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Taking a break to spend more time with my family

On-Demand Helper Startup Wunwun Launches Branded Delivery Services For Businesses

techcrunch.com — On-demand helper startup WunWun has for the past few months offered consumers the ability to get pretty much anything delivered for a flat rate. Now, the company is offering its service to businesses who want to make local, same-day delivery a perk for their customers.

Breaking: TechCrunch Writer Becomes An Investor

medium.com — Let's not bury the lede: I'm leaving TechCrunch next week and, after taking a bit of a vacation, I will be joining 500 Startups as its newest Venture Partner come August. Goodbye TC I've been pretty lucky in my career.

Vimeo Now Lets Creators Launch Their Own Subscription Video-On-Demand Channels

techcrunch.com — Video distribution platform Vimeo wants to provide new ways for creators to make more money from their content. A few years after launching a video on demand offering so creators could rent out or sell access to their videos, the company will now let them charge for monthly subscriptions to their libraries of content.

Steve Case’s Venture Firm Revolution Growth Is Raising $450 Million For Third Fund

techcrunch.com — AOL founder and former chairman and CEO Steve Case has moved on to investing, and is doing so in a big way. Revolution Growth, the firm he founded in 2005 along with former AOL execs Donn David and Ted Leonsis, is raising another $450 million for its third fund to invest in growth-stage startups, according to an SEC filing.

Netflix Tests Teasers For Original Programming, But Has No Plans To Run Third-Party Ads

techcrunch.com — Streaming TV provider Netflix has always shied away from advertising, preferring instead to make money from a monthly subscription it charges users to gain access to its content. The company has no plans to change that, despite a recent test of teaser ads for some of its own original programming both before and after selected TV shows.

Path Sells Its Social Networking App To DaumKakao

techcrunch.com — The company behind the Path social networking app might be looking for a new name. That's because Dave Morin and crew have sold their social networking app of the same name to Korean messaging heavyweight Daum Kakao. In a blog post this evening, Path Inc.

Uber Unveils Design Concept For Its New, 420,000 Square-Foot Headquarters In SF

techcrunch.com — Images detailing the design of Uber's giant new San Francisco corporate headquarters have emerged, showing what the new, two-building corporate campus should look like when it opens up in a few years. Occupying San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood, the new buildings should offer up more than 420,000 square feet of new office and retail space to the company.

Instacart Adds To Its Exec Ranks With New General Counsel And VP of Marketing

techcrunch.com — On-demand grocery delivery startup Instacart has been rounding out its management team, as the company seeks to expand into new markets and find new customers. To support that mission, it's brought on a new general counsel and VP of marketing. Instacart's new head lawyer is Nikhil Shanbhag, who joined the company in recent months from Google.

Gracenote Spent $54 Million Buying Two Companies To Launch A New Sports Data Product

techcrunch.com — Music and video metadata company Gracenote is launching a new product for a new vertical, getting into sports data for the first time. To power the new sports product the company has acquired a couple of companies - Infostrada and SportsDirect - for a combined $54 million.

Online Auto Sales Startup Carvana Is Raising $300 Million To Expand Nationwide

techcrunch.com — Used car sales are heating up online, with huge amounts of cash pouring into an industry that has yet to be disrupted by technology. A company called Carvana is in the process of raising a huge round of growth funding as it seeks to improve the process and reduce the price of buying a used car online.
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Jul 05, 2015

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Jul 05, 2015

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Jul 05, 2015

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Jul 05, 2015

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Jul 04, 2015

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Jul 04, 2015

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Jul 04, 2015

The announcer for the Nathan’s hot dog eating contest just called it ‘an amazing moment in sports'

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