Larry Augustin, an open-source software veteran who joined Amazon Web Services nearly two years ago as vice president of productivity applications, has departed, Insider reported . Augustin was a key part of the cloud giant’s efforts to generate more revenue from applications as opposed to cloud servers and databases. He oversaw the Amazon Connect contact center service, Alexa For Business...
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VC Firm Torch Capital Raises Second $200 Million Fund
Torch Capital, an early-stage venture firm, raised $200 million for its second fund, The Information is first to report. The New York-based firm, which has $400 million in assets under management, has backed startups including investing platform Acorns, real estate company Compass and salad chain Sweetgreen. Its creator economy investments include Kyra, a video content studio that connects...
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