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Etsy’s new transparency policies for sellers // $4M for a juicer? [Startup Roundup]

Weekly roundup of startup news.

Who’s getting funded?

$100 million is just the beginning for Common Bond.

A company called Juicero raised a $4 million, according to SEC filings. They may be an electronic juicing company, we’ll see if any technology will be coming to your morning smoothie. Though incorporated, their team is listing a downtown Brooklyn address as its operational base.

The first crowdfunding we wrote about, for the gMax 3D printer has met its Kickstarter goal. In fact, it’s at 196%, ($98,401) with 8 days left to go

Who’s getting buzz?

Tumblr‘s owner is crashing drones around Brooklyn [BetaBeat].

Ringly‘s silence is its own buzz.

Who’s making moves?

Etsy updated many of its policies and Chad Dickerson explained them while apologizing to its community for not talking to them more as they developed the new guidelines [GigaOm].

In an email to Technically Brooklyn, Priceless‘s Jean Baptiste Michel confirmed that he could not confirm what they are doingOur guess? Scraping public data to make sense of the fickle markets for art and culture. He told us that it would be several months, at least.  

Companies: Ringly / CommonBond / Tumblr / Etsy
Series: Brooklyn

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