Adam D’Angelo wants the world to share its knowledge on the Internet. But can Quora grow beyond Silicon Valley and convince every human to do just that?
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Three former employees, as well as industry observers, say the record growth claimed by learning management company Desire2Learn is suspect. The company declined to provide any specific numbers to BuzzFeed News.
Shamrock Capital Advisors led the round, joined by new investors NBC Sports Ventures and KKR. The new round is seven times larger than its last capital raise and brings FanDuel’s total amount raised to $88 million.
Hukkster, the discount-tracking app backed by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, was dying but managed to find a savior in Marc Lore’s Jet.com. A tussle over a small sum of money led to the deal — and Hukkster — getting killed.
IPOs are booming, but they have been overshadowed by high-profile, headline-grabbing mergers and acquisitions.
The leading automated financial advisory startup has rocketed up from $700 million in assets in February to cross the billion-dollar mark less than four months later, as its young demographic has continued to invest using the algorithm-based technology.
According to a study released Tuesday by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation at an education summit in Arizona.
The company, which uses social media to crowdsource ideas and launch new products, has raised a total of $56 million over three funding rounds.
Because of the way education markets function, scaling and growth are daunting tasks, and many startups get bought up by the old guard of education before they become a competitive threat.
Hukkster, the maker of a browser tool that alerts shoppers when items they want go on sale, just raised a fresh round of capital, BuzzFeed has learned. It’s helping retailers find their way into inboxes.
The leading mobile financial advisory service is going after a younger, more tech-savvy demographic with low fees and a fiercely independent corporate mission. But is the model sustainable?
Fast-growing business gets more funding, a representative confirms.
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