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Top Stories of the Week
Ethereum Capital will acquire Ether and make strategic acquisitions of controlling stakes in Ethereum-based businesses.
“As AI grows in sophistication and application, we need, more than ever, a corresponding flourishing of religion, philosophy, and the humanities.”
Kirstine Stewart will focus on supporting the growth of TribalScale’s Venture Studios.
Drop closes $25.8 million Series A, repatriates former Airbnb exec (Read here)
Busbud raises $14 million Series B with former Expedia CEO, Luxury Retreats investors (Read here)
Bench raises $23 million to expand its accounting automation features (Read here)
Platterz raises $18 million and adds former GrubHub president, Lyft EVP to advisory board (Read here)
mnubo raises $16.5 million to help manufacturers embrace IoT (Read here)
Canadian companies raised $3.3 billion CAD across 333 deals in 2017.