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Adjust has raised $227M to prevent fraud and measure the mobile ads

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Adjust has raised $227M to prevent fraud and measure the mobile ads

Adjust has declared that they have a new fund of $227 Million.

The company was established in Berlin in the year 2012. They have already created different types of anti-fraud tools and ad- measurement. The CEO of the company’s main motto is to “make marketing simpler, smarter and safer.”  They said that they are using this thing in different apps for consumers like Pinterest & Procter, Zynga, NBCUniversal, Robinhood, and Gamble.

When they raised a fund for $15 M last, it was four years ago. Henschel had stated that the company had already made a profit at that time. It is always profitable when they grow the revenue of 80% per year. So they raised a lot more money than the previous year. On this note, he said that:

“because we saw the opportunity … to grow our business even further.”

Henschel had already said three main areas where Adjust can easily invest and increase the growth. Primarily, there is a combating fraud where the company can easily stand by themselves. They have already launched a fraud prevention suite in the year of 2016. The offerings were expanded in this year with an acquisition of Unbotify.

Secondarily,  he said that Adjust will invest on aggregation and automation, which they were doing at the first. The company, which they named as Acquired.io is the recent acquisition.

Henschel said that:

“We’re giving our customers the ability to get rid of the repetitive and boring tasks and really focus them back on things that human beings are very good at — that is creativity,”

The last point of interest is that the company will continue its investment in geographic expansion, especially in Asia.

When they spoke about the acquisitions, Adjust said that they have already collaborated with Adways which is a Japanese Marketing Agency. They acquire the attribution tool named Party Trach. We can assume that if the company is getting more capital that means they are cracking more capitals. But Henschel said that:

“Acquisitions are always tough — it’s hard to find the right companies, and even harder to integrate them.”

Right now, he is open to acquiring more companies than before. However, he said:

“We don’t have any plans right now.”

The brand new round has raised a new fund of $250 million for Adjust. It was mainly powered by Highland Europe, Eurazeo Growth, and Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners and Sofina.

Eurazeo  Growth’s Yann du Rusquec said that:

 “Adjust reached profitability just three years after its creation, and has seen extraordinary growth since then,” and he also added that “The company is ideally positioned to further expand its product and footprint throughout 2019 and beyond, cementing its position as one of the most successful global tech champions to come out of Europe.”

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DoorDash is vigorously downing on the controversial pay model

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DoorDash is vigorously downing on the controversial pay model

DoorDash can’t find anything in the compensation of the model. They have already subsidized the wages of the driver with the tips of their customers. But right now, Doordash is keeping a proper proof of each delivery. It was written in a report of Tony Xu, who is the CEO of DoorDash.

The report stated that:

 “With our current pay model, Dashers see a guaranteed minimum — including tips — prior to accepting delivery,” and he also added that “The guaranteed minimum is based on the estimated time and effort required to complete the delivery. Providing this guarantee upfront means that Dashers are more likely to accept all kinds of deliveries because they know what their earnings will be even if the customer provides little or no tip.”

The report clearly depicts that sometimes the basic pay of the delivery is almost about $1.

The labor right group of Washington reported TechCrunch that:

 “Talking about transparency is good,” and they also said that “And admitting you pay $1/job is better than denying it. But $1 is still $1.”

To clear all the troubles of the payments, Postmates and Doordash are working together in the Pay Up Campaign. It combines every worker who works in those gig economy platforms.

DoorDash said in a statement that:

“They continue to subtract tips from worker pay,” the organization said in its statement. “They also stated that “And they continue to mislead customers about where their tips are going. When a customer tips more, DoorDash pays less — in other words, the customer is tipping the company.”

Whatever DoorDash says, The Pay Up Campaign will take the main decision. They said that the basic minimum pay will be of $15. The payment includes the expense of the detailed breakdown of jobs, tips, and active jobs.

 

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Taster has already raised a new fund of 8 Million for its local delivery brands

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Taster has already raised a new fund of 8 Million for its local delivery brands

Many people have their accounts on the social media website named Instagram. They almost go through different interesting ads for selling products to the customers. They have already linked their store details with their online social media accounts. The Taster is a French startup company who has already done the same work for their food delivery chain.

They have already collected a new fund of $8 million from the new projects like LocalGlobe, Battery Ventures, GFC, Marc Menase and heartcore Capital. All of them are existing investors.

The organization has already made a local brand for the Glovo, UberEats or Deliveroo. O Ke Kai, Mission Saigon and Out-fry are the new brands launched by the organization. The new feature is that they don’t have any kind of tables. They only have kitchens and the customer can only have the food delivery services. They can give services from multiple locations of the city.

The startup has already accomplished a mission by delivering 400000 meals in London, Paris, and Madrid. The organization is planning to deliver a specific amount of meal for a day. There are almost 100 people in the kitchen and almost 115 full-time employees who work for the food delivery chain.

The company has made a decision to fund new brands so that they can open more kitchens. The business is increasing. The company does not handle anything about real estate. They depend upon the company like Travis Kalanick’s CloudKitchen. It is a third party franchise.

Right now, the company is focusing on creating new brands and cooking foods. They can easily make huge records on making foods with the help of good traditional restaurants.

They don’t think anything about the delivery system.  So, this advantage makes Tester better than Frichti. It is a Full-stack startup. Other traditional restaurants have their own ample amount of rents. But the tester doesn’t have any charges because they don’t hire any waiters or they serve food to any kind expensive exotic locations. Using the services of Taster is far more beneficial than any other expensive restaurants.

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Apple Computers finally announced that they have acquired a self-driven car startup

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Drive Ai which is basically a self-driving car company is being acquired by Apple Computers. The startup has been making a lot of autonomous vehicles with the help of their Artificial Intelligence for almost two years. The company has been trying to make money and that is the reason they are now partnering up with Apple so that they can work more on their technology. The market in this sector is very competitive and this is why it was important for Drive Ai to start working with Apple who will be able to fund their ambitious projects.

The San Francisco Chronicle has come out with a report that it was all filed with all the regulators about shutting down the business. The amount of money that Apple spends on buying this new company was still not disclosed. None of the parties have come out and said how much money was exchanged. A spokesperson from Drive Ai came out and said:

“this new partnership for our company will be very helpful for both the companies because Apple will finally invest their money on something new which has the power to change the world and Driver Ai will finally spend some money on developing all the different technologies they are working on.”

The paper has been very open about the entire news and they have revealed that the company has ended up laying off a total of 90 employees. There have been cost cuttings made by the startup and it is expected that the company can make profits under the guidance of Apple with the help of their resources.

There has not been a lot of information about the new Apple’s Project Titan but nothing concrete has come out of these. People have been trying to know more about the project, but Apple has been very silent about the entire project. Apple will be giving all its resources to the company so that they can work on their Artificial Intelligence and come up with the self-driven car technology on their own.

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