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VR/AR Entertainment Company CryWorks Raises Seed Funding

The Muse raises $16 million to grow its recruitment service for millennials | VentureBeat | Business | by Paul Sawers

Access Management Solution StrongDM Raises $250K

Sports App Bvddy Raises $1.5M in Series A Funding

VRTech raises $5 million to fund virtual reality startups in Russia and Asian countries | VentureBeat | Entrepreneur | by Adrien Henni, East-West Digital News

DIY Computer Kid Kit Provider Piper Raises $2.1M

Juniqe raises $15.7 million for art marketplace | VentureBeat | Entrepreneur | by Jonathan Keane,

Enterprise Software Startup Lystable Closes $11M Series A Funding

Career Site The Muse Closes $16M Series B Funding

Piper raises $2.1M in seed funding for kids’ DIY computer kits and education push | GamesBeat | Games | by Jeff Grubb

Medical Device Manufacturing Company Terumo BCT Receives $17.4M in BARDA Funding

AgTech Company Resson Raises $US11M in Series B Funding

Commercial Property Search Platform Realla Raises £1.5M

Lifetime Training Receives Private Equity Investment from Silverfleet Capital

Insurtech Startup Simplesurance Receives Minority Investment from Allianz Group

Curated & Design-Led Art Marketplace Juniqe Raises €14M

Fertility App Maker Natural Cycles Raises $6M in Series A Funding

Smart Home Product Maker Sevenhugs Closes $14.6M in Series A Funding

Behavioral Attack Detection Platform LightCyber Raises $20M in Venture Capital

Drone Platform Airobotics Secures $28.5M in Funding

McDonald’s Reportedly Has More Than 6 Bidders for Its China Stores – Fortune

Seattle startup Outreach pulls in $17.5 million | The Seattle Times

Millennial Career Site The Muse Raises More Cash – Fortune

Lystable gets $11M Series A to push its gig economy SaaS in the US | TechCrunch

Kwik raises $3 million to take on Amazon Dash buttons | TechCrunch

Tesla Seeks to Buy SolarCity – Fortune

CVC Said to Begin Raising Record European Buyout Fund in 2017 – Bloomberg

DFJ Growth Raising $500 Million for New Fund – Fortune

CalPERS names Douglas Hoffner as interim CEO, replacing Anne Stausboll – Sacramento Business Journal

InnerChef Accuses FreshMenu Of Usurping Its Brand Name In Search Ads, Asks It To Behave Responsibly – Inc42 Media

Former Postmates COO Peter Hazlehurst is back with his own seed-funded startup | TechCrunch

Naturenama Raises $225K in Seed Funding from White Unicorn Ventures

Alibaba exec joins funding of recruitment platform Comeet

Real Estate Startup REstate Raises Funding From Idein Ventures; Launches In Bangalore & Hyderabad – Inc42 Media

A Venture Capital Icon Has Died – Fortune

Snack-Food Maker Establishes Venture Capital Fund | CSP Daily News

Deutsche Borse establishes Fintech corporate venture capital arm DB1 Ventures | LeapRate

Venture Capital Everywhere Will Be Watching Twilio’s $100m IPO this Thursday – Techvibes

Insight Venture taps Hurth as capital markets VP – PE HUB

WRIT buys controlling stake in Pandora Venture Capital Corp – PE HUB

Eversheds advises Sovereign Capital on European venture- News – Eversheds International

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Exclusive – Italian bailout fund Atlante prepares Popolare Vicenza sale: sources | Reuters

Oi Bankruptcy Causes Shockwaves in Brazil’s Financial System – Bloomberg

Unicorns face tough road to Wall St –

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Asia’s Bank Profits Face a Powerful Storm, McKinsey Says – Bloomberg

Samsung to Invest $1.2 Billion in ‘Internet of Things’ Startups and Research in U.S. – WSJ

EU referendum: Five key moments from the Great Debate – BBC News

Verizon buys Telogis to drive deeper into the connected vehicle market | TechCrunch

Why Samsung Is Investing Billions Through Its Silicon Valley Lab – Fortune

Microsoft Updates App With Tap and Pay to Compete With Apple – Bloomberg

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Elliott and Private Equity Firm to Buy Dell’s Software Unit – The New York Times

Exclusive: McKesson considers IT unit merger with Change Healthcare – sources | Reuters

Walmart Sells E-Commerce Site in China, Forging Strategic Alliance – The New York Times

Spurring innovation with corporate accelerators | Deloitte University Press

Tencent Seals Deal to Buy ‘Clash of Clans’ Developer Supercell for $8.6 Billion – WSJ

Number26 raises another $40 million for its vision for the future of banking | TechCrunch



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