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Ex-Rovio exec launches animation startup

Former Rovio head of content strategy Nick Dorra has opened Haruworks, a new Finnish animation startup that will develop and produce original, multiplatform TV shows for preschoolers and kids.\ The company will begin initial conversations about its development slate at Kidscreen in Miami, with view to presenting the final slate at MIP TV this April. The… Read More »

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Walmart has acquires a virtual reality startup Spatialand

Walmart has acquired a small virtual reality shop, called Spatialand, to be the main attraction of its VR efforts, with hopes that the retail giant  will someday transform the shopping experience across the company’s different websites and stores. Spatialand makes software tools that let creators transform existing content into immersive, virtual reality experiences. The startup… Read More »

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Virtual assistant startup Finn.ai hires ex-Twitter exec Stephen Morse

Canadian financial services virtual assistant startup Finn.ai has hired  Twitter veteran, Stephen Morse who was Twitter’s former head of global financial data partnerships. Morse joins Vancouver-headquartered Finn.ai as head of global strategic accounts, based in New York. Morse joined Twitter after it acquired his former employer, big data and API technology firm Gnip and went… Read More »

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Microsoft acquires gaming services startup PlayFab

Microsoft has acquired PlayFab, which helps game developers launch their titles online more quickly with simplified back-end services. The startup will be integrated into Microsoft’s Azure gaming group. The Seattle-based startup had raised around $13 million in funding from investors. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. “Together, Azure and PlayFab will further unlock the power of the intelligent… Read More »

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Edtech Startup Brainly acquires Bask

Brainly, the edtech startup founded out of Poland but now with a HQ in New York, has acquired Bask to add video to its peer-to-peer learning platform. Terms of the deal remain undisclosed. However, the acquisition has more than a whiff of acqui-hire to it, with Bask’s co-founder and CEO, Ryan Metzger, and Head of… Read More »

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British online publishing company buys Las Vegas startup Tech.co

A British online publishing company has bought a Downtown Project-funded Las Vegas startup Tech.co. Tech.Co, known for its networking events, is now part of MVF, based in London, the companies said in statements earlier this month. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. “Tech.Co is not finished,” Tech.Co co-founder Frank Gruber wrote online. “This amazing… Read More »

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SoFi Buys Teams From Mortgage Startup Clara

Social Finance Inc. has acquired the engineering and product teams of mortgage startup Clara Lending, bolstering the financial technology company’s offerings beyond student-loan refinancing, according to people familiar with the matter. Anthony Noto, who has served as Twitter’s COO since 2014 will now become was Twitter’s Become SoFi CEO. In just over six years, SoFi… Read More »

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Ford Acquires Two More Startups In Mobility Push

Ford Motor is acquiring two software startups and restructuring its two-year-old transportation subsidiary, Ford Smart Mobility, as it continues a strategy to expand beyond its traditional business of making and selling cars. The giant car manufacturer purchased Autonomic and TransLoc, and conducted a major reshuffling of its mobility-services group. Autonomic is a cloud-services startup that… Read More »

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Deloitte buys cloud management startup ATADATA

Deloitte subsidiary Deloitte Digital announced this week that it acquired Atlanta-based ATADATA, makers of a cloud platform that maps, migrates and manages workloads in both on-premise and cloud environments. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. ATADATA is known for its cloud management and automation platform named ATAsphere. According to Deloitte, the platform will expand… Read More »

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