Privacy startup Evervault backed by former Facebook exec Alex Stamos


Evervault co-founder and CEO Shane Curran.


At 19 years of age, Irish entrepreneur Shane Curran grabbed the attention of some of the world’s top venture capital firms. He managed to raise over $3 million in seed funding last year from the likes of Sequoia Capital and Kleiner Perkins, household names in Silicon Valley.

Less than a year later, Curran has already gotten more investors on board — and one name in particular sticks out. Evervault, his data privacy start-up, now counts Facebook’s former chief security officer, Alex Stamos, as a backer. Stamos participated in a $16 million investment round

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Adidas gets 3 billion euro government backed loan, suspends dividend


FILE PHOTO: A closed Adidas store is pictured during the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hamburg, Germany March 28, 2020. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German sports retailer Adidas (ADSGn.DE) on Tuesday said it received approval for a syndicated 3 billion-euro ($3.3 billion) government-backed loan to mitigate the financial impact on its business from the spread of the coronavirus.

Retail business has been hit by measures designed to limit social movement and by the postponement or cancellation of large sports events, including the Olympic games.

“Today, the company received the approval of the German government for

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