   —  Microsoft wants to make Yammer the social layer across all of its products and today, at Convergence 2013, the company announced a more detailed roadmap for how it plans to do so.
Mar 19, 2013, 4:05 PMIn context
Ken Yeung / The Next Web:
Yammer's David Sacks offers to create $250k Launch fund to support five startups from the festival   —  At the 2013 Launch Festival, Yammer co-founder David Sacks took part in the conference's third fireside chat.  During the conversation, Sacks offered to help fund five of the startups presenting …
Mar 6, 2013, 6:20 PMIn context

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