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This UK media startup grew from 12 employees to 200 in a year and half, and just landed $80 million in funding to grow even more
Business Insider • Zoë Bernard
Glowforge opens public orders for its desktop 3D laser cutter
TechCrunch • Natasha Lomas
MoviePass is losing $20 million a month — and starting to look a lot like a famous dot-com bust (HMNY)
Business Insider • Troy Wolverton
Why Tyson, the largest meat processor in the U.S., is investing in fake meat
Chicago Tribune • Greg Trotter
10 things in tech you need to know today (FB)
Business Insider • Shona Ghosh
Cambridge Analytica planned to launch its own cryptocurrency
The Verge • Shannon Liao
Can Callisto transform how Silicon Valley deals with sexual harassment?
The Verge • Lux Alptraum
SCOOTER WARS: 3 startups are raising hundreds of millions to speed up your commute — but they're annoying everyone in San Francisco
Business Insider • Melia Robinson
DealBook Briefing: Hank Greenberg Wants to Defang the N.Y. Law That Brought Him Down
The New York Times
IL&FS to foray into affordable housing business
The Economic Times of India • Kailash Babar
 
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Technology Industry, Venture Capital
This UK media startup grew from 12 employees to 200 in a year and half, and just landed $80 million in funding to grow even more
Business InsiderZoë Bernard
The Culture Trip is a fast-growing media site that just raised $80 million in its Series B funding round from a Dutch venture firm. The company's CEO says that the Culture Trip's success lies in its team of freelancers and its flexible...
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Consumer Electronics, Technology Industry
Glowforge opens public orders for its desktop 3D laser cutter
TechCrunchNatasha Lomas
Hardware startup Glowforge, which makes a desktop laser cutter and engraver for home or office use, has finally opened up sales to the general public. The maker-targeted device, which can ‘print’ (read: engrave/laser cut) a variety of materials including leather, wood, acrylic,...
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Technology Industry, Venture Capital
MoviePass is losing $20 million a month — and starting to look a lot like a famous dot-com bust (HMNY)
Business InsiderTroy Wolverton
One of the lessons of the dot-com bust was that services that seem too good to be true probably are. Since it dropped its price to $10 a month, MoviePass, the subscription movie ticket service, has seemed to be just that —...
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Education, Politics & Policy
Why Tyson, the largest meat processor in the U.S., is investing in fake meat
Chicago TribuneGreg Trotter
Beyond Meat burgers — plant-based patties made to resemble, sizzle and even bleed like meat — have the potential to wean wavering carnivores off animal-based proteins. Encouraging such a trend would seem to pose a serious financial threat to Tyson Foods, the...
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Facebook Inc, Google Inc
10 things in tech you need to know today (FB)
Business InsiderShona Ghosh
Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. 1. Far more than 87 million Facebook users had their data compromised by Cambridge Analytica, according to a second whistleblower. Brittany Kaiser told politicians that the company used multiple...
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Facebook Inc, Technology Industry
Cambridge Analytica planned to launch its own cryptocurrency
The VergeShannon Liao
The company behind Facebook’s massive data leak scandal, Cambridge Analytica, attempted to develop its own cryptocurrency this past year and intended to raise funds through an initial coin offering, Reuters and The New York Times reported today. The digital coin would have...
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Technology Industry, Venture Capital
Can Callisto transform how Silicon Valley deals with sexual harassment?
The VergeLux Alptraum
In December 2016 — in the wake of sexual assault allegations against prominent men like Bill Cosby, Roger Ailes, and then-President-elect Donald Trump — tech writer April Glaser posited a simple solution for combating sexual assault: create a tool that would combine...
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Startups, Technology Industry
SCOOTER WARS: 3 startups are raising hundreds of millions to speed up your commute — but they're annoying everyone in San Francisco
Business InsiderMelia Robinson
Electric scooters for grown-ups are taking over San Francisco. Three startups — Bird, Spin, and LimeBike — have raised a combined $225 million in venture capital funding and rolled out hundreds of vehicles. In their quest to disrupt transportation, the electric scooter...
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Finance, Venture Capital
DealBook Briefing: Hank Greenberg Wants to Defang the N.Y. Law That Brought Him Down
The New York Times
Good Monday morning. Bank of America reported that its first-quarter earnings rose 30 percent from the same time last year, but fixed-income trading was down over the same period. Some links require subscriptions. Behind Hank Greenberg’s legal battle The former A.I.G. magnate...
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Private Equity, Real Estate
IL&FS to foray into affordable housing business
The Economic Times of IndiaKailash Babar
MUMBAI: IL&FS Group, known for infrastructure development and financial services, is venturing into affordable housing business with three projects in Hyderabad, Chennai and Ahmedabad. The company has set up a separate subsidiary called IL&FS Townships and Urban Assets to undertake this business,...
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