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Verve rebrands as Pollen, raises $60M for influencer marketing tools

Verve, a San Francisco-based startup that hosts events for its customers in exchange for a cut of profits, has raised $60 million and rebranded as Pollen, the firm announced today. The company has been around…

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Lotame’s Cartographer ‘portrait’ tool gives new insights about your digital identity

Lotame already tracks who you talk to on Messenger, or what you click on Reddit. But today, the analytics startup is launching a new service called Cartographer that it claims can provide a much richer…

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SoftBank looks to buy WeWork in a massive deal worth up to $30 billion

SoftBank is reportedly readying a swoop on WeWork, the New York-based co-working company, in a deal that could value the firm at $30 billion or more. WeWork, founded in 2014, operates in 70 cities in…