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Eventbrite’s IPO should encourage tech companies to get out while they still can – TechCrunch

Eventbrite’s IPO should encourage tech companies to get out while they still can – TechCrunch Eventbrite is having one hell of a debut on the New York Stock Exchange this morning. Shares of the ticketing startup, founded back in 2006, have shot up over 50% in trading on the NYSE. …

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Meet the startups in the latest Alchemist class – TechCrunch

Meet the startups in the latest Alchemist class – TechCrunch Alchemist is the Valley’s premiere enterprise accelerator and every season they feature a group of promising startups. They are also trying something new this year: they’re putting a reserve button next to each company, allowing angels to express their interest …

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Circle wants more women to invest in cryptocurrency – TechCrunch

Circle wants more women to invest in cryptocurrency – TechCrunch The earliest adopters of Bitcoin — the libertarian anarchist “cypherpunk” crowd — were mostly men. Today, roughly a decade after Satoshi Nakamoto’s famed white paper was released, the majority of cryptocurrency holders are still men. This poses a problem for the …

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Coinbase hires Fannie Mae exec Brian Brooks as chief legal officer – TechCrunch

Coinbase hires Fannie Mae exec Brian Brooks as chief legal officer – TechCrunch Coinbase has made yet another addition to its c-suite. The cryptocurrency trading platform has hired Brian Brooks, the former executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Fannie Mae, as its chief legal officer. The hiring …

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Zortrax launches a new high-speed, high-resolution printer, the Inkspire – TechCrunch

Zortrax launches a new high-speed, high-resolution printer, the Inkspire – TechCrunch Zortrax has launched a new printer, the Inkspire, that prints using an LCD to create objects in high-quality resin in minutes. The printer – essentially an upgrade to traditional stereolithography (SLA) printers – uses a single frame of light …

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Go-Jek plans to raise $2B more for Southeast Asia ride-hailing battle – TechCrunch

Go-Jek plans to raise $2B more for Southeast Asia ride-hailing battle – TechCrunch Indonesia’s Go-Jek is planning to raise $2 billion from investors to fuel its ride-hailing battle with Grab in Southeast Asia. Go-Jek raised $1.5 billion earlier this year from investors that include Chinese trio Tencent, Meituan and JD.com, …

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Base10’s debut fund is the largest-ever for a Black-led VC firm – TechCrunch

Base10’s debut fund is the largest-ever for a Black-led VC firm – TechCrunch Adeyemi Ajao (above left), the co-founder and managing director of Base10 Partners, was surprised to hear his firm’s $137 million fund was the largest debut to date for a black-led venture capital firm. He and his co-founder …

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Mary Meeker, author of the Internet Trends Report, is leaving Kleiner Perkins – TechCrunch

Mary Meeker, author of the Internet Trends Report, is leaving Kleiner Perkins – TechCrunch Mary Meeker is leaving Kleiner Perkins to build a new fund and she’s taking the firm’s growth team with her. The news, first reported by Recode and confirmed to TechCrunch, is the latest high-level departure at …

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3DHubs, once a community 3D printing service, is now sourcing all 3D prints internally – TechCrunch

3DHubs, once a community 3D printing service, is now sourcing all 3D prints internally – TechCrunch 3D Hubs, like MakeXYZ, was a community-based 3D printing service that let anyone with a printer sell their prints online. Founded in the heyday of the 3D printing revolution, the service let thousands of …

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