SoftBank-backed travel platform Klook raises $200M amid COVID-19 – TechCrunch

Klook, the Hong Kong-based travel activities platform backed by SoftBank Vision Fund, announced the closure of $200 million in funding

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£1bn Cardiff Crossrail backed in rail plan to tackle M4 congestion : ukpolitics

The Welsh Government has backed a raft of recommendations to tackle congestion on the M4. Recommendations include a £1bn light

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SoftBank Ventures Asia-backed Global Localization Service Iyuno Media Group Acquires SDI Media

SEOUL, South Korea, Jan. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Iyuno Media Group, a market leader in localization services to the media and

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Qualcomm-backed chipmaker Kneron nails Foxconn funding, deal – TechCrunch

A startup based out of San Diego and Taipei is quietly nailing fundings and deals from some of the biggest

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Impeachment — Rep. Meijer: Republicans Who Backed Expect ‘Someone May Try to Kill Us’

The dome of the U.S. Capitol Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., July 26, 2019 (Erin Scott/Reuters) Representative Peter

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YC-backed Blabla raises $1.5M to teach English through short videos – TechCrunch

Short, snappy, entertaining videos have become an increasingly common way for young people to receive information. Why not learn English

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Business trip platform TravelPerk buys YC-backed rival NexTravel – TechCrunch

Barcelona-based TravelPerk has scooped up US-based rival NexTravel as the pandemic drives consolidation in one of the sector’s hardest hit

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Sri Lanka vs England – Dan Lawrence backed to make international step-up as Test debut looms

Dan Lawrence’s England debut has always been a matter of when, not if. At the age of 17, he became

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Looking to decarbonize the metal industry, Bill Gates-backed Boston Metal raises $50 million – TechCrunch

Steel production accounts for roughly 8% of the emissions that contribute to global climate change. It is one of the

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Netflix and Hollywood Benefit from Energy Industry-Backed Subsidies

Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, Calif. (Robert Galbraith/Reuters) Hollywood rails against fracking, but production companies are happy to benefit from

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AI and Analytics Pioneer Absolutdata Acquired by ChrysCapital-Backed Infogain

LOS GATOS, Calif. and SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Absolutdata, a leader in delivering scalable business impact through AI-powered solutions,

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Pence, Who Backed Muslim Visa Ban, Gets Vaccine Invented by Muslim Immigrants — Pence also praised far right-wing evangelical leader John Hagee. Hagee has said that Muslim Americans are not real Americans. : politics

level 1 Evangelicals are wildly inconsistent and contradictory in their views? WHO COULD HAVE PREDICTED THIS!?!?? Source link

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Pelosi slams House Republicans who backed Texas lawsuit seeking to overturn election results : politics

level 1 Hopefully she won’t stop at just verbally chastising them. There should be real consequences for attacking and undermining

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GM-backed Cruise starts driverless AV testing in San Francisco

For now, it appears Cruise’s focus remains on technological progress for its self-driving system. The Sunset neighborhood is located on

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YC-backed LemonBox raises $2.5M bringing vitamins to Chinese millennials – TechCrunch

Like many overseas Chinese, Derek Weng gets shopping requests from his family and friends whenever he returns to China. Some

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YC-backed BuildBuddy raises $3.15M to help developers build software more quickly – TechCrunch

BuildBuddy, whose software helps developers compile and test code quickly using a blend of open-source technology and proprietary tools, announced

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YC-backed Cashfree raises $35.3 million for its payments platform – TechCrunch

Cashfree, an Indian startup that offers a wide-range of payments services to businesses, has raised $35.3 million in a new

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African fintech startup Chipper Cash raises $30M backed by Jeff Bezos – TechCrunch

African cross-border fintech startup Chipper Cash has raised a $30 million Series B funding round led by Ribbit Capital with participation

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Sequoia-backed recycling robot maker AMP Robotics gets its largest purchase order – TechCrunch

AMP Robotics, the manufacturer of robotic recycling systems, has received its largest purchase order from the publicly traded North American

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Drugstore skincare: Science-backed anti-aging ingredients that don’t break the bank – Harvard Health Blog

With a sharp increase in working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, more people are noticing age-related skin changes up

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YC-backed nonprofit VotingWorks wants to rebuild trust in election systems through open source – TechCrunch

I know it will come as a shock to you as a reader of the news, but there is an

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Goodcover, the YC-backed insurance startup, raises $7.5 million in Series A – TechCrunch

YC-backed Goodcover, the insurtech startup that looks to pass unused premiums back to the policyholder, is today announcing the close

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Twitter-backed Indian social network ShareChat raises $40 million – TechCrunch

ShareChat, an Indian social network that focuses entirely on serving users in non-English languages, said on Thursday it has raised

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Peterson Ventures, a firm that quietly backed Allbirds and Bonobos, just closed a $65 million fund – TechCrunch

Peterson Ventures, a 12-year-old, Salt Lake City, Ut.-based seed-stage fund, has long operated fairly quietly, but many of its bets

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ART Grand Prix partners with Newey and Vergne backed Veloce Extreme E team – Formula E

Single-seater stalwart ART Grand Prix will partner the Veloce Racing team, backed by Jean-Eric Vergne and Adrian Newey, in the

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Do Ventures launches $50 million fund for Vietnamese startups, backed by Naver, Vertex and other notable LPs – TechCrunch

Vy Le and Dzung Nguyen, the founders and general partners of Do Ventures, an investment firm focused on early-stage Vietnamese

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VW-backed battery maker QuantumScape to go public via merger

QuantumScape, the 10-year-old Silicon Valley battery startup backed by Volkswagen Group, said Thursday it plans to go public through a

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Volkswagen-backed QuantumScape to go public via SPAC to bring solid-state batteries to EVs – TechCrunch

QuantumScape, the solid-state battery company backed by Volkswagen Group, has agreed to merge with a special purpose acquisition company Kensington

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