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VCs serve up a large helping of cash to startups disrupting food – TechCrunch

VCs serve up a large helping of cash to startups disrupting food – TechCrunch Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor Scaling startups are setting up secondary hubs in these cities Here is where CEOs of heavily funded startups went to school Here is what your daily menu might …

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AlphaPoint Raises $15 Million In First Major Funding Round

AlphaPoint Raises $15 Million In First Major Funding Round Crypto services company AlphaPoint successfully raised $15 million in its first major round of venture capital funding, the firm announced Thursday. AlphaPoint raised the funds through Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital, the self-described cryptocurrency merchant bank. Chief executive Salil Donde said Galaxy …

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Ashton Kutcher and Effie Epstein to talk Sound Ventures at TC Disrupt SF – TechCrunch

Ashton Kutcher and Effie Epstein to talk Sound Ventures at TC Disrupt SF – TechCrunch While many celebrities try to invest in the world of tech, very few do so successfully. And no one has proved their worth as celebrity-turned-VC more than Ashton Kutcher . That’s why we’re absolutely thrilled …

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This new startup wants to be the ‘Netscape for crypto,’ and some investors think it has a shot – TechCrunch

This new startup wants to be the ‘Netscape for crypto,’ and some investors think it has a shot – TechCrunch Three-month-old Elph wants to make it easier for you to find and use blockchain-based apps. How? Through a portal that’s promising to enable users to click through to see how …

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Reid Hoffman to talk ‘blitzscaling’ at Disrupt SF 2018 – TechCrunch

Reid Hoffman to talk ‘blitzscaling’ at Disrupt SF 2018 – TechCrunch When it comes to scaling startups, few people are as accomplished or consistently successful as Reid Hoffman . While the rest of us consider scaling a startup to market domination a daunting task, Hoffman has continued to make it …

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Polychain, Outlier Ventures Back Blockchain Startup’s Plan for Web 3.0

Polychain, Outlier Ventures Back Blockchain Startup’s Plan for Web 3.0 While the idea of a decentralized internet – commonly referred to as the Web 3.0 – seems attractive to many in the blockchain industry, creating an infrastructure to support it is at least one goal that needs to be completed …

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US startups off to a strong M&A run in 2018 – TechCrunch

US startups off to a strong M&A run in 2018 – TechCrunch Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor Scaling startups are setting up secondary hubs in these cities Here is where CEOs of heavily funded startups went to school With Microsoft’s $7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub this week, …

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TraceLink just landed $60 million more to eliminate counterfeit prescription drugs – TechCrunch

TraceLink just landed $60 million more to eliminate counterfeit prescription drugs – TechCrunch Just processed by the SEC on this bright Friday afternoon: TraceLink,  a nine-year-old software-as-a-service platform for tracking and tracing pharmaceuticals and trying to weed out counterfeit prescription drugs in the process, has raised $60 million in Series D funding. …

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