Tempow, a company that’s developing a new protocol to improve Bluetooth, announced it has raised $4 million in a series A round of funding led by Balderton Capital, with participation from C4 Ventures. Founded out of Paris in 2016, Tempow is seeking to bring one of the key benefits of Wi-Fi-connected speakers to the Bluetooth world…. Read More »
Milwaukee based Artificial Intelligence and machine learning technology startup Socialeads has closed a round of seed f...
Singapore-based venture capital (VC) firm Qualgro today announced that it has completed the first close of its US$100 ...
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Luxembourg AI startup Wizata has announced €1.5 million in fundraising, including €500,000 from the Digital Tech Fund. Wizata provides AI solutions for the manufacturing and natural resources industries, with emphasis on the field of metal and mining. Established in 2014, it won the 2017 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award and was named the… Read More »
Los Angeles-based TruStory, a stealth-mode startup led by Preethi Kasireddy, has raised $3M in a seed funding round to help vet information on cryptocurrency and other areas. It’s a huge and growing opportunity. Though regulators around the world are cracking down on cryptocurrency fraud, the number of ICOs has skyrocketed and the funds raised through… Read More »
Hooch made an announcement today that it raised $5 million in seed funding right after it launched Hooch Black, its concierge service. The basic subscription of $9.99 offered by the company gives you one free drink per day from a wide range of partner bars and restaurants. Hooch Black (which requires you applying for it,… Read More »
Rumors are circulating about a cheaper model — $200 versus the current $350 — that would be marketed under the Beats brand, according to Chinese site Sina . Following a Chinese report, Loveios wrote: “According to Taiwan’s supply chain source (Via Sina), Apple is in talk (sic) with MediaTek to launch a cheap version of its HomePod speakers to grab… Read More »
Facebook is reportedly trialling a ‘Send to WhatsApp’ option, which allows an alternative way to message a post directly to someone. When Facebook users find something that may be of interest to others they click ‘share’ and get a drop down menu of possible options: ‘Share’, ‘Share Now (Friends)’, ‘Send as Message’, ‘Share on a… Read More »
Madrona Venture Group, one of the most active venture capital firms based in the Seattle area, said Tuesday that it has raised a new, $300 million fund to support early stage technology businesses in the region and beyond. The fund is the firm’s seventh in its 23 years, bringing the total funds under management to $1.6 billion,… Read More »
U.Ventures, a venture investment fund launched in late 2017 by WNISEF, has just announced a $1.5 million investment in three Ukrainian startups: YouTeam, 3DLook and Pufetto. The terms of the deal are yet to be disclosed but the funding will be used to improve their products, expand their teams and scale up. YouTeam, a marketplace for hiring remote software… Read More »
Twitter’s Android app looks a little different for many today: the platform now uses its own “Twemoji” emoji set rather than system emoji. The update will have the most effect for users on older Android versions, which lack some newer emoji. This is because users with lder versions of Android see little boxes with an… Read More »
There is no doubt that Apple’s marketing has become a benchmark for other companies that want to reach similar heights of recognition and revenue. After all, it is one of the largest brand in the technology industry in terms of its revenue generated as well as its brand ranking. The hundred billion dollar giant ranked the #2 most valuable brand… Read More »