Brazilian long term rentals service QuintoAndar raises $64M Series C

There’s quite a bit wrong with real estate in Brazil, according to QuintoAndar founder and CEO Gabriel Braga. Those seeking long term rentals in big Brazilian cities like São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro are throttled by bureaucratic policies that enforce outrageously expensive deposits, the requirement of local cosigners and …

Sam’s Club is upgrading tire shopping with a time-saving app

Alongside today’s news that Walmart will soon introduce in-home grocery delivery in select markets, the company today announced another new effort similarly aimed at saving customers’ time. But this time, the focus was on Sam’s Club members, and specifically addressed the long process involved with buying car tires. To address …

Fetching content ideas for your pet store Facebook and Instagram profiles

If you aren’t using social media for your pet store, grooming salon or training center, now is the time to start. Every day, consumers are looking online for a business just like yours to bring their four-legged friends and to buy food, toys and products to keep them happy and …

Estars launches interactive esports engagement platform for fans

Estars is unveiling an interactive engagement platform for esports events around the world. The Dublin-based company bills itself as a fan-first destination for everything esports, combining the best elements of competitive gaming with a social gaming platform to create an innovative and enhanced viewing experience designed to spur active engagemen…Read More Source: Venture …

Tech Recruiting, Finding Niches & Starting Your Own Business

In this interview, Joe Woodham discusses recruiting for a tech start-up, finding your niche, and starting your own business. Joe is known as the “intro guy” at Torii Recruitment, the specialist IT recruitment firm he founded in 2012. Finding a good fit in IT recruitment, he says, is a more …

DJI launches a new onboard drone computer for enterprise users

DJI this morning announced the latest version of its Manifold onboard drone computer. The second generation device can be programmed for myriad different enterprise purposes, from research to routine inspections. The Manifold 2 packs either an Intel Core i7 or NVIDIA Jetson TX2, integrating with the built-in sensors on the …

Meet the Bros Behind /r/WallStreetBets, Who Lose Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in a Day—And Brag About It

This summer, Dennis Cao logged on to Reddit with some big news to share: He had just lost more than $180,000. A few days before, the 24-year-old software engineer had gone onto a popular section of the site known as /r/wallstreetbets to claim he had just placed an enormous wager …

London’s LocalGlobe just closed on two funds totaling $295 million

Seven months ago, TechCrunch’s Steve O’Hear reported that LocalGlobe had begun the fundraising process for two separate funds. The London-based seed-stage venture firm was raising yet another seed-stage venture fund, O’Hear said at the time; he also noted that LocalGlobe was also expect to raise its first opportunities fund. Fast-forward …

A look back at the social media trends and news that rocked 2018

Data-privacy issues have been front and center throughout 2018. Social media trends and news focused on users’ rights and whether individuals have true ownership of their data. Questions arose over the role social media platforms play in the protection of personal data and how it should be regulated. In the …

Top Social Media Tools Every Entrepreneur and Marketer Should Know

Social Media Tools Top Social Media Tools Every Entrepreneur and Marketer Should Know Matthew Burley, Copywriter @Article-Writing.co Regardless of the job, it is important to have the right tools to get it done. For example, imagine trying to dig a hole with a hammer; it wouldn’t work. Coincidentally, this rule …

Parrot’s latest drone targets professionals with a thermal camera

The last several years have seen an interesting pivot for Parrot, from bluetooth headset/speakers to drones. The company’s ANAFI line is probably one of the best positioned products to go head to head with DJI’s successful Mavic line, but the company’s looking to take things a bit further by moving …

How to get clients to pay on time: 10 tips for web developers

It’s every business owner’s fantasy to have invoices paid on a timely basis: immediately upon receipt, without clients questioning the amount or delaying getting the funds together for even one day. If you’re wondering how to get clients to pay on time, we’ve got answers on how to make it …

HTC introduces a cheaper blockchain phone, opens Zion Vault SDK

Happy Blockchain Week to you and yours. HTC helped kick off this important national holiday by announcing the upcoming release of the HTC Exodus 1s. The latest version of the company’s intriguing blockchain phone shaves some of price off the Exodus 1 — which eventually sold for $699 when the …