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KeepTruckin secures $18m funding as Silicon Valley eyes trucking industry

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Venture capitalists have poured $18 million into a startup that is helping to digitize the long-haul trucking industry, the latest sign that Silicon Valley is eager to take a piece of a $700 billion-a-year sector that has long relied on pencil and paper. San Francisco-based startup KeepTruckin said on Thursday… Read more »

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Temasek joins UK online lender Funding Circle’s $100m round

British peer-to-peer lenders were bracing for disaster when the U.K. voted to quit the European Union on June 23. Maybe they needn’t have worried. Funding Circle Ltd., the biggest online lender for small businesses in the U.K., has raised $100 million in equity funding, it said in a statement Thursday…. Read more »

Singapore: Vertex Ventures leads $18m round in behaviour analytics firm Interana

Interana, a software that replays massive volumes of events across large populations of actors to answer behavioural questions on a distributed proprietary back end has raised an $18 million in an oversubscribed funding round led by Vertex Ventures Holdings, a worldwide group of venture capital (VC) funds targeting investments in IT and healthcare that is backed by Temasek Holdings.

Former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo to start new company

Former Twitter Inc chief executive, Dick Costolo, said on Tuesday he is starting a new company with Bryan Oki, co founder & chief executive at wellness consulting firm Fitify Inc. Former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo. REUTERS/Mike Blake/Files “We’re building a software platform that reimagines the path to personal fitness,” Costolo said in… Read more »