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The meditation unicorn: Calm raises $88 million at $1 billion valuation

Meditation and mental health-focused startup Calm has raised $88 million in a series B round of funding led by TPG Growth, with participation from Insight Venture Partners, Ashton Kutcher’s Sound Ventures, and Creative Artists Agency (CAA). This takes Calm’s total funding past the $115 million mark, and elevates the San Francisco-based company into the prestigious “unicorn” club — […]

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The Stanley Parable is coming to the consoles

The Stanley Parable, a maddening game with a funny narrator, is coming to the game consoles. The Stanley Parable Ultra Deluxe is coming in 2019. The announcement was made at The Game Awards. The game is a sequel to The Stanley Parable, a hilarious game from 2013. The Stanley Parable earned critical acclaim in 2013. It […]

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Mindfulness app Simple Habit raises $10 million

Meditation’s benefits are well-documented. A recent study by neuroscientists at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School found that people who regularly practice yoga and other mindfulness programs have measurably more gray matter in the hippocampus, the area of the brain that assists in learning, cognition, and memory. In fact, meditation has been shown to reduce the […]

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