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    WeGift, the ‘incentive marketing’ platform, collects $8M in new funding

    WeGift, the ‘incentive marketing’ platform, collects $8M in new funding

    WeGift, the London-based startup that has built an “incentive marketing” platform that lets businesses easily issue e-gift cards and other digital rewards to customers, has raised $8 million in new funding. Dubbed a Series A extension, the round is led by AlbionVC. Existing investors including Stride.vc, SAP.iO fund and Unilever Ventures also followed on. Following […]

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    Coinbase disables margin trading following guidance from Commodity Futures Trading Commission

    Coinbase disables margin trading following guidance from Commodity Futures Trading Commission

    Just a few months after launching margin trading on Coinbase Pro, the company is disabling the feature. Margin trading lets you trade on leverage. But it works both ways — margin trading lets you multiply your gains and your losses. Starting on November 25, 2pm PT, users won’t be able to place new margin trades. […]

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    Dija, a new delivery startup from former Deliveroo employees, is closing in on a $20M round led by Blossom

    Dija, a new delivery startup from former Deliveroo employees, is closing in on a $20M round led by Blossom

    Dija, a new U.K. based startup founded by senior former Deliveroo employees, is closing in on $20 million funding, TechCrunch has learned. According to multiple sources, the round, which has yet to close, is being led by Blossom Capital, the early stage venture capital firm founded by ex-Index and LocalGlobe VC Ophelia Brown. It’s not […]

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    N26 launches mid-tier subscription plan for €4.90 per month

    N26 launches mid-tier subscription plan for €4.90 per month

    Challenger bank N26 is adding a third subscription product called N26 Smart. N26 Smart is designed to be a mid-tier subscription plan with advanced banking features but without a travel insurance package. In Europe, in addition to the free plan, N26 already provides two subscription tiers called N26 You and N26 Metal. N26 You costs […]

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    Serenade snags $2.1M seed round to turn speech into code

    Serenade snags $2.1M seed round to turn speech into code

    Several years ago Serenade co-founder Matt Wiethoff was a developer at Quora when he was diagnosed with a severe repetitive stress injury to his hand and couldn’t code. He and co-founder Tommy MacWilliam decided to use AI to create a tool that let him speak the code instead and Serenade was born. Today, the company […]

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    Onit acquires legal startup McCarthyFinch to inject AI into legal workflows

    Onit acquires legal startup McCarthyFinch to inject AI into legal workflows

    Onit, a workflow software company based in Houston with a legal component, announced this week that it has acquired 2018 TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield alum McCarthyFinch.  Onit intends to use the startup’s AI skills to beef up its legal workflow software offerings. The companies did not share the purchase price. After evaluating a number of companies […]

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