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Pillar Raises $5.5M to Attack the Student Loan Repayment Problem

04 June 2019

Kleiner Perkins craves access to the financial data of highly educated consumers entering the workforce. Last Thursday, Pillar announced a $5.5M seed round led by Kleiner Perkins. The…

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Revenue Analytics Raises $11M To Determine How Much You’re Willing to Pay

28 May 2019

Noro-Moseley Adds AI-Driven Predictive Pricing To Its Portfolio of Marketing Automation Holdings Last week, Revenue Analytics announced an $11M Series A round led by Noro-Moseley Partners. The Atlanta-based…

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What Intellimize’s $8M Series A Says About the Future of Split Testing

28 April 2019

Why Amplify Partners Believes Personalized Content Authored by AI Will Be The Next Wave of Digital Marketing Innovation On April 23rd, Intellimize announced an $8M Series A round…

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How VCs are Gaining Early Exposure to the Future Boom of Autonomous Vehicles

19 April 2019

Phantom Auto’s Raises $13.5M to fuel its commercial vehicle teleoperations Platform. Bessemer Ventures believes that this platform will enable the proliferation of autonomous vehicles. Last Thursday, Phantom Auto…

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Polarr raises $11.5M to Take Aim at Edge Computing Dominance

08 April 2019

Why Threshold Ventures is placing a bet on mobile-first enterprise collaboration and cross-platform edge computing Last month, Polarr announced an $11.5M Series A round led by Threshold Ventures…

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Nail Your Startup’s New Year’s Resolutions

21 December 2018

Take 2019 by the horns by subjecting your goals to a premortem. It’s the time of year when the founders in my orbit are discussing their company’s goals…

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