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Trim personal finance bot raises $2.2 million to save you money

Ever wonder how much you spend each month on Uber? The newly released Trim chatbot will tell you in a text. Trim also helps you manage subscriptions, set up spending alerts and check your bank balance

Duolingo Raises $45 Million Series D Round Led By Google Capital, Now Valued At $470M

Duolingo, the free language learning service co-founded by reCAPTCHA inventor Luis von Ahn, today announced that it has raised a $45 million investment round led by Google Capital. The company's previ

Ashton Kutcher And Guy Oseary Launch Sound Ventures, The Successor To A-Grade Investments

Most people probably know Ashton Kutcher for his success in television and film, but he's not-so-quietly also become a pretty successful investor in startups as well. So successful, in fact, that Kutc

For On-The-Go Clothes Stalking, The Hunt Releases An iOS App

To better serve a smartphone-happy user base that skews young and female, the fashion site <a target="_blank" href="https://www.thehunt.com/">The Hunt</a> has released its first iPhone app. The startu

Watch Ashton Kutcher Blow Kids’ Minds With Steve Jobs Quotes In “Smart Is Sexy” Speech

"The sexiest thing in the entire world is being really smart. And being thoughtful. And being generous. Everything else is crap!" Ashton Kutcher passionately shouted advice at Nickelodeon viewers a

Ashton Kutcher And Josh Gad On The Making Of JOBS

On August 16, Steve Jobs biopic "<a target="_blank" href="http://jobsthefilm.com/">JOBS"</a> will hit theaters nationwide. The movie follows the story of a young Jobs deciding to start Apple, building

CityMaps Announces $1.5M In Additional Series A Funding From A-Grade Investments, Endeca’s Founder & Others

<a target="_blank" href="http://citymaps.com/">CityMaps</a>, a company <a target="_blank" href="http://www.techmeme.com/130725/p31#a130725p31">in the news this week</a> for a new version of its mobile

The Steve “jOBS” Biopic Will Finally Land In A Theater Near You On August 16

We've all been waiting restlessly for the release of <a href="https://future.techcrunch.com/2012/07/29/inside-jobs/">the jOBS biopic</a>, starring Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs, but dismay overtook us

Ashton Kutcher’s A-Grade Fund Raising At $100 Million Valuation

Today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, Ashton Kutcher took the stage with Guy Oseary to talk about their A-Grade fund. Arrington started right away about a rumor that the fund is raising money at a $100 mill

Actor-Investor Ashton Kutcher To Talk A-Grade Fund, What He’s Into At Disrupt NY

Silicon Valley didn't believe in actor-investors, just a few years ago. Then Ashton Kutcher <a target="_blank" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/26/technology/26ashton.html">stepped in</a> and star

Crowdsourced Shopping Site The Hunt Raises Additional $700K From Ashton Kutcher, Other High-Profile Investors

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.thehunt.com/">The Hunt</a>, a site that helps you find items to buy from photos posted on Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr, and elsewhere, is today announcing $700,000

Ashton Kutcher Was Hospitalized After Trying Steve Jobs’ Fruitarian Diet

Method actors are known to go to extreme lengths to understand the character they're portraying. Natalie Portman dropped a whopping 20 lbs to play a ballerina in Black Swan. Ashton Kutcher's prepar

jOBS: Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs Biopic To Debut At Sundance In January

As you may have heard, Steve Jobs will be getting the Ashton Kutcher treatment in <a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jobs_(film)">"jOBS"</a>, the first biopic to be released since t

Inside jOBS: TechCrunch Goes To The Movies

"IBM wants it all and is aiming its guns on its last obstacle to industry control: Apple. Will Big Blue dominate the entire computer industry?" Steve Jobs asks us. "No," we cheer in unison. "The

Ashton Kutcher, Founders Fund Go In For $775K On ‘OpenTable For Stylists’ StyleSeat

OpenTable for hair stylists and other salon professionals <a href="http://www.StyleSeat.com">StyleSeat</a> is announcing a raise of $775K this morning, from enviable angel investors Ashton Kutcher an

It’s Bigger Than Ashton

If you weren't paying attention to anything but important news today you might not have noticed that <a href="http://www.twitter.com/aplusk">Ashton Kutcher</a> <a href="http://www.techmeme.com/111110/

Ashton Kutcher: Good Investors Are On A Witch Hunt

Tech investor <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/ashton-kutcher">Ashton Kutcher </a>took the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt today to talk with TechCrunch's <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/perso

Ashton Kutcher Or Kevin Rose, Whose Tweets Are Worth More?

Whose tweets lead to more actual sales, Ashton Kutcher's or Kevin Rose's? The answer is not immediately obvious. Kutcher boasts 7.3 million Twitter followers to Rose's 1.3 million, but a recent prom

Airbnb Has Arrived: Raising Mega-Round at a $1 Billion+ Valuation

<img src='http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0002/3133/23133v9-max-250x250.png' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" />According to several sources <a href="http://www.airbnb.com">Airbnb</a

Disrupt Backstage Pass: Ashton Kutcher On Why He Invested In Airbnb

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/ashton-kutcher.jpg"/> Ashton Kutcher started dabbling in tech startups a few years ago, but he is no longer a dabbler, as his his <a href="ht
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