Who Gets Rich From Google Buying Nest?

First of all, a real cash-acquisition of this size is quite a surprise (beside the sheer amount of it). – But which investors really pulled in the most? – It seems like Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers and Shasta Ventures are the biggest winners of the deal: KPCB is reported to get a 20X return on an invested of USD 20 million and Shasta Ventures to collect around USD 200 million with the hardware deal.

Full story: Who Gets Rich From Google Buying Nest? Kleiner Returns 20X On $20M, Shasta Nets ~$200M | TechCrunch.

Exactly What It Sounds Like, Sizem Made A Fit Calculator To Find Your Correct Bra Size

Croatian startup Sizem has a new size calculator to find your correct bra size – with a more detailed algorithm and measurement-method than the existing competitors.

Full story and video: Exactly What It Sounds Like, Sizem Made A Fit Calculator To Find Your Correct Bra Size | TechCrunch.

Madefire Raises $5.2M, True Ventures-Led Round As It Tries To Reinvent Digital Comics

Their so-called “motion books” are basically comics enhanced with reach media, like animation, sound effects and music. The company launched in 2012 with a series of original titles including famous Watchmen-artist Dave Gibbons.

Full story: Madefire Raises $5.2M, True Ventures-Led Round As It Tries To Reinvent Digital Comics | TechCrunch.

Import.io Turns Web Pages Into Spreadsheets For Getting Out The Data That Matters Most

An interesting Startup @TechCrunch Disrupt: Import.io is a new kind of service pulling relevant data from web sites and turning them into spreadsheets. It minimizes the considerable amount of manual work needed up today for this kind of data retrieval and integration service.

Full story: Import.io Turns Web Pages Into Spreadsheets For Getting Out The Data That Matters Most | TechCrunch.

Bitcoin Transactions Rise As Economic Unrest Hits Argentina

Allowing seamless transactions of cash out of a bank account into the cloud, Bitcoin has become an interesting solution for economies under pressure. Bitcoin downloads now have risen from 1% to 3% of the whole in Argentina and interest is remaining high.

Full story: Bitcoin Transactions Rise As Economic Unrest Hits Argentina | TechCrunch.