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Ten years on: Seedcamp outs new £41M seed fund and says it's ready to invest in tokens

Ten years on: Seedcamp outs new £41M seed fund and says it's ready to invest in tokens

18 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

The London-based VC firm recently sold its first two funds to Draper Esprit, and today is announcing the first close of a new £41 million fund, double the size of its last...
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Latin American startups are on the rise, here are some of the players leading the charge

Latin American startups are on the rise, here are some of the players leading the charge

1 day ago   |   The Next Web

When we think of startup hotbeds, it's easy to focus on places like Silicon Valley and Moscow, but one area that is continuing to improve and garner attention is farther south...
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This is the tech bubble we have been waiting for

This is the tech bubble we have been waiting for

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Smart people like VC Bill Gurley are beginning to worry that cryptocurrency ICOs are a bubble. People are investing in Bitcoin and other digital coins even though they hold no...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know to start off the week. 1. Startup incubator Y Combinator quietly stopped working with billionaire VC Peter Thiel just...
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HBCU.vc trains students become venture capitalists

HBCU.vc trains students become venture capitalists

4 days ago   |   TechCrunch

There are very few black and Latinx investors, with only 2 percent of investment team members at VC firms identifying as black and just 1 percent identifying as Latinx...
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Y Combinator has quietly cut ties with Peter Thiel

Y Combinator has quietly cut ties with Peter Thiel

4 days ago   |   The Verge

Startup accelerator Y Combinator has parted ways with Peter Thiel, where he served as a part-time adviser since 2015. The company did not specify why the two have cut ties; a...
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Former Uber board member and VC Bill Gurley says it's time for Silicon Valley's unicorns to ‘grow up' and get profitable

Former Uber board member and VC Bill Gurley says it's time for Silicon Valley's unicorns to ‘grow up' and get profitable

4 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Tech venture capitalist Bill Gurley thinks Silicon Valley 'unicorns' are growing up and realizing they need to be profitable. But he also said that recent tech IPOs like Snap...
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The startup incubator Y Combinator quietly stopped working with billionaire VC Peter Thiel just a year after defending its partnership

The startup incubator Y Combinator quietly stopped working with billionaire VC Peter Thiel just a year after defending its partnership

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Peter Thiel, an influential investor who drew ire from many in the tech community due to his fervent support for President Donald Trump, has left his role at Y...
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Kairos' $25M venture fund will invest in ideas that help the middle class

Kairos' $25M venture fund will invest in ideas that help the middle class

6 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Kairos, the organization for young entrepreneurs founded in 2008 as Kairos Society, has lifted the veil on its first venture fund that it teased earlier this year. The $25M...
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Is billionaire VC Peter Thiel trying to break up Google?

Is billionaire VC Peter Thiel trying to break up Google?

7 days ago   |   SiliconBeat

Libertarian Silicon Valley venture capitalist and PayPal co-founder has donated before to a state attorney general who has gone after Google over antitrust concerns.
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Deal: Nokia Steel smartwatch on sale for just €78 on Black Friday

Deal: Nokia Steel smartwatch on sale for just €78 on Black Friday

Nokia has just announced it will run a Black Friday sale on its health devices on November 23. The offer includes discounts up to 50% on exactly eight health devices that will... Read more ...

Nest Black Friday deals: $50 off thermostat, $60 off indoor camera, and more...

Nest Black Friday deals: $50 off thermostat, $60 off indoor camera, and more amazing sales

Amazon is holding a 10-day Black Friday extravaganza, with bargains on its own devices and other goodies, including devices from Nest.The latest Nest Learning Thermostat, which... Read more ...

Roku Black Friday sale includes 30-per cent price cut on Streaming Stick+

Roku Black Friday sale includes 30-per cent price cut on Streaming Stick+

Roku is getting in on Amazon's Black Friday bonanza.The maker of set-top boxes and streaming media devices has discounted a bunch of its devices on Amazon. The deals last all... Read more ...

This 5GB data SIM only deal for £6.50 per month is the best of Black Friday...

This 5GB data SIM only deal for £6.50 per month is the best of Black Friday so far

TechRadar has teamed up with Mobile Phones Direct to give TechRadar readers what is probably the best SIM only deal of the year for Black Friday. This exclusive deal gets you... Read more ...

Nest thermostats, cameras, and more are now down to Black Friday prices

Nest thermostats, cameras, and more are now down to Black Friday prices

This is the best deal you'll find on Nest products right now! Is this deal for me? If you're tired of the crazy weather patterns and walking into a house that is the wrong... Read more ...

The FCC's Proposal To Nuke Net Neutrality

The FCC's Proposal To Nuke Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission released its proposal to end Obama-era net neutrality protections the day before Thanksgiving, with plans to vote on December 14. Read more ...

The Galaxy S9 will reportedly be a more iterative update and could show up...

The Galaxy S9 will reportedly be a more iterative update and could show up at CES

All the major smartphones of 2017 are out in the world, but it's never to early to start thinking about next year's flagships. Samsung is reportedly starting earlier than ever... Read more ...

Bluetooth quick pairing feature in the works for Windows 10

Bluetooth quick pairing feature in the works for Windows 10

Microsoft appears to be working on a way to quickly pair Bluetooth devices to your Windows 10 PC. As first spotted by Thurrott , the initial bits of a thus-far undocumented... Read more ...

Ajit Pai and the FCC want it to be legal for Comcast to block BitTorrent

Ajit Pai and the FCC want it to be legal for Comcast to block BitTorrent

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai released his proposal to kill net neutrality today, and while there's a lot to be unhappy with, it's hard not to be taken with the brazenness of his... Read more ...

Games with Gold December 2017 list: Warhammer and more

Games with Gold December 2017 list: Warhammer and more

It's that time of the month: Microsoft has unveiled its Games with Gold list for December 2017, revealing to subscribers the titles they get for free with their Xbox Live Gold... Read more ...