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  • Nextdoor raised about $75 million to connect neighbors
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     Nextdoor, the neighborhood social networking site raised about $75 million in a funding round, The Information reported, estimating that the valuation is $1.5 billion. The round was confirmed by TechCrunch. This adds to the over $200 million that the San Francisco-based company has raised, dating back to 2010. Its last reported... Read more »
  • A venture firm focused on real estate, Navitas Capital, just raised $60 million
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     Real estate heavyweights clearly don’t want to be left in the dust by tech startups that see opportunities to do things more efficiently, more transparently and more affordably than has previously been possible in the long clubby, expensive and opaque world of real estate. Just one indicator is their sudden... Read more »
  • Apple GymKit is coming to a treadmill near you
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     It’s been half a decade since Apple transitioned to the lighting connector, and still I regularly see the long-retired iPod 30-pin cable flopping off treadmill dashboards at gyms all around the country. It’s impossible to say how any of this will look five years from now, but at the very... Read more »
  • Babierge might just be the answer to your baby gear travel nightmares
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     Traveling with a baby for the holidays? First you’ve got your own gear to worry about, then a stroller, something for the baby to sleep in, a baby carrier, toys, snacks, a diaper bag, possibly a car seat and whatever else the plane might allow you to shove into the... Read more »
  • With markets going crypto-crazy, SEC chairman weighs in
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     Given the crazy run cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, ether and litecoin have been on in the last week, it was only a matter of time before the Securities and Exchange Commission weighed in. Well, now it has in the form of an open letter from SEC Chairman Jay Clayton.  Read More ... Read more »

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  • Nextdoor raised about $75 million to connect neighbors December 12, 2017
     Nextdoor, the neighborhood social networking site raised about $75 million in a funding round, The Information reported, estimating that the valuation is $1.5 billion. The round was confirmed by TechCrunch. This adds to the over $200 million that the San Francisco-based company has raised, dating back to 2010. Its last reported round was in early 2015 […]
    Katie Roof
  • A venture firm focused on real estate, Navitas Capital, just raised $60 million December 12, 2017
     Real estate heavyweights clearly don’t want to be left in the dust by tech startups that see opportunities to do things more efficiently, more transparently and more affordably than has previously been possible in the long clubby, expensive and opaque world of real estate. Just one indicator is their sudden interest in venture capital. Read […]
    Connie Loizos
  • Apple GymKit is coming to a treadmill near you December 12, 2017
     It’s been half a decade since Apple transitioned to the lighting connector, and still I regularly see the long-retired iPod 30-pin cable flopping off treadmill dashboards at gyms all around the country. It’s impossible to say how any of this will look five years from now, but at the very least, Apple’s new GymKit offering […]
    Brian Heater
  • Babierge might just be the answer to your baby gear travel nightmares December 11, 2017
     Traveling with a baby for the holidays? First you’ve got your own gear to worry about, then a stroller, something for the baby to sleep in, a baby carrier, toys, snacks, a diaper bag, possibly a car seat and whatever else the plane might allow you to shove into the overhead compartment or check at […]
    Sarah Buhr
  • With markets going crypto-crazy, SEC chairman weighs in December 11, 2017
     Given the crazy run cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, ether and litecoin have been on in the last week, it was only a matter of time before the Securities and Exchange Commission weighed in. Well, now it has in the form of an open letter from SEC Chairman Jay Clayton.  Read More
    Jonathan Shieber