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Audience data provider Eyeota raises $12.5M

    Audience data provider Eyeota raises $12.5M

    Eyeota is looking to sell audience data to advertisers around the world, and it’s announcing that it’s raised $12.5 million in Series B funding for further growth.

    The company was actually founded back in 2010, but it didn’t raise its Series A until two years ago. CEO Kevin Tan admitted that the company had been “difficult for early-stage investors

    Birch raises $1 million to help you reap the best credit card rewards

      Birch raises $1 million to help you reap the best credit card rewards

      Birch Finance, a TechCrunch Disrupt 2016 Battlefield alum, has raised a $1 million seed round from AGP Miami, Kevin Johnson, the former CEO of Ebates and Frank Azor, founder of Alienware. The plan is to grow Birch Finance’s user base and increase its opportunities for monetization.

      Birch Finance aims to help people make the most of the credit cards

      Group Nine Media hires Stacy Green as its first chief people officer

        Group Nine Media hires Stacy Green as its first chief people officer

        Group Nine Media has hired Stacy Green to lead its human resources team.

        The company was created at the end of 2016 by the merger of Thrillist, The Dodo, NowThis and Seeker. CEO Ben Lerer said that at the time, he assumed there would be a “Lego-like” process of combining the best teams from each organization — and since Thrillist had the largest HR

        Fortnite Battle Royale gets an updated map

          Fortnite Battle Royale gets an updated map

          Fortnite, which has topped 50 million players, has released an update to the game in the form of version V.2.2.0. The patch is significant in that it brings a long-awaited update to the Battle Royale map.

          Fortnite Battle Royale quite literally takes a page out of the PUBG playbook. In it, 100 players are dropped into a map, where they loot for gear

          Enzyme.com wants to make FDA compliance easier for startups

            Enzyme.com wants to make FDA compliance easier for startups

            The Food and Drug Administration approval process can be like navigating a minefield for health startups hoping to get through regulations and begin selling to the American public. YC company Enzyme.com hopes to help these small businesses by automating the process for them.

            Biomedical engineer Jared Seehafer came up with the idea through his own

            Snap Inc. lays off at least two dozen amid slowed user growth and engagement

              Snap Inc. lays off at least two dozen amid slowed user growth and engagement

              Snap Inc. has laid off at least two dozen people across several divisions within the company, according to The Information and Cheddar which first reported the news.

              Snap has since confirmed these layoffs, which largely affect those on the content teams in the New York and London offices. More than half of the two dozen employees laid off today

              Tile lays off dozens after a disappointing holiday

                Tile lays off dozens after a disappointing holiday

                Tile, one of the best known item-tracking gadgets out there, has laid off some 30 people and reportedly stopped the potential hires of another 10, TechCrunch has learned. This comes less than a year after the company raised a $25 million B round last May. The layoffs are reportedly due to disappointing sales over the holidays.

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                No, Mark Zuckerberg didn’t buy a giant yacht

                  No, Mark Zuckerberg didn’t buy a giant yacht

                  Update: A spokesperson for Mark Zuckerberg offered a pretty flat-out denial of reports saying that the Facebook founder had purchased a $150 million ultra-luxury super yacht in Monaco this past September, “The reports related to Mark purchasing a yacht are completely inaccurate as he did not purchase a yacht.”

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