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Deep-linking startup Branch is raising more than $100M at a unicorn valuation

Branch, the deep-linking startup backed by Andy Rubin’s Playground Ventures, will enter the unicorn club with an upcoming funding round.<p>The four-year-old company, which helps brands create links between websites and mobile apps, has authorized the sale of $129 million in Series D shares, according …

Venture Capital

Stunning anti-ageing breakthrough could see humans live to 150 and regenerate organs by 2020 'for the price of a coffee a day'

An extraordinary new anti-ageing technique could see humans live to 150 years old and allow them to regrow their organs by 2020.<p>Harvard Professor …

Anti-aging

Shhh! This Picture-Perfect Beach Community Is Florida's Best-Kept Secret

<b>The Scene</b><p>South Walton is made up of sixteen planned towns built less than 30 years ago, affording regional planners and architects an opportunity most can only dream of: to construct entire towns from the ground up. South Walton’s blessing, and what makes it worth visiting, is that these charming, …

Florida

Better Buy: Yamana Gold Inc. vs. GoldCorp

With both gold stocks lagging the yellow metal this year, which has better turnaround prospects?<p>Gold prices are up nearly 13% year to date, but some …

Want to Get Paid Every Month? These Dividend Stocks Are for You

You'll be surprised at how easy it is to get the income you need.<p>Your bills come every month, so it would be nice if your portfolio income did too. …

Jeremy Andrus Found Success With Skullcandy. Now He Hopes To Do It Again With Traeger Grills.

Jeremy Andrus joined Skullcandy in 2005 when it was selling less than $1 million worth of headphones. He led the Park City, Utah-based company to nearly $300 million in a sales and a hot initial public offering. As competition heated up in the headphone space, however, the firm’s stock price …

Alphabet is leading a $1 billion round in Lyft that values the company at $11 billion

David Lawee, a partner at Alphabet’s investment arm CapitalG, is joining the board.<p>Alphabet — Google’s parent company — was one of Uber’s first big investors. Now it’s putting a big chunk of money into Uber’s chief U.S. rival, Lyft, leading a $1 billion financing round in the ride-hail company via …

Serial entrepreneur Ben Metcalfe joins newly independent VC Ridge Ventures

Ridge Ventures, which is the new incarnation of the old IDG Ventures USA, has made a significant new hire in its path towards its future as a newly independent VC firm. It’s brought on Ben Metcalfe, formerly of WP Engine and Uber, as its first-ever Principal. He brings a very broad experience as an …

Startups

Equity podcast: IPOs for Stitch Fix, MongoDB and SendGrid, and Alphabet’s Lyft investment

Welcome to Equity, TechCrunch’s podcast about venture capital and the tech business.<p>On the latest episode, we were joined by Barry Eggers, co-founder and a general partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners.<p>There was a lot of IPO news this week. MongoDB debuted and we saw filings on Thursday for both …

Venture Capital

Why This REIT Stock Is a Dividend Investor's Dream

Realty Income stock pays a higher-than-average dividend yield, has outperformed the market over the long term, and has continued growth potential.<p>If …

3 Dividend Stocks That Should Pay You the Rest of Your Life

Want to put the power of reinvested dividends to work for your portfolio? Take a look at 3M, Genuine Parts, and Waste Management.<p>If you want to be …

New venture capitalists find strength in numbers

The large number of new venture capital funds may hint at broader structural changes in the startup ecosystem, but for the young and eager partners at the helm of many of these funds, all the rush of money means is more competition.<p>Ian Rountree, the thirty something captain at the helm of Cantos …

Jeff Bezos is having a moment, and he's not afraid to let you know it

One year ago, Jeff Bezos's future seemed uncertain.<p>As a candidate, Donald Trump repeatedly attacked the Amazon (AMZN) CEO and threatened to create "such problems" for his company if he was elected president. Then he became president.<p>Now, Bezos is standing on top of the world. Literally.<p>On Thursday, …

Jeff Bezos

Little-known start-up Meituan Dianping just hit a valuation of $30 billion

Flipping smart $4 billion funding round by Meituan<p>Wang started Meituan.com in 2010 as a group-buying site similar to Groupon, where people can get …

