• Indonesia's Julo raises $10M to expand its P2P lending platform

    29 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Julo, a peer-to-peer lending platform in Indonesia, said on Wednesday it has extended its $5 million Series A raise to $15 million as it looks to scale its business in the key Southeast Asian market.
    The $10 million Series A2 round for the Jakarta-headquartered startup was led by Quona Capital, with Skystar, East Ventures, Provident, Gobi Partners, and Convergence participating in it. The two-year-old startup, which has raised about $16 million to date, is now closing the round, Adrianus Hitijahubessy, co-founder and CEO of Julo, told TechCrunch in an interview.
    Through its eponymous...
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  • PlayVS raises $50 million more for high school esports platform

    PlayVS raises $50 million more for high school esports platform

    29 days ago - By Venture Beat

    PlayVS has raised $50 million for its platform for high school esports. The round means that the Los Angeles company has raised $96 million in 15 months.
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  • PlayVS picks up $50 million Series C to build out high school esports

    29 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    PlayVS , the platform that allows high school students to compete on varsity esports teams through their school, has today announced the close of a $50 million Series C led by existing investor NEA. Battery Ventures, Dick Costolo and Adam Bain of 01 Advisors, Sapphire Sport, Michael Zeisser, Dennis Phelps of IVP and cofounder of CAA Michael Ovitz.
    This brings the startup's total funding to $96 million, the vast majority of which was raised in the last 13 months .
    PlayVS launched in April of 2018 under founder and CEO Delane Parnell, who believes that the opportunity of esports is...
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  • A quantum computing startup that spun out of a Harvard lab just came out of stealth mode with $2.7 million in seed funding from investors like Samsung

    A quantum computing startup that spun out of a Harvard lab just came out of stealth mode with $2.7 million in seed funding from investors like Samsung

    29 days ago - By Business Insider

    On Wednesday, quantum computing startup Aliro Technologies, announced it raised $2.7 million in seed funding from investors including Samsung NEXT.
    Aliro spun out of a Harvard University lab, creating tools that make it easier for developers to write software to run on quantum computers without worrying about setting up the hardware.
    Quantum computing is in its early stages, but investors have high hopes for startups like Aliro that can make it more accessible to broader swaths of the industry.
    Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories .
    Earlier this year, a Boston-based startup...
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  • Alex Rodriguez just sold his Hollywood Hills mansion at a loss - take a look inside the $4.4 million 'experimental' home he bought from Meryl Streep

    Alex Rodriguez just sold his Hollywood Hills mansion at a loss - take a look inside the $4.4 million 'experimental' home he bought from Meryl Streep

    29 days ago - By Business Insider

    According to Mansion Global , former New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez finally sold his Hollywood Hills home for $4.4 million after lowering the asking price from $6.5 million to $5.25 million in March.
    The house was originally built in 1954 as part of Architectural Products magazine's Research House program; it was then remodeled in the 1980s.
    Rodriguez purchased the home from Meryl Streep in 2014 for $4.8 million, according to the Los Angeles Times .
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    Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez's engagement is unsurprisingly changing the couple's...
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  • XY Gaming raises $2.5 million for its global esports tournament platform

    XY Gaming raises $2.5 million for its global esports tournament platform

    29 days ago - By Venture Beat

    XY Gaming has raised $2.5 million for its global esports tournament platform. With XY Gaming, players compete for cash prizes.
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