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ShopRunner Confirms Buying Spring And Raises $40 Million!

Sam Yagan conquered the online dating world being the co-founder of OkCupid and former CEO of The Match Group. Yagan is also the managing director of the venture fund Corazon Capital. After conquering the dating world, Yagan now wants to conquer the online e-commerce world. In 2016, Yagan joined as the chief executive officer of […]

Teeth-Straightening Startup Gets $3 Billion Valuation

SmileDirectClub is a popular startup in the dental industry. It offers at-home teeth-straightening service. The company recently raised $380 million, and the net valuation stands at $3.2 billion as of now. The leading investors in the recent round of fundraising were Clayton and Dubilier& Rice though Kleiner Perkins and Spark Capital are worth mentioning in […]

Startup Picfair Offers Every Photographer Their Own Store

The London-based startup Picfair is a photo marketplace, and it is competing with the leaders like Getty and Shutterstock in its niche. The startup aims to provide the photographer with a fairer deal that will lure the photographer to their platform from the leading ones. The major new feature is going to give the photographer […]

Startup Curve Announced Zero Fees For International Spending

Curve, which is a London-based fintech company, just announced the biggest feature for its app. Curve app is an all-cards-in-one app that lets you consolidate your bank cards to manage your spending effectively. It is truly one of a kind app, and the features are totally unique and useful for its users. In fact, the […]

Intel Acquires NetSpeed Systems To Speed Up Semiconductor Design

Intel Corp has officially announced that it has completed the acquisition of the startup named NetSpeed Systems Inc. The company was founded in 2011 with the primary goal of speeding up semiconductor design which later turned toward System-on-Chip(SoC) development. The SoC is actually an integrated circuit which is responsible for connecting the processor with all […]

Munich Re Buys IoT Startup Relayr In A Massive Deal

The leading expert on global and lock risk solution company based out of Germany – Munich Re buys the IoT middleware startup Relayr for a whopping $300 million. Munich Re is one of the largest reinsurance companies in the world and hence, the move came as a surprise to many as both the businesses are […]

Apple Buys Augmented Reality Glass Lens Making Startup

Apple has successfully completed its acquisition of the Colorado-based startup company AkoniaHolographics. The startup makes lenses for augmented reality glasses. There have been rumors of Apple strongly focusing on the optical wearable devices to compete with Google, Microsoft, and Facebook. This move is a confirmation that we could see some revolutionary optical wearable devices in […]

CardMunch Introduces An App To Replace Business Cards

Even though the effects of digitization can be witnessed in almost all specs of life, there are a few things that are still untouched. One of them is the use of business cards in the professional world. However, CardMunch founder is on a mission to replace business cards with his new app named HiHello. This […]

Facebook Buys Vidpresso to Make Videos More Interactive

Facebook is determined to make its social networking platform as a viable competitor of YouTube. The company is firing all its guns to make its video contents more viewer-friendly and interactive. In fact, it is currently in competition with Twitter, Snapchat, and even Twitch for dominating the video content market. A big move in this […]