Chinese facial recognition unicorn Megvii prepares China IPO – TechCrunch

Megvii, one of China’s largest facial recognition startups, is gearing up for an initial public offering in Shanghai. The company

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AInnovation Completes Series C Financing Led by CICC ALPHA and Enters Unicorn Club

BEIJING, Dec. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — AInnovation recently completed Series C financing, entering the unicorn club. This financing round was

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Unicorn travel startup Hopper is facing a pandemic-fueled customer service nightmare – TechCrunch

Mobile travel app Hopper has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic as consumers canceled their trips and airlines dropped

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Zenoti becomes a unicorn with $160 million funding round – TechCrunch

Zenoti, a 10-year-old startup that develops services for the spa and salon industry, is the latest entrant to the coveted

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Silvina Moschini, the Argentine entrepreneur on the way to being the next pink unicorn tells us how women can raise capital

October 16, 2020 15+ min read This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist

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India’s Razorpay becomes unicorn after new $100 million funding round – TechCrunch

Bangalore-headquartered Razorpay, one of the handful of Indian fintech startups that has demonstrated accelerated growth in recent years, has joined

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Hong Kong logistics unicorn Lalamove unveils foray into the US – TechCrunch

Lalamove, an on-demand logistics service active in China, Southeast Asia, and Latin America, has officially entered the U.S. seven years after

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With $100M in funding, Playco is already a mobile gaming unicorn – TechCrunch

Playco is a new mobile gaming startup created by Game Closure co-founder Michael Carter and Zynga co-founder Justin Waldron, as

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Course Hero, a profitable edtech unicorn, raises rare cash – TechCrunch

Like any successful founder, Andrew Grauer had bright, long-term ambitions for Course Hero from the moment he launched it in

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JD.com’s 1-year-old health unicorn to get $830M from Hillhouse – TechCrunch

In recent years, China’s online shopping titans have been muscling into the prescription drug market. When JD.com, Alibaba’s archrival, realized

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Unacademy eyeing unicorn club as it talks for $100-150M, Technology News, ETtech

Illustration: Rahul Awasthi Unacademy is in talks to raise $100-$150 million in fresh funding, at a valuation that could catapult

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During Uncertain Times, Your Startup Should be a Camel, Not a Unicorn. Here’s How to Be Prepared.

Camels thrive when times are good, but can also survive without food or water for months in the world’s harshest

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Work collaboration unicorn Notion is blocked in China – TechCrunch

Notion, the fast-growing work collaboration tool that recently hit a $2 billion valuation, said on Twitter Monday that its service

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Surprise IPOs, Briza’s $3M round, and are we worried about unicorn liquidity? – TechCrunch

Good morning pals, and welcome again to TechCrunch’s Fairness Monday, a short-form audio hit to kickstart your week. Common Fairness episodes

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A pre-IPO list of unicorn companies that also generate lots of revenue(!) – TechCrunch

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