Sources: Snap held talks to buy AR startup Blippar before Blippar closed its California office; SAP also considered acquiring Blippar’s computer vision team (Shona Ghosh/INSIDER)

Shona Ghosh / INSIDER: Sources: Snap held talks to buy AR startup Blippar before Blippar closed its California office; SAP also considered acquiring Blippar’s computer

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Estonian startup Veriff, which develops a SaaS platform to help companies verify identities, raises $7.7M Series A led by Mosaic Ventures (Steve O’Hear/TechCrunch)

Steve O’Hear / TechCrunch: Estonian startup Veriff, which develops a SaaS platform to help companies verify identities, raises $ 7.7M Series A led by Mosaic

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Brex, a fintech startup which provides a credit card for startups and is backed by PayPal cofounders Peter Thiel and Max Levchin, raises $50M Series B led by YC (Jen Wieczner/Fortune)

Jen Wieczner / Fortune: Brex, a fintech startup which provides a credit card for startups and is backed by PayPal cofounders Peter Thiel and Max

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Japanese flea market app startup Mercari, which raised $1.2B in its IPO, closes up 77% in its debut on the Tokyo stock exchange, valuing it at as much as $7.4B (Sam Nussey/Reuters)

Sam Nussey / Reuters: Japanese flea market app startup Mercari, which raised $ 1.2B in its IPO, closes up 77% in its debut on the

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UK-based cybersecurity startup Panaseer, which wants to improve “cyber hygiene” of firms by mapping assets like people, devices, and apps, raises $10M Series A (Mary Loritz/Tech.eu)

Mary Loritz / Tech.eu: UK-based cybersecurity startup Panaseer, which wants to improve “cyber hygiene” of firms by mapping assets like people, devices, and apps, raises

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Filing suggests Travis VanderZanden, founder of scooter rental startup Bird that has raised $450M to date, has sold tens of millions of dollars worth of stock (The Information)

The Information: Filing suggests Travis VanderZanden, founder of scooter rental startup Bird that has raised $ 450M to date, has sold tens of millions of

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