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Space Perspective raises $7M for its plan to ferry tourists to the edge of space

Space tourism startup Space Perspective has raised a new $7 million in seed funding from investors including Prime Movers Lab and Base Ventures. The company, founded by Jane Poynter and Taber MacCallu

Chris Sacca advises new fund managers to strike right now

Chris Sacca is a billionaire today, and he credits his success to having an “unfair advantage” 10 years ago when he first launched his fund. He thinks women and people of color have that s

Human rights activist Amira Yahyaoui is battling the US college financial aid system

Her startup, Mos, is backed by Uber co-founder Garrett Camp and Kleiner Perkin's John Doerr

Even the Most Interesting Man in the World couldn’t make Luma work as standalone company

Luma, a three-year-old, Atlanta, Ga.-based maker of smart Wi-Fi routers, has been acquired by First Alert, a maker of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors that is itself a subsidiary of Newell Brands,

Baker raises $3.5 million to become a ‘Salesforce for pot’

As the legal cannabis industry grows in the U.S., competition for customers is heating up. Now, a startup called¬†Baker Technologies¬†has raised $3.5 million to become a “Salesforce for pot.&#82