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Lacework, which develops automated containerized workload defense, intrusion detection, and compliance tools, raises $525M Series D at a $1B+ valuation (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:Lacework, which develops automated containerized workload defense, intrusion detection, and compliance tools, raises $525M Series D at a $1B+ valuation  —  Lacework, a four-year-old developer of automated containerized workload defense, intrusion detection, and compliance solutions …


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Hopin, which develops software for hosting digital events, acquires livestreaming startup StreamYard for $250M (Alex Wilhelm/TechCrunch)

Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch:Hopin, which develops software for hosting digital events, acquires livestreaming startup StreamYard for $250M  —  This morning Hopin, a quickly-growing startup that sells a technology platform for hosting digital events, announced that it has acquired StreamYard.


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SuperData report: the US game industry grew 12% YoY to $139.9B in 2020, as console games rose 28% YoY to $19.7B, but growth is projected to slow to 2% in 2021 (Dean Takahashi/VentureBeat)

Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:SuperData report: the US game industry grew 12% YoY to $139.9B in 2020, as console games rose 28% YoY to $19.7B, but growth is projected to slow to 2% in 2021  —  The game industry grew 12% to $139.9 billion in 2020 from $120.1 billion in 2019 as many industries shrank during…
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Flurry of Uzbek corps set to debut, diversification on horizon

Diversification has taken hold in central Asia’s Uzbekistan, which over the last two years has started its pivot towards international capital markets. According to sources, a plethora of debut deals is expected to hit markets in coming months.


7 January 2021 0

Berlin-based Mambu, which offers a SaaS platform providing banking services via APIs, raises €100M led by TCV, at a post-money valuation of €1.7B (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:Berlin-based Mambu, which offers a SaaS platform providing banking services via APIs, raises €100M led by TCV, at a post-money valuation of €1.7B  —  Challenger banks, incumbent banks, and all of the many businesses that are making inroads into any kind of banking service …


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CreditAg names new Apac sustainability head

Crédit Agricole has named Victoria Land as its new head of sustainable banking for Asia Pacific.


7 January 2021 0

Brazil’s BTG bounds to green

Bankers said that Brazilian bank BTG Pactual achieved tighter pricing on its green bond than it would have done on a conventional bond, after it became the first Latin American private sector bank to issue such a benchmark in US markets.


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