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APR 17, 2015 - TechCrunch

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Glossier CEO On Building A Skincare, Cosmetics Empire Online At Disrupt NY

 The world’s major cosmetics companies like L’Oreal and Shisheido are at least a century old. But a New York-based startup from a former fashion assistant at Vogue and W is making waves. Emily Weiss is the founder and CEO of Glossier, a skincare and cosmetics line that raised $8.4 million from Thrive Capital and other investors. It started with a beauty blog she ...

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APR 16, 2015 - TechCrunch

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The Flatiron School Raises $9 Million In Series B Funding

 The Flatiron School, an educational platform aimed at getting young kids and adults comfortable with programming, has today announced the close of a $9 million Series B funding round led by Thrive Capital with participation from CRV and Matrix. The idea behind Flatiron School is that anyone, young or old, can learn to code over the course of 12 weeks, ...

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APR 16, 2015 - Business Insider

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The highly-selective startup school that's teaching Victoria's Secret model Karlie Kloss to code just raised $9 million

The Flatiron School, a New York-based programming school for adults and high schoolers, has raised a $9 million round of funding led by Thrive Capital with participation from CRV and Matrix. The startup is teaching a bunch of people, including Victoria's Secret model Karlie Kloss, how to code. The school was founded in 2012 by two men who met on ...

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APR 14, 2015 - Business Insider

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These investors will give you $500,000 for a startup idea sketched on a napkin — no product needed

Do you have an idea for a startup, but no product, traction, or even a working prototype? That's OK! You could still get up to $500,000 from a new wave of venture capitalists — "pre-seed investors" — who are happy to fund your future business endeavor.  About six months ago, the term "pre-seed investing" became popular in the startup world, ...

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