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Global Fashion GroupGlobal Fashion Group

Rocket Internet’s Global Fashion Group secures $150m

Rocket Internet’s Global Fashion Group has raised $150 million in financing from Kinnevik and Rocket Internet itself. The group was formed last September when Rocket Internet merged five of its fashion e-commerce…

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Logistics startups aim to save the environment, boost efficiency

The transportation sector accounted for around 27% of total greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. in 2013, according to figures from the EPA. One of the major factors contributing to that is…

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Adaptive Insights grabs $75m funding round

Adaptive Insights, a cloud corporate performance management company, has raised $75 million in funding.  The startup will use the funds for global expansion and product innovation. JMI Equity joined previous backers Norwest…

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Checkmarx grabs $84m funding round

Israeli security startup Checkmarx has raised $84 million in funding from Insight Venture Partners. The company will use the new funds for global expansion and product development. Checkmarx provides application security testing…

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Credit Karma grabs $175m funding round

Financial services startup Credit Karma has raised a $175 million Series D funding round from Tiger Global Management, Valinor Management and Viking Global Investors LP. The company will use the funds for…

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Quotas close Europe’s gender gap – but figures still gloomy for female leadership

A new report shows how quota systems across Europe have helped heal its yawning gender gap in business. But the continent’s women still occupy very few leadership roles – and tech is…

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Mattress startup Casper secures $55m

Casper, a startup selling mattresses online, has closed a $55 million Series B investment round led by Institutional Venture Partners. Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Adam Levine, Scooter Braun, and Pritzker Group Venture…

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Dollar Shave Club raises $75m funding round

Dollar Shave Club, the online seller of razors and other grooming products, has raised $75 million in funding, landing a valuation of more than $500 million pre-funding, Re/code reports. The company last…

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E3 highlights, Amazon’s new delivery idea and Pepper the humanoid robot

The annual E3 event gave gaming fans a lot to look forward to this week. The L.A.-based event showcased some of the most hotly-anticipated games of the future, and included huge announcement from the behemoths of the gaming world.

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The Exit Report: Fitbit, Invuity, Objective Logistics

Fitbit, a maker of wearable fitness tracking devices, has raised $732 million in its IPO. The company, trading under the ticker symbol FIT on the New York Stock Exchange, priced 36.6 million shares at $20 per share, for an initial market capitalization of $4.1 billion.

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