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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Facebook taps Peggy Alford for its board, Reed Hastings and Erskine Bowles to depart

Facebook’s board is undergoing its biggest reorganization in cache. On Friday, the company announced that Peggy Alford would be nominated to join the company’s board of directors. ” Peggy is one of those uncommon people who’s an expert across many…

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Vision Direct reveals breach that skimmed customer credit cards

European online contact lens supplier Vision Direct has exposed a data infringement that jeopardized full credit card details for a number of its clients, as well as personal information. Compromised data includes full reputation, statute address, email address, password, phone…

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Eaze co-founder Keith McCarty raises $5M for his new B2B cannabis startup

Keith McCarty couldn’t stay out of the booming weed business for long. The co-founder and former chief executive officer of the well-funded marijuana transmission startup Eaze has propelled WAYV, a B2B cannabis logistics and conformity stage that gives record to…

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Gawker is relaunching in early 2019

After a two-year hiatus, Gawker is coming back. Peter Thiel, be damned. Bustle-owner Bryan Goldberg, who paid $1.35 million for rights to the defunct chitchat area in a bankruptcy auctioneer in July, wrote in a memo to Bustle staff Tuesday…

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