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Powering The Facebook Card, Marqeta Raises $14M From Greylock Israel To Recreate The Starbucks Loyalty Card For Merchants

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Marqeta, the startup that helps businesses nationwide attain the Starbucks loyalty Card “pay-in-advance for your coffee” model, is announcing $14 million in new funding from Greylock IL (an affiliate fund of Greylock Partners), Granite Ventures, new investor Commerce Ventures, and a number of leading new angel and unnamed strategic investors....
Powering The Facebook Card, Marqeta Raises $14M From Greylock Israel To Recreate The Starbucks Loyalty Card For Merchants

Microsoft Rumored To Launch Bing Fund Angel Incubator Scheme

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News updates all day from Fast Company.According to well-sourced rumors, Microsoft is poised to reveal Bing Fund, a brand new angel incubator effort. It's not a typical fund, however, and as its name suggests it's actually intended to drive innovation in Microsoft's own Online Services Division (the segment of the...
Microsoft Rumored To Launch Bing Fund Angel Incubator Scheme

One of Silicon Valley’s Best New Angel Investors Steps Out of the Shadows

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One of Silicon Valley’s Best New Angel Investors Steps Out of the Shadows

Marqeta provides technology behind the Facebook Card, announces $14M in funding

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Commerce and payments platform Marqeta today announced that it is the company providing the technology behind the Facebook Card, a gift card that can hold balances for a number of retailers or restaurants simultaneously. Marqeta had agreed with Facebook not to disclose this until now. The announcement came as part of...
Marqeta provides technology behind the Facebook Card, announces $14M in funding

AngelsBootcamp aims to train up 1,000 new European angel investors by 2015

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How do you bring more angel investors into the European startup community? If you’re Alex Farcet, co-founder of the StartupBootcamp accelerator, you launch a two-day ‘bootcamp’ to train them up. AngelsBootcamp is targeted at executives, entrepreneurs and finance professionals who have money in the bank to put into tech startups but...
AngelsBootcamp aims to train up 1,000 new European angel investors by 2015

Robert Scoble Is In Talks To Be The 'Pretty Face' Of A New Angel Investment Fund

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Robert Scoble, a Rackspace employee and massive presence in the tech blogosphere, is also getting involved with an angel investment fund, Dan Lyons of The Daily Beast reports. Lyons said he got a call from a venture capitalist who said he was recently offered a chance to participate in...
Robert Scoble Is In Talks To Be The 'Pretty Face' Of A New Angel Investment Fund
Microsoft starts the Bing Fund, a mysterious new 'angel incubator'

Remember Timbaland? Well, Now He's an Angel Investor

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Timbaland. (Photo: Twitter) Remember that period in the late 2000s when it became virtually impossible to escape producer and Justin Timberlake bestie Timbaland? Well now he’s trying something new: angel investing. VentureBeat reports that he’s invested in a music software startup called Open Labs, which makes it easier to lay down a...
Remember Timbaland? Well, Now He's an Angel Investor

Fan interaction service Audingo raises $3 million in angel funding

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Austin, Texas based startup Audingo has raised $3 million in angel funding, the company announced today. As you may know, its service lets celebrities post messages for their audience. From the fans’ perspective, it means that they can listen to these messages in the personality’s own voice – through a phone call,...
Fan interaction service Audingo raises $3 million in angel funding

Bing Fund opens doors for Buddy Platform and Pinion Tech

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Microsoft surprised us last month when word spread of its Bing Fund, a new angel investment fund and startup incubator in which companies get access to the search engine’s data and other resources from the software giant. Now, Microsoft is officially announcing the first two participants in the program, both of...
Bing Fund opens doors for Buddy Platform and Pinion Tech

Bing Fund: Microsoft Officially Launches Its New Angel Fund And Incubator Program

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This wasn’t exactly a secret anymore, but Microsoft just officially unveiled its Bing Fund, a new angel fund and incubator program sponsored by Bing and “backed by the experience, expertise, and resources of Microsoft.” The idea here, says Microsoft, is to “partner with like-minded entrepreneurs—great talent that is innovating online...
Bing Fund: Microsoft Officially Launches Its New Angel Fund And Incubator Program

Google Ventures invests in OpenCoin, the firm behind Bitcoin exchange Ripple

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This virtual currency thing just got another piece of validation: in the wake of Bitcoin’s spectacular rise, fall and wary stabilization, Google Ventures has decided to invest in OpenCoin, the company behind the Ripple distributed currency exchange. Ripple, billed as “the world’s first open payment network”, may lack the rebel...
Google Ventures invests in OpenCoin, the firm behind Bitcoin exchange Ripple

GateGuru Adds Capital to Make Air Travel Less of a Headache, More "Magical"

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It’s safe to say there’s nothing magical about airport bag checks, airport security lines, or airport food courts. They’re a pain, even to the most seasoned traveler. The makers of GateGuru believe that doesn’t have to be the case. The app, originally developed to smooth out the annoying parts of...
GateGuru Adds Capital to Make Air Travel Less of a Headache, More "Magical"

New angel group takes flight, looks to hook early-stage entrepreneurs

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Local non-profit entrepreneurial network TiE Seattle today launched a new angel investment program to help facilitate entrepreneurs and startups with access to seed capital and mentorship.  The new venture is called TiE Angels Group Seattle (TAGS) and includes Charter Members of TiE Seattle. TAGS will provide early stage investment, support and guidance opportunities to its members. The...
New angel group takes flight, looks to hook early-stage entrepreneurs

AngelList Receives SEC No-Action Letter Two Days After FundersClub

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On March 26th The Funders Club received a no-action letter from the Securities and Exchange Commission stating that it will not recommend enforcement action against the year-old private equity investment platform, making it the first online VC. What has not yet been reported is that AngelList, a competing service used...
AngelList Receives SEC No-Action Letter Two Days After FundersClub
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