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Uizard scores $2.8M seed round for its app wireframe to prototype dev tool – TechCrunch

Uizard, the Copenhagen-based startup that is using “machine intelligence” to quickly turn app sketches into prototypes, has raised $2.8 million in seed funding. The round is led by Nordic VC firm byFounders, with participation from LDV Capital, av8 Ventures, and New York Venture Partners. A number of individuals are also investing, including Scott Kurnit, Julia […]

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The Vivaldi browser lands on Android – TechCrunch

Vivaldi has long billed itself as a browser for advanced users who want to be able to customize their browser to their heart’s content. With that mission, it managed to get a foothold in the desktop market, but until now, the browser company co-founded by Opera’s former CEO Jon von Tetzchner, didn’t have a presence […]

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DHL expands Africa eShop online retail app to 34 countries – TechCrunch

DHL  has expanded its DHL Africa eShop business to 13 additional markets, upping the presence of the global shipping company’s e-commerce platform to 34 African countries. DHL  href=”https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/11/dhl-launches-africa-eshop-app-for-global-retailers-to-sell-into-africa/”>went live with the digital retail app in April, bringing more than 200 U.S. and U.K. sellers — from Neiman Marcus to Carters — online to African consumers. Africa […]

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Freeda raises another $16 million for its media brand for women – TechCrunch

Italian startup Freeda Media has raised a $16 million Series B round. Existing investor Alven is leading the round, with Endeavor Catalyst, UniCredit and others also participating. UniCredit is also granting the company a debt facility of $3 million. The company has managed to attract millions of followers on Instagram, Facebook and other social media […]

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American tariffs are having a bigger impact on U.S.-based Amazon vendors than their competitors in China, according to SellerMotor – TechCrunch

The series of tariffs imposed by the United States on Chinese goods has impacted both U.S. and China-based Amazon vendors, but U.S. sellers are taking a bigger hit to their sales, according to data from cross-border e-commerce analytics company SellerMotor. The gap has widened since the round of tariffs on Chinese goods announced in the […]

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Spendesk raises $38.4 million for its corporate card and expense service – TechCrunch

French startup Spendesk has raised another $38.4 million Series B round with existing investor Index Ventures leading the round. The company has raised $49.4 million (€45 million) over the years. Spendesk is an all-in-one corporate expense and spend management service. It lets you track expenses across your company, empower your employees with a clear approval […]

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Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 user share surges as loafers heed impending deadline

Windows 10 for the second straight month surged in user share as the drive toward the deadline for its Windows 7 predecessor entered its final five months. According to analytics company Net Applications, Windows 10’s share of all personal computers jumped 2.1 percentage points – the second consecutive month of two or more points – […]

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Good Capital launches to close the funding gap for early-stage Indian startups – TechCrunch

Rohan Malhotra and Arjun Malhotra left their jobs in London and Silicon Valley to explore opportunities in India in late 2013. A year later, the brothers launched Investopad to connect with local startup founders and product managers and built a community to exchange insight. Somewhere in the journey, they wrote early checks to social-commerce startup […]

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Volocopter raises $55M led by Volvo owner Geely, sets 3-year timeline for its flying taxi service – TechCrunch

The promise of flying cars has become an idea more synonymous with the tech world’s shortcomings than its exciting potential, but today one of the startups that has been focused on actually trying to make small, airborne vehicles a reality is announcing a fundraise and says it’s on track for a commercial launch in two to […]

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Move Over, Kylie and Kendall: Clinton and Warren are Teaming Up to Form Your Favorite Dynamic Duo

Great news: Your two favorite women are teaming up. That’s right — Condoleeza Rice and Kate Upto…I mean, Adriana Lima and Candace Owe…that is, Sarah Palin and Jessica Alb… Oh, wait, no, here we go: Elizabeth Warren and Hillary Clinton — there, that’s better — are gettin’ together to beat that meganastiness of a combo, […]

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