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February 13, 2020
India’s Vedantu scores $24M more for its online tutoring service

Vedantu, a Bangalore-based startup that operates a learning app aimed at students aged between 12 to 18, has secured an additional $24 million as part of its Series C financing round as it looks to serve more students and make its brand a household name. The additional fund to Series C, which Vedantu unveiled in […]

Vía: TechCrunch Startups

February 13, 2020
Tandem Bank’s chief product officer has joined Santander InnoVentures

Following the departure of its CTO last month, Tandem Bank, the U.K. challenger bank co-founded by fintech veteran Ricky Knox, has lost another key member of its team, this time seeing chief product officer Matt Ford departing for a career in venture. Ford joined Santander InnoVentures, the venture capital arm of the Spanish incumbent bank, […]

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February 13, 2020
Tandem Bank’s chief product officer has joined Santander InnoVentures

Following the departure of its CTO last month, Tandem Bank, the U.K. challenger bank co-founded by fintech veteran Ricky Knox, has lost another key member of its team, this time seeing chief product officer Matt Ford departing for a career in venture. Ford joined Santander InnoVentures, the venture capital arm of the Spanish incumbent bank, […]

Vía: TechCrunch Startups

February 12, 2020
Peru’s startup scene is ready for more

Greg Mitchell Contributor Share on Twitter Greg Mitchell is regional director of Angel Ventures, a startup investor and advisor and is the creator of the blog Ruta Startup. Funding of Latin American startups has doubled each year over the past two years. And while most of this capital has been directed toward Brazil and Mexico, […]

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February 12, 2020
Eight Sleep CEO says his startup is more than a mattress company

Matteo Franceschetti, CEO of Eight Sleep, would prefer that you don’t call his startup a mattress company. Eight Sleep does sell mattresses, albeit smart ones packed with sensors and temperature regulation controls. The company has raised north of $70 million from backers including Founders Fund and Khosla Ventures. A great deal of this funding surrounds […]

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February 12, 2020
Anniversary Sale: Get 1 year of Extra Crunch for $99

Last February we launched Extra Crunch, and today we’re celebrating its one-year anniversary. As a token of appreciation to our readers, we’re offering a limited-time deal for annual Extra Crunch membership. From now until the end of February, new users signing up for Extra Crunch in the U.S. can get a full year of membership […]

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February 12, 2020
Coinbase launches margin trading for some users

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is launching margin trading today. Margin trading lets you trade on leverage. But it works both ways — margin trading lets you multiply your gains and your losses. Margin trading is going to be available on Coinbase Pro, the company’s exchange interface for educated investors. Both retail and institutional investors will be […]

Vía: TechCrunch Startups

February 12, 2020
Former Krux and Salesforce execs raise $15M for their marketing data startup Habu

Marketing startup Habu is emerging from stealth today and announcing that it has already raised $15 million in Series A funding. The company comes out of super{set}, the startup studio created by Krux founders Tom Chavez and Vivek Vaidya. In fact, Chavez is Habu’s chairman, Vaidya serves as CTO and their former Krux colleague Matt […]

Vía: TechCrunch Startups

February 12, 2020
Former Krux and Salesforce execs raise $15M for their marketing data startup Habu

Marketing startup Habu is emerging from stealth today and announcing that it has already raised $15 million in Series A funding. The company comes out of super{set}, the startup studio created by Krux founders Tom Chavez and Vivek Vaidya. In fact, Chavez is Habu’s chairman, Vaidya serves as CTO and their former Krux colleague Matt […]

Vía: TechCrunch Fundings Exits

February 12, 2020
Understanding Airbnb’s new, stubborn lack of profits

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. This morning we’re exploring Airbnb’s march to the public markets. The popular DIY hospitality startup promised last year that it would go public in 2020. That timeline means that its 2019 performance will be included […]

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