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The lightning network is driving the current burst of mainstream adoption in bitcoin - here's how it's speeding up transaction times and cutting fees

Lightning damage is covered by homeowners insurance. Nick Brundle Photography/Getty Images CoinShares' July report on the bitcoin lightning network
Sequoia leads $13M investment in Aalto, an online marketplace that lets homeowners sell directly to buyers � TechCrunch
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Sequoia leads $13M investment in Aalto, an online marketplace that lets homeowners sell directly to buyers � TechCrunch

You've probably sold a home before and know how difficult it can be to list, show, negotiate, and close the deal. Because it is so painful, many
Crystal Palace investment: John Textor appointed as new director
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Crystal Palace investment: John Textor appointed as new director

Last season, Crystal Palace was 14th in Premier League. Crystal Palace announced a new investment in the club. This led to the appointment of a
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Why lumber prices have already bottomed, but will see upside capped at 15% over the next 2 years, according to an investing chief

Getty According to Mace McCain (Chairman of Frost Investment Advisors), the lumber price has already dropped. He doesn't think prices will rise
Construction management platform Remato raises $1.7M Seed from Passion Capital � TechCrunch
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Construction management platform Remato raises $1.7M Seed from Passion Capital � TechCrunch

Digital platforms are not suitable for small and medium-sized construction companies in Europe and the US. This leaves a $1.6 trillion industry
Jerry raises $75M at a $450M valuation to build a car ownership �super app� � TechCrunch
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Jerry raises $75M at a $450M valuation to build a car ownership �super app� � TechCrunch

Jerry today announced that the company has raised $75 million in Series C funding, just months after raising $28million. This brings the company's
Omnibiz gets $3M to digitize Nigeria�s informal B2B supply chain � TechCrunch
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Omnibiz gets $3M to digitize Nigeria�s informal B2B supply chain � TechCrunch

Despite the rise of VC-backed ecommerce companies like Jumia and the establishment of shopping malls, informal retail is still king in Africa. PwC's
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Lumber prices have already bottomed - and 3 forces will drive them higher going forward, one investment head says

Carolyn Cole/Getty Images According to Ed Egilinsky, Direxion, the lumber price has already bottomed. After a severe decline, he expects lumber will
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Bill Gates transferred another $2 billion worth of stock to Melinda, taking total transfers since their divorce announcement to about $6 billion

On Thursday, Bill Gates gave more than $2B worth of stock to Melinda French Gates. Bloomberg first reported that this included shares in AutoNation
The Games Fund adds $17M to its game investment war chest
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The Games Fund adds $17M to its game investment war chest

Find out how studios and developers of all sizes can grow their titles in one the fastest-growing markets worldwide. All Transform 2021 sessions are