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Meet Impact VC, a new firm from Accel and DCM founder Dixon Doll
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 One of the cofounders of Accel Partners and DCM, Dixon Doll, recently formed a new venture firm called Impact Venture Capital, along with Jack Crawford and Eric Ball. Ball previously served as Oracle’s Treasurer, where he helped manage $50 billion in assets. And Crawford was previously an investor and founded Velocity Venture Capital. Both are also […]






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RageDonate turns Trump anger into charitable good
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 A host of organizations have capitalized on the anger that followed the election of Donald Trump — the American Civil Liberties Union says it received its “greatest outpouring of support” ever in the days following the election and the New York Times is signing up new subscribers six times faster than normal, and Planned Parenthood […]






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WhatsApp launches video calling for everyone
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 WhatsApp wants to be international cross-platform FaceTime. Today Facebook-owned chat service WhatsApp is officially launching video calling for its over 1 billion users worldwide on iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Its debut follows a series of reports from people who recently found the feature had been enabled in beta versions of WhatsApp on Android and on Windows Phone – […]






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Zuora latest cloud company to launch predictive data product
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 Zuora, the cloud company that helps SaaS companies and others manage their subscription businesses, launched Zuora Insights today, a product designed to help customers understand the nuances of the data behind the subscriptions. Like so many SaaS companies these days, Zuora understands that there is value in the data they produce on a daily basis […]






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Samantha Payne of Open Bionics’ 3D prosthetics to speak at Disrupt London, Dec 5-6
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 TechCrunch Disrupt in London is on December 5-6! Not long now! Come talk about new technology, your startup, raising money and the future. Grab tickets here. Amongst the many speakers already announced, today we’re delighted to say Samantha Payne Co-Founder and COO of Open Bionics which recently unveiled the ability to download and 3D print-off […]






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CareCloud raises $31.5 million in Series C for its cloud health care management platform
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 CareCloud, the revenue management and health IT platform, announced it has raised $31.5 million in strategic Series C financing from The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., First Data Corporation and Blue Cloud Ventures. Previous investors also participated in the round, including Norwest Venture Partners, Intel Capital, Tenaya Capital and Adams Street Partners. The company previously… Read More






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Echo app aims to take the hassle out of ordering repeat prescriptions
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 A UK startup is angling to build a business out of simplifying the repeat prescription ordering process for NHS GP surgeries via an app, called Echo, that lets patients use their smartphones to make a request for more of their usual medication from their doctor. Read More






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Amazon now pays out instantly for video game trade-ins
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 Amazon is gearing up for the Christmas season by allowing customers to get instant vouchers for trading their unwanted possessions. Read More






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Apple Pay now lets non-profits take donations
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 Apple announced this morning that its payments service Apple Pay will now support the ability to make donations to non-profits, starting today in the U.S. This includes both Apple Pay on the web, where it can be integrated into websites’ checkout flow, as well as within mobile applications. The changes are rolling out just ahead […]






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