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CRM startup Beamery raises $28 million to expand its enterprise services

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London based startup Beamery which offers a platform for talent Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and is one of the most notably used recruitment tech platforms has just raised $28 million in Series B funding in an investment round led by EQT Ventures and also saw participation from other investors including Index Ventures, M12 (Formerly named Microsoft Ventures), AngelPad and a slew of others.

Beamery was founded 4 years ago to provide quality CRM services for various companies which provides them with competitive advantage as they get the best talent recruited for their teams, The company currently counts Facebook, E-commerce firm Lazada, VMware, Ride-hailing firm Grab and ad-tech company Criteo as its current customers.

This new investment will be put into the area of customer growth for the company as the company will be boosting up hiring at its offices to pitch its products and gain more customers in addition to the long list of people who currently u…

Our dear Tim Draper sings about crypto

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Notable tech investor and venture capitalist Tim Draper recently attended The  Next Web's crypto conference in the Netherlands capital of Amsterdam and gave a very nice talk on the future and current activities of the crypto world, But the fun really started when he took to the stage to sing about Bitcoin while donning a nice looking suit and a purple tie designed with bitcoin patterns, Bloomberg profiled the dude's amazing freestyle which the audience really seemed to enjoy.

The dude really spit some cool rhymes with nice flows like "We want a newwwww world ooorderrr, We wanna pay across the border" He continues "Just wanna be a hodler.....on my bitcoin hustle".

This lines came after Draper had a fireside chat on the topic of blockhain investment with Bloomberg markets and crypto journalist Justinaa Lee, We can't help but say, We feel you dude, Keep up the rhymes.

Tim Draper has been a huge ambassador in the crypto-currency industry, Acting on what he says, He is a huge holder of bitcoin with him having purchased 30,000 Bitcoins which the U.S. Government seized from deep web e-commerce site Silk Road when it was raided by the FBI which saw its owner arrested on charges that the website was used for purchase and exchange of illegal drugs and substances which resulted in some deaths and many harms.

But back to the case, Those bitcoins were purchased for a then low price of $11 million, Currently the value of those bitcoins have risen to huge multiples of its value with Tim Draper recently appearing on Forbes' crypto rich list where his crypto holdings were estimated to have a value of between $350 - $500 million.

 Tim has also backed a number of blockchain companies including Open Platform, CryptoMove, and Tezos amongst many others. These investments came both personally and through his notable VC firms Draper Associates and Draper Dragon where he invests on behalf of himself and his partners likewise.

This move has put Tim Draper in the position of a very influential VC and major mover in the crypto industry, This good song he gaves us shows how he loves crypto-currency and will represent it everywhere he goes. Tim also plans to garner huge public support to split the huge successful state of California into 3 parts, A plan which looks so complicated and most people doubt will come to fruition.


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