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Morphin instantly Deepfakes your face into GIFs

Want to star in your favorite memes and movie scenes? Upload a selfie to Morphin, choose your favorite GIF and your face is grafted in to create a personalized copy you can share anywhere. Become Tony

Spotify says it paid $340M to buy Gimlet and Anchor

More investors are betting on virtual influencers like Lil Miquela

Brud, the company behind the virtual celebrity Lil Miquela, is now worth at least $125 million thanks to a new round of financing the company is currently closing. Meanwhile, new venture-backed compan

Here are the five startups participating in Betaworks LiveCamp

Betaworks this morning revealed this list of five startups participating in its fourth Camp accelerator program. Launched in 2016, the program brings together a collection of young companies united un

betaworks opens applications to LiveCamp

Fresh on the heels of the launch of betaworks Studios, the startup factory is opening its doors once again as applications have opened for LiveCamp. LiveCamp is the fourth installment of betaworks&#82

betaworks VisionCamp introduces seven new AR/computer vision companies

More than ten years ago, betaworks launched to foster an ecosystem of startups focused on the intersection of media and consumer behavior. While the mission hasn’t changed, the structure has see

betaworks Studios is a membership club for builders

betaworks, the 10-year-old startup studio out of NYC, is today introducing a brand new business in the form of betaworks Studios. Think of betaworks Studios as a membership club for builders, offering

Applications for betaworks’ newest accelerator, Visioncamp, open September 6

On the heels of formally announcing betaworks ventures, the startup shop is today introducing its third ‘camp’. betaworks Visioncamp is the latest accelerator-style program out of betawork

Poncho weather service picks up $2.4 million from Lightspeed Venture Partners

Poncho, the betaworks-backed weather service, has raised $2.4 million in seed funding led by Lightspeed Ventures. Poncho launched out of betaworks the same year as Giphy and Dots, and uses SMS and ema

betaworks ventures is a not-so-new $50 million early-stage fund

betaworks, the startup studio responsible for companies like Giphy, TweetDeck, and Dots, is today formally announcing the launch of a $50 million early-stage fund called betaworks ventures. betaworks

Backed with $2.8 million Anchor’s digital radio revolution gets new tools

Anchor FM, the audio social network, has just raised $2.8 million and launched some new tools as it looks to make recording and transmitting interactive audio content even easier. Accel Partners, one

Betaworks’ Voicecamp is looking to give voice-powered startups $125K each

Betaworks startup studio is today announcing the second in its line of accelerator camps in the form of voicecamp. And no, this won’t make you a better chorus member. Earlier this year, betawork

Scale Model, the betaworks-backed tool for audience targeting, goes self serve

Scale Model, the betaworks-backed marketing platform for better audience targeting, has today announced the launch of its fully-baked V2. Scale Model hooks into the Twitter Ads API to help brands and

Dexter, the betaworks-backed platform for building bots, raises $2.3 million in seed

Dexter, the betaworks-backed company that helps people build integration-based apps, has today announced the close of a $2.3 million seed round. The funding round was led by Rakuten Ventures, with par

500 Startups tries its hand at a startup studio, 500 Labs

500 Startups, known for its work as a startup accelerator, now hopes to incubate its own ideas in-house and spin them off into new companies. Called 500 Labs, it’s a new attempt at finding inter

Twitter and Betaworks are teaming up in a new fund

We’re hearing from multiple sources that there’s a new fund coming out of Betaworks, and¬†Twitter is chipping money into it. Twitter is investing at least $10 million in the new fund, acco

The TC Disrupt NY Battlefield Finalists are Bark, Beam, BitPagos, Ritual, SeaDrone, and WaterO

Thus far at TC Disrupt NY, we’ve seen a handshake stalemate between IAB’s Randall Rothenberger and AdBlocker’s Till Faida. We’ve seen the Siri founders debut the next-generatio

Kit, a social network for products from startup studio Expa, names its first CEO

One of the startups incubated at startup studio Expa is today taking its next step in developing as a standalone company. Kit, a social network where people can share their favorite products — t

Meet your Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield final round judges: John Borthwick, Charles Hudson, Alfred Lin, Susan Lyne, Matthew Panzarino and Alan Patricof

Choosing this year’s Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield winners will be a tough job. There is an exceptionally strong and unique group of young companies competing in Startup Battlefield next week w

Betaworks’ botcamp wants to give 10 chatbot startups $200k

The interest around chat bots is rapidly growing, and Betaworks is looking to capitalize. The startup studio responsible for companies like Giphy and Instapaper is today announcing that applications a
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