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  • Korea’s top financial services startup lands $48M from PayPal and others

    Korea’s top financial services startup lands $48M from PayPal and others

    Viva Republica, the company behind Korean financial services app Toss, has closed a $48 million Series C funding round that includes a strategic investment from payment giant PayPal. The deal is PayPal’s second investment this year — coming just days after it backed health startup Virta — but the round was led by San Mateo-based VC firm Goodwater Capital, which led Viva… Read More

  • Apptagious's Toss! falls short of expectations

    Football, cornhole, leap frog and horse shoes. Sound like a Sunday in the Midwest? No – it’s Toss! for the iPhone, a recently-released suite of games by Apptagious. This all-in-one app consists of four games with the same basic premise – you use the iPhone’s accelerometer to mimic “toss”ing, and your goal in all of the games is to throw something to hit… Read More