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Journo: mobile/media/tech news. Mom: 2 kids. Wife. Traveler. Speaks English, American, Russian, Franglais, Spanglish, in metaphors. ingrid@techcrunch.com

FreedomPop Raises $10M More, Inks Strategic Deal With New Investor, Asian Carrier Axiata

technewsi.altervista.org — Posted on 30 luglio 2015 FreedomPop, the U.S. wireless carrier startup that has been building a business based on completely free voice and data services, has raised another $10 million in funding from two strategic investors, the pan-Asian mobile carrier Axiata and an unnamed tech investor based in the U.S., the company is announcing today.

FreedomPop Raises $10M More, Inks Strategic Deal With New Investor, Asian Carrier Axiata

techcrunch.com — FreedomPop, the U.S. wireless carrier startup that has been building a business based on completely free voice and data services, has raised another $10 million in funding from two strategic investors, the pan-Asian mobile carrier Axiata and an unnamed tech investor based in the U.S., the company is announcing today.

Caller ID App Truecaller Is Raising $100M At A $1B Valuation

technewsi.altervista.org — Communications apps that strike a chord with users across different markets are hot property these days, and it looks like another one of them may soon enter the so-called unicorn club. TechCrunch has learned that Truecaller - a caller ...

Holland’s Catawiki Raises $82M To Take On eBay In Collectible Auctions

technewsi.altervista.org — While eBay is doubling down on its core business after its split from PayPal, an upstart out of Europe is looking to muscle in on the business where eBay first made its name, collectibles. Catawiki, a Dutch online auction business, has raised $82...

Caller ID App Truecaller Is Raising $100M At A $1B Valuation

techcrunch.com — Communications apps that strike a chord with users across different markets are hot property these days, and it looks like another one of them may soon enter the so-called unicorn club. TechCrunch has learned that Truecaller - a caller ID app that now has 150 million users - is looking to raise around $100 million at a $1 billion valuation.

Holland’s Catawiki Raises $82M To Take On eBay In Collectible Auctions

techcrunch.com — While eBay is doubling down on its core business after its split from PayPal, an upstart out of Europe is looking to muscle in on the business where eBay first made its name, collectibles. Catawiki, a Dutch online auction business, has raised $82 million to scale its business on the continent and beyond.

Messaging App Viber Buys Nextpeer To Add Social Features To Its Gaming Portal

technewsi.altervista.org — Viber, the messaging app with 600 million+ users acquired last year by Japan's Rakuten for $900 million, is today making its first acquisition, specifically aimed at building out its new games business. It is paying $9 million for Nextp...

Amazon Takes On Product Hunt, Shopify With Launchpad, An All-In-One Marketing And Sales Portal

technewsi.altervista.org — Product Hunt has made a splash as a new place for startups to market new products, and Shopify offers a way for startups to easily start selling their products online, and Shyp takes the pain out of sending things from point A to B. Now it looks ...

Amazon Takes On Product Hunt, Shopify With Launchpad, An All-In-One Marketing And Sales Portal

techcrunch.com — Product Hunt has made a splash as a new place for startups to market new products, and Shopify offers a way for startups to easily start selling their products online, and Shyp takes the pain out of sending things from point A to B. Now it looks like Amazon is preparing to one-up their respective concepts.
Jul 29, 2015

RT @RiskRewardFBN: Amazon is taking on two hot startups with new marketing and sales portal, Launchpad ow.ly/QdY0X $AMZN

Messaging App Viber Buys Nextpeer To Add Social Features To Its Gaming Portal

techcrunch.com — Viber, the messaging app with 600 million+ users acquired last year by Japan's Rakuten for $900 million, is today making an acquisition of its own, specifically aimed at building out its new games business. It is paying $9 million for Nextpeer, a social gaming startup based in Israel that offers games developers an SDK to incorporate social gaming features into their apps.
Jul 28, 2015

Messaging app Viber, acquired last year for $900m (a steal vs $19b for WhatsApp), has made its first acquisition tcrn.ch/1GY6np7

Jul 28, 2015

Viber follows in the footsteps of other messaging apps, building up its gaming and developer-facing business tcrn.ch/1GY6np7

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Aug 02, 2015

Marc, after walking backwards down dark steps in Reims' cathedral examining the stained glass windows. pic.twitter.com/xhBNzGmwbJ

Aug 02, 2015

Well. We've avoided rain but didn't manage to escape the other thing that often accompanies our family vacations: broken legs.

Jul 30, 2015

Utter fascination with Marc's vintage Donkey Kong and Parachute portable games. pic.twitter.com/86jhyV9kol

Jul 30, 2015

@selviano the sun never sets because it never rises! It's too cloudy! Ba-da-boom

Jul 30, 2015

@selviano they actually seem a bit grey... I guess the sun's not out yet.

Jul 30, 2015

On our way into the ferry! Hoping to avoid camping rain disaster. pic.twitter.com/qVpsjMxG56

Jul 30, 2015

@teroterotero crazily enough $1b is, relatively speaking, not too strange sounding when you consider user growth and the potential of that

Jul 30, 2015

@teroterotero Curious: why are you bearish on Truecaller? E-commerce marketplaces and communications services are pretty different.

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