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A record $2.5B went to US insurance startup deals last year, and big insurers are in all the way

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor Space tech rockets higher Corporate biotech venture funding rises again Insurance policies are confusing as ****, but the basic business proposition is pretty simple. For policyholders, it’s a way to get paid if something bad happens. And for insurers, it’s a way to make money charging people ...

Startups Weekly: A much-needed unicorn IPO update

In this week's newsletter: Details on Pinterest, Lyft, Uber and Zoom's upcoming IPOs, plus Glossier and Rent The Runway's big rounds. ...

Meet the 19 startups in AngelPad’s 12th batch

Including a meal kit for authentic gourmet ramen, a millennial-focused platform for buying affordable fine-art and a benefits platform for gig workers. ...

Netflix’s ‘Roma’ wins three more Oscars, including Best Director (but not Best Picture)

“Roma” took home three Academy Awards tonight — though not Best Picture, which went to “Green Book.” Alfonso Cuarón did win an Oscar for directing the film. It was his second victory in the category, following his previous award for “Gravity.” And it marks the fifth time in six years that Best Director has gone ...

The Pill Club raises $51M as VCs find new opportunities in women’s health

VMG Partners has led the $51 million round, with participation from new investors GV and ACME Capital (fka Sherpa Capital). ...

“Venom” is better than it has any right to be

What happens when a cast of Oscar contenders like Tom Hardy, Riz Ahmed and Michelle Williams are turned loose to chew the scenery of a (seemingly wryly self-aware) B movie? Audiences get “Venom”, the latest bid from Sony Pictures to create its own superhero mega-franchise now that storylines for the studio’s web-slinging centerpiece have merged ...

The Reader is a Must See

05.23.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Have you seen "The Reader" yet? It's all right if you haven't - it had a limited release, and while it was nominated for an Oscar in the best picture race this year, it wasn't even close to being favored to win, and a lot of people skipped it in favor of that popular Millionaire ...