CrowdTwist raises $9 million in Series B funding

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CrowdTwist has raised $9 million in Series B funding led by StarVest Partners with participation from Fairhaven Capital and SoftBank Capital. CrowdTwist is based in New York City and is a loyalty and analytics solutions provider.
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Social shopping company Wish raises $50 million in funding

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Wish is a social shopping website and mobile app that has raised $50 million in a new round of funding led by Founders Fund with participation from existing investors Formation 8, GGV Capital, Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang, Legend Capital and several others. 

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Alibaba has selected the New York Stock Exchange for IPO

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Alibaba Group is planning to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange, unfortunately for the Nasdaq Stock Market. Nasdaq was competing against the NYSE for the Alibaba IPO in the U.S.

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Uber is offering to marry gay couples on demand

Uber, the on-demand car company, has launched a new marketing stunt to “honor” San Francisco’s LGBT Pride week. Uber is offering to marry people on-demand.
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CareCloud raises $25.5 million in debt financing

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CareCloud is a company that offers cloud-based practice management, electronic health records (EHR), and medical billing software to medical groups.
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Google Inc (GOOG) working with LG to launch Project Tango next year

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced that it is launching a consumer-scale version of Project Tango next year. Google made the announcement at the Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco.
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Blue Apron hits $100 million run rate

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Blue Apron, a popular food delivery startup, is now approaching a $100 million revenue run rate. Blue Apron has signed a lease for a new warehouse to account for future growth.

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Google Inc (GOOG): 98% of Google Play Revenue came from freemium apps in May

Over 1.5 million apps are now available for download on Google Play, the online content store run by Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG). However, the main source of revenue on Google Play is not from apps that you pay for upfront.

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