Confirmed: Nike has picked up Russell Wilsons Tally/TraceMe in a rare acquisition

Nike has all along been been synonymous with fee sneakers and other plays gear, but now the company could be stretch its firebrand into another area — digital media — thanks to the rumored buy of a Seattle-based startup. TechCrunch…

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Startups Weekly: All these startups are raising big rounds

TechCrunch’s Connie Loizos published some interesting stats on seed and Series A financings the coming week, kindnes of data collected by Wing Venture Capital. In short-lived, seed is the new Series A and Series A is the new Series B….

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Sapphire Ventures bets big on esports and entertainment with new $115M fund

Sapphire Ventures, formerly the corporate venture capital arm of SAP, has lassoed $115 million from new limited partners (LPs) to invest at theThe firm plans to do five to six investments per year, sized between $3 million and $7 million. So…

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Soon youll be able to watch high school football on Twitter

Just at the NFL is gearing up to commencement its regular season, Adidas has announced that it will be partnering with Twitter to livestream high school football match on the pulpit. The “Friday Night Stripes” series( Get it? Get it…

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Inside Adidas Robot-Powered, On-Demand Sneaker Factory

Last winter, the sportswear beings Adidas opened a pop-up accumulation inside a Berlin shopping mall. The boutique was part of a corporate experiment called Storefactory–a name as categorically self-explanatory as it is consistent with the convention of German complex nouns….

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