Agora, a developer of cloud communication APIs, will create products for new markets and verticals after raising a $70 million Series C led by Coatue Management. Existing investors SIG, Morningside Capital, and Shunwei Capital also returned for the round, which brings Agora’s total funding so far to $125 million. The startup’s APIs are used by […]
TRON founder and prolific marketeer, Justin Sun, has just pulled a megafamous rabbit out of his hat. None other than Kobe Bryant, one of the greatest basketballers of all time, will attend TRON’s blockchain conference next year, for some reason. Described as a basketball superstar turned “investment genius,” Kobe is slated to share his life experience and business insights with attendees at niTRON Summit in San Francisco next January. “I have been a huge fan of Kobe and deeply inspired by his journey. It’s my great honor to have Kobe as our special guest for the niTROn Summit,” said Sun. “It’s worth… This story continues at The Next Web
Finland's president has dismissed Donald Trump's claims that he told the US president the Nordic nation rarely has forest fires because Finns "spend a lot of time raking", saying he doesn't recall discussing the issue when the two leaders met in Paris last weekend.