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Raisin picks up $28M backing from Goldman Sachs for its savings and investment marketplace

Raisin, the fintech startup that offers a pan-European marketplace for savings and investment products, has picked up additional funding. Goldman Sachs has invested $28 million (25m), following the company’s $114 million in Series D in February. The new capi…

This drone-flamethrower combo is every thrill-seeker’s dream

This drone-flamethrower combo is every thrill-seeker’s dream

Whataburger Got Sold to Chicago. Texas Is Flipping Out.

Texans have a hard time supplying a definitive explanation for why the state has become so self-obsessed that even sharing a hamburger chain with outsiders raises hackles. Some believe it traces back to the Republic of Texas having once been a nation, its be…

JD.com’s logistics arm raises a $218 million investment fund

The logistics division of JD.com, Alibabas closest e-commerce competitor in China, has raised 1.5 billion yuan (about $218 million) to invest in logistics-related companies and technology. Limited partners in the new fund include JD Logistics and JD.com, as w…

Haus, the real estate startup founded by Garrett Camp, raises $7.1M

Haus, a startup aiming to make home ownership more affordable and flexible, is announcing that it has raised $7.1 million in new funding. This amount combines a $4.1 million seed equity investment led by Montage Ventures and $3 million in debt, which will he…

For Spain, Investment Pays Off at the World Cup

Players on that unofficial Barcelona squad said they were sometimes called lesbians, told to go home and do the dishes, or warned that playing soccer would leave them unable to have children. Lolita Ortiz, 74, a captain of that team, said a journalist once a…

Argo AI will spend $15 million to form a self-driving car research center

The founders of Argo AI, the self-driving startup backed by Ford, are giving back to their alma mater to the tune of a $15 million investment in Carnegie Mellon University to fund the creation of a new research center. The Carnegie Mellon University Argo AI C…