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May 27, 2020
GoBear raises $17 million to expand its consumer financial services for Asian markets

Singapore-based fintech startup GoBear has raised $17 million from returning investors Walvis Participaties, a Dutch venture capital firm, and Aegon N.V., a life insurance and asset management provider. The funding brings GoBear’s total funding so far to $97 million, and will be used to expand its consumer financial services platform, which is available in seven […]

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May 27, 2020
GoBear raises $17 million to expand its consumer financial services for Asian markets

Singapore-based fintech startup GoBear has raised $17 million from returning investors Walvis Participaties, a Dutch venture capital firm, and Aegon N.V., a life insurance and asset management provider. The funding brings GoBear’s total funding so far to $97 million, and will be used to expand its consumer financial services platform, which is available in seven […]

Vía: TechCrunch Startups

May 27, 2020
AI is more data-hungry than ever, and DefinedCrowd raises $50M B round to feed it

As AI has grown from niche to mission-critical technology, the companies that enable it have multiplied and in many cases prospered. A good example of that success is DefinedCrowd, which has gone from the Disrupt stage to globe-spanning AI toolkit to the Fortune 500 in just a couple of years. The company just raised a […]

Vía: TechCrunch Startups

May 27, 2020
D-ID, the Israeli company that digitally de-identifies faces in videos and still images, raises $13.5 million

If only Facebook had been using the kind of technology that TechCrunch Startup Battlefield alumnus D-ID was pitching, it could have avoided exposing all of our faces to privacy destroying software services like Clearview AI. At least, that’s the pitch that D-ID’s founder and chief executive, Gil Perry, makes when he’s talking about the significance […]

Vía: TechCrunch Startups

May 26, 2020
What should startup founders know before negotiating with corporate VCs?

Scott Orn Contributor Share on Twitter Scott runs operations at Kruze Consulting, a fast-growing startup CFO consulting firm. Kruze is based in San Francisco with clients in the Bay Area, Los Angeles and New York. More posts by this contributor How to approach (and work with) the 3 types of corporate VCs Bill Growney Contributor […]

Vía: TechCrunch Fundings Exits

May 26, 2020
What should startup founders know before negotiating with corporate VCs?

Scott Orn Contributor Share on Twitter Scott runs operations at Kruze Consulting, a fast-growing startup CFO consulting firm. Kruze is based in San Francisco with clients in the Bay Area, Los Angeles and New York. More posts by this contributor How to approach (and work with) the 3 types of corporate VCs Bill Growney Contributor […]

Vía: TechCrunch Startups

May 26, 2020
How to approach (and work with) the 3 types of corporate VCs

Scott Orn Contributor Share on Twitter Scott runs operations at Kruze Consulting, a fast-growing startup CFO consulting firm. Kruze is based in San Francisco with clients in the Bay Area, Los Angeles and New York. More posts by this contributor How to approach (and work with) the 3 types of corporate VCs Bill Growney Contributor […]

Vía: TechCrunch Startups

May 26, 2020
Why localized compensation in a work-anywhere world isn’t so simple

Last Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg told Facebook’s 48,000 employees that he expects upwards of 50% of the company will be working remotely within 10 years. After outlining many of the advantages that remote work confers — including to “potentially spread more economic opportunity around the country and potentially around the world” — he added that those […]

Vía: TechCrunch Startups

May 20, 2020
Scribd announces a perks program, giving its subscribers access to Pandora Plus, TuneIn Premium and more

E-book and audiobook subscription service Scribd has been actively embracing and experimenting with bundling over the past couple of years, creating joint offers with The New York Times and with Spotify and Hulu. Today it announced a slightly different take on the idea with Scribd Perks. These perks give Scribd’s paying subscribers (the service costs […]

Vía: TechCrunch Startups

May 20, 2020
Hims & Hers launch Spanish language telemedicine services

Hims & Hers, the startup focused on providing access to elective treatments for things like hair loss, skin care and erectile disfunction and online telemedicine services, is expanding its services to include a Spanish language option, the company said. After Mexico, the U.S. has the second-largest Spanish speaking population in the world, with an estimated […]

Vía: TechCrunch Startups