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Verizon Ventures and R/GA partner to launch a digital media …

Verizon Ventures and R/GA are announcing a new program called the Verizon Media Tech Venture Studio. Stephen Plumlee, R/GA’s global COO and managing partner of R/GA Ventures, explained that the interactive agency’s “venture studios” started out similar to other startup accelerator programs, but they’ve expanded to provide access to “financial capital, creative capital ...

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Houston, Kalanick and Zuck walk into a headline…

And a bar called SPiN, where photos of them playing ping pong have the tech media in a great mood this Friday. The reason? At the same time as Houston’s birthday fun, SPiN was also holding its own, separate “Babes & Balls” party with “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” as the theme. Let’s ...

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Wanted: Founders in favor of tenured voting…

It’s hard to get too worked up about unequal voting rights, which are seen by public market investors as giving founders too much control, while viewed by founders as necessary to protect their companies from short-term shareholders. The reality is that only a minority of companies can command these terms, ...

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Google partners with VCs to host its own machine learning st…

On the heels of acquiring data science community Kaggle, Google is launching a machine learning competition of its own for startups. Google is targeting early-stage companies taking an innovative approach to machine learning. The competition is being run in partnership with seven venture capital firms that include Sequoia, KPCB, GV, Data Collective, ...

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Chowbotics raises $5 million for salad-making robots named S…

Chowbotics Inc. has landed $5 million in a Series A round of venture funding to develop what it’s calling food service robots. These are machines designed to prepare food in restaurants, cafeterias, hotels, or food courts in airports, malls and hospitals. The company’s flagship product, Sally, is a salad-making robot that uses ...

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Kidizen raises $3.2M for a kids’ clothes resale app with a s…

Kidizen, a marketplace for secondhand children’s apparel, has raised $3.2 million in Series A funding, the company announced today. The funding was led by Chicago-based Origin Ventures, who backed the startup following its over 100 percent year-over-year growth in 2016, which has allowed the business to reach over a quarter million registered ...

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