Daily Crunch: LinkedIn doubles down on virtual events

LinkedIn adds new features to support virtual events, Elon Musk escalates his battle with Alameda County and Banjo’s CEO resigns after some disturbing revelations. Here’s your Daily Crunch

Banjo’s CEO resigns after report details KKK ties in his past

After investigative reporting revealed his undisclosed involvement in shooting at a synagogue with KKK members at age 17, the CEO of Banjo will leave the company he founded. In a short blog post, the

Banjo suspends state surveillance contracts after report details founder’s white supremacist past

Following an explosive report about the dark past of its founder and CEO Damien Patton, Utah-based company Banjo is facing a backlash in its own backyard. After revelations of Patton’s former ti

The Roadie 2 tuner ups your guitar game

The first Roadie tuner was a modern marvel. An automatic guitar tuning system, the little device connected to your phone to listen to your guitar strings and then set them to the proper tuning using a

Banjo Scores $100M Series C Led By Softbank To Analyze Events As They Happen

Banjo, a startup that analyzes data about events and breaking news in real-time, has pulled in a $100 million series C led by Softbank with participation from returning investor BlueRun Ventures. The

Banjo Raises $16M To Grow Its Experiential Real-Time News And Events Platform

Startup Banjo has raised a new $16 million Series B round of funding, bringing its total raised to date to $21 million. The round was led by Balderton Capital, and included participation from BlueRun

Banjo Puts News And Live Events Front And Center With Version 4.0 Of Its Mobile App

Social discovery app Banjo has evolved into something quite different from where it started, and that’s a very good thing. The mobile app used to essentially just surface relevant social connect

Banjo Releases iPad And Android Tablet App, Focuses On Content Consumption And The Second Screen

Banjo, the location-based social network for sharing images and content tied to specific real-world locales, today unveiled its new native iPad and Android apps. This marks the first time Banjo has ma

Banjo For iOS Becomes More Photo-Friendly Thanks To Update

<a href="">Banjo</a>, the slightly creepy social discovery app that shows you who's doing what nearby, has been <a href="">updated today</a>

Banjo Now Lets You Stalk Locations, And the People There

Six-week old mobile application <a href="">Banjo</a> has been updated with a new feature that lets users virtually stalk locations, and the people there, in real-time. Banjo, for those u