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Alibaba acquires NetEase Kaola in deal worth $2 billion – Tempemail

Alibaba Group said today it has acquired NetEase Kaola for $2 billion and will integrate it into Tmall, creating the largest cross-border e-commerce platform in China. The announcement follows weeks of media reports about a potential deal, which was said to have stalled in the middle of August after the companies reportedly disagreed on transaction Read More

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Looks like Medium is testing a way to save articles across the web – Tempemail

Medium seems to be building a tool to save and reformat online articles for future reading. That’s according to Jane Manchun Wong, a reliable source of scoops on unreleased features. Wong said she spotted this one by reverse engineering Medium’s Android app and monitoring network traffic. The “Save to Medium” feature appears to scrape webpages, Read More

Monster Dot Com.jpg says a third-party exposed user data, but didn’t tell anyone – Tempemail

An exposed web server storing résumés of job seekers — including from recruitment site Monster — has been found online. The server contained résumés and CVs for job applicants spanning between 2014 and 2017, many of which included private information like phone numbers and home addresses, but also email addresses and a person’s prior work Read More


SoftBank-backed Getaround is raising $200M at a $1.5B+ valuation – Tempemail

Getaround, a used car marketplace and winner of Tempemail Disrupt New York Battlefield 2011, will enter the unicorn club with a roughly $200 million equity financing. The deal values Getaround, founded in 2009, at $1.7 billion, according to an estimate provided by PitchBook. Getaround declined to comment, citing internal policy on “funding speculation.” “Getaround and Read More

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Flat, a Mexican property tech startup, raises $4.6M pre-seed led by ALLVP – Tempemail

Flat has raised one of Mexico’s largest pre-seed rounds to take the Opendoor real estate marketplace model across the Rio Grande.  The company snagged a $4.5 million pre-seed round to expand its business helping homeowners quickly sell their properties in Mexico. The round was led by ALLVP, an active early stage fund in Mexico. California-based Liquid Read More

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Novameat has a platform for 3D printing steaks and has new money to take it to market – Tempemail

Novameat, a Spanish startup looking to accelerate the development of alternative proteins across the meat aisle, has gotten a boost in the form of new investment capital from the leading foodtech investment firm, New Crop Capital. Founded by biomedical engineering expert Giuseppe Scionti, Novameat builds on Scionti’s decade of research as an assistant professor in Read More


Newly-renamed Superside raises $3.5M for its outsourced design platform – Tempemail

Superside, a startup aiming to create a premium alternative to the existing crowdsourced design platforms, is announcing that it has raised $3.5 million in new funding. It’s also adding new features like the ability to work on user interfaces, interaction design and motion graphics. Co-founder and CEO Fredrik Thomassen said this allows the company to Read More


The new marketplaces connecting school and work – Tempemail

More posts by this contributor Existential education error: Failing to train students on software Facebook is going back to college Evidence continues to roll in that American workers are out of position for the high-value jobs of today and tomorrow. Start with the fact that there are 7.3 million unfilled jobs, millions of which are Read More

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Discover the Extra Crunch stage at Disrupt SF this October – Tempemail

I am super excited that we are going to debut a whole new stage this year at Tempemail Disrupt SF that focuses on exactly these sort of founder-centric issues. On the Extra Crunch stage, we want to go behind-the-scenes of how some of the most successful startups have grown, fundraised, recruited, and ultimately exited — what are Read More

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How early-stage startups can use data effectively – Tempemail

“If we have data, let’s look at data. If all we have are opinions, let’s go with mine.” – Jim Barksdale Koen Bok is the co-founder of Framer, a design software company focused on helping people express their most creative ideas. Previously, Koen founded Sofa, an Apple Design Award-winning agency that was eventually acquired by Read More

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