Booksy raises $70M war chest to acquire salon appointment apps, expand internationally

Beauty and wellness appointment booking apps have proliferated of the last few years, but it appears the race is still on as today one of the leaders, Booksy, raises $70 million in a Series C round led by Cat Rock Capital, with participation from Sprints Capital. 

Justworks’ Series B pitch deck may be the most wonderfully simple deck I’ve ever seen

It may be tough to remember, but there was a time long ago when Justworks wasn’t a household name. Though its monthly revenue growth charts were up and to the right, it had not even broken the $100,000 mark. Even then, Bain Capital Venture’s Matt Harris felt confident in betting on the startup.

How investors are valuing the pandemic

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How capital-as-a-service can help you get your first check in 2021

“A lot of founders mix up raising money with making money.” This quote, which Career Karma founder Ruben Harris mentioned off-hand on a phone call with me, has been on my mind for months. In fact, raising money can cost you money, in the form of that sweet, sweet ownership and equity.

Storm Ventures promotes Pascale Diaine and Frederik Groce to partners

Storm Ventures, a venture firm that focuses on early stage B2B enterprise startups, announced this week that it has promoted Pascale Diaine and Frederik Groce to partners at the firm. The two new partners have worked their way up over the last several years.

This Week in Apps: Twitter targets creators, Clubhouse security, Spotify’s plans for paid podcasts

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020.

If you haven’t followed NFTs, here’s why you should start

Digital content has value, and crypto collectors are flocking to lay their namesake on the biggest collections of tomorrow.

6 Copenhagen investors share their outlook on investing in 2021

While Denmark and Copenhagen don’t often come up as a destination for European startups, it has a thriving local tech scene that’s home to some of the better startup conferences. After all, who doesn’t want to visit Copenhagen? A highly educated population, great universities,

Lime adds shared electric mopeds to the mix

Lime is adding electric mopeds — painted in the company’s signature green — to its micromobility platform as the startup aims to own the spectrum of inner city travel from jaunts to the corner store to longer distance trips up to five miles.

Gardin raises $1.2M pre-seed to use ‘optical phenotyping’ tech to improve food production

Gardin, a ‘deep tech’ hardware and software startup developing optical phenotyping technology and analytics to optimise food production, has raised $1.2 million in pre-seed funding. Leading the round is LDV Capital, with participation from Seedcamp, and MMC Ventures.

Corporate card startup Mooncard challenges American Express in France with miles

French startup Mooncard is partnering with Flying Blue to offer Air France miles to its customers. This is the first time you can earn miles with a payment card in France that isn’t an American Express card. Mooncard provides corporate payment cards to streamline your expenses.

Spring Blizzard 'Bomb' May Target Areas From New York to Boston

Cue the cursing, tomato throwing, and eventually, hiding under a blanket: Winter is far from over in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.The National Weather Service's (NWS) technical forecast discussion (i.e.

How Facebook and Oculus Could Be a Great Combination

Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes: "Nate Swammer writes at Slashgear that with Facebook's purchase of Oculus for a cool $2 billion, the fervor surrounding virtual reality headwear quickly turned to disdain. Betrayal, confusion, and anger became the order of the day for contributors who gave Oculus $2.

谷歌眼镜改变医学未来的三种绝妙方法

谷歌眼镜(Google Glass) 在上周发售了,虽然只限购一天,但谷歌仍旧希望通过这款售价在1500美元的智能眼镜产品,来了解市场对其产品的需求。正如众望所归,谷歌眼镜所有库存当天便全部售罄。

企业社交媒体没那么神

盖洛普的研究报告《美国消费者现状》显示,企业社交媒体的诸多努力很多是徒劳无功的。究竟是“社交媒体能够刺激购买”这一理念本身存在固有缺陷,抑或只是公司“不懂得如何正确使用社交媒体”?

Entire South Korean Space Programme Shuts Down As Sole Astronaut Quits

An anonymous reader writes The entire South Korean space program has been forced to shut down after its only astronaut resigned for personal reasons. Yi So-yeon, 36,

朴素贝叶斯算法的python实现 - mrbean

朴素贝叶斯算法优缺点优点:在数据较少的情况下依然有效,可以处理多类别问题缺点:对输入数据的准备方式敏感适用数据类型:标称型数据算法思想:朴素贝叶斯比如我们想判断一个邮件是不是垃圾邮件,那么我们知道的是这个邮件中的词的分布,那么我们还要知道:垃圾邮件中某些词的出现是多少,就可以利用贝叶斯定理得到。

富士康需要感恩苹果吗?

苹果之于中国制造的改善,说是受舆论压力也好,说是无心插柳也罢,但真正的状况是,中国员工的工作环境正在改善,中国员工的技能正在大幅度提高。

如何学习咖啡拉花?

本回答分三部分:1.去哪里学2.实操教程3.

《我的洗发液》传播轨迹分析:只要网友在,duang充满爱~

分析分析,顾名思义先分类,后解析。首先,我们先来了解一下《我的洗发液》的基本信息并对其分类,Read on.1、Duang为何意?Duang是成龙二字合写体的读音,意为加特技 , 暗指故意夸张、夸大的意思!

Python for Kids: A Playful Introduction to Program (PDF)

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