Codecademy eyes the enterprise with $40 million in new capital

After going over four years without raising any capital, coding class platform Codecademy has raised a new tranche of money: a $40 million Series D round led by Owl Ventures, with participation from Prosus and Union Square Ventures.

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,

Y Combinator company Axle Health is bringing on-demand home testing services to telehealth providers

While usage of telehealth services have surged during the COVID-19 epidemic, there are some times when health professionals need to be around in person to conduct diagnostics tests. To help those telehealth companies bridge that gap is Axle Health,

Plume picks up $270M at a $1.35B valuation to power smart home WiFi for broadband providers

The last year of life under a global health pandemic has seen a massive surge of people working from home — a shift that has thrown a stark light on the iffy quality of our broadband networks.

Anuvia raises $103 million to commercialize its novel fertilizer

Anuvia Plant Nutrients has raised $103 million to commercialize its novel fertilizer technology. The company, backed by investors like TPG ART, Pontifax Global Food and Agriculture Technology Fund, Generate Capital andPiva Capital, is now ready to roll out its tech,

这货是变形金刚的手臂吧?能抓住移动物体

瑞士洛桑联邦理工大学(EPFL)的研究者研发出了一种机械手臂,能够自行前进并在眨眼间抓住移动的物体。

Report: Roku Beats Out Apple TV In U.S. Media Streaming

Of all the media-streaming households in the U.S.,44% of them use Roku as their primary streaming device, a new report suggests.A study conducted by market research firm Parks Associates shows Apple TV lags behind at 26%, while Netgear, Sony, Google TV and WD TV make up the remaining 30%.See also:

美物理学家斯特恩格拉斯去世 研究曾助人类登月

外媒称,美国物理学家欧内斯特·斯特恩格拉斯因心脏衰竭去世,享年91岁。他的研究使世界能够看到第一次月球行走。据美联社2月18日报道,斯特恩格拉斯的研究帮助制成了一个灵敏的电视摄像管。

微信订阅号和服务号要合并,这种做法明智吗?

微信订阅号和服务号合并的消息由来已久,不久前,关于合并的消息又尘嚣甚上。关于争论,无外乎两种声音,一种是认为这是微信为净化用户体验的又一表现,另一种认为这是对开通服务号用户的一种致命打击。

创见晚报:苹果 CEO 说「同性恋婚姻带来更多的生意」

【新闻】《库克表示,iPad 的敌手是 PC》 摘要:苹果公司的 CEO 库克在上周前信誓旦旦的表示,对大部人来说,拥有一台 iPod Pro 就足可以替代笔记本电脑或者台式机。

创业跟风者的15项特征

流行文化总是会孕育出一批跟风者,什么热门就追在后面效仿,然而却画虎反类犬。他们总是会遭到外界的嘲笑、讥讽与轻视,自己却不以为意。这些反感并不是一定是无中生有的,很有可能这些人本来就很讨人厌。在如今 ... ...

iPhone 7无亮点?富国银行看好8000万销量

威锋网 4 月 26 日消息 就在苹果将公布本财年第二财季财报前,美国富国银行(Wells Fargo)分析师 Maynard Um 发表了一份投资者报告,其中他对将在今年下半年发布的新一代 iPhone 与之前其他分析师相比有着不同的意见。  Maynard Um 在报告中指出,在今年 10 月至 12 月假日季期间,凭借 iPhone 7 苹果 iPhone 的整体销量有望迎来“重新增长”,预计将达到 8220 万台。  这里之所以说是“重新增长”,是因为苹果方面和其他分析机构都认为本财年第二财季 iPhone 销量将出现下滑。

E3 2016: Minecraft Realms to bring cross platform play

Microsoft has just announced at E3 that it has expanded Minecraft Realms for a new way to unite Minecraft fans and players regardless of the platform that they are on.The post E3 2016: Minecraft Realms to bring cross platform play appeared first on WinBeta.

Genius Alarm Clock App Wakes You Earlier When Traffic Jams Might Make You Late

When you set your alarms at night you’re probably only concerned about getting as much sleep as possible, not about what unforeseen problems in the morning could make you late for work.

索價 2,000 萬 Pininfarina 量產氫動力跑車

以汽車設計聞名的 Pininfarina 工作室去年被印度汽車生產商 Mahindra 收購,在新東家的支持下,Pininfarina 將會染指市場競爭激烈的跑車業務。今年年初的日內瓦車展,Pininfarina 發表了 H2 Speed 概念車,最近就宣佈會限量生產 10 部。The post 索價 2,000 萬 Pininfarina 量產氫動力跑車 appeared first on UNWIRE.HK 玩生活‧樂科技.

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