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Saga is the thinking person’s cryptocurrency

As we enter the third age of crypto – the first being Satoshi’s White Paper phase and the second being the exchange phase – we find ourselves in a maze of twisty tokens, all differen

MIT study shows how much driving for Uber or Lyft sucks

Ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are delivering pitiful levels of take-home pay to the hundreds of thousands of US independent contractors providing their own vehicles and driving skills to deliver t

Mangrove raises $170M for its new fund to invest in Europe and Israeli startups

Luxembourg-based Mangrove Capital Partners, one of Europe’s leading early-stage venture capital firms, has raised $170 million for its latest fund. Mangrove V will be used to invest across Europe an

With founders out, Rocket-backed Nestpick reboots as apartment rentals aggregator

Its founders, including CEO Fabian Dudek, left the company in May having already lost majority ownership to Rocket Internet, while the pivot sees the company become an aggregator — or meta-search en

Red Points bags $2.2M to help brands fight counterfeiting and piracy

Spanish startup Red Points has closed a €2 million (~$2.2M) funding round to grow usage of its piracy detection and removal SaaS by expanding from Europe into new markets, including North America. I

Listen to Mangrove’s Mark Tluszcz talk fake unicorns, fintech hype and investing in weird ideas

Earlier this week I jumped on a call with Mark Tluszcz, co-founder and CEO of <a target="_blank" href="">Mangrove Capital Partners</a>, one of Europe's older VC funds and perhap

Rocket Internet-Backed Nestpick Raises $11M To Move Entire Rental Process Online

For years you've been able to find a room to rent online via classified sites such as Craigslist or more vertical offerings. But once you've found your prospective rental, the process quickly moves of

Berlin-Based Online Fashion And Lifestyle Retailer Lesara Bags €15M Series B

Berlin-based online fashion and lifestyle retailer <a target="_blank" href="">Lesara</a> wants to make it easier for consumers in Europe to buy 'direct' from factories in Asia, th

ChurchDesk Scores $2 Million Funding To Help Churches Go Digital

Copenhagen-based startup <a target="_blank" href="">ChurchDesk</a> is a cloud-based platform and mobile apps for iOS and Android to help church staff and volunteers run their

WudStay Wants To Be The Gold Standard For Budget Hotels In India

The internet has revolutionized global travel. I can book a flight and hotel online, and by myself, in minutes, and most of the time I'll get the accommodation that I roughly expect. That statement st

Apester Raises $5M To Bring Its Polling Tools To More US Publishers

<a target="_blank" href="">Apester</a> is announcing that it has raised $8 million in Series A funding. We wrote about the company back when it was <a href="https://beta.techcrunc

Rejecting M&A, FreedomPop Raises Another $30M For Its Free Mobile Service

FreedomPop is taking another step ahead today in its bid to build out a global mobile business based on free voice, text and data bundles and upselling additional services. Amid months of M&A

The Future Of Bitcoin Will Depend On Upcoming Startups, Regulatory Issues And China

Today at Disrupt Europe in Berlin, a few major Bitcoin actors in the European Bitcoin community took the stage to share their thoughts about the future of Bitcoin. Michael Jackson (Mangrove Capital Pa

Exclusive: Social Music Startup Rdio Raises $17.5 Million, Adds Rob Cavallo To Board

<img src="" class="shot2" /> <a href="">Rdio</a>, the social music startup founded by Skype founders <a href="http://w

Mangrove Smells Opportunity in Small Businesses, Backs SohoOS with $1.75M

<img alt="" src="" title="SohoOS" class="alignnone" width="150" height="43" /> It looks like <a href="http://www.mangro

Mangrove backs Russian beauty coupon site

<img src="" class="shot2" /> VC firm <a href="">Mangrove Capital Partners</a> has invested in <a href="http://w

MusicMatic buys Mangrove's share in Jamendo, intends to raise more funding

<img src="" class="shot2" />Back in January, TechCrunch Europe broke the news that Luxembourg-based digital music startup <a href="http

MusicMatic Throws Digital Music Startup Jamendo A Lifeline

<img src="" class="shot2" />Back in January, TechCrunch Europe broke the news that Luxembourg-based digital music startup <a href="http

Daily Deal secures €7m to fight German rival City Deal

<img alt="" src="" title="Daily Deal" class="shot" width="326" height="98" />[Germany] While the Groupon-clone fall out <a href="http://

Stealth social game developer Drimmi raises funding from Mangrove, ABRT

<img src="" /> Currently still in stealth mode, Moscow-based <a href="">Drimmi</a> aims to become the number one social gam
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