Box shares rise on report company is exploring sale

Shares of Box, a well-known content-and-collaboration company that went public in 2015, rose today after Reuters reported that the company is exploring a sale. TechCrunch previously discussed rising investor pressure for Box to ignite its share price after years in the public-market wilderness. At the close today Box’s equity was worth $23.65 per share, up around 5% from its opening value, […]

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Jobandtalent takes $120M from Softbank to enter US market

Spain’s Jobandtalent, a digital temp staffing agency startup which operates a dual-sided platform that matches temps with employers needing casual labor in sectors like ecommerce, warehousing, logistics, and manufacturing, has grabbed €100 million (~$120M) in Series D funding from SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2. Previous investors — including Atomico, Seek, DN Capital, InfraVia, Quadrille, Kibo and FJ […]

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Behind the Emirati startup helping businesses reach the clouds

Female scientist’s platform SPL.Co automates software migration to the cloud through AI Emirati scientist Salwa Alzahmi founded tech start-up SPL Co. in 2019 after observing the challenges companies faced when migrating their data into cloud-native architecture. With coronavirus accelerating digital transformation and reliance on tech, SPL. Co was globally recognised at the Global Telecom Award […]

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