Bitcoin breaks above $6,000, nears $100 billion value for the first time in its history - MarketWatch

The world’s most prominent digital currency was on track to mark a fresh milestone on Friday, with bitcoin rallying and putting the cyber currency in …

The 5-Minute Guide on How to Invest in Marijuana Stocks

Do you have a few moments? Interested in marijuana stocks? Here's a brief look at the numerous titles available on the market.<p>For those wondering how …

It's primetime for Amazon and sizzling Dow stocks

<b>1. High-flying stocks:</b> The hype has been building for months. Now Amazon and the four leaders of the scorching-hot Dow will have to deliver.<p>The stock market boom has raised the bar for the dozens of companies reporting quarterly numbers this week. Much of the spotlight will be directed towards …

Why do people keep giving Magic Leap money?

Magic Leap, an augmented reality company that has never shipped or even shown a product, has just gotten a $502 million investment on top of its nearly $1.4 billion in existing funding. The round is led by Singapore holding company Temasek, and includes major existing investors like Google, …

Startup hub builder Factory plans gargantuan new campus in Lisbon

This year Lisbon is roaring along with noted startups like Uniplaces, Aptoide, Farfetch, Seedrs and Unbabel putting the Portuguese capital on the map. Vast annual startup conference Web Summit arrived last year with 53,000 people, and entrepreneurs and investors have been increasingly eyeing-up the …

Startups

Nasdaq to acquire UK market surveillance startup

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nasdaq Inc has agreed to acquire Sybenetix, a London-based startup that uses artificial intelligence to help compliance officers at asset management firms analyze the behavior of their traders in order to prevent market abuse.<p>CEO of the Nasdaq Stock Market Adena Friedman speaks …

Michael Kors Is Buying Shoemaker Jimmy Choo's For $1.2 Billion

Fashion house Michael Kors said it has agreed to buy shoemaker Jimmy Choo for just over $1 billion as it continues its efforts to recover its lost …

Fundamentals: How to raise $42 million with just $100 in your bank account

ZappRx founder Zoë Barry tells Moneyish why it’s important to start fundraising early<p>Thirty-two year-old entrepreneur Zoë Barry entered the startup …

Lean Startups

A boring sector has crushed the stock market for over the last 2 decades

A friend who recently secured a spot on the flight for a deceased family member tells me that there are 300 slots available on the flight - with a ticket price of US$2,500 each.<p>Before I elaborate any further, let me ask you a question: Can you guess what sector of the U.S. public real estate space …

Crypto investors flock to a market where tech giants Amazon, Google and Facebook are absent

Money is pouring into cryptocurrencies at a furious clip. You can call it a bubble, or the Wild West. Some say it's reminiscent of dot-com stocks in …

Bitcoin platform scores key greenlight from Wall Street regulator

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Monday granted a license to an entity to serve as a derivative-trading platform for bitcoin BTCUSD, …

No Correction In Stocks Until These Things Happen

With equity markets and high yield bond ETFs making new highs, calls for a correction are growing louder. Although I am concerned about valuations in …

Investing

Bill Gates joins the roster of big names behind trucking startup Convoy

It’s part of a $60 million funding round.<p>Bill Gates is adding his heft to the trucking startup Convoy, injecting his cash into a company that is already winning interest from other A-list investors and potential acquirers.<p>Convoy said Tuesday that Gates and other backers would invest over $60 …

eBay Inc. Delivers Another Solid Quarter

But the online marketplace's results were overshadowed once again by conservative guidance.<p><b>eBay Inc.</b> (NASDAQ:EBAY) released first-quarter 2017 …

Why 5 Cannabis Entrepreneurs Think The Industry's Now Unstoppable

2016 will go down as an inflection point in the history of legal cannabis according to CEOs in the industry. More than a dozen states legalized recreational or medical marijuana in the last twelve months. Public opinion in support of legal cannabis has never been stronger. States are collecting …

Apple beef is all Qualcomm can talk about

Qualcomm Inc. had a pretty good quarter, but executives barely got to talk about it Wednesday as all eyes focused on the chipmaker’s problems with …