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Bento Stack is a bento box for your Apple accessories

2017, October 18 - 8:00pm
 The only thing I hate more than schlepping around electronics is schlepping around accessories and dongles for those electronics. And even when I’m not traveling it’s still hard to organize everything in one place and resist the temptation to just throw all my cables into a drawer. Which is exactly why my interest was piqued when I saw Bento Stack. It’s a stacking case… Read More
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GCHQ Cyber Accelerator doubles down for second intake

2017, October 18 - 6:33pm
 A cyber security accelerator with links to the UK’s GCHQ intelligence agency is doubling down for a second program that’s larger and longer than the inaugural bootcamp which kicked off in January. Read More
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BuddyGuard raises €3.4M for its home security camera powered by AI

2017, October 18 - 5:00pm
 BuddyGuard, the Berlin startup behind the Flare AI-powered home security camera, has raised €3.4 million in new funding, money it plans to use to ramp up marketing of the newly-launched device. Leading the round is German electrical specialist Bachmann Group, with participation from over 20 unnamed angel investors across Europe. Read More
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Genetic testing startup Prenetics gets $40M from investors including Alibaba’s Hong Kong fund

2017, October 18 - 7:00am
 Prenetics, a genetic testing startup, plans to expand into more Asian countries after raising a $40 million Series B led by Beyond Ventures and Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund. Read More
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Vine’s founders are back with HQ, a live trivia game show app

2017, October 18 - 2:16am
 “It’s a way to give people a chance to have fun, maybe win, maybe learn something new.” That’s how former Vine co-founder Rus Yusupov describes his new trivia game show app HQ, which feels like Who Wants to Be a Millionaire meets Facebook Live. Read More
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SelfMade helps you post better photos online

2017, October 18 - 1:44am
 SelfMade brings professional photo editing to your phone — yes, literally. The startup, which is announcing that it has raised $11 million in funding, was founded by CEO Brian Schechter and CTO Zach Lloyd. Schechter was previously co-founder at IAC-acquired dating startup HowAboutWe, and he points to HowAboutWe as the starting point for his interest in photo editing. After all, he… Read More
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Bitcoin engineer Jameson Lopp SWATted by angry crypto fans

2017, October 18 - 1:04am
 An engineer for BitGo, Jameson Lopp, faced down a horde of police officers with rifles at his home in Durham, North Carolina after someone sent an anonymous tip regarding a hostage situation at his home. The engineer has been vocal on Twitter about upcoming changes in the protocol. “They shut down most of my neighborhood,” he said. “There were dozens of patrol units, a SWAT… Read More
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Allset raises $5M to help restaurants deliver a more efficient dining experience

2017, October 17 - 11:25pm
 Allset has raised $5 million in Series A funding led by Greycroft. The startup’s goal is to eliminate most of the wait time that comes with eating out. You make a reservation through the Allset smartphone app, and when you do, you also order your food and pay for the meal. Ideally, that means you should get your food within five minutes of arriving at the restaurant, and you should be… Read More
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Watch the first four episodes of the Silicon Valley mockumentary ‘Bubbleproof’

2017, October 17 - 10:01pm
 We’re excited to be premiering a new mockumentary series about the startup world; watch the first four episodes of Bubbleproof right here on TechCrunch.  Read More
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Feedzai closes $50M Series C to help banks and merchants identify fraud with AI

2017, October 17 - 9:09pm
 Feedzai is announcing a $50 million Series C this morning led by an unnamed VC with additional capital from Sapphire Ventures. The six year old startup builds machine learning tools to help banks and merchants spot payment fraud. In today’s rapidly maturing world of fintech, Feedzai is trying to thread the needle between turnkey solution and customizable platform. With 60 clients… Read More
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Strava launches posts to bring athletes back for everything else beyond their workouts

2017, October 17 - 6:00pm
 When you walk upstairs at the Strava offices over on Third Street in San Francisco, you’ll find boards as tall as your typical human. They’re covered with images — screenshots of Instagram posts, comments and a whole lot of paper cutouts of other social networks printed onto little sheets — and they served as the launchpad for Strava’s latest product as it tries… Read More
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Spotahome raises €13.6M to let you view and book mid to long-term accommodation online

2017, October 17 - 4:30pm
 Spotahome, a Madrid-based startup that lets you view and book mid to long-term accommodation online, has closed €13.6 million in Series A backing. This brings the total raised to €20.7 million since the ‘proptech’ company was founded in 2014. Read More
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