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  1. Calling Czech VCs: Be featured in The Great TechCrunch Survey of European VC

    Calling Czech VCs: Be featured in The Great TechCrunch Survey of European VC

    TechCrunch is embarking on a major project to survey the venture capital investors of Europe, and their cities. Our survey of VCs in the Czech Republic and Prague will capture how the country is faring, and what changes are being wrought amongst investors by the coronavirus pandemic. We’d like to k…

  2. James Murdoch's Lupa Systems leads $31 million investment in India's Doubtnut

    James Murdoch's Lupa Systems leads $31 million investment in India's Doubtnut

    Doubtnut, an Indian startup that helps students learn and master concepts from math and science using short videos, has raised $31 million in a new financing round, months after it rejected an acquisition offer from India’s largest edtech firm Byju’s. The three-year-old Gurgaon-headquar…

  3. India announces sweeping guidelines for social media, on-demand streaming firms, and digital news outlets

    India announces sweeping guidelines for social media, on-demand streaming firms, and digital news outlets

    India announced sweeping changes to its guidelines for social media, on-demand video streaming services, and digital news outlets on Thursday, posing new challenges for small firms as well as giants such as Facebook and Google that count the nation as its biggest market by users. Ravi Shankar Prasa…

  4. Maze raises another $15 million for its user testing platform

    Maze raises another $15 million for its user testing platform

    Maze has closed a $15 million Series A funding round led by Emergence Capital. The company lets you run user tests at scale so that you can get feedback before rolling out a design update or test copy. When you have a lot of users, you don’t want to roll out some changes before testing […]

  5. TreeCard raises $5.1M seed to plant trees as you spend

    TreeCard raises $5.1M seed to plant trees as you spend

    TreeCard, a U.K. yet-to-launch fintech offering a spending card made out of wood and the promise to fund reforesting via the interchange fees generated, has raised $5.1 million in seed funding. The round is led by EQT Ventures, with participation from Seedcamp and Episode 1. Angel investors also ba…

  6. Infra.Market becomes India's newest unicorn with $100 million fundraise

    Infra.Market becomes India's newest unicorn with $100 million fundraise

    The newest unicorn in India is a startup that is helping construction and real estate companies in the world’s second most populated nation procure materials and handle logistics for their projects. Four year-old Infra.Market said on Thursday it has raised $100 million in a Series C round led…

  7. Rainmaking launches Motion Ventures to boost innovation in the maritime industry

    Rainmaking launches Motion Ventures to boost innovation in the maritime industry

    A new fund has launched, with backing from the Singaporean government, to support tech innovation for the maritime industry. Called Motion Ventures, it is targeting $30 million SGD (about $22.8 million USD) and has completed its first close, with Wilhelmsen, one of the world’s largest maritime netw…

  8. Stitch emerges from stealth with $4M for its API fintech play in Africa

    Stitch emerges from stealth with $4M for its API fintech play in Africa

    Over the years, there has been a growing trend of fintech infrastructure players around the world. In Africa, a handful of startups have launched in the past three years to provide such services. Stitch, a South African fintech startup, is one of them and today, it is coming out of stealth and anno…

  9. Plant-based food startup Next Gen lands $10M seed round from investors including Temasek

    Plant-based food startup Next Gen lands $10M seed round from investors including Temasek

    Singapore is quickly turning into a hub for food-tech startups, partly because of government initiatives supporting the development of meat alternatives. One of the newest entrants is Next Gen, which will launch its plant-based “chicken” brand, called TiNDLE, in Singaporean restaurants …

  10. Paramount+ will cost $4.99 per month with ads

    Paramount+ will cost $4.99 per month with ads

    ViacomCBS executives held a virtual investor event today where they outlined the strategy for Paramount+, the streaming service set to launch on March 4 that’s basically a rebranded, expanded version of CBS All Access. In addition to launching in the United States, executives said the service…