Category: events

Virtual events startup Run The World just nabbed $10.8 million from a16z and Founders Fund
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Virtual events startup Run The World just nabbed $10.8 million from a16z and Founders Fund

Run The World, a year-old startup that’s based in Mountain View, Calif., and has small teams both in China and Taiwan, just nabbed $10.8 million in Series A funding co-led by earlier backer Andreessen Horowitz and new backer Founders Fund. It’s easy to understand the firms’ interest in the company, whose platform features every functionality…

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TechCrunch Events and coronavirus
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TechCrunch Events and coronavirus

We here at TechCrunch are watching the novel coronavirus situation closely, as most of you likely are.  In addition to our editorial coverage of the effects of the novel coronavirus on the business of entrepreneurship — and the ways that technology can help — we have a number of events planned for 2020, including TC…

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Timeline of Events Undercuts Joe Biden’s Newest Burisma Defense
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Timeline of Events Undercuts Joe Biden’s Newest Burisma Defense

The timeline of events surrounding Hunter Biden’s appointment to the board of Burisma Holdings, a Ukrainian natural gas company, undercuts Joe Biden’s newest defense about not being made aware that his son’s overseas dealings could pose a conflict of interest. The former vice president, who has repeatedly changed his story on how much he knew…

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Data-driven events discovery and planning startup Fever raises $35 million led by Rakuten
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Data-driven events discovery and planning startup Fever raises $35 million led by Rakuten

Fever, a startup that uses proprietary algorithms to help companies plan events, announced today that it has raised $35 million led by Rakuten Capital, the investment arm of Japanese internet giant Rakuten . Other investors in the round, which brings Fever’s total raised to $70 million, included Atresmedia, Accel and Michael Zeisser, the former chairman…

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