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LOLA just raised $24M for a subscription service that ships tampons, pads and now condoms

LOLA, a subscription service delivering tampons and pads, and now other products, including condoms, lubricant, and feminine cleansing wipes, has closed on $24 million in Series B funding. While the s

Subscription biller Zuora soars 43% following IPO

Subscription biller Zuora was well-received by stock market investors on Thursday, following its public debut. After pricing its IPO at $14 and raising $154 million, the company closed at $20, valuin

ClassPass introduces credits

ClassPass is not accustomed to sitting idle. The startup, a subscription marketplace that lets users find and book fitness classes, is today introducing credits. ClassPass CEO Fritz Lanman hinted at t

MoviePass drops pricing to under $7 per month, if you opt for the annual plan

MoviePass, the subscription service that lets consumers pay a monthly fee to see unlimited movies in theaters across the U.S., is slashing its prices yet again. The company announced today it’s

Crunch Report | Square Announces the $999 ‘Professional’ Register

Square announces its new $999 professional Register, GameStop begins a rental subscription pass and Nintendo says Switch will beat the Wii U in sales. All this on Crunch Report.

Google will reportedly share some revenue with news publishers

Google is reportedly gearing up to share revenue with news publishers, the Financial Times reports. The plan is to combine Google’s treasure trove of personal data with machine learning algorith

Porsche launches on-demand subscription for its sports cars and SUVs

Want to drive a Porsche, without actually owning one? Porsche’s new Passport subscription program could be just what you’re looking for. The on-demand short-term rental program allows anyo

Netflix was the top grossing app in Q2, with mobile revenue up 233% since last year

Netflix’s booming subscriber growth, announced in the company’s earnings last week, is also being felt on the App Store, where its app has again become the top earner in terms of revenue.

Scentbird plans expansion into home fragrances and personal care products

The perfume and makeup subscription service Scentbird intends to launch into the home and personal care markets in the fall.

Tinder’s new subscription, Tinder Gold, lets you see who already likes you

Tinder this morning announced it will begin testing a new service called Tinder Gold in select markets, aimed at increasing the number of paying users for its popular dating app. With Tinder Gold, whi

The Farmer’s Dog, a customized pet food subscription service, scoops up $8.1 million

The Farmer’s Dog wants to fill the bowls of canines everywhere with fresh food made especially for them. Based in New York City, the startup plans to expand its dog food delivery service after closi

Crunch Report | Boomerang Joins The Subscription Games

It's the 500th episode of Crunch Report. Boomerang joins the subscription games, Lincoln tries to boost sales with chauffers and Justin Kan's new legal startup AtriumLTS. All this on Crunch Report.

Coursera’s new monthly subscriptions could monetize procrastination

Edtech giant Coursera has launched a monthly subscription payment option in the hope that learners on its platform can be enticed into ongoing educational activity, rather than a more piecemeal pay-pe

Apple returns fire on Spotify, calling out ‘rumors and half-truths’ over App Store rejection

The dispute between Apple and Spotify over subscription revenues continues today with a letter from the former accusing the latter of using "rumors and half-truths" to advance "unfair and unreasonable

Evernote tweaks features in free plan and raises prices in paid ones

Evernote is an indispensible tool for many, and the company is always working on making it more so — "but that requires a significant investment of energy, time, and money," it writes in a new blog

Launching a new service, fragrance subscription provider Scentbird feathers its nest with $2.8 million

Scentbird, the subscription-based service for perfumes and colognes, has added another $2.8 million in venture funding to its $1 million seed round as it launches a new service that expands beyond the

FilterEasy Raises $1.2 Million To Help You Remember To Change Your Home’s Air Filter

When was the last time you changed your home's air filter? If you're like me and the majority of other homeowners across the U.S., this routine home-maintenance task is easy to forget because filters

Nintendo Wants You To Subscribe To Its New Amiibo NFC Toys

If you’re looking to get your hands on Nintendo’s new Amiibo figurines, which contain an embedded NFC chip and can be used to build characters in compatible Wii U games, Loot Crate has an

Bellabox, Australia’s Largest Beauty Box Service, Raises $2.7M From Allure Media

Bellabox, Australia’s largest beauty subscription site, announced today that it has received $2.7 million in funding from Allure Media, a digital publishing company owned by Fairfax Media. The capit

Pijon Sends Care Packages To Your College-Age Kids To Keep Them “Happy And Healthy”

From the team behind SpaceSplitter, Pijon is a subscription service for college care packages. The service touts itself as delivering the perfect packages for students. It’s also an effortless w
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