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After a breakout year, looking ahead to the future of podcasting

After a breakout year, looking ahead to the future of podcasting Justine Moore Contributor Share on Twitter Justine Moore is a venture investor at CRV and co-founded Cardinal Ventures alongside her sister, Olivia. More posts by this contributor What VidCon means for the future of social media platforms Olivia Moore Contributor Share […]

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Why startups ads are taking over the subway

Why startups ads are taking over the subway If you’re a New Yorker, one of the easiest ways to keep up-to-date on the latest consumer products — furniture, beauty products, mobile apps, you name it — is to hop on the subway. Even before you board, you may find yourself walking through […]

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Amazon develops a new way to help Alexa answer complex questions

Amazon develops a new way to help Alexa answer complex questions Amazon’s Alexa AI team had developed a new training method for the virtual assistant that could greatly improve its ability to handle tricky questions. In a blog post, team lead Abdalghani Abujabal details the new method, which combines both text-based search […]

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Netflix’s ‘Roma’ wins Best Director and two more Oscars (but not Best Picture)

Netflix’s ‘Roma’ wins Best Director and two more Oscars (but not Best Picture) “Roma” took home three Academy Awards tonight — though not Best Picture, which went to “Green Book.” Alfonso Cuarón did win an Oscar for directing the film. It was his second victory in the category, following his previous award […]

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The Pill Club raises $51M as VCs find new opportunities in women’s health

The Pill Club raises M as VCs find new opportunities in women’s health Through telemedicine and direct-to-consumer sales platforms, startups are streamlining the historically arduous process of accessing contraception. The latest effort to secure a significant financing round is The Pill Club, an online birth control prescription and delivery service. Consumer-focused investor […]

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Insurance startup Bright Health raises $200M at ~$950M valuation

Insurance startup Bright Health raises 0M at ~0M valuation A flurry of digital-first insurers are betting they can surpass industry incumbents with a little help from technology and a lot of help from venture capitalists. The latest to land a massive check is Bright Health, a Minneapolis-headquartered provider of affordable individual, family […]

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Oscar and Lemonade founders will join us at Disrupt SF to strategize about the future of insurance innovation

Oscar and Lemonade founders will join us at Disrupt SF to strategize about the future of insurance innovation Insurance premiums total more than a trillion dollars in the U.S., and yet, where that money goes is something of a mystery. It certainly doesn’t seem to get invested in the consumer experience, where […]

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Oscar Health raises $165 million at reported $3B valuation

Oscar Health raises 5 million at reported B valuation Oscar Health, the startup run by Josh Kushner (yes, brother of Jared), has raised $165 million at a reported valuation of $3.2 billion, CNBC’s Christina Farr reports. The funding comes from Alphabet’s Capital G investment company and Verily life sciences corporation, Founders Fund […]

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Oscar Health expects to generate $1 billion in revenue and sign up 250,000 members in 2018

Oscar Health expects to generate billion in revenue and sign up 250,000 members in 2018  Despite repeal of the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate this week, health insurance startup Oscar Health expects to gain to pull in nearly $1 billion in revenue and enroll a quarter of a million members in 2018. […]

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