Playvox scores $25M Series A and acquires Australian startup Agyle Time

It’s not every day you see a Latin American startup funded by a U.S. venture capital firm based in the midwest. Playvox, a Colombian startup that wants to bring a positive twist to customer service monitoring announced a $25 million Series A from Five Elms Capital, a Kansas City, MO VC firm.

Pilot CEO Waseem Daher tears down his company’s $60M Series C pitch deck

"There are boxes that you definitely want to check, but I don't think you can outsource the creation of the narrative."

Handy co-founder Oisin Hanrahan is taking over as CEO of ANGI Homeservices

A little over two years after ANGI Homeservices acquired his startup Handy, Oisin Hanrahan is becoming CEO of the combined organization and joining its board of directors. ANGI is a publicly-traded subsidiary of IAC, formed from the merger of Angie’s List and HomeAdvisor.

SpaceX is really just SPAC and an ex

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is our first-ever Wednesday episode. If you want to learn more about the latest edition of the podcast, head here for more. This week we talked about space,

The Equity podcast is growing

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Jumia narrows losses, as its payment service grows in financial results

After years of losses, African e-commerce giant Jumia claimed significant progress towards profitability in its Q4 2020. Backing that claim, Jumia reported record gross profit and some improvements to its cost structure.

Bain’s Matt Harris and Justworks’ Isaac Oates to talk through the Series B deal that brought them to

It’s been almost 10 years since Justworks launched. The platform, founded by Isaac Oates, was yet another example of software eating the world; in this particular instance, it was the world of HR. Since, the company has raised nearly $150 million in funding. All the way back in 2016,

Oak HC/FT closes on $1.4 billion to invest in fintech and healthcare startups

Oak HC/FT general partners Annie Lamont, Andrew Adams and Tricia Kemp invested in healthcare and fintech before the two sectors were mainstream, and today, as a result of that early intuition and a handful of key exits, the trio has over a billion dollars in new fund money to show for it.

Datastax acquires Kesque as it gets into data streaming

Datastax, the company best known for commercializing the open-source Apache Cassandra database, is moving beyond databases. As the company announced today, it has acquired Kesque, a cloud messaging service.

Prime Movers Lab raises $245 million for second fund to invest in early stage science startups

After revealing its first fund just last year, a $100 million pool of investment capital dedicated to early stage startups focusing on sustainable food development, clean energy, health innovation and new space technologies, Prime Movers Lab is back with a second fund.

DriveNets nabs $208M at a $1B+ valuation for its cloud-based alternative to network routers

People and businesses are relying on the internet to get things done more than ever before, an opportunity but also an infrastructure headache for service providers that need to scale quickly and reliably to meet that demand. Today, a startup that has built a clever,

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什么是决定活动成功不可缺少的因素

任何活动的举行都是以让活动产生更多的效益为基准的,而如何让好这个活动能够非常完好的举办么,什么为活动的开展的成功与否产生了重大影响呢,那就是活动前期的统筹和准备工作。

销售易助力凯丰地产盘活客户资源

北京2014年11月5日电 /美通社/ -- 凯丰地产经纪公司通过多方对比和选型,最终选择销售易CRM来对客户资源进行精细化管理。

Report: Regin Spyware Linked to U.S. and U.K Intelligence Services

Over the weekend, Syamantec published a report which described a sophisticated piece of spyware called Regin that had been snooping on servers for years. Now, new reports suggest that it's linked to U.S. and U.K intelligence services.Read more...

索尼 CES 可穿戴设备产品发布总结

索尼的 SmartWear 系列产品是它在移动技术领域关注的重点之一,在以往几届的 CES 大会上,这个产品线的规模和目标也在不断提升。

css知多少(2)——学习css的思路 - 王福朋

两周之前写过该系列的第一篇,其实当时只是一个想法,这段时间迟迟未更新,是在思考一个解决过程。现在初有成效,就开更吧。1. 一个段子 开题不必太严肃,写博客也不像写书,像聊天似的写东西是最好的表达方式。

俄打造重型运输飞机PAK TA:可以运输坦克

据英国《每日邮报》网站3月23报道,俄罗斯目前正在设计打造一款全新的重型运输机PAK TA,未来可以超音速将坦克和弹药运输到世界上任何一个地方。

今日新聞淺談:Taylor 發聲為音樂人爭取權益,獲得蘋果正面回應

之前有發過一篇統整目前音樂串流服務的表格,Apple Music 的新會員優惠最多,可以免費試聽三個月,對於新辦會員來說是競爭力很強的選擇條件之一,但是因為美國歌手 taylor 所發表的一則公開信,我們才知道原來這三個月免費試聽期,Apple Music 是不會付任何版權費給所屬的歌手(延伸閱讀),泰勒絲表示將拒絕與 Apple Music 繼續合作,這對 Apple 的串流服務勢必將會是一大打閱讀全文

每个月花 9.99 美元,就可以在 EA 的游戏平台上畅玩了

EA 宣布将推出面向 Windows PC 操作系统上 Origin 数字游戏分发平台的订阅服务 Origin Access,也就是说,你每个月只需要话 4.99 美元,就可以提前试玩 EA 即将发布的游戏,如果连接到 The Vault,就可以免费玩 EA 的游戏库,其中有 15 个游戏,包括《龙腾世纪:审判》、《战地 4》、《植物大战僵尸:花园战争》。EA 表示日后会在 The Vault 中加入更多的游戏。另外,如果玩家要购买所有 Origin 游戏还提供九折优惠。EA 在 2014 年 8 月在 Xbox One 上启动了 EA Access,当然日后还继续存在。

官方否认1996年长三乙事故导致500人死亡

1996年2月15日,运载国际通信卫星组织708号通信卫星的长三乙首次发射失败,起飞约2秒后由于导航系统故障导致火箭在飞行中倾斜翻转,约22秒后头部撞到离发射架1200米处的山坡上,发生爆炸。官方报道称事故造成6人死亡,但外界估计有200到500人死亡,当时有“数百人”在现场观看发射。记者被扣留了5小时,他们报道称周围的建筑物遭到了严重破坏。一位网友在观看了相关纪录片后采纳了外界的估计,发微博表示愤怒。国有的中国航天科工集团公司回应称这是谣言, 表示这一数字“应该是造谣者根据图片数窗户,然后根据标准间的标准推算出来的。

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