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Beyond Tech IPOs

Technology darlings like Uber, Pinterest and Airbnb may be taking their time on the way to exit, but that doesn’t mean IPOs aren’t happening. They’re alive and well in the consumer space — from food brands like Shake Shack and Papa Murphy’s (up 71 percent since its IPO last spring), to premium pet …

AboutLife, Focused On Personal Finance, Debuts With $3 Million In Funding From Kleiner

There’s no shortage of services trying to drive traditional financial planners into extinction. Think Wealthfront, Personal Capital, Betterment and Intuit-owned Mint.com, among them.<p>Today, another company personal finance tools company is publicly joining the fray: aboutLife, a three-year-old, San …

Bullish: The Future Of Payments

Hello and welcome back to Bullish, TechCrunch’s first talk show. This time ’round we’re handling payments. After all, what’s the point of having money if you can’t use it?<p>Joining us this week is Edward McLaughlin, MasterCard’s Chief Emerging Payments Officer, to break down how incumbent payment …

Envoy, A Part-Time Concierge Service For Seniors, Raises $3M

Envoy, which provides early elderly care with a concierge service for tasks like delivering groceries, has raised $3 million and is launching today.<p>Envoy’s pitch is that it provides a one-to-one concierge with seniors that don’t <i>quite</i> need full-time assistance, but periodically need help with tasks …

Fundera Picks Up $11.5 Million In Series B Funding

Fundera, the online credit marketplace that helps small business secure loans started by GroupMe cofounder Jared Hecht, has today announced the close of a $11.5 million Series B funding round led by Susquehanna Growth Equity with participation from existing investors including QED Investors, Khosla …

Silicon Valley could be ruining fintech

Remember that friend from college who never quite matured out of the “party every weekend” mentality? Who defaulted on every student loan? Who thinks a good job is measured by how well it accommodates hangovers? Facebook does. And it might ruin your chance to get your next loan.<p>Facebook recently …

Silicon Valley

Encuentro Guadalupe

The rooms at Encuentro Guadalupe may be small, but once you get an eyeful of the views they provide, their size simply won't matter. Set on a hill …

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Nike Air Max 90 Prm Picnic

Nike´s latest arrival is this premium take on the Air Max 90. Composed of a checkered grey textile material, the Nike Air Max 90 PRM "Picnic", …

Cravar Bags

Cravar is a new brand that crafts well designed and lasting leather goods, inspired by the classics. Their hard wearing elegant leather bags and …

Antlos | Airbnb For Boat Holidays

Antlos is like Airbnb for boat holidays! Antlos wants to make boat holidays accessible to those who love the sea but haven’t tried one because of …

Holidays

Silver Army Men

Pretty much anyone over the age of 30 had a set of green plastic army men to play with when they were young. These Silver Army Men are just like …

Silver

Garmin Rearview Bike Radar

When you're on your bike, your eyes are normally — and rightfully — on the road in front of you. The Garmin Rearview Bike Radar gives you another …

Houston Spaceport

After a two year wait, the FAA announced that Houston was been approved as the next United States commercial spaceport. Houston Spaceport will be …

Cirrus Vision SF50 Personal Jet

Described by the company as falling somewhere between single piston and Very Light Jets, the Cirrus Vision SF50 Personal Jet is one of the easiest …

BEST MOVIES of 2014!

'Angels' A Book By Russell James [NSFW]

Aussie born photographer Russell James’ images have defined sexy for Victoria’s Secret. He’s released his fifth book titled “Angels”, and recruited …

Acorns

Putting money back for the future is almost always a good idea — but for many people, it's damned hard to do. Acorns makes it easy, by rounding up …

Patek Philippe World Time Moon Watch

Created in celebration of the company's 175th anniversary, the Patek Philippe World Time Moon Watch blends old and new by pairing the company's world …

TravisMathew Glass Ping Pong Table

You may have seen some nice ping pong tables before, but you've never seen one like this. The TravisMathew Glass Ping Pong Table is what it says on …

Taurus Curve Handgun

A personal defense weapon won't do you much good if you don't have it with you. That's why they developed the Taurus Curve Handgun. Built to fit the …

Wren HiFi Model 1 Console

Mixing mid-century aesthetics with modern functionality, the Wren HiFi Model 1 Console is one of the most attractive vinyl setups you could put in …

Y Combinator partner gives personal investment to East Coast startup hub AlleyNYC

AlleyNYC, a 16,000 square-foot “entrepreneurial hub,” and Y-Combinator, a seed accelerator for startups, have some big news that aims to get startups in NYC noticed and on their way toward becoming profitable.<p>In an exclusive announcement, Justin Kan, a partner at Y-Combinator, tells VentureBeat …

5 reasons you should forget the coding bootcamp & study online instead

Teaching coding languages and skills is a critical need in today’s technology-infused society, but we’re falling behind in the talent wars.<p>Even though programming jobs are some of the best paying in the world, the gap of qualified developers and programmers is only projected to increase in the next …

Human 'suspended animation' trials to start this month

The researchers behind it don't want to call it suspended animation, but it's the most conventional way to explain it. The world's first humans trials will start at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, with 10 patients whose injuries would otherwise be fatal to operate on. A team of …

Jeep Renegade

When you think of a Jeep, small isn't usually one of the first things that comes to mind — at least until the Jeep Renegade, that is. Their first …

Omega Speedmaster Apollo 11 45th Anniversary Watch

In case you didn't know — or couldn't deduce from the title — The Omega Speedmaster was the first watch worn on the moon. And the Omega Speedmaster …

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