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Berlin Brands Group, now valued at $1B+, raises $700M to buy and scale merchants that sell on marketplaces like Amazon – TechCrunch

Berlin Brands Group is one of many e-commerce startups that are trying to create lucrative economies of scale by buying smaller brands and selling
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Oviva grabs $80M for app-delivered healthy eating programs – TechCrunch

Oviva, a UK startup that sells digital support services, including Type 2 diabetes treatment. It also offers personalized lifestyle and diet advice
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Olsam raises $165M to buy up and scale consumer and B2B Amazon Marketplace sellers – TechCrunch

A London startup, which is also seeking to scale third-party Amazon Marketplace sellers after Heroes announced a $200 million raise earlier in the
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Chinese battery maker says it's ready to produce cobalt-free EV power packs at scale

The transportation sector in the US is the biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions. It includes cars, trucks and planes as well as shipping. We
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Heimdal pulls CO2 and cement-making materials out of seawater using renewable energy – TechCrunch

Rising CO2 levels in the atmosphere have a negative impact on the oceans, causing it to rise in proportion. This can lead to a decline in wildlife
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Alpaca raises $50M to rapidly scale its API-delivered equities trading business – TechCrunch

Alpaca announced this morning that it had closed a $50 million Series B capital round. TechCrunch has previously covered Alpaca's $6 million seed
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Bill Gates offers direction, not solutions – TechCrunch

Bill Gates has solved many problems throughout his professional life. In recent decades, he's been committed to improving the health and well-being
No, the Scale Model of Blue Origin’s Rocket Is Not an Operable Dildo
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No, the Scale Model of Blue Origin’s Rocket Is Not an Operable Dildo

It's currently on sale at $69. It's not a Dildo Estes, a model rocket maker, has released a scale model of Blue Origins' New Shepard rocket. We are
Jeff Bezos Dick Rocket Goes on Sale for $69 in Scale Model Form
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Jeff Bezos Dick Rocket Goes on Sale for $69 in Scale Model Form

Estes, a model rocket manufacturer, has released a scaled-down 1/66th scale model for the Blue Origin rocket New Shepard. This will allow anyone to
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Automotive startup Upstream raises $62M Series C to scale cloud-based security – TechCrunch

In 2015, Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek, two researchers, remotely hack into a Jeep Cherokee being driven by Andy Greenberg, a Wired reporter.