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What Brexit Means For Tech – Fortune

Why Twilio’s CEO Jeff Lawson Had the Guts to Go Public – Fortune

Deutsche Boerse Reaffirms Plan to Buy LSE After Brexit Vote – Bloomberg

Twilio, a Cloud-Based Business, Soars After Its I.P.O. – The New York Times

Hong Kong’s Likely Return as Top IPO Market Not All Rosy – WSJ

Lyft’s $27 Million Accord With Drivers Wins Court Approval – Bloomberg

SimpleCitizen Joins Summer 2016 Batch of Y Combinator

Yunha Kim Comes Back with Meditation App Simple Habit

Venture Capital, 500 Startups to Raise $25M Fund for Black & Latino Founders

BlackFin Capital Partners Launches €120M Fintech Venture Capital Fund

Precision Microbiome Engineering Company EpiBiome Secures $1M in Debt Financing

Fraud Prevention Company Simility Raises $1.5M

Arkis BioSciences Secures $3.4M in Series A Funding

Medical Device Company Nico Corporation Receives $8M Credit Facility

Crisis Text Line Raises $23.8m in Series B Funding

Oncology Drug Startup Hengrui Therapeutics Raises $100M

Nielsen Acquires Sports Measurement & Intelligence Company Repucom

Google Fiber Acquires Internet Service Provider Webpass

Agtech Company Chromatin Buys Sorghum Seed Supplier Kirkland Seed

Snagajob Acquires Workforce Management Platform PeopleMatter

Equity & Debt Crowdfunding Platform Invesdor Raises €1.2M

Virtual Reality Sharing App Splash Raises $2.5M in Funding

Gene-Editing Company Crispr Therapeutics Raises $38M in Series B Financing

Red Hat Acquires API Management Platform 3scale

Team Management Platform dapulse Raises $7.6M

Language Teaching Marketplace italki Raises $3M

VW to pay over $10 billion for U.S. emissions scandal | Reuters

Buyout Firms Said to Circle KRG-Backed Label Maker Fort Dearborn – Bloomberg

More Banks Are Trying Out Ripple’s Blockchain For Fund Transfers – Fortune

Narvar raises $22 million to help internet retailers deliver physical goods without frustrating customers | TechCrunch

Mid Europa Partners Buys Waberer’s After Budapest IPO Setbacks – Bloomberg

SecurityScorecard raises $20 million from Google Ventures | TechCrunch

Goldman seeks $5bn for Vintage VII — Private Equity International

Exclusive: McDonald’s gets bids for China, HK stores sale in up to $3 billion deal – sources | Reuters

Pemex, First Reserve Said to Near $500 Million Asset Deal – Bloomberg

Pinterest acquihires the team behind influencer-driven curated shopping app tote | TechCrunch

GE Sells French Consumer-Credit Unit to Private-Equity Firm – WSJ

Blackstone Buys Stake in $13 Billion Distressed Fund Marathon – Bloomberg

Google Fiber is buying high-speed internet provider Webpass | TechCrunch

Okta hires Goldman Sachs to lead IPO or sale: sources | Reuters

Venture Capital Firm Female Founders Fund to Raise $30M Second Fund

Venture Capital Firm DFJ to Raise Two Growth Funds Totalling $520M

Local Business Network Alignable Raises $1.5M in Funding

SaaS Mobile Event Technology Platform Attendify Raises $1.7M in VC

B2B Fintech Platform Apruve Raises $2.25M in Series A VC Funding

Expense Report Auditing & Compliance Software AppZen Raises $2.9M

Audio Production Tools Provider iZotope Raises $7.5M

FareWell Raises $8.5M in Venture Capital Funding

Cybersecurity Company SecurityScorecard Raised $20M in Venture Capital

SME Direct Financing Provider Pearl Capital Receives $20M Financing

Premium Post-Purchase Experience Platform Narvar Raised $22M

Biopharmaceutical Company Annexon Biosciences Closes $44M Series B Funding

Mobile Payments App Circle Raises $60M in Venture Capital Funding

L.A. Aloe Receives Minority Investment from The Coca-Cola Company


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