Startup Typeform Raises $35 Million to Grow Platform

Startup Typeform Raises $35 Million to Grow Platform

With the help of funding from General Atlantic and other participants, including Index Ventures, Point Nine, and Connect Ventures, the popular online survey platform Typeform has raised $35 million in a series B round of funding.Typeform was created in Barcelona, Spain in 2012. It is a platform intended to create

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Venmo Rival Zelle to Launch Mobile App

Venmo Rival Zelle to Launch Mobile App

More tech competition is coming out of the woodwork this week, as Sept. 12 marks the release of the Zelle app. And with it, another hat is thrown into the ring for person-to-person financial sharing app dominance with Venmo and Paypal. The Zelle app is backed by more than 30

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Bank of America CEO Thinks Bitcoin Is a ‘Fraud’

Bank of America CEO Thinks Bitcoin Is a ‘Fraud’

Appearing at a CNBC/Institutional Investor Delivering Alpha conference in New York Tuesday, J.P Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon reiterated his view on cryptocurrencies in general, saying that "it's not a real thing." That came just moments after the CEO called Bitcoin a “fraud” at a Barclays event earlier in the day. Dimon

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Slack Now Worth $5 Billion

Slack Now Worth $5 Billion

Slack, a corporate messaging app, is now a $5 billion company thanks to its investors. The company raised $250 million from Japanese Internet giant Softbank and other investors like Accel Partners, a venture capital firm. Increasing its valuation from $3.8 billion since April 2016, this is a major leap forward

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General Motors Gives $255K to Black Girls Code Launch in Detroit

General Motors Gives $255K to Black Girls Code Launch in Detroit

General Motors (GM) announced an investment in the future of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), which will be accomplished through a donation of $225,000 to Black Girls Code (BGC) in its Detroit Chapter.The announcement was the main event in a series of activities in Detroit’s International Academy

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Breakout Labs Ends Debut Fund with $60 Million

Breakout Labs Ends Debut Fund with $60 Million

Lindy Fishburne is executive director of Breakout Labs, a San Francisco-based venture for almost six years. This firm is associated with Thiel Foundation has raised $60.1 million for a maiden venture fund, according to a filing with the SEC. This foundation has a history of supporting many early-stage food science,

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