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Distinguished VCs back wholesale marketplace Faire with $100M at a $535M valuation – TechCrunch

Distinguished VCs back wholesale marketplace Faire with $100M at a $535M valuation – TechCrunch A slew of venture capitalists known for high-profile exits — Kirsten Green of Forerunner Ventures, Keith Rabois of Khosla Ventures, Alfred Lin of Sequoia Capital and Alex Taussig of Lightspeed Venture Partners — have invested in …

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The Cloud Native Computing Foundation adds etcd to its open source stable – TechCrunch

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation adds etcd to its open source stable – TechCrunch The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the open source home of projects like Kubernetes and Vitess, today announced that its technical committee has voted to bring a new project on board. That project is etcd, the …

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From rejecting Alibaba’s advances to US IPO – TechCrunch

From rejecting Alibaba’s advances to US IPO – TechCrunch Mogu, a Tencent-backed service that offers fashion content and products to young women, has joined a string of Chinese tech companies pressing ahead to sell their shares through initial public offerings in the US before the year-end. Mogu priced its sale …

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“The problem is Facebook,” lawmakers from nine countries tell Zuckerberg’s accountability stand-in – TechCrunch

“The problem is Facebook,” lawmakers from nine countries tell Zuckerberg’s accountability stand-in – TechCrunch A grand committee of international parliamentarians empty-chaired Mark Zuckerberg at a hearing earlier today, after the Facebook founder snubbed repeat invitations to face questions about malicious, abusive and improper uses of his social media platform — including …

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Village Global’s accelerator introduces founders to Bill Gates, Reid Hoffman, Eric Schmidt and more – TechCrunch

Village Global’s accelerator introduces founders to Bill Gates, Reid Hoffman, Eric Schmidt and more – TechCrunch Village Global is leveraging its network of tech luminaries to support the next generation of entrepreneurs. The $100 million early-stage venture capital firm, which counts Microsoft’s Bill Gates, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, …

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How the Apple Watch changed the world – TechCrunch

How the Apple Watch changed the world – TechCrunch In 2015 Switzerland was fucked. This blunt belief, grunted out by Apple’s Jony Ive and repeated by the media as a death knell for the watch industry, seemed to define a sad truth: that the Swiss watch was dead and Apple …

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Bessemer Venture Partners has a brand new $1.85B fund – TechCrunch

Bessemer Venture Partners has a brand new $1.85B fund – TechCrunch It was once unusual for venture capital funds to cross the billion-dollar threshold. Now, multiple billion-dollar fund announcements in the same week is nothing to gawk at. Bessemer Venture Partners, an investment firm founded more than 100 years ago, …

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