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IRL

IRL is a company founded by Gen Liston.

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September 2020
IRL raises a $16,000,000 series B round from Floodgate, Founders Fund, Goodwater Capital and Raine.
September 2020
IRL raises a $16,000,000 series B round from Floodgate, Founders Fund, Goodwater Capital and Raine.
September 2020
IRL raises a $16,000,000 series B round from Floodgate, Founders Fund, Goodwater Capital and Raine.
September 2020
IRL raises a $16,000,000 series B round from Floodgate, Founders Fund, Goodwater Capital and Raine.
June 13, 2019
IRL raises a $8,000,000 series A round from Goodwater Capital.

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FinSMEs
June 15, 2021
FinSMEs
About | Advertise | Contact | Disclaimer | News | The Daily Deal Newsletter FinSMEs.com by FinSMEs is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Sarah Perez
June 15, 2021
TechCrunch
Social calendar app IRL has been busy building a messaging-based social network, or what founder and CEO Abraham Shafi calls a "WeChat of the West." Following its pandemic-fueled growth and further push into the social networking space with group chat and other features, IRL is today announcing a sizable $170 million Series C growth round, [...]
Vann Vicente
May 16, 2021
How-To Geek
No, "meatspace" isn't the frozen food aisle at the grocery store. We'll explain what this tidbit of internet history means, and what it reveals about our changing attitudes about the internet.
WIRED Staff
March 18, 2021
Wired
"Let us bake a pie, though we know not which recipe is rated highest."
Megan Greenwell
March 17, 2021
Wired
Also: What to do with clients who want to meet in person? Megan offers her advice.
Alex Wilhelm
February 23, 2021
TechCrunch
This morning Wisetack, a startup that provides buy-now-pay-later services to in-person business transactions, announced that is has closed a total of $19 million across two rounds, a seed investment and a Series A. Greylock led both rounds, with the seed round clocking in at $4 million and the Series A at $15 million. Bain Capital [...]
Saira Mueller
February 4, 2021
Wired
I'm ready for a partner and kids--and if you're a little more mindful while playing, you just might realize something about yourself, too.
Sarah Perez
February 1, 2021
TechCrunch
Following its $16 million Series B last fall, event discovery network IRL is launching a new website that adds more social features around events, including profiles, chats and the ability to join group events, among other things. With the changes, users will also be able to receive personalized event recommendations, participate in group events, as [...]
Cecilia D'Anastasio
July 10, 2020
Wired
Dozens of people have come forward over the past week, many pointing to a culture that they say enabled rampant predatory behavior.
Jordan Crook
May 6, 2020
TechCrunch
IRL, the recently pivoted calendar app that aggregates live virtual events, has today launched a web version of the platform. The company, which has $11 million in funding from Goodwater Capital, Founders Fund and Floodgate, started as a social planning app that helped folks find each other in the real world, based on interest and [...]
Josh Constine
April 2, 2020
TechCrunch
What do you do if you're an event discovery startup and suddenly it's illegal to attend events? You lean into the cultural shift and pivot. Today, $11 million-funded calendar app IRL is morphing from In Real Life to In Remote Life. It will now focus on helping people find, RSVP for, plan, share, and chat [...]
Josh Constine
June 13, 2019
TechCrunch
Why is there no app where you can follow party animals, concert snobs or conference butterflies for their curated suggestions of events? That's the next phase of social calendar app IRL that's launching today on iOS to help you make and discuss plans with friends or discover nearby happenings to fill out your schedule. The [...]
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