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Numerix: Building Post-Crash Fintech Momentum

Fintech is one of the most technology-oriented sectors in the world, with a long history. At the same time when airline reservations systems transformed the airlines, Michael Bloomberg and SunGard Systems, alongside…

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Adara Ventures MP Nicolas Goulet: “Spain is Great for Deep Tech Innovation”

Nicolas Goulet, managing partner at Adara Ventures, is a software engineer by trade. So is fellow MP Alberto Gómez. Their backgrounds are one reason why Madrid-based Adara has emerged as one of…

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Eric Schmidt’s Role in Clinton 2016 Presidential Run Leaked

Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet, has been aiding Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign since 2014. Schmidt met with John Podesta, longtime Clinton adviser, in April 2014, according…

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Ray Rothrock: Venture Capitalist with a Cause

Most venture capitalists embrace the career after a stint as a banker, CEO, or tech executive. Then the average tenure as a VC spans over 15 years, during which they groom two…

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More Unicorns Exited than Born in Q2 2016 – Report

Unicorn exits exceeded unicorn births in Q2 2016, according to a report. The H1 Global Tech Exits Report, conducted by CBInsights, found that for the first time in six quarters there were…

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European Commission Telco Deregulation Plan ‘Will Help Giants’

A European Commission plan to further deregulate its telecommunications market has come under fire, after it was claimed the plans would help the continent’s biggest players increase their grip on the market.…

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Glowforge Secures $22m Series B Investment For 3D Laser Printers

3D laser printer company Glowforge has secured a $22 million Series B funding round led by Foundry Group and True Ventures. Last year Glowforge received $27.9 million in pre-orders from a 30-day…

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Scopely Scoops $55m in Funding

Scopely, a mobile entertainment network, has closed a $55 million financing round led by Greycroft Partners. The company will use the Series B funding for its product slate and developer ecosystem. Elephant…

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Paris’ Station F to Become Europe’s Largest ‘Tech Campus’

Located in a former freight station, in an industrial corner of central Paris, sits what is soon to become the world’s biggest startup campus. When completed early next year, the huge space…

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Indigo Closes $100m Series C Funding Round

Indigo, a startup using technology to help sustainable agriculture, has closed a $100 million Series C funding round. Alaska Permanent Fund led the financing, with participation from previous investors, including Flagship Ventures…

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