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U.S. Insurtech Oscar Secures $165 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led By Brian Singerman & Founders Fund

Oscar Health, a U.S.-based insurtech, announced last week it has raised $165 million through its latest investment round led by Brian Singerman and Founders Fund. Founded in 2013, the company stated it is focused on utilizing technology, design, and data to humanize healthcare. “We’re a group… Read More

Report: Peter Thiel Makes Big Bitcoin Bet

Peter Thiel, via his Founders Fund, has apparently made an sizable bet on the rising value of Bitcoin.  According to a report in WSJ, Thiel gambled on BTC some time ago buying up to $20 million worth of the cryptocurrency. That investment has since grown… Read More

Misfit Wearables Spent $20,000 Making Their Crowdfunding Pitch Video

Misfit Wearables CEO Sonny Vu recently spoke at Seattle Pacific University, and as a part of his visit he sat down and was interviewed about his experience in running Misfit Wearables. He shares revelations including the fact that Misfit had VC backing before they launched… Read More

Oculus VR Raises $16 Million Series A

Oculus VR has raised $16 million in a round with contributions from Spark Capital, Matrix Partners, Founders Fund and Formation 8. Spark Capital and Matrix Partners led the round. Spark founder Santo Politi and Matrix partner Antonio Rodriguez both acquire seats on Oculus’s Board of… Read More

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