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Clinkle Raises Celebrity-Filled $25M Round As It Gears Up To Eliminate The Physical Wallet

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http://techcrunch.com – Clinkle, a mobile payments startup that aims to put your entire wallet on your phone, has raised a $25 million round from over 18 investors. The company, which has been in stealth mode since it launched in 2011, was the subject of much hype and speculation in April when a Wall Street Journal story explained that over a dozen students were leaving Stanford to launch the partially professor-funded startup. When Stanford president John Hennessy joined as an academic advisor, word got out about the startup and raised the stakes for success. Beta testers, a former employee, and even Clinkle’s web (IT news)