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May 27, 2017
Reid Hoffman, Bill Gates, Sam Altman invest $30 million in Change.org

LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman announced today that he’s making a big bet on Change.org, the site for social justice petitions. Hoffman is leading a $30 million round, with other investors including big names like Bill Gates and Y Combinator president Sam Altman. “Change.org, the global hub for collective action, is a crucial democratizing force in […]

Vía: TechCrunch Fundings Exits

May 27, 2017
Reid Hoffman, Bill Gates, Sam Altman invest $30 million in Change.org

LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman announced today that he’s making a big bet on Change.org, the site for social justice petitions. Hoffman is leading a $30 million round, with other investors including big names like Bill Gates and Y Combinator president Sam Altman. “Change.org, the global hub for collective action, is a crucial democratizing force in […]

Vía: TechCrunch Startups

May 26, 2017
KidPass raises $5.1 million for its children’s activity subscription service

KidPass, a monthly membership program that gives parents access to a variety of kid-friendly activities across their city, has raised $5.1 million in Series A funding, the startup reported this week. Currently live in New York, the new funds will allow the service to expand to new markets including L.A., San Francisco, Seattle, Boston, Philadelphia, […]

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May 26, 2017
KidPass raises $5.1 million for its children’s activity subscription service

KidPass, a monthly membership program that gives parents access to a variety of kid-friendly activities across their city, has raised $5.1 million in Series A funding, the startup reported this week. Currently live in New York, the new funds will allow the service to expand to new markets including L.A., San Francisco, Seattle, Boston, Philadelphia, […]

Vía: TechCrunch Startups

May 26, 2017
Snap said to leverage discounts to drive growth

After a painful first-quarter miss, Snap, the parent company of the popular social app Snapchat, is looking to avoid the same fate in the second. According to Digiday, Snap is working to drive new and increased business ahead of the end of its second quarter. To do so, the company is said to be cutting […]

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May 25, 2017
App maker Appian soars 25% on first day as a public company

It was off to the races for Appian which debuted on the Nasdaq on Thursday, soaring 25% on its first day on the stock market. After pricing shares at $12, the company closed the day above $15, valuing the company at about $900 million. The company helps its enterprise and government customers with app development. […]

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May 25, 2017
App maker Appian soars 25% on first day as a public company

It was off to the races for Appian which debuted on the Nasdaq on Thursday, soaring 25% on its first day on the stock market. After pricing shares at $12, the company closed the day above $15, valuing the company at about $900 million. The company helps its enterprise and government customers with app development. […]

Vía: TechCrunch IT

May 25, 2017
Binded raises another $950K for its copyright-protecting tools

Binded aims to make it easier for photographers to protect their intellectual property by creating a permanent record of their copyright in a public database, namely the blockchain. The startup was previously known as Blockai, but it’s rebranding today — the new name is meant to focus less on technology and instead emphasize the idea […]

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May 25, 2017
Target just gave Casper $75 million

Target has reportedly rolled $75 million into Casper, the direct-to-consumer mattress startup you may have heard about in all those podcasts. The funding is a good chunk of what should end up being a more than $100 million round, according to a source at Recode, which first reported the news. Target has confirmed it gave […]

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May 25, 2017
Target just gave Casper $75 million

Target has reportedly rolled $75 million into Casper, the direct-to-consumer mattress startup you may have heard about in all those podcasts. The funding is a good chunk of what should end up being a more than $100 million round, according to a source at Recode, which first reported the news. Target has confirmed it gave […]

Vía: TechCrunch Startups