Indian mortgage tech startup raises $15m in series A round

Easy is looking to have US$150 million in assets under management in the next 24 months Source link

European privacy regulators fine Amazon $887M over targeted advertising practices – Venture Capital

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for July 30, 2021. What a week, my friends. It was packed full of IPOs and earnings and...

For this Indian edtech bigwig, a little M&A spree isn’t a dangerous thing

Also: Grab, Wiliot, CalmCar, and more startups raised funds. Source link

Indonesian logistics company to raise $31m from World Bank’s IFC

With more than 15,000 couriers, Anteraja can deliver more than 700,000 packages per day. Source link

Scarlett Johansson sues Disney, says streaming release of ‘Black Widow’ breaches contract – Venture Capital

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for July 29, 2021. Between the IPO cycle and earnings it has been quite the day. And Nikola’s...

Elon Musk’s Neuralink backed by Google Ventures, Peter Thiel, Sam Altman

Elon Musk, Founder and Chief Engineer of SpaceX, speaks during the Satellite 2020 Conference in Washington, DC, United States on March 9, 2020.Yasin Ozturk | Anadolu Agency | Getty ImagesElon Musk's brain-machine interface company, Neuralink, has raised $205...

Hong Kong fintech startup Airwallex looks to raise $200m for new VC fund

Capital 49 has already completed investments in two fintech firms so far. Source link

Chamath Palihapitiya backs UK insurance start-up Flock

Venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya.Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesLONDON — On June 3, one of London's hottest days of the year so far, Chamath Palihapitiya, an early Facebook executive turned tech investor, had lunch on the rooftop of The Ned...

Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures leads $25m round of Singaporean crypto startup

Vauld has built a platform for lending and trading cryptocurrencies in over 160 countries Source link

Swift launches low-value payment service with 7 banks on board

Swift Go targets small and medium-sized enterprises as well as consumers who need to move money internationally. Source link

The DL on CockroachDB – Startups

As college students at Berkeley, Spencer Kimball and Peter Mattis created a successful open-source graphics program, GIMP, which got the attention of Google. The duo ultimately joined Google, and even personally got kudos from Sergey Brin and Larry Page....

Visa to buy UK payments start-up Currencycloud

A Visa debit card.Simon Dawson | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesLONDON — Visa said Thursday it has agreed to buy British payments start-up Currencycloud, in its second major fintech acquisition of 2021.The deal values Currencycloud at £700 million ($962 million), Visa...

Chamath Palihapitiya backs UK insurance start-up Flock

Venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya.Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesLONDON — On June 3, one of London's hottest days of the year so far, Chamath Palihapitiya, an early Facebook executive turned tech investor, had lunch on the rooftop of The Ned...