Construction tech startup Agora raises $33M in Tiger Global-led round amid 760% YoY ARR growth – TechCrunch

Agora, a startup that has built a materials management platform for contractors, has raised $33 million in a Series B round of funding led by Tiger Global Management. 8VC, Tishman Speyer, Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang, Michael Ovitz, DST, LeFrak and Kevin Hartz also participated in the financing, which brings the startup’s total raised since its…

Michelle Young’s The Bachelorette 2021: Season 18 premiere date, cast and more

Steady, are you ready? Because Michelle Young’s The Bachelorette 2021 is currently filming, and has already set an October premiere date. And ABC has already teased the potential cast members for season 18. Michelle is the second Bachelorette this year, following Katie Thurston. Katie’s season recently ended and the finale revealed she got engaged to…

AppWorks closes third fund with $150M for Taiwan and Southeast Asia startups – TechCrunch

AppWorks, the Taipei-based venture capital firm focused on Taiwan and Southeast Asia, announced today it has closed its oversubscribed third fund, raising $150 million. AppWorks Fund III’s limited partners include Taiwan Mobile, Axiom Asia Private Capital, Fubon Life, TransGlobe Life, Hongtai Group, Wistron, Cathay Pacific, Phison Electronics and Taiwan’s National Development Fund. Many of these…

Hackers Steal Over $600 Million Worth of Cryptocurrencies from Poly Network

Hackers have siphoned $611 million worth of cryptocurrencies from a blockchain-based financial network in what’s believed to be one of the largest heists targeting the digital asset industry, putting it ahead of breaches targeting exchanges Coincheck and Mt. Gox in recent years. Poly Network, a China-based cross-chain decentralized finance (DeFi) platform for swapping tokens across…

Lordstown will deliver its Endurance truck to “selected early customers” early next year – TechCrunch

The beleaguered EV startup Lordstown Motors is on-track to begin production of its flagship electric truck Endurance, but only select customers will begin to receive vehicles early next year, executives said during a second quarter earnings call. Executives struck a cautious tone in the second-quarter earnings call as they tried to assuage shareholder concerns and…