Early-stage African VC firm, Microtraction reports portfolio boom despite the weight of COVID-19 – ITPro.works

In a year marred by the coronavirus pandemic, it seems that early-stage startups on the African continent are continuing to see some notable growth, both in terms of their business … Read More

‘Slow dating’ app Once is acquired by Dating Group for $18M as it seeks to expand its portfolio – ITPro.works

Five-year-old ‘slow dating’ app Once has been acquired by the Dating Group, one of the largest companies in the dating world, for $18 million in cash and stock. Dating Group has … Read More

MG Siegler talks portfolio management and fundraising 6 months into the COVID-19 pandemic – ITPro.works

This week, GV General Partner (and ITPro.works alum) MG Siegler joined us on Extra Crunch Live for a far-ranging chat about what it takes to foster a good relationship between … Read More

Cryptocurrency exchange FTX acquires portfolio tracker Blockfolio – TechCrunch

FTX, a cryptocurrency exchange that offers derivatives, options and other sophisticated products, is acquiring a popular portfolio tracking app, Blockfolio. FTX is spending $150 million for the acquisition. But take … Read More

Cisco acquires Modcam to make Meraki smart camera portfolio even smarter – TechCrunch

As the Internet of Things proliferates, security cameras are getting smarter. Today, these devices have machine learning capability that help the camera automatically identify what it’s looking at — for … Read More