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Osano makes business risk and compliance (somewhat) sexy again

A new startup is clearing the way for other companies to better monitor and manage their risk and compliance with privacy laws. Osano, an Austin, Texas-based startup, bills itself as a privacy platform startup, which uses a software-as-a-service solution to give businesses real-time visibility into their current privacy and compliance posture. On one hand, that helps startups and enterprises large and small insight into whether or not they’re complying with global or state privacy laws, and manage […]

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Patch Homes locks in $5M Series A to give homeowners financial freedom without debt

mortgage debt and are making the pursuit of home ownership a nightmare. Debt-burdened individuals or those with inconsistent or tight cash flow can not only struggle to get credit loan approval when buying a home but also struggle to satisfy monthly mortgage payments even after purchase.  Today, Patch took another big step in making its vision a far-reaching reality. The company has announced it has raised a $5 million Series A round led by Union Square Ventures […]

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‘Paradise was sent to hell’: revisiting the town destroyed by wildfire

Its been six months since an unprecedented fire leveled the town of Paradise, killing 85 people. Despite its suffering, a community holds on The highlight of the social calendar in Paradise is Gold Nugget Days, a fair that celebrates its 19th-century Gold Rush origins and has been held every year since 1959. This year the tradition continued, as locals paraded in wild west period dress and set up stalls selling clothes, plants and honey in a lush […]

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Singapores Saleswhale raises $5.3M to bring AI to sales and marketing teams

Saleswhale, a Singapore-based startup that uses AI to help marketers and salespeople close deals, has announced a Series A round worth $5.3 million. The investment is led by Monk’s Hill Ventures — the Southeast Asia-focused firm that took part in Saleswhale’s seed round in 2017 — with participation from existing backers SalesWhale’s founding team (left to right): Venus Wong, Ethan Le and Gabriel Lim While AI is a (genuine) threat to many human jobs, SalesWhale sits on […]

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