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  • Restaurant food delivery svc @OrderUp raises $7M A led by Revolution Ventures & @LivingSocial co-founder, Tim O’Shaughnessy; Tige Savage of Revolution is joining the board; the startup currently operates in 35 mkts & is evaluating 500 more; OrderUp, prev LocalUp, offers delivery in small towns & urban centers; OrderUp has raised $8M to date - Link

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  • @SpaceX denies yesterday's TechCrunch report that it is raising $200M @ a $10B valuation; Communications Director John Taylor spoke w/ Re/Code via email:

    “SpaceX is not currently raising any funding, nor has any external valuation of that magnitude or higher been done. The source in this report is mistaken.”

    Reported investors did not respond to Re/Code - Link

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  • @lyft COO @travisv has left his position w/ the co, @Recode reports; the move was reportedly due to 'some level of tension' w/ Lyft's founders; Recode's sources stated that VanderZanden was not the right fit for the co - Link
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  • Email client @mailbox rolls out for desktop; the client, which is owned by @Dropbox, lets users 'zoom' through email via gesture-swiping controls & keyboard shortcuts; 'It’s really hard to build a good desktop email client,' founder Gentry Underwood said of the release. 'But it’s not hard to build a bad one.' - Link
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  • @ElonMusk's space transport co, @SpaceX, raises $200M @ a $10B valuation, TechCrunch reports; the round incl @BlumbergCapital & prev investor, @DFJvc; the co has raised a reported $245.5M to date; SpaceX is planning manned test missions in the next few yrs - Link

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