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Prisma co-founders raise $1M to build a social app called Capture – TechCrunch

Prisma co-founders raise $1M to build a social app called Capture – TechCrunch Two of the co-founders of the art filter app Prisma have left to build a new social app. Prisma, as you may recall, had a viral moment back in 2016 when selfie takers went crazy for the fine art …

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NiYO raises $13.2M to digitize payroll and employee benefits in India

Fintech startup NiYO helps salaried employees access company benefits and other financial services, and now it has raised $13.2 million to offer its services to more of the country. Founded in 2015, NiYO partners with companies (employers) and banks to offer employees the opportunity to access their benefits, such as …

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Facebook bats back after a second former exec accuses it of negatively impacting society

Yesterday, The Verge published comments made by investor and former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya, quoting his interview last month at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, where he echoed recent comments made by former Facebook  president Sean Parker that the platform is having deleterious effects on society. Said Palihapitiya at Stanford, “The …

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Former Warriors basketball player David Lee is reportedly in talks to join VC firm Social Capital

David Lee, who retired from the world of basketball just last week, is in talks to join venture firm Social Capital, Axios reports. Social Capital, founded by minority Warriors owner Chamath Palihapitiya, has backed companies like Box, Slack, Treehouse and others. Lee, who most recently played for the Golden State Warriors, …

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High-end Brazilian job recruitment marketplace Revelo raises $4.6 million

Revelo, a job marketplace that puts the responsibility on companies to contact candidates, has raised $4.6 million in its latest financing. The company, unlike traditional job boards, puts high-end, high-profile Brazilian job seekers at the center of the search, and makes companies reach out to them. Its latest round was led …

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