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Gambling Giant William Hill to Open Accelerators in London, Tel-Aviv

U.K- based gambling operator William Hill will be opening startup accelerators in London’s Shoreditch neighborhood, popular with startups, as well as the tech hub of Tel-Aviv, Israel.

Startup Vertical Mass Aims to Help Celebrities, Brands Reach Their Fans

Startup Vertical Mass is set to publicly launch a technology platform, known as Identity, that aggregates data on entertainment and sports fans across social media, websites, mobile apps, e-commerce sites and content streaming servi...

Postmates Raises $80 Million in Push Toward $1 Deliveries

Postmates has an ambitious goal: $1 deliveries in under an hour. To help it get there, the on-demand courier service has raised more capital.

Gaming Studio Radiant Entertainment Raises $4.5 Million to Build PC Games

Andreessen Horowitz has backed few gaming startups, and this is London Venture Partners’ first bet on a U.S. startup

Zumper Raises $6.4M to Compete in Crowded Market for Rental Listings

Real estate tech startup Zumper Inc. has raised $6.35 million in funding in a bid to battle for the rental-listing market dominated by Craigslist, the go-to resource for tenants and landlords.

5 Things Cities Can Do To Foster Startups

New York has the most innovation and entrepreneur-friendly city administration in the world, according to a new study. London, Helsinki, Barcelona and Amsterdam round out the top 5 in a report compiled by CITIE, a collaboration between Nesta, Accenture and the Future Cities Catapult. Show More Summary

VenueNext Raises $9 Million To Take Its App Beyond Sports

VenueNext Inc. has raised $9 million for its smartphone app that gives people access to different amenities and information they may want around their visit to a venue.

Early Tesla Motors Investors Raise $400 Million Impact VC Fund

DBL will use the new fund to make investments of about $10 million to $20 million per company, in a variety of sectors, including clean tech, health care and information technology.

AtScale Emerges with $7 Million to Make Hadoop More Accessible

AtScale is one of several startups trying to make Hadoop easier to use, especially for people who aren't data scientists or engineers.

CropX Raises $9M to Help Farmers Grow More Food With Less Water

The company makes a soil sensor for farmers that measures the moisture and temperature levels of the dirt and uploads the information to an app.

Uber Bans Weapons in Cars Amid Gun-Control Debate

Uber has banned drivers and passengers from carrying firearms while on Uber rides, reversing course from an earlier policy of allowing guns with proper permits.

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