Landbot Closes $8M Series A For Its 'No Code' Chatbot Builder

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HiPeople picks up $3M seed to automate reference checks: Steve O'Hear


HiPeople, a HR tech startup based in Berlin that wants to automate the reference checking process, has raised $3 million in seed funding. Leading the round is Mattias Ljungman’s Moonfire, with participation from Capnamic Ventures, and Cherry Ventures. It foll…

Alibaba shares jump on Jack Ma's first appearance in 3 months: Rita Liao


Alibaba’s billionaire founder resurfaced as he spoke to 100 rural teachers through a video call, three months after his last public appearance in October, sending the e-commerce firm’s shares up more than 8% in Hong Kong. A recording of the call was first pos…

Landbot closes $8M Series A for its 'no code' chatbot builder: Natasha Lomas


Barcelona-based Landbot, a ‘no-code’ chatbot builder, has bagged a $8M Series A led by the Spanish-Israeli VC firm Swanlaab, alongside support from Spain’s innovation-focused public agency, CDTI. Previous investors Nauta Capital, Encomenda and Bankinter also …

Former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski among list of last-minute Trump pardons: Kirsten Korosec


Anthony Levandowski, the former Google engineer and serial entrepreneur who had been sentenced to 18 months in prison on one count of stealing trade secrets, has received a pardon from President Donald Trump. The full pardon, which was one of 73 issued late T…

Wattpad, the storytelling platform, is selling to South Korea's Naver for $600 million: Connie Loizos


Wattpad, a 14-year-old, Toronto-based, venture-backed storytelling platform with reach into a number of verticals, is being acquired Naver, the South Korean conglomerate, in a $600 million cash-and-stock deal. Naver plans to incorporate at least part of the b…

Reflections on the first all-virtual CES: Brian Heater


I’ve spent more time than I care to mention over the last several years wondering aloud about the value of in-person trade shows. There’s something seemingly antiquated in the idea of jamming a bunch of people in a room, walking from booth to booth. Sure, the…

Brave web browser adds native support for peer-to-peer IPFS protocol: Lucas Matney


The decentralized tech community is aiming to find support for technologies that go beyond cryptocurrency support. In a blog post, today the team at Brave announced that they have worked with Protocol Labs to integrate native support for the InterPlanetary Fi…

Elon Musk said it was 'Not a Flamethrower.': Mark Harris


After two days locked up in an Italian prison, American Max Craddock was finally able to make his case to a judge. “It’s not a weapon of war,” his lawyer told the investigating magistrate. “It’s a toy they sell to children.” Craddock had been arrested in the …

Daily Crunch: Microsoft backs Cruise: Anthony Ha


Autonomous vehicle company Cruise raises a $2 billion new round, Netflix keeps growing and WhatsApp faces more privacy concerns. This is your Daily Crunch for January 19, 2021. The big story: Microsoft backs Cruise Cruise announced today that it has raised $2…

Podchaser raises $4m to build a comprehensive podcast database: Anthony Ha


Podchaser, a startup building what it calls “IMDB for podcasts,” recently announced that it has raised $4 million in a funding round led by Greycroft. In other words, it’s a site where — similar to the Amazon-owned Internet Movie Database — users can look up …


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