PerfectStay, a Paris-based travel distribution technology company, has raised $17.6 million (€15 million), which is the company’s total raised to date. Felix Capital and Partech led the round. The Paris-based travel startup said they’d already achieved a turnover of €13.4 million in 2017, its first commercial year. This turnover has already been doubled by the… Read More »
On a warm August afternoon in 2015, after having spent a long time in queue, Mustafa Khanwala came up with an ide...
MG Motor India, a subsidiary of China’s largest carmaker SAIC Motor Corporation, Saturday said it has shortlisted ...
Scooter companies Lime and Bird are looking for new financing with bigger valuations. Lime, officially Neutron Holdings,...
Ten tech startups are set to graduate from Comcast NBCUniversal’s LIFT Labs Accelerator Program powered by Techstars. ...
Dragonfly Capital Partners, a new crypto-focused venture capital firm, has announced the launch of its first $100 millio...
Many marketers dream of having their great content go viral across social networks. They want thousands – if not millions – of people to find the content that they spent a lot of time creating. The truth is, everyone tries but most fail. There is a tiny group of people who have mastered the art… Read More »
Apple faces a $5 million class-action lawsuit over the design of the Apple Watch. In a lawsuit filed this week by Kenneth Sciacca of Colorado