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The app includes features such as push calls to DPS or 911, anonymous reporting of crimes and a “safewalk” function that lets students track their friends as they head home.
On this week's Launch List: A monster messaging app goes for mobile payments. Triple AAA is challenged. A startup studio steps up.
VentureLab Growth Partners looks like another incubator, but the startup studio promises to offer a more hands-on approach than traditional programs.
Upfront Ventures is looking to raise $250 million for a fifth fund, according to a SEC filing.
FastPay has received $15 million in growth equity funding from Oak HC/FT, a new $500 million venture capital fund from Oak Investment Partners that invests in health care and financial services technology.
Pluto TV, an online video curating platform, has raised $13 million in a Series A round led by USVP.
It seems Apple is ready to offer Beats Music and iTunes side by side – quite literally, in fact, in its iPhones.
Justin Timberlake can now add audio tech owner to his resume.
Carbonics, whose technology improves battery life and makes devices more efficient, has launched after raising $5.5 million in funding.
Triple AAA has long been the ubiquitous go-to call for stranded drivers. But the auto insurance company’s customer is much older these days, and that’s why Honk is squarely aimed at its business.
JusTagMe hopes to ride the feel-good wave set by this past summer’s ALS ice bucket challenge.
Snapchat, in partnership with financial services startup Square Inc., has unveiled a peer-to-peer mobile payments product called Snapcash.
Automated advertising provider Rubicon Project has announced it will acquire two ad tech firms for a total of less than $30 million in mostly stock deals.
Seriously, the mobile game studio by former Rovio execs, has secured an additional $5 million from existing investors Upfront Ventures, Sunstone Capital and Daher Capital.