HomeTouch Picks Up Backing From Passion Capital To Disrupt The Notoriously Poor Agency Care Model

 One year old HomeTouch, which has just picked up additional undisclosed funding from Passion Capital, operates a home care marketplace to let families with elderly parents and others needing “care” to find a vetted carer local to them. Read More… Continue Reading

AOL/Verizon Completes Spinout Of CrunchBase Funded By Emergence Capital

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 CrunchBase, the database of startups, other tech companies and the people who work in them that was originally developed alongside TechCrunch, is spinning outfromAOL/Verizon. Emergence Capital is leading aninvestment in the newly-independent company, while AOL/Verizon — owner of TechCrunch —… Continue Reading

On-Demand Delivery Service Quiqup Picks Up Backing From Delivery Hero And Global Founders Capital

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 London’s Quiqup, an on-demand delivery service that competes with Ingite alumni Jinn and U.S. Postmates (if and when it launches in the U.K.), has raised a “multi-million pound” Series A round from take-out ordering service Delivery Hero and Rocket Internet’s… Continue Reading