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LeoLabs lands new capital to help the US keep track of space junk and adversarial satellite launches

The number of objects in space has risen dramatically over the past 30 years, and much of that is due to commercial companies unlocking new business cases and discovering cheaper ways to get to space.

From the founders of Acast, Sesamy is setting out to ‘de-wall’ digital content

A new startup from the founders of Acast today announced a $3.4 million seed round of funding to “de-wall” digital content, including e-books, audiobooks and news articles. After recently

Echobot and Leadfeeder merge, raise $190M in Euro sales tech consolidation play

Sales and marketing has seen a huge boom in the last several years, fueled by developments in user experience and design, innovations around how companies can parse and leverage big data analytics to

Typeform takes $135M to tickle more marketers

It’s been several years since Barcelona-based Typeform tapped investors to grow usage of its “conversational data collection platform”, as it bills the customizable form/survey/quiz

CausaLens gets $45M for no-code technology that introduces cause and effect into AI decision making

One of the most popular applications of artificial intelligence to date has been to use it to predict things, using algorithms trained with historical data to determine a future outcome. But popularit

Bug bounty giant HackerOne lands $49M, thanks to cloud adoption boon

Bug bounty and penetration testing startup HackerOne has raised a $49 million Series E following a year of massive cloud adoption fueled by work-from-home orders. The company — which mediates betwee

This Week in Apps: Dutch regulator orders App Store changes, China’s app numbers decline, 2021’s new million-dollar publishers

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy.

Student media giant Chegg acquires language learning startup Busuu for $436M

Chegg, the NYSE listed student media learning platform is acquiring Busuu, the online language learning startup established in Europe in 2008, for approximately $436 million (€385 million) in an all

On a growth tear, DuckDuckGo reveals it picked up $100M in secondary investment last year

Privacy tech continues cooking on gas. To wit: Non-tracking search engine DuckDuckGo has just revealed that it beefed up its balance sheet at the back end of last year with $100 million+ in “ma

Vivino raises $155 million for wine recommendation and marketplace app

If you’re at all interested in wine, chances are you’ve turned to Vivino at least a few times for recommendations. The app and the company behind it have been helping people enjoy better w

Eight Roads Ventures Europe promotes Lucile Cornet to Partner

Lucile Cornet has been appointed partner with Eight Roads Ventures Europe, a firm focusing on startups in Europe and Israel. Cornet is its first female partner. Eight Roads is backed by Fidelity and h

MariaDB raises $25M more to expand its SkySQL cloud database platform

Cloud services continue to be a key component of how organisations remain operational even as so much else — such as physically working in enclosed offices — is forced to change because of

Europe shows the way in online privacy

After passively watching for many years as tech giants developed dominant market positions that threaten consumer privacy and stifle competition, American antitrust regulators seem to have finally...

Vint, The P2P Marketplace For Training And Fitness Instructors, Raises $1.8M Led By Creandum

Hoping to pick up the slack left by people who want to get fit but find gym memberships too expensive or unproductive, Sweden's Vint is an iPhone <a target="_blank" href="http://itunes.com/apps/vint">