Notabene raises $10.2M to help crypto exchanges comply with new global regulations

Notabene, a New York, NY-based crypto compliance SaaS startup, has raised $10.2 million in a Series A funding round co-led by F-Prime Capital and Jump Capital. The latest investment brings Notabene’s valuation to $45 million. New investors include crypto exchanges Luno and Bitso, who were Notabene’s customers prior to the fundraise, as well as the … Read more

For Them takes in pre-seed capital to launch wellness products targeting the queer community

For Them announced $2 million in pre-seed funding as it launches its first two products for the queer community: a breathable binder and multi-use intimacy serum. Chloe Freeman, an actor, producer and entrepreneur started the company last year after completing an entrepreneur-in-residence program at pre-hype. They previously founded a production company, Boycott Entertainment, that raised … Read more

Matter Labs scores $50M from a16z to bring zero-knowledge rollup scaling to Ethereum

As some of the most popular cryptocurrencies reach all-time-highs, plenty of new users and decentralized app developers are embracing the Ethereum network and quickly discovering that the blockchain remains a pretty crowded place to do business. Ethereum’s insufficient network volume limits have led to slow transactions and prohibitively pricey fees, but it’s a familiar problem … Read more

The Station: Nuro scoops up new investors, Rivian gets sued and ride-hailing inches towards profitability

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello readers: Welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point B. The … Read more

Metal Gear games are temporarily disappearing from digital stores

Screenshot: Metal Gear Solid 2 Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty and Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater are disappearing from digital storefronts today, while Konami renews the licenses for the “historical archive footage” they contain, their publisher has announced. Although the removals are temporary, Konami’s statement doesn’t give a timeline for when the … Read more

Fidelity, Visa and Kingsway back South African fintech JUMO in $120M round

JUMO, a South Africa- and London-based company that offers financial services to entrepreneurs and businesses in emerging markets, has raised $120 million in a new round of funding led by Fidelity Management & Research Company. The company is now valued at $400 million, according to The Times. The round, which marks Fidelity’s first investment in … Read more

Get a month of Disney Plus for just $2

Image: Disney Disney Plus is offering a pretty killer deal for streamers who may have left or have yet to try its service. For new and eligible returning subscribers, one month of Disney Plus will cost just $2. The offer is one of several promotions the service has announced as part of its anticipated Disney … Read more

South Korean chipmakers will submit semiconductor data to the U.S. by Nov. 8 deadline

South Korean firms Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix will disclose some semiconductor data to the U.S. government, the South Korean Ministry of Economy and Finance said.  According to a statement released on Sunday by the finance ministry, South Korea-based chipmakers are preparing for a “voluntary submission” to hand over their internal data to the U.S.  … Read more