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July 23, 2021
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Untitled Ventures joins the scramble for Russian & Eastern European startups with a $118M warchest

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Sorry Mr. Putin, but there’s a race on for Russian and Eastern European founders. And right now, those awful capitalists in the corrupt West are starting to out-gun the oppositio....

July 23, 2021
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Soldo raises $180M for its business expense management platform

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Expense management has long been a pain point for employees and accounting departments: for many, tracking and parsing how money is spent on behalf of a company is just too bogged ....

July 21, 2021
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Carlyle confirms acquisition of live video streaming company LiveU, sources tell us for over $400M

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Following our report yesterday of an impending sale of LiveU — one of the big developers of live streaming hardware and software, used by some 3,000 major media organizations —....

June 17, 2021
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UK’s CMA opens market study into Apple, Google’s mobile “duopoly”

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The UK’s competition watchdog will take a deep dive look into Apple and Google’s dominance of the mobile ecosystem, it said today — announcing a market study which will exami....

April 20, 2021
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Oxbotica raises $13.8M from Ocado to build autonomous vehicle tech for the online grocer’s logistics network

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Ocado, the UK online grocer that has been making strides reselling its technology to other grocery companies to help them build and run their own online ordering-and-delivery opera....

March 30, 2021
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UK’s Cazoo will list on the NYSE by way of a SPAC, valuing it at $7B and raising $1.6B

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Cazoo, the UK used-car sales portal that has been on a major fundraising tear in the last year, will be next company to pursue more growth by way of a SPAC: the company today annou....

March 15, 2021
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Epidemic Sound raises $450M at a $1.4B valuation to ‘soundtrack the internet’

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The popularity of video and other streamed content like podcasts is continuing to grow at a breakneck speed, and today a startup called Epidemic Sound, a marketplace to source the ....

March 7, 2021
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Will moving, ‘spacial video’ start to eat into square-box Zoom calls? SpatialChat thinks so

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With most of us locked into a square video box on platforms like Zoom, the desire to break away and perhaps wander around a virtual space is strong. These new ways of presenting pe....

December 14, 2020
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Cosmos Video — a ‘Club Penguin for adults’ to socialise and work — raises $2.6M from LocalGlobe

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All over the world startups are piling into the space marked “virtual interaction and collaboration”. What if a startup created a sort of “Club Penguin for adults”? Step fo....

October 16, 2020
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Rosita Longevity wants to teach seniors how to live long, healthy lives

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Longevity, as far as startups are concerned, tends to be a moonshot-y space where technologies like biotech and AI are experimentally applied in a sort of modern day alchemical que....