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Twine raises $3.3M to add networking features to virtual events

Twine raises $3.3M to add networking features to virtual events

Twine, a video chat startup that launched amid the pandemic as a sort of “Zoom for meeting new people,” shifted its focus to online events and, as a result, has now closed on $3.3 million…

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Daily Crunch: Spotify and Ford make acquisitions

Daily Crunch: Spotify and Ford make acquisitions

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Ford acquires Electriphi as it prepares to woo EV fleet customers

Ford acquires Electriphi as it prepares to woo EV fleet customers

Ford has two electric vehicles in the pipeline —  the E-Transit cargo van and F-150 Lighting Pro —aimed at commercial…

A look inside Google’s first store, opening in NYC’s Chelsea neighborhood tomorrow

There have been plenty of pop-ups over the years, but tomorrow Google’s first store opens in NYC’s Chelsea neighborhood. The…

Early-stage venture firm The Fund launches in Australia

Early-stage venture firm The Fund launches in Australia

The Fund Australia’s team (l to r): Elicia McDonald, Adrian Petersen, Georgia Vidler, Ed Taylor and Todd Deacon The Fund,…

Jaguar Land Rover to develop a Defender-like hydrogen fuel cell EV

Jaguar Land Rover to develop a Defender-like hydrogen fuel cell EV

Jaguar Land Rover is developing a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle based on the new Defender SUV and plans to begin…

Gillmor Gang: Déjà Vu

Gillmor Gang: Déjà Vu

The Gang or a subset did a Clubhouse, longer than a regular show by a good third. The audio only…

How many opinions does it take to hit the $100M ARR Club?

How many opinions does it take to hit the $100M ARR Club?

In a world of talking points and corporate jargon, opinions are refreshing — and Expensify CEO and founder David Barrett…

Daily Crunch: Toptal sues rival Andela for allegedly making ‘a perfect clone’ of its freelancer marketplace

Daily Crunch: Toptal sues rival Andela for allegedly making ‘a perfect clone’ of its freelancer marketplace

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Tiger Global in talks to invest in Classplus at over $250 million valuation

Tiger Global in talks to invest in Classplus at over $250 million valuation

Tiger Global is in talks to lead a $30 million round in Indian edtech startup Classplus, according to sources familiar…

Tata Digital to acquire majority stake in online pharmacy 1mg

Tata Digital to acquire majority stake in online pharmacy 1mg

Tata Digital, the subsidiary of Tata Sons, said on Thursday it is acquiring a majority stake in digital health startup…

Refyne raises $20.1 million to help workers in India get faster access to wages

Refyne raises $20.1 million to help workers in India get faster access to wages

A young Indian startup that is betting that earned wage access solutions will take off in the South Asian nation…

Chinese lidar maker Hesai lands $300M led by Hillhouse, Xiaomi, Meituan

Chinese lidar maker Hesai lands $300M led by Hillhouse, Xiaomi, Meituan

The rush to back lidar companies continues as more automakers and robotaxi startups include the remote sensing method in their…

Gillmor Gang: Fractured Fairy Tales

Gillmor Gang: Fractured Fairy Tales

1971 is the name of the year and an Apple TV+ documentary series billed as The Year That Music Changed…

In search of a new crypto deity

In search of a new crypto deity

Hello friends, and welcome back to Week in Review! Last week, I wrote about tech taking on Disney. This week,…

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TezLab CEO Ben Schippers to discuss the Tesla effect and the next wave of EV startups at TC Sessions: Mobility 2021

TezLab CEO Ben Schippers to discuss the Tesla effect and the next wave of EV startups at TC Sessions: Mobility 2021

As Tesla sales have risen, interest in the company has exploded, prompting investment and interest in the automotive industry, as…

Amazon is now letting Indians read magazine articles in its shopping app

Amazon is now letting Indians read magazine articles in its shopping app

Amazon, in its ever-growing desire to become a super app in India, is testing a new category to persuade users…

5 predictions for the future of e-commerce

5 predictions for the future of e-commerce

Ethan Choi is a partner at Accel, where he invests in SaaS companies that are redefining workflow and collaboration, enterprise…

Beta Technologies adds $368 million in Series A funding for its electric aviation ecosystem

Beta Technologies adds $368 million in Series A funding for its electric aviation ecosystem

Electric aviation startup Beta Technologies closed a $368 million Series A funding round on Tuesday, with investments from Amazon’s Climate…