Payments startup Stripe valued at $9b in new funding

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Stripe Inc. raised new financing that values the startup at about $9 billion, cementing its status as a major player in the crowded digital payments space and heralding a possible initial public offering. CapitalG, the late-stage investment arm of Alphabet Inc., and venture capital firm General Catalyst Partners led the… Read more »

Startup dealbook: Polish startup Brainly closes $15m round, Indonesia’s Urbanhire launches new job search

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Polish edtech startup Brainly announced today that it has raised $15 million of investment from South African internet and entertainment group Naspers, while Indonesia’s hiring platform Urbanhire launched ‘Urbanhire Search’ – a new model in job hunting that helps users search multiple job portals on a single click. Brainly series… Read more »