Square has acquired elements of corporate catering startup Zesty . Square, which already owns on-demand food delivery service Caviar, plans to use Zesty’s assets to strengthen Caviar’s corporate ordering business, Caviar for Teams. Neither company disclosed financial terms of the deal, but the plan is for Caviar and Zesty to operate independently in the short […]... →
Rylo wants people to use 360 cameras to capture everything around them, then use software to determine what exactly they want after the fact. Today, the startup is adding a new feature to the app, a new feature to the camera and a new camera effect to keep things interesting on the company’s 360 camera […]... →
Nearly 200 colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada are actively recruiting for esports scholarships. But unlike other sports, there is currently no real infrastructure for high school esports. PlayVS, a Science-backed startup out of Los Angeles, is looking to change that. Founded by Delane Parnell, PlayVS has signed an exclusive contract with the […]... →
Music and visual art creation VR startup TheWaveVR just wrapped a $6 million Series A round and when all was said and done, it seemed appropriate for the team to actually sign the term sheet with their lead investor inside virtual reality. The round, led by RRE Ventures, brings the startup’s total funding to $10 million. […]... →
Сбербанк в партнерстве с Фондом развития интернет-инициатив (ФРИИ) разрабатывает программу акселерации проектов в сфере интеллектуальной робототехники. Программа сфокусирована на проектах, относящихся к таким направлениям как создание персональных роботов-ассистентов, логистических роботов, коллаборативных промышленных роботов-манипуляторов, беспилотных автономных транспортных средств (воздушных и наземных), промышленных экзоскелетов. Об этом Firrma рассказали в пресс-службе Сбербанка.
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Истории трёх стартапов из нью-йоркского акселератора — какие приёмы нетворкинга помогают найти инвесторов и бизнес-партнёров, как заставить американца тебя слушать и представить влиятельной персоне. Инструкции и личный опыт основателей OpenSea, StringersHub и Botscape.... →
Венчурный фонд AltaIR Capital Игоря Рябенького вложился в российские стартапы Realtime Board и ProdCenter. Было несколько закрытий траншей в проекты в течение 17-18 гг. Об этом Firrma сообщил Рябенький.
В ProdCenter фонд вкладывался в мае 2017 и январе 2018 года, в Realtime Board — летом прошлого года и в феврале этого года.
RealtimeBoard — сервис для совместной работы, который представляет собой онлайн-доску и позволяет визуализировать процессы, работать с контентом, обсуждать дизайн и планировать. По со... →
Prenetics, a Hong Kong-based startup that offers genetic testing services for patients, is expanding outside of Asia and into the consumer space after it acquired London-based company DNAFit. The deal — which a source told TechCrunch is worth $10 million — not only sees Prenetics enter new geographies, but also expand the scope of its services. […]... →
iZettle, the startup out of Sweden that has been referred to as the Square of Europe, is today making a move that underscores its bigger strategy to build on its traction with small businesses in mobile payments, to expand into an ever-wider range of financial services to fill out its $950 million valuation. The company […]... →
In the ongoing race to build the best and smartest applications that tap into the advances of artificial intelligence, a startup out of London has raised a large round of funding to double down on solving persistent problems in areas like healthcare and energy . BenevolventAI announced today that it has raised $115 million to […]... →
Bob Ackerman Jr. Contributor Robert Ackerman Jr. is the founder and a managing director of Allegis Capital, an early-stage cybersecurity venture firm, and a founder of DataTribe, a startup “studio” for fledgling cyber startups staffed by former government technology innovators and cybersecurity professionals. More posts by this contributor The Trump team has failed to address […]... →
As renewable energy continues to gobble up more and more of the new energy capacity coming online, the solar project lending company Wunder Capital has raised $112 million in primarily debt financing to boost its business. The 90% debt and 10% equity commitment came from the multi-strategy investment firm Cyrus Investments, which has backed renewable […]... →
A new space imaging startup called EarthNow aims to provide not just pictures of the planet on demand, but real-time video anywhere a client desires. Its ambition is matched only by its pedigree: Bill Gates, Intellectual Ventures, Airbus, Softbank, and OneWeb founder Greg Wyler are all backing the play.... →
Coverfox, one a handful of companies aiming to digitize insurance in India, has landed fresh funding via a $22 million Series C round that will be used to push into more rural parts of the country. The investment is led by IFC, a sister organization of World Bank, and U.S. insurance firm Transamerica with participation from existing […]... →
What if there's a drug that already exists that could treat a disease with no known therapies, but we just haven't made the connection? Finding that connection by exhaustively analyzing complex biomechanics within the body — with the help of machine learning, naturally — is the goal of ReviveMed, a new biotech startup out of MIT that just raised $1.5 million in seed funding.... →
Entrepreneurs know the stress that comes from bootstrapping a tech startup on a shoestring budget — and a frayed one at that. That’s why we’re reminding you that you can still save big bucks on passes to San Francisco Disrupt 2018, which runs from September 5-7. The Super Early Bird price offers up to $1,800 […]... →
The first digital media networks have popped up on YouTube TV, with the addition of two new channels from the startup Cheddar. Earlier this month, Digiday had reported how YouTube’s streaming television service, YouTube TV, would soon gain new channels from a variety of digital media publishers, including Cheddar, Tastemade and The Young Turks Network. The […]... →
Peris Kimeli and Betsy Cheruyot were students at Kenyatta University thinking about launching a business when they applied for their first loans from the mobile lending company, Tala. Hoping to get a clothing business off the ground and make some money to live on while going to school, the two young Kenyans downloaded the Tala […]... →