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About.me acquired by mobile-first small business startup Broadly

LakeArrowhead (#1) 13 hours ago Business aboutme acquired mobile-first small business startup broadly All http://feedproxy.google.com   Discuss  | Add To 
Personal homepage startup About.me has been acquired. Again! The company, once bought by AOL for a reported $35 million, decided a couple years after the deal to go it alone, and spun About.me back out to become an independent company. Today, About.me announced it’s being acquired by the Oakland-based startup Broadly. About.me founder and True […]
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Logistics startup Flexport just raised a SoftBank-led round at a whopping $3.2 billion valuation

LakeArrowhead (#1) 13 hours ago Business logistics startup flexport raised softbank-led whopping 32 billion valuation All http://feedproxy.google.com   Discuss  | Add To 
Flexport, a 5.5-year-old, San Francisco-based full-service air and ocean freight forwarder, says it has raised $1 billion in fresh funding led by the SoftBank Vision Fund. Earlier backers of the company, including Founders Fund, DST Global, Cherubic Ventures, Susa Ventures and SF Express, all participated in the round, which reportedly pegs the company’s post-money valuation […]
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As shared kitchens heat up, a China-based startup, Panda Selected, nabs $50 million led by Tiger Global

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1 day 6 hours ago Business shared kitchens heat china-based startup panda selected nabs 50 million led tiger global All http://feedproxy.google.com   Discuss  | Add To 
A few weeks ago, we told you that former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick looks to be partnering with the former COO of the bike-sharing startup Ofo, Yanqi Zhang, to bring his new L.A.-based company, CloudKitchens, to China. Kalanick didn’t respond to our request for more information, but according to the South China Morning Post (SCMP), his […]
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Podcasting startup WaitWhat raises $4.3M as interest in audio content explodes

LakeArrowhead (#1) 1 day 6 hours ago Business podcasting startup waitwhat raises 43m audio content explodes All http://feedproxy.google.com   Discuss  | Add To 
The production business behind Reid Hoffman's 'Masters of Scale' podcast raised the funds from Hoffman himself, plus Cue Ball Capital, Burda Principal Investments and more.
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Made.com founder Ning Li launches cosmetics startup Typology

LakeArrowhead (#1) 2 days ago Business madecom founder ning li launches cosmetics startup typology All http://feedproxy.google.com   Discuss  | Add To 
Meet Typology, a new Paris-based startup that designs and sells directly to consumer quality skincare and cosmetics products. The startup has been founded by Made.com co-founder Ning Li and is officially launching today. “Typology is a relatively ambitious project. We want to challenge FMCG [fast-moving consumer goods] brands with a digital pure player,” Ning Li […]
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How to read fiction to build a startup

LakeArrowhead (#1) 3 days ago Business read fiction build startup All http://feedproxy.google.com   Discuss  | Add To 
“The book itself is a curious artefact, not showy in its technology but complex and extremely efficient: a really neat little device, compact, often very pleasant to look at and handle, that can last decades, even centuries. It doesn’t have to be plugged in, activated, or performed by a machine; all it needs is light, […]
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Apple acquires talking Barbie voicetech startup PullString

LakeArrowhead (#1) 6 days ago Business apple acquires talking barbie voicetech startup pullstring All http://feedproxy.google.com   Discuss  | Add To 
Apple has just bought up the talent it needs to make talking toys a part of Siri, HomePod, and its voice strategy. Apple has acquired PullString, also known as ToyTalk, according to Axios’ Dan Primack and Ina Fried. TechCrunch has received confirmation of the acquistion from sources with knowledge of the deal. The startup makes voice […]
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Why your startup may not be as great as everyone says

LakeArrowhead (#1) 7 days ago Business startup great All http://feedproxy.google.com   Discuss  | Add To 
Not all validation is created equal. It is crucial that founders differentiate between meaningful validation and vanity “wins” that do little more than make you feel good.
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Startup names may have passed peak weirdness

LakeArrowhead (#1) 13 days ago Business startup names passed peak weirdness All http://feedproxy.google.com   Discuss  | Add To 
For years, decades even, startup names have been getting weirder. This isn’t a scientific verdict, but it is how things have seemed to someone who spends a lot of hours perusing this stuff.
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Item tracking startup Adero is laying off 45% of staff, just weeks after it pivoted

LakeArrowhead (#1) 14 days ago Business item tracking startup adero laying 45 staff weeks pivoted All http://feedproxy.google.com   Discuss  | Add To 
Pivots can be the making of a startup, helping teams refocus on a good idea when previous things haven’t worked. But sometimes, they are just one more step on a difficult track. TechCrunch has learned and confirmed that Adero — an Amazon-backed maker of Bluetooth-enabled tracking tags that until last December was known as TrackR — is laying […]

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