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Contrast Security raises $16M to help applications defend against attacks

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Color Genomics Raises $45 Million to Expand Genetic Testing

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Deliveroo, an On-Demand Food Delivery Service, Raises $275 Million

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Walmart buys Jet.com for $3B in cash to fight Amazon

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HourlyNerd Becomes ‘Catalant’ as It Shifts Its Focus to Enterprise Clients

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A Dose of B-12

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Rockets of Awesome makes shopping for kids’ clothes easier with home try-on and a personalized site

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On-demand staffing startup HourlyNerd lands $22 million Series C

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The CEO of Billion-Dollar Startup Gusto Believes Passion Should Come Before Revenue

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Google Wallet vets get $19M more for Index, which helps offline retailers be more like online ones

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Jake Winebaum explains how cutting his teeth as a serial entrepreneur led him to launch Brighter

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Hatching Success

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Salesforce Is Building a ‘Commerce Cloud’ in Boston Amid Retail’s ‘New Normal’

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Vista Equity Partners has agreed to acquire Ping Identity

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Digit adds $22.5 million Series B to its savings account

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The Most Active VC Firms in Each State

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Here’s Who Is Coming to Fortune Brainstorm Tech 2016

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Visible Measures Wins Award for Best Big Data & Analytics Innovation Technology at the 20th Annual MITX Awards

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Meet the 27-Year-Old CEO Who’s Changing Fitness Fashion

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Meet the Disrupt NY 2016 speakers and judges

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Designer bag reseller marketplace Rebagg pulls in $8 million from General Catalyst

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Meet the 2016 semifinalists

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Ionic: Democratizing Mobile Development

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Brighter, multisided dental platform, raises $21 mln Series D funds

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Stealthy startup Preempt Security scores $8 million Series A

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Brighter Picks Up $21M For Dental Marketplace

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Five Ingredients of RDV Teams

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RiskRecon scores $3 million seed round to provide objective cloud vendor security assessments

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AirMap raises $15M Series A round to develop its airspace management system for drones

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General Catalyst Team Promotions

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Backing Major League Hacking

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Barney Harford Named Lola Board Chairman

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Twitch Bets On Vainglory

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Why General Catalyst Is Bullish on Security

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Ex-Zipcar CEO’s New Startup Has a New Name

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Major League Hacking Grabs $1M to Expand College Hackathons

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Kuvée raises $6 million for smart wine bottles

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Evernote founder says he’s found the most exciting thing in tech since the iPhone

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Hot New York startup ClassPass is generating $100 million in revenue, and it just poached a VP from Amazon to be its new CTO

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The Top 100 Venture Capitalists

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Netflix and the creation of global monoculture

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Forbes Announces Major Expansion Of Its “Under 30 Summit”

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Joshua Reeves of Gusto: Directing Without Dictating

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Are site reliability engineers the next data scientists?

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The Robots Are Coming for Wall Street

Hundreds of financial analysts are being replaced with software. What office jobs are next?

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Stylish Gym Clothes. No, Really.

Gym clothes you can wear on the street – without being publicly shamed.

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General Catalyst Raises $845 Million Venture Fund

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General Catalyst: The Next Chapter of Our Innovation

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General Catalyst Raises $845 Million Venture Fund

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Opportunities In The Risk Business Abound As Insurance Is Ready For Disruption

We take it for granted, but insurance is an incredible financial instrument for consumers and businesses: give a small and steady stream of payments today to avoid getting stuck with catastrophic payment(s) in the future.

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MIT Sandbox invites 11,000 students to innovate

MIT Sandbox invites 11,000 students to innovate offering funding up to $25,000, mentoring, and tailored educational experiences, the program will open up new pathways for student entrepreneurs and innovators.

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Fixing The Payroll Problem: An Interview with Gusto CEO Joshua Reeves

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3 Boston VCs Share Investment Themes for 2016

The early results are in: 2016 will be a year of conversational interfaces (think actually having a back and forth with Siri), on-demand services, new tools for sticking to your healthcare goals (and meds)—and of bringing innovation to the underserved. And yes, there will still be a place for the “weird and wonderful.”

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Presenting the Class of 2016: 600 of the brightest young entrepreneurs, breakout talents and change agents in 20 different sectors

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30 Under 30 Consumer Tech 2016: Delivering Transportation, Security And Luxury With A Single Tap

The 2016 Forbes 30 Under 30 Tech stars are smartphone obsessed.

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