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Payment service Toss becomes Korea's newest unicorn after raising $80M

PAYMENT SERVICE TOSS BECOMES KOREA'S NEWEST UNICORN AFTER RAISING $80M

South Korea has got its third unicorn startup after Viva Republica, the company beyond popular payment app Toss, announced it has raised...

FCC says one or more major U.S. carriers submitted fake coverage maps to sway Mobility Fund

FCC SAYS ONE OR MORE MAJOR U.S. CARRIERS SUBMITTED FAKE COVERAGE MAPS TO SWAY MOBILITY FUND

The FCC announced today that one or more major U.S. carriers submitted incorrect coverage maps, violating mapping rules pertaining...

 
 
 
BKLN, Invesco Senior Loan ETF, Sees Record Outflow, Primary Market Freezes

BKLN, INVESCO SENIOR LOAN ETF, SEES RECORD OUTFLOW, PRIMARY MARKET FREEZES

From Tyler Durden : ek after even the IMF joined the chorus of warnings sounding the alarm over the unconstrained, unregulated growth...

Cows' Milk Protein Allergy Extends the Reach of Infant Formula Manufacturers

COWS' MILK PROTEIN ALLERGY EXTENDS THE REACH OF INFANT FORMULA MANUFACTURERS

Examples of unnecessary and improper use of formula to treat CMPA, and industry funding of healthcare professionals, medical education...

 
 
 
Google A.I. Fund Leads $7M Boost For Boston Route Logistics Startup

GOOGLE A.I. FUND LEADS $7M BOOST FOR BOSTON ROUTE LOGISTICS STARTUP

Google's A.I.-focused fund Gradient Ventures has made its second Boston-area investment by leading a $7 million Series A round for...

Father John Misty hosting California wildfire benefit concert with HAIM, Rivers Cuomo, Rostam

FATHER JOHN MISTY HOSTING CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE BENEFIT CONCERT WITH HAIM, RIVERS CUOMO, ROSTAM

Father John Misty is teaming up with Goldenvoice for a benefit concert to raise funds for those impacted by the California wildifres....

 
 
 
House passes bill to avoid government shutdown

HOUSE PASSES BILL TO AVOID GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

The House on Thursday passed a two-week spending bill to keep the government operating and avoid a partial shutdown - putting the debate...

Sears chairman's fund bids $4.6 billion for bankrupt chain

SEARS CHAIRMAN'S FUND BIDS $4.6 BILLION FOR BANKRUPT CHAIN

The hedge fund run by Sears chairman Edward Lampert is offering to buy much of Sears' remaining assets for about $4.6 billion with...

 
 
 
Google's Gradient Ventures leads $7 million investment in Wise Systems to automate routing for shippers

GOOGLE'S GRADIENT VENTURES LEADS $7 MILLION INVESTMENT IN WISE SYSTEMS TO AUTOMATE ROUTING FOR SHIPPERS

Automated routing and dispatch software company Wise Systems has raised $7 million, with Google's Gradient Ventures leading the round.

Flipdish raises €4.8M Series A to wean restaurants off takeout aggregators like Just Eat

FLIPDISH RAISES €4.8M SERIES A TO WEAN RESTAURANTS OFF TAKEOUT AGGREGATORS LIKE JUST EAT

Flipdish , the online ordering and loyalty platform for takeaways and restaurants, has closed a €4.8 million in Series A funding. The...

 
 
 
A company trying to solve one of the biggest pain-points in crypto just raised $8 million, and it could help lure in big Wall Street funds to the burgeoning industry

A COMPANY TRYING TO SOLVE ONE OF THE BIGGEST PAIN-POINTS IN CRYPTO JUST RAISED $8 MILLION, AND IT COULD HELP LURE IN BIG WALL STREET FUNDS TO THE BURGEONING INDUSTRY

Venture firm Two Sigma and blockchain company ConSensys have invested $8 million into digital-asset custody provider Trustology. The...

Impel Raises $67.5M to Advance Intranasal Drugs for CNS Disorders

IMPEL RAISES $67.5M TO ADVANCE INTRANASAL DRUGS FOR CNS DISORDERS

Impel NeuroPharma , which is developing technology to deliver certain therapeutics more effectively to the brain, says it has raised...

 
 
 
Google waves goodbye to Allo

GOOGLE WAVES GOODBYE TO ALLO

Google is shutting down instant messaging app Allo. The news comes as little surprise; things have been very quiet for Allo since Google...

Japan's Sansan raises $26.5M to help Southeast Asia get more from business cards

JAPAN'S SANSAN RAISES $26.5M TO HELP SOUTHEAST ASIA GET MORE FROM BUSINESS CARDS

The humble business card is a target for disruption in Southeast Asia after Japanese contacts management startup Sansan raised JPY...

 
 
 
Neuron Mobility raises $3.7M to bring e-scooters to Southeast Asia's cities

NEURON MOBILITY RAISES $3.7M TO BRING E-SCOOTERS TO SOUTHEAST ASIA'S CITIES

Despite the rise in electric scooters in the U.S., you'd be forgiven for thinking that Asia - the region where bike-sharing foreshadowed...

 
 
 
The CFO of $20 billion Stripe is now its chief product officer, and he says his mission is to shield customers from 'the highly complex and esoteric global financial system'

THE CFO OF $20 BILLION STRIPE IS NOW ITS CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER, AND HE SAYS HIS MISSION IS TO SHIELD CUSTOMERS FROM 'THE HIGHLY COMPLEX AND ESOTERIC GLOBAL FINANCIAL SYSTEM'

Stripe CFO Will Gaybrick is taking a new role as chief product officer and head of payments. Stripe was recently valued at $20 billion...

 
 
 
Workato raises $25M for its integration platform

WORKATO RAISES $25M FOR ITS INTEGRATION PLATFORM

Workato , a startup that offers an integration and automation platform for businesses that competes with the likes of MuleSoft, SnapLogic...

Akumina raises $7.5 million to modernize workplace intranet

AKUMINA RAISES $7.5 MILLION TO MODERNIZE WORKPLACE INTRANET

Akumina has raised a $7.5 million funding round to grow its platform that brings multiple SaaS solutions and cloud services into a...