Thrive Capital’s Joshua Kushner working on healthcare startup

Joshua Kushner, the well known founder of New York-based Thrive Capital, an investor in hot startups such as Instagram, Fab, CodeAcademy and Warby Parker is working on his second startup, that is said to be focused on the healthcare industry. It is all very hush-hush.

Codecademy expands to server side with new Python courses

New York-based Codecademy, which offers online programming courses, said it is expanding to support server-side languages, starting with Python, which was the language most requested by users of the platform. To date, Codecademy had focused on in-browser languages like JavaScript and HTML.

Movable Ink raises $1.3 million for real-time email marketing

Movable Ink has raised $1.3 million for its real-time email marketing platform and is launching a new app gallery for customers. The company plans to use the money to build out its platform and move into verticals such as retail, publishing, travel, ticketing and events.