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AppOnboard raises $15 million to let Android users try before they buy apps on Google Play – TechCrunch

AppOnboard raises $15 million to let Android users try before they buy apps on Google Play – TechCrunch Pitching app developers with a new way to convert app browsers into actual customers, AppOnboard has raised $15 million in a new round of funding, the company said. Based in Los Angeles, …

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Putting the band back together, ExactTarget execs reunite to launch MetaCX – TechCrunch

Putting the band back together, ExactTarget execs reunite to launch MetaCX – TechCrunch Scott McCorkle has spent most of his professional career thinking about business to business software and how to improve it for a company’s customers. The former President of ExactTarget and later chief executive of Salesforce Marketing Cloud …

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Freeletics raises $45M for its AI-powered mobile fitness coach – TechCrunch

Freeletics raises $45M for its AI-powered mobile fitness coach – TechCrunch One of Europe’s most popular fitness applications is poised to flourish in the U.S. market with the help of several Los Angeles-based investors. Freeletics, headquartered in Munich, Germany, is today announcing its first round of private capital after bootstrapping …

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Jam City is setting up a Toronto shop by buying Bingo Pop from Uken Games – TechCrunch

Jam City is setting up a Toronto shop by buying Bingo Pop from Uken Games – TechCrunch The Los Angeles game development studio Jam City is setting up a shop in Toronto with the acquisition of Bingo Pop from Uken Games. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. The deal is part of …

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Live streaming studio, Culture Genesis, launches its first show, the quiz-basedTrivia Mob – TechCrunch

Live streaming studio, Culture Genesis, launches its first show, the quiz-basedTrivia Mob – TechCrunch A new generation of entrepreneurs is emerging to refashion the Los Angeles studio system for the digital age forming companies that combining live-streamed video, podcasts, and the newfound social media celebrities to craft entertainment for a …

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The top 10 cities for $100M VC rounds in 2018 so far – TechCrunch

The top 10 cities for $100M VC rounds in 2018 so far – TechCrunch Crunchbase News recently profiled a selection of U.S. companies’ largest VC raised in 2018, and no surprise here: the 10 largest rounds all topped out well north of $100 million. A major driver of global venture dollar …

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How to get to the polls for free at the 2018 midterm elections – TechCrunch

How to get to the polls for free at the 2018 midterm elections – TechCrunch In case you haven’t heard, polls will open Tuesday morning across the U.S. for the 2018 midterm elections. It’s a big deal, so go vote. And this year, there are more free ways to get …

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Peak Theory lines up media partners and funding as Cubcoats becomes a phenomenon – TechCrunch

Peak Theory lines up media partners and funding as Cubcoats becomes a phenomenon – TechCrunch With a planned cartoon series coming up, partnerships in place with Major League Baseball, NBCUniversal, and other media companies of heroic proportions, the founders creating the kids clothing phenomenon, Cubcoats, are on a roll. Peak …

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Los Angeles investors and entrepreneurs launch PledgeLA, a diversity and inclusion program – TechCrunch

Los Angeles investors and entrepreneurs launch PledgeLA, a diversity and inclusion program – TechCrunch In an attempt to boost diversity and inclusion efforts and civic engagement between the growing technology industry in Los Angeles and the community that surrounds it, over 80 venture capitalists and entrepreneurs joined the city’s mayor, …

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