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Kickstarter Alum Meld Announces Acquisition & Begins Backer Refund Process For High-Tech Oven Knobs

Earlier this spring, Seattle-based stove knob-maker, Meld, took to crowdfunding platform Kickstarter to raise $50,000 for self-titled temperature controlling stovetop knobs. The company, which consists of former Amazon, Pinterest, and RichRelevance employees, revealed that each knob is automated range and attaches to cooktops along with wirelessly communicates with a precision temperature… Read More

Pinterest’s Joanne Bradford Joins Marketplace Lender SoFi as Chief Operating Officer

SoFi, the second largest marketplace lender, announced on Monday that Joanne Bradford has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer.  Bradford was most recently head of partnerships at Pinterest. She is a seasoned executive highly regarded for her experience driving growth at some of the country’s leading startups,… Read More

Likeable Local Offers Convertible Debt on AngelList

Likeable Local, which offers an integrated software solution that allows small businesses and entrepreneurs to create, enhance and manage their social media presence, continues to raise convertible debt on AngelList. During its recent crowdfunding round, which closed on May 19th, Likeable Local raised $910,000 in… Read More

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