Monthly Archive: January 2019

Step targets teens and parents with a no-fees mobile bank account and Visa card 0

Step targets teens and parents with a no-fees mobile bank account and Visa card

A new mobile banking startup called Step wants to help bring teenagers and other young adults into the cashless era. Today, cash is used less often, as more consumers shop online and send money...

Rebooted startup program WeWork Labs celebrates its one-year anniversary 0

Rebooted startup program WeWork Labs celebrates its one-year anniversary

It has been just about a year since the relaunch of WeWork Labs, an accelerator-type program operating under the WeWork umbrella. Since then, it has grown to 37 locations in 22 cities. And it’s...

Cosmic JS wants to simplify web development so you can focus on content 0

Cosmic JS wants to simplify web development so you can focus on content

If you are a web developer, you know how complex many of the traditional web content management systems have been. One of the big problems has been managing the underlying infrastructure for the system....

FabFitFun raises $80 million for its growing lifestyle brand 0

FabFitFun raises $80 million for its growing lifestyle brand

Nine years after launching its online magazine, and three years after diversifying into the subscription box business, FabFitFun has raised $80 million in a growth round of funding, led by Kleiner Perkins, with participation...

Amex blocks Curve as the fintech startup vows to fight ‘anti-competitive’ decision 0

Amex blocks Curve as the fintech startup vows to fight ‘anti-competitive’ decision

Well, that was short-lived: Just 36 hours after Curve, the London fintech that lets you consolidate all of your bank cards into a single Curve card, re-instated support for Amex, the feature has once...

Startup investors should consider revenue share when equity is a bad fit 0

Startup investors should consider revenue share when equity is a bad fit

Allie Burns Contributor Share on Twitter Allie Burns is managing director of Village Capital, and co-author of a recent report, “Capital Evolving: Alternative Investment Strategies to Drive Inclusive Innovation.” There is plenty of blame...

Darkstore raises $7.5 million Series A round for its same-day fulfillment center 0

Darkstore raises $7.5 million Series A round for its same-day fulfillment center

Darkstore, a technology-driven fulfillment solution for companies like Nike and others, has raised a $7.5 million Series A round. With the additional funding in hand, Darkstore plans to expand its fulfillment center into more...