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Experian makes strategic investment in location data company PlaceIQ

PlaceIQ is announcing a strategic investment from Experian. CEO Duncan McCall said the investment is part of a growth round that PlaceIQ raised after divesting itself of its advertising business (whi

Financial services marketplace CompareAsiaGroup raises $20 million in new funding led by Experian

Experian, one of the largest credit reporting bureaus in the United States, announced today that it has invested in CompareAsiaGroup, the financial services marketplace. Experian led the initial closi

UK watchdog eyeing PM Boris Johnson’s Facebook ads data grab

The online campaigning activities of the UK’s new prime minister, Boris Johnson, have already caught the eye of the country’s data protection watchdog. Responding to concerns about the sco

Mobile messaging financial advisory service Stackin’ adds banking features and raises cash

When Stackin’ initially pitched itself as part of the Techstars Los Angeles accelerator program two years ago, the company was a video platform for financial advice targeting a millennial audien

As threats proliferate, so do new tools for protecting medical devices and hospitals

Six months after an episode of “Homeland” showed hackers exploiting security vulnerabilities in the (fictional) vice president’s pacemaker, Mike Kijewski, the founder of a new startu

Experian leads $10M investment in Southeast Asia fintech startup Jirnexu

Consumer credit giant Experian is continuing to back Asian fintech startups after it led a $10 million investment in Southeast Asia’s Jirnexu . Jirnexu, which is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, o

Africa’s Jumo raises $52M led by Goldman to bring its fintech services to Asia

Asia’s fintech scene is poised to get a little larger after Jumo, a company that offers loans to the unbanked in Africa, revealed plans to expand into the continent. To get the ball rolling, Ju

Experian leads $28M investment in Southeast Asia fintech startup C88

Experian is making its first major bet on Southeast Asia and its population of over 650 million consumers after the financial credit giant backed Singapore-based C88 Financial Technologies, which op

Cambridge Analytica’s Nix said it licensed ‘millions of data points’ from Acxiom, Experian, Infogroup to target US voters

The repeat grilling by the U.K. parliament’s DCMS committee today of Alexander Nix, the former CEO of the now ex company Cambridge Analytica — aka the controversial political and commerci

Credit giant Experian leads $30M investment in India’s BankBazaar

Indian credit marketplace BankBazaar has pulled in $30 million in fresh funding led by Experian, the London-headquartered credit giant with a £14 billion ($18 billion) market cap. BankBazaar seems to

Experian Sells Hitwise To Connexity, Simmons To Connexity Owner Symphony For Up To $52M

Some more chopping, changing and consolidation in the worlds of traffic analysis and fraud protection. Today it was announced that Experian, one of the world’s biggest credit ratings agencies,

Uber Database Breach Exposed Information Of 50,000 Drivers, Company Confirms

Uber announced today that its database was breached by an unauthorized third party last year. The company confirmed the breach in a company blog post published this afternoon, authored by Uber’s

Love Social Media? Chances Are You’re Also A Fan of Chipotle, Saab and Victoria’s Secret

According to a <a href="http://go.experian.com/forms/experian-digital-marketer-2012?WT.srch=PR_EMS_DigitalMarketer2012_040412_Download?send=no">new report by Experian</a>, 91% of online adults now reg

Experian Acquired Child Safety Startup SafetyWeb

<img src='http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0006/7494/67494v2-max-250x250.png' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" />Nearly a month ago credit behemoth <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/

Former AOL, Experian Executives Join Rubicon Project

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/rubicon-project.png" class="shot2" />Digital advertising company <a href="http://rubiconproject.com/">Rubicon Project</a> has landed a pair of

A Widget That Does Background Checks On Plumbers, Painters, Products, And More.

Khris Loux, the CEO of startup JS-Kit, thinks he’s finally come up with the killer widget. JS-Kit has all sorts of widgets used by blogs and other sites for ratings, reviews, polls, and comments