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Codecademy eyes the enterprise with $40 million in new capital

After going over four years without raising any capital, coding class platform Codecademy has raised a new tranche of money: a $40 million Series D round led by Owl Ventures, with participation from Prosus and Union Square Ventures. The startup is th.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchFeb 23rd, 2021

Square to acquire majority stake in music service Tidal for $297 million

Jay-Z has 99 problems but figuring out a buyer for his struggling music streaming service is no longer one......»»

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Backed by Blossom, Creandum and Index, grocery delivery and dark store startup Dija launches in London

Dija, the London-based grocery delivery startup, is officially launching today and confirming that it raised £20 million in seed funding in December — a round that we first reported was partially closed the previous month. Backing the company.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 36 min. ago

Certara Reports Preliminary Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results and Issues Full Year 2021 Guidance

Year-over-year 2020 revenue grew 17% to $243.5 million Raised $768.5 million in gross IPO proceeds for the Company and selling stockholders PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Certara, Inc. (Nasdaq: CERT), a global leader in biosimulation, to.....»»

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Internet Has 366.3 Million Domain Name Registrations at the End of the Fourth Quarter of 2020

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global provider of domain name registry services and internet infrastructure, today announced that the fourth quarter of 2020 closed with 366.3 million domain name registrations.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News6 hr. 7 min. ago

Square is buying a majority stake in streaming service Tidal for $297 million

Per the terms of the deal, Square will pay $297 million in cash and stock in exchange for a "significant" majority ownership stake. Existing artist shareholders will maintain their holdings and be the remaining stakeholders......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News6 hr. 7 min. ago

Fintech startup ClearGlass Analytics closes $3.6M for pension funds transparency platform

Fintech startup ClearGlass Analytics has closed a £2.6 million ($3.6M) funding round for its platform, which aims to create greater transparency on fees in the long-term savings market, such as pensions and the wider asset management market. The £2.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 7 min. ago

Flourish, a startup that aims to help banks engage and retain customers, raises $1.5M

It’s not uncommon these days to hear of U.S.-based investors backing Latin American startups. But it’s not every day that we hear of Latin American VCs investing in U.S.-based startups. Berkeley-based fintech Flourish has raised $1.5 million in a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 7 min. ago

German insurtech platform Hepster raises $10M Series A led by Element Ventures

Hepster, an insurtech platform from Germany, has raised $10 million in a Series A funding led by Element Ventures. Also participating was Seventure Partners, MBMV, and GPS Ventures, as well as previous investors. The funds will be used to broaden the.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News6 hr. 36 min. ago

German InsureTech platform Hepster raises $10M Series A led by Element Ventures

Hepster, an insurtech platform from Germany, has raised $10 million in a Series A funding led by Element Ventures. Also participating was Seventure Partners, MBMV, and GPS Ventures, as well as previous investors. The funds will be used to broaden the.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News9 hr. 8 min. ago

"PopDel" detects deletions in our genomes

The human genome contains roughly three million letters and is distributed over 46 chromosomes. Yet the genetic variation from person to person is very small: the genome sequences of any two people differ from each other by about one in every 1,000 l.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 8 min. ago

Social commerce startup Elenas raises $6M and plans for international expansion

Colombian startup Elenas says it’s helping tens of thousands of women make money by selling products online. And today, it announced that it has raised $6 million in Series A funding. That’s on top of the $2 million seed round that Elenas.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 36 min. ago

Square buys majority of Tidal, adds Jay Z to its board in bid to shake up the artist economy

This morning Square, a fintech company that serves both individuals and companies, announced that it has purchased a majority stake in Tidal, a music streaming service. The deal, worth some $297 million, will Tidal allow artist-partners to keep their.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 8 min. ago

Hyundai profit hit after Kona EV recall, but LG Chem seen bearing bulk of costs

Hyundai has revised quarterly earnings despite reports that LG Chem will pay most of the estimated $900 million in costs for the recall......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 8 min. ago

Square To Buy Jay-Z"s Music Service Tidal

Square has agreed to buy a majority stake in Tidal, the streaming music service led by rapper Jay-Z, as part of an effort to expand the company's suite of financial tools to musicians and emerging artists. From a report: Square will pay $297 million.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 36 min. ago

Stellantis battery JV seeks contracts with other automakers

The automaker's European joint venture with energy giant Total says it will be able to supply batteries for 1 million EVs by 2030......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News14 hr. 36 min. ago

GM mulling second U.S. battery plant, eyes Tenn., report says

GM is looking to build a second battery factory in the U.S. with South Korean joint venture partner LG Chem, The Wall Street Journal reported......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News14 hr. 36 min. ago

New Switch model with 7-inch OLED and 4K support reportedly arriving this year

Since launching four years ago, The Nintendo Switch has sold over 80 million units worldwide, passing the 3DS family on the best-selling consoles of all-time list. It may have already beaten the Game Boy Advance family (81.5 million) and is closing i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News15 hr. 8 min. ago

Hopin confirms $400M raise at $5.65B valuation

This morning Hopin, a virtual events platform and video-focused software service, announced that it has closed a $400 million Series C. The new capital values Hopin at $5.65 billion. Both numbers match prior TechCrunch reporting that the company was.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 8 min. ago

How to secure your Wi-Fi network

It's more important than ever to keep your work and home networks safe from prying eyes. We'll show you how to secure your Wi-Fi network so you can rest easy......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 8 min. ago

Countingup closes £9.1M for its business current account with built-in accounting features

Countingup, the U.K. fintech offering a business current account with built-in accounting features, has closed £9.1 million in Series A investment. Leading the round is Framework Venture Partners, with participation from Gresham House Ventures, Sage.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 7 min. ago