Madrona Venture Labs raises $8M, unveils plan to turn its investors into co-founders of spinouts

Madrona Venture Labs raises $8M, unveils plan to turn its investors into co-founders of spinouts

The Madrona Venture Labs team, clockwise from left: Flora Ku, Keith Rosema, Maria Hess, Henry Huang, Mike Fridgen, Jay Bartot, Jason Flateboe. (Madrona Venture Labs photo) The news: Madrona Venture …

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Vinted raises $303M for its 2nd-hand clothes marketplace, used by 45M and now valued at $4.5B – TechCrunch

Vinted raises $303M for its 2nd-hand clothes marketplace, used by 45M and now valued at $4.5B – TechCrunch

The circular economy, in which consumers themselves are both providers and buyers of goods and services, has emerged as a popular and trusted way of buying and selling things over …

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Jeff Bezos will reportedly join the billionaire boating class with a $500M luxury sailing superyacht

Jeff Bezos will reportedly join the billionaire boating class with a $500M luxury sailing superyacht

Jeff Bezos in Seattle in 2016. (GeekWire File Photo / Kevin Lisota) It’s not exactly the type of ship that would frolic near the shores of Amazon’s South Lake Union …

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Facebook is testing pop-up messages telling people to read a link before they share it – TechCrunch

Facebook is testing pop-up messages telling people to read a link before they share it – TechCrunch

Years after opening a Pandora’s box of bad behavior, social media companies are trying to find subtle ways to reshape the way people use their platforms. Similar to Twitter, Facebook …

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