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Din Delivers Thanksgiving To Your Door

din1 Next week we kick off the holiday season with Thanksgiving, which is the perfect excuse to gather and nosh with family or friends. But it can be time-consuming and anxiety-inducing for those doing the cooking. If you don’t have a ton of time or are just feeling a bit intimidated by it all, Din might have just the solution for you — as long as you live in Los Angeles or San Francisco. Read More

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PlanGrid Lands $40 Million Investment To Expand Product

PlanGrid employees in PlanGrid construction hats and t-shirts. PlanGrid, the company that digitized the construction industry, announced today that it has landed a $40 million investment. Tenaya Capital led the round. Additional investors include Sequoia, Founders Fund, YC Continuity and Northgate. Today’s investment brings the total to over $58 million. PlanGrid CEO Tracy Young says they took the money, even though most of the Series A remains in… Read More

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Wait, Did Facebook Just Build A Kickstarter Competitor?

kickstarter-facebook Facebook’s on a quest to absorb the Internet, and now it looks like it could invade crowdfunding. Today the company released a new Fundraiser product that allows nonprofits to set up a campaign page, show off a video explaining their goal, collect cash, and let people share News Feed posts with buttons so their friends can instantly contribute without clicking to a new page. As is… Read More

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Sean Rad Of Tinder, Ladies And Gentleman

sean-rad4 Today, the world woke up to a profile of sorts from the London Evening Standard. The profile was about Tinder CEO Sean Rad. And it was, well, special. Where to start? First, let’s get the serious stuff out of the way. Rad’s parent company Match recently filed to go public. So the company is in a quiet period, right? Sure. Unless you’re Rad. Read More

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Google Search Now Surfaces App-Only Content, Streams Apps From The Cloud When Not Installed On Your Phone

google-mobile-app-results2 Google today is making a big change in terms of its ability to surface the content found in mobile applications through Google search: it’s no longer requiring that apps have matching web content in order to be indexed through Google’s search engine. In addition, when Google finds in-app content that points to a mobile app you don’t already have installed on your… Read More

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Amazon Starts Black Friday Early

amazon.com boxes Following news regarding the launch of its own Black Friday store with exclusive deals for Prime members, Amazon announced this morning that it will actually begin selling its holiday deals this Friday, November 20. Typically, Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving here in the U.S., meaning it would be November 27 this year, but Amazon says instead it will offer 8 days of holiday deals… Read More

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Salido Raises $2M To Build An Operating System For Restaurants

salido Restaurant software-maker Salido has raised $2 million in seed funding.
The round was led by High Line Venture Partners and its managing partner Shana Fisher. Also participating were a number of big names from the restaurant world, including chef (and longtime “Top Chef” judge) Tom Colicchio, restaurateur Stephen Starr and chef Ben Daitz of Num Pang Sandwich Shop. Scott Belsky… Read More

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APX Labs Grabs $13 Million For Enterprise Smart Glasses Platform

Man wearing Google Glass. APX Labs, makers of the Skylight smart glasses development platform, announced a $13 million investment today. The round was led by NEA, but there were several others parties involved including CNF Investments, GE Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, SineWave Ventures, and other unnamed investors. Today’s round brings the total raised to $29 million. While the company was happy about the… Read More

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Oak Labs, With $4.1M In Seed, Launches A Smart Fitting Room Mirror

main Though the world of fashion is trying desperately to catch up to the digital age, retail is still fundamentally unchanged. Oak Labs is looking to shake things up with a smart mirror to be placed in the fitting room of clothing stores and boutiques.
The company just raised $4.1 million in seed funding led by Wing Venture Capital, and is piloting the software with Ralph Lauren in its Polo NYC… Read More

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