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Investors are pouring money into Frank, a TurboTax for student loan applications

Venture capitalists have been trying to make money from the higher education market for years. It's a rich target for the clutch of investors that pride themselves (in their better moments) on invest

The SEC has charged two initial coin offerings with defrauding investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission today has charged both a diamond and a real estate initial coin offering scheme with defrauding investors. REcoin, which promoted itself as the first cryptocurre

Crunch Report | Apple Might Be Getting Rid of the Home Button

Apple might be getting rid of the home button, Uber confirms that Dara Khosrowshahi is the new CEO, an Uber investor forgets he isn't a Roman and Alexa and Cortana make friends. All this on Crunch Rep

What To Know Before You Co-Invest

One of my investors candidly asked me recently, “Shelly, if I have an opportunity to invest with people I’ve just met, how do I avoid getting screwed over?” This is a good question; for most inv

Pay To Play: How Investors Get Burned Fast In A Downturn

Earlier this year, the law firm Fenwick & West published a report analyzing the financing terms of 37 U.S.-based venture-backed companies that raised money at valuations of $1 billion or more in

LivingSocial Offloads Let’s Bonus, Its Last Non-English Business [Updated]

The downsizing of LivingSocial’s international operations continues: the daily deals site has sold Let’s Bonus — and its operations in Spain, Portugal, Italy and Chile. The buyer

An Interview With Max Gurvits, Boy VC

Max Gurvits is an investor. Based in Bulgaria, the peripatetic VC is almost everywhere, showing up at events around the world and scouting out some amazing ideas. I talked to him about how he became a

Twitter Data Analysis: An Investor's Perspective

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/robertjmoore-180x180.jpg" width="180" height="180" /> <em>This is a guest post by Robert J. Moore, the CEO and co-founder of <a href="