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Groupe PSA to Launch €100M Venture Capital Initiative

Digital Pathology Company Proscia Raises $1M

Business Expertise Platform HourlyNerd Closes $22M Series C Funding

Aprecia Pharmaceuticals Receives $30M Debt Financing

Zahroof Valves Raises Series C Funding Round

Fintech, NerdWallet Acquires aboutLife

Publishing Artificial Intelligence Startup Echobox Raises $3.4M

Four Communications Group Buys Packer Forbes

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Technology Provider NightBalance Raises €12.5M

Superconductors Provider Theva Secures €6.4M in Funding

FlixBus to Acquire Megabus’ Retailing Business in Continental Europe

Serialization & Traceability Software Provider Adents Raises €12M

Fintech Company NeoGrowth Raises $35M in Equity Funding

Lithium Energy (HK) Technology (LiET) to Secure up to $20M in Funding

Twinkies maker Hostess Is Going Public – Fortune

Natural Cycles gets $6M to convince more women to ditch the pill | TechCrunch

Network Locum bags $7M to grow its doctor-staffing platform | TechCrunch

CVC Capital Partners Makes Buyout Offer for Nirvana Asia – WSJ

3i Is Working With Jefferies to Weigh Sale of Sweden’s OneMed – Bloomberg

Sulzer Buys Mascara-Brush Maker in 260 Million-Euro Deal – SWI

L Catterton Said to Mull Sale or IPO for Candy Maker Ferrara – Bloomberg

CICC, China Investment Securities Said to Be in Merger Talks – Bloomberg

Deutsche Telekom looks to sell off German mobile masts: sources | Reuters

Abu Dhabi Merger to Create $175 Billion Banking Heavyweight – Fortune

Kuka Investor to Sell 25% Stake to Chinese Bidder Midea – Fortune

Monsanto an Microsoft Investing in Brazil Agriculture Tech Startups – Fortune

How The Internet’s Bad Pennies (Eventually) Turn Into Gold | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

Bankrupt Twice, Bootstrapped With Over 100K Clients – Bhopal Based Appointy’s Never Say Never Attitude – Inc42 Media

1mg Doubles Down On Diagnostics, Acquires HealthTech Startup Medd – Inc42 Media

From Alibaba To Aditya Birla – Biggies Line Up To Buy Jabong’s Sinking Ship – Inc42 Media

Accel, IDG & Kalaari Capital Invests $15 Mn In Mukesh Bansal, Ankit Nagori’s Startup CureFit – Inc42 Media

Software Product Startups To Get Fiscal Incentives Under The ‘National Policy on Software Products-2016’ – Inc42 Media

The tick-tock story of how LinkedIn shopped itself to Microsoft, Salesforce and Google – Recode

The Senate is ditching BlackBerry phones — and BlackBerry is trying to ditch phones – Recode

Capital Gains: Zenefits cut its own valuation to keep the lawyers out of the equation, Airbnb swells to $30 billion – Recode

Israel’s public security minister blames Facebook after recent West Bank attacks – Recode

“The worst possible outcome”: The Australian startup community reacts to the election non-result – StartupSmart

Wyatt Roy – one of the “great startup champions” – is set to lose his seat – StartupSmart

Melbourne startup Nura completes the most successful Australian Kickstarter campaign ever – StartupSmart

What Brexit means for startups – StartupSmart

London Stock Exchange Shareholders Approve Deutsche Börse Merger – The New York Times

CICC, China Investment Securities Said to Be in Merger Talks – Bloomberg

China’s Looming $8 Billion IPO Has Risks Tied to Shadow Banking – Bloomberg

Line Raises IPO Price Range to Meet Strong Demand – WSJ

San Francisco Considers Tax on Tech Companies to Pay for Boom’s Downside – The New York Times

New Payday Options for Making Ends Meet – The New York Times

Exclusive: Infidelity website Ashley Madison facing FTC probe, CEO apologizes | Reuters

Pre-launch Melbourne startup Foxley secures more than $700,000 in seed funding – StartupSmart

Sydney entrepreneurs score a $150,000 Shark Tank deal with Glen Richards – StartupSmart

What it’s actually like to move to the US as an Australian startup – StartupSmart

Insurers See Insurtech Startups as Threat, PwC Report Finds

Barcamper Ventures, Interview with Gianluca Dettori

Fintech, J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank Launches In-Residence Program

Tak Lo Launches, Funding Program for AI/ML Asian Startups

500 Startups Launches Startup Studio 500 Labs

Primomiglio Sgr Launches €50M Venture Capital Fund Barcamper Ventures



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