Joymode raises $3 million for rental experiences, Tinder launches Silicon Valley office, Disney licenses Maker Studio content in the United Kingdom, and more.

Joymode Raises $3 Million for Rental Experiences

Joymode raised a $3 million round to help expand its equipment rental business, reports TechCrunch. The startup allows consumers to rent consumer products such as camping gear, cotton candy machines, and waffle presses for $99 a year.

Tinder Launches Silicon Valley Office

Dating app Tinder has launched an office in Palo Alto, reports Recode. The office will hold about 40 employees, mostly focused on engineering.

Disney Licenses Maker Studio Content in the United Kingdom

Walt Disney Co. has signed a deal with pay TV operator TalkTalk to license Maker Studio content in the United Kingdom, reports the Hollywood Reporter. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but will include a collection of short-form videos.

Gem Partners with Capital One for Blockchain Enabled Healthcare Claims

Gem has partnered with Capital One to track healthcare claims using its blockchain technology, reports Coindesk. Blockchain’s unique identifiers and security have been floated as useful for tracking information in the healthcare and financial services industries.

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