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With a new deal for customers and a fresh $23 million, Mayvenn extends its hair care business – TechCrunch

With a new deal for customers and a fresh $23 million, Mayvenn extends its hair care business – TechCrunch Pitching customers a new all-inclusive service for buying and installing hair, Mayvenn is looking to significantly expand its haircare business and just raised $23 million in a new round of funding …

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Vishal Makhijani steps down as chief executive of Udacity – TechCrunch

Vishal Makhijani steps down as chief executive of Udacity – TechCrunch Vishal Makhijani, the long time chief executive of online education company Udacity, is stepping down as its chief executive officer, TechCrunch has learned. Makhijani first joined the company in 2013 as chief operating officer under Sebastian Thrun, the company’s …

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Shopify opens its first brick-and-mortar space in Los Angeles – TechCrunch

Shopify opens its first brick-and-mortar space in Los Angeles – TechCrunch Shopify, the provider of payment and logistics management software and services for retailers, has opened its first physical storefront in Los Angeles. The first brick and mortar location for the Toronto-based company, is nestled in a warren of downtown …

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The next big restaurant chain may not own any kitchens – TechCrunch

The next big restaurant chain may not own any kitchens – TechCrunch If investors at some of the biggest technology companies are right, the next big restaurant chain could have no kitchens of its own. These venture capitalists think the same forces that have transformed transportation, media, retail and logistics …

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Recent departures hint at turmoil at Quartet Health, a mental health startup backed by GV – TechCrunch

Recent departures hint at turmoil at Quartet Health, a mental health startup backed by GV – TechCrunch Backed with nearly $87 million in venture capital funding from GV, Oak HC/FT and F-Prime Capital, Quartet Health was founded in 2014 by Arun Gupta, Steve Shulman and David Wennberg to improve access …

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The reality of quantum computing could be just three years away – TechCrunch

The reality of quantum computing could be just three years away – TechCrunch Quantum computing has moved out of the realm of theoretical physics and into the real world, but its potential and promise are still years away. Onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF a powerhouse in the world of quantum …

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The top 10 startups from Y Combinator’s Demo Day S’18 Day 2 – TechCrunch

The top 10 startups from Y Combinator’s Demo Day S’18 Day 2 – TechCrunch 59 startups took the stage at Y Combinator’s Demo Day 2  and among the highlights were a company that helps developers manage in-app subscriptions; a service that lets you create animojis from real photos; and a surplus …

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Sneaker market GOAT hires COO Lizzie Francis and makes a play for women sneaker shoppers – TechCrunch

Sneaker market GOAT hires COO Lizzie Francis and makes a play for women sneaker shoppers – TechCrunch GOAT, the secondary marketplace for sneakers that recently merged with Flight Club, is announcing a new hire. Lizzie Francis will join the company as Chief Operating Officer, coming from Brilliant Ventures where she …

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Coya raises $30 million to launch its insurance service in Europe – TechCrunch

Coya raises $30 million to launch its insurance service in Europe – TechCrunch Coya, a Berlin-based insurance startup, has raised $30 million in new cash as investors around the world continue to see opportunities in modernizing the insurance industry. Founded by two early employees at the European credit and risk …

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Luminaries from across Israel’s tech ecosystem are joining us onstage in Tel Aviv – TechCrunch

Luminaries from across Israel’s tech ecosystem are joining us onstage in Tel Aviv – TechCrunch Tickets are going fast for our inaugural Tel Aviv event and no one should miss out on the opportunity to see some the nation’s rising stars discuss the challenges and opportunities ahead for mobility technologies. …

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