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Why VC Investors Are Plowing Record Sums Into Agtech

Shifts in how people think about food, investing and even changes brought about by COVID-19 have led to more money—and more deals—in the agtech sector than ever before. Last year was a record year for agtech, with nearly $5 billion invested in the sector in 440 funding deals to VC-backed startups, according to Crunchbase data. …

UK-based Arm Joins Tech Companies Eyeing US Listings

U.K.-based chip designer Arm Holdings, following a failed acquisition by Nvidia, will likely publicly list on an American public exchange, CNBC reported Wednesday, marking another foreign company choosing to IPO in the United States. Search less. Close more. Grow your revenue with all-in-one prospecting solutions powered by the leader in private-company data. Masayoshi Son, CEO …

In Wake Of $4.5B Bitcoin Laundering Scheme Arrest, A Look At Big Heists At Crypto Platforms 

One of the more colorful stories making headlines now surrounds the arrest of a rap and advice video-making couple charged with conspiring to launder around $4.5 billion worth of cryptocurrency stolen from Bitfinex’s platform in 2016. Search less. Close more. Grow your revenue with all-in-one prospecting solutions powered by the leader in private-company data. Authorities …

European Unicorns Raise Funding At Incredible Pace

An unprecedented number of European companies—86 total—joined the Crunchbase Unicorn Board in 2021, per Crunchbase data. This is more than 5x the count of new unicorns in 2020 from Europe, and more than 3x the previous record in 2019, when there were 23 new unicorns.  Amounts invested in European unicorn companies also grew, more than …

Scandit Hits Unicorn Status With Data Capture Tech

Zurich-based Scandit closed a $150 million Series D led by Warburg Pincus that gives the scanning and data capture company a valuation of more than $1 billion — making it Europe’s latest unicorn. Others participating in the round include existing investors Atomico, Forestay Capital, G2VP, GV, Kreos, NGP Capital, Schneider Electric, Sony Innovation Fund by …

Royal Court free update comes to Crusader Kings III

A new update for Crusader Kings III adds Cultural Traditions, bringing Cultures more in line with Faiths, with Pillars and Traditions providing effects. This makes a lot of currently opaque features transparent in the user interface, and provides a new and exciting acceptance system for players to enjoy. The free update also brings Inventory System, a favorite …

That Was Fast. Alchemy Transforms Into $10.2B Decacorn In Less Than Four Months

When San Francisco-based Alchemy closed a $250 million series C in October, the blockchain development platform became the latest crypto-corn at a $3.5 billion valuation. However, it was far from done. The company just announced a new $200 million “Series C-1” in a new round of financing led by Lightspeed and Silver Lake that nearly …

Minecraft Dungeons celebrates 15M player mark with Festival of Frost

Minecraft Dungeons has hit the milestone of 15 million players since the launch of the game, and is celebrating with the Festival of Frost, taking place from now until Feb. 22. “Avid Tower runners will discover that their favorite tall structure has been outfitted with new frost-themed floors,” Per Landin writes in a post on …

New Minecraft x PUMA DLC now available along with apparel and footwear

A new line of Minecraft x PUMA apparel and footwear is now available, and you can try the items on first inside the new and free collaboration DLC map: PUMA x Minecraft — Sprint Dash. “With the accompanying Sprint Dash DLC for Bedrock Edition, it won’t be all about dodging unreasonably accurate skeleton arrows anymore …

Is Peloton’s Crash Today A Warning For Connected-Fitness Startups?

Peloton said Tuesday that CEO John Foley will step down and the company will slash 2,800 jobs after seeing demand for its product wane. Peloton quickly emerged as a “pandemic winner”—a company that experienced the financial upside of the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated stay-at-home orders. With gyms closed and people looking to exercise at …