Startups Weekly: Oyo has issues + A farewell

Welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last-place week I wrote about the startups we lost in…

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When Donald Trump Brags About the Economy, Heres What Democrats Should Say

Donald Trump affections to over 80 percentage of the benefits of the Trump/ GOP 2017 excise trimmed. But for most of us, the economy is anywhere from middling to a daily struggle to make ends meet. People are working two…

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Payment startup Chipper Cash raises $6M for Southern Africa expansion

African cross-border fintech startup Chipper Cash has raised a$ 6 million seed round led by Deciens Capital. The San Francisco-based company offers mobile-based , no reward, P2P payment business in six countries: Ghana, Uganda, Nigeria, Tanzania, Rwanda and Kenya. Chipper…

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Warren’s Brain Trust: Revive the Tradition of Tax Justice

A couple of weeks ago, The Triumph of Injustice: How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How to Make Them Pay by two Warren advisers, University of California, Berkeley, economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman. The proposal for a charge on…

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We are seeing volume and interest in Peloton explode, says company president on listing day

This morning, Peloton( NASDAQ: PTON ), the tech-enabled stationary bicycle and fitness material streaming busines, caused $1.2 billion in its NASDAQ initial public offering. Despite dropping more than 10% in its first day of trading — ultimately closing down 11%…

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10 years later, America’s booming economy still bears scars of the Great Recession

New York( CNN Business) As the United Mood nears its longest economic expansion on record, it’s tempting to proclaim that all the problems brought about by the Great Recession have been fixed.

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Tech stocks tumble as China retaliates in latest salvo of the trade war

Shares of technology corporations were hit hard as China retaliated against the U.S. in the latest salvo of the ongoing market conflict between the two countries. The S& P 500 Index removed roughly $1.1 trillion of value while the Dow…

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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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VCs bet on cannabis vaping, ED meds and mobile fertility clinics

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week was a bit of a reunion with Kate and Alex on as usual, with the add-on of Extra Crunch denizen…

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WTF are ISAs and can they transform education and spark a startup wave?

Soaring college tuition and are over 90 days delinquent. incentivized to be unaffordableis $90,000Income share agreements (ISAs) have been developed as a financing model that could reshape the way education programs operate by aligning interests while expanding access to those…

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