K2 Global’s $183 million VC fund aims to decentralize Sand Hill Road
K2 Global is announcing a $183 million venture capital fund targeted at early stage startups with global aspirations. The fund is closing significantly larger than the $58 million the firm initially raised. With a decentralized team and no Sand Hill Road office, K2 Global aims to bring Valley hustle ..
Boku locks down another $13.75M to fund carrier connections for global expansion
Global mobile payments company Boku announced a $13.75 million funding round today led by a consortium of UK investors. The company had previously raised approximately $77.25 million from Khosla Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Index Ventures, Benchmark, and Andreessen Horowitz among others. ..
Talking diversity, going global at the TC Meetup + Pitch-off in Seoul
You might have already read about our forthcoming TC Meetup + Pitch-off in Seoul next week. But what you might not know is that we’re integrating more content into the program so you can hear from some of the most intelligent minds in the industry. As per usual, we’ll be holding the TC Pitch-off, ..
Pok\u00e9mon Go tops $160M in global revenue, time spent in-app remains high
I’m still trying to deal with losing Pokévision, too, but Niantic’s recent changes to the game don’t seem to be putting a damper on player appetite just yet — new data from analytics firm Sensor Tower reveals that users are still spending, on average, around 26 minutes per day in the app in the U.S., ..
Remote Year raises $12 million to combine remote work and global travel
Remote Year should be a pretty appealing idea to anyone with a serious case of wanderlust: Participants spend a whole year working abroad, moving to a different city and country each month. But is it just a fun, one-time experiment, or the seed of a big business? The team at Highland Capital Partners ..