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Elevate Credit, VC-backed Online Lender, Postpones Its IPO

The subprime online lender company Elevate Credit delays its IPO scheduled on Thursday. Teetering market has been the main reason of the postponement and high risk of online subprime lending service.

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NutriRay3D app can scan food to count calorie content, still raising $50,000 worth of funding

A new app called Nutriray3D lets users to scan their food to determine calorie and nutrient count, but the company is still raising $50,000-worth of funds.

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Operations At Food Ordering Startup TinyOwl As India Fosters Surge Of Errand Apps

India start-ups boom trickle down, investors cut budget fearing huge online sales won’t happen

Tech start ups in India are in jeopardy after global investors tighten budget for fears that huge online sales may not happen due to increasing valuations and long-term profits.

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Greatist raises $4.5 million to develop Millennial health site

Greatist has raised 4.5 million US dollar in Series A round. The company will utilize the funds to add more staffs, on the advertising department, to create additional custom programs like events and original content, according to Derek Flanzraich, CEO of Greatist.

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Electronic Car Maker Telsa Reports Quarterly Earnings

Tesla Partners Luxe to Deliver On-Demand Valet Parking

Luxe valet parking app is partnering with Tesla. The two-year old tech startup will provide Tesla owners in New York and San Fransisco its on-demand valet parking service.

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Mahindra Satyam Gets New CEO

Tech Mahindra Manages $200 million For Investing In Startups Across The Globe

World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting is the perfect place to represent future business plans. Tech Mahindra, an Indian IT service provider, has been seeking opportunity to invest in startups since long. Finally, the Indian IT giant has chosen the meeting to elaborate its economic strength, technical know -how and keenness to portray itself as a potential startup investor.

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Silicon Roundabout As U.K. Tech Startups Raise Record Venture Capital In 2015

Chinese Venture Capital Cocoon Networks Open a $700M Fund in London

Cocoon Networks, a Chinese-backed venture capital group is setting up a £500 ($700) million fund in London. The fund is aimed to invest in European tech startups.

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Deezer raises $109 million despite cancelling its IPO plan

Paris-based music streaming service Deezer has raised around $109 million in a Series E round of funding led by Access Industries. The latest funding will help the company to attract more subscribers even after putting their IPO plan on halt.

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Indiegogo unveils 'self-propelling' stroller

The self-propelling stroller, introduced by the crowdfunder Indiegogo, is said to revolutionize the concept of a perambulator. Keeping in mind the needs of a parent, the stroller boasts of features like automatic movement controlled via sensors, built-in rocker, bottle warmer, canopies to weather different climatic conditions, to name a few. Its maker, Guillermo Morro, has also addressed all the safety concerns by assuring his audience that his highly capable team has always treated this as a top priority.

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Wearable IoT World launches Hong Kong accelerator after receiving $4.5M from Radiant Venture Capital

Wearable IoT (Internet of Things) World launched Monday its Hong Kong operation after receiving $4.5 million worth of funding from China-based investor Radiant Venture Capital.

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NYC to get $176 million federal funds for hurricane protection

New York City gets a $176 million federal funding to clean up the natural disaster scene, specially after Hurricane Sandy. The fund was raised through a national contest organized by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, to better prepare the citizens for any forthcoming natural disaster. Additionally, the city now has the $100 million from Mayor de Blasio to build their large-scale flood protection system around Lower Manhattan.

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China got $37 bln in Venture Capital deals in 2015, makes it legitimate contender to tech industry leader US

Venture capitalist poured a total of $37 billion worth of funds to start-ups in China in 2015, making it the biggest challenger to the leader in the Tech industry, which is the US.

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Silicon Roundabout As U.K. Tech Startups Raise Record Venture Capital In 2015

TrueBridge Capital Closed Its Fourth Venture

TrueBridge Capital Partners announced the closing of its fourth venture capital fund-of-funds on January 13. The fourth fund-of-funds is secured at its $400 million hard cap.

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Online Shopping Spree On China's Single's Day

JD Finance, JD.com subsidiary raises $1 billion

JD.com, China’s largest online direct sales company, has raised $1 billion, for its JD Finance subsidiary from investors including Sequoia Capital China, China Harvest Investments and China Taiping Insurance.

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Slate Group Proposes For ‘Free Harvard, Fair Harvard’, Appears to Be An Electoral Propaganda

A slate group, upholds ‘Free Harvard, Fair Harvard’ slogan to get elected for the Board of Overseers. Harvard’s total assets have reached to $37.6 billion and the group proposes to maintain the tuition fees from the income generated from its own assets. Ahead of soaring tuition costs, the slate group’s campaign has been analyzed as an electoral propaganda.

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