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  1. The Daily Startup: Google Ventures Backs ClassPass in $30M Funding ExtensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Who knew everyday fitness classes would pique investor interest. ClassPass Inc .

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  2. Urgent.ly Raises $7 Million for On-Demand Roadside AssistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Roadside assistance used to be the domain of motor clubs and insurance companies such as the not-for-profit AAA, Allstate or Progressive, which charged drivers and their families annual fees with the promise of towing and other help when needed. But startups like Washington-area's Urgent.ly are rethinking the industry for a generation of drivers used to on-demand services and GPS apps that help them navigate wherever they drive.

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  3. Urgent.ly Raises $7 Million for On-Demand Roadside AssistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Roadside assistance used to be the domain of motor clubs and insurance companies such as the not-for-profit AAA, Allstate or Progressive, which charged drivers and their families annual fees with the promise of towing and other help when needed. But startups like Washington-area's Urgent.ly are rethinking the industry for a generation of drivers used to on-demand services and GPS apps that help them navigate wherever they drive.

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  4. The Daily Startup: Warburg Pincus Leads $60M Round in Civitas LearningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Warburg Pincus has led a $60 million growth round in ed-tech startup Civitas Learning Inc. , marking the latest large investment in the sector during what could be a record year, Lizette Chapman reports for Dow Jones VentureWire. The Series D infusion is structured as a line of equity, with roughly $30 million in the bank and another $30 million available as Civitas needs it to make acquisitions.

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  5. Visit an Ebola Hot Zone In the Virtual Reality Film 'Waves of Grace'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    It's one thing to read articles and watch news reports about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. It's quite another to find yourself standing among workers getting dressed in protective suits, or in a schoolyard surrounded by children orphaned by the disease.

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  6. The Daily Startup: Car Lister Joins Race for Car-Sales Tech With Seed FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Car Lister , which was built by the company DreamWare Inc. , has raised $6.5 million in seed funding from individuals and added former Morgan Stanley President Bob Scott as its chairman, Lizette Chapman reports for Dow Jones VentureWire. The startup will join TrueCar and Cars.com , and newer efforts by Beepi and Shift Technologies , as tech companies are providing platforms to enable easier and more-complete vehicle searchers, increased pricing transparency and speedier service for both buyers and sellers.

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  7. The Daily Startup: Car Lister Joins Race for Car-Sales Tech With Seed FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Car Lister , which was built by the company DreamWare Inc. , has raised $6.5 million in seed funding from individuals and added former Morgan Stanley President Bob Scott as its chairman, Lizette Chapman reports for Dow Jones VentureWire. The startup will join TrueCar and Cars.com , and newer efforts by Beepi and Shift Technologies , as tech companies are providing platforms to enable easier and more-complete vehicle searchers, increased pricing transparency and speedier service for both buyers and sellers.

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  8. The Daily Startup: CarLister Joins Race for Car-Sales Tech With Seed FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    CarLister , which was built by the company DreamWare Inc. , has raised $6.5 million in seed funding from individuals and added former Morgan Stanley President Bob Scott as its chairman, Lizette Chapman reports for Dow Jones VentureWire. The startup will join TrueCar and Cars.com , and newer efforts by Beepi and Shift Technologies , as tech companies are providing platforms to enable easier and more-complete vehicle searchers, increased pricing transparency and speedier service for both buyers and sellers.

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  9. Mobcrush Seeded by Lions Gate, Others to Build a Twitch for MobileRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Founded just nine months ago, Mobcrush Inc . is one in a growing league of startups focusing on e-sports-and industry which gaming research firm Newzoo BV expects to reach $465 million by 2017.

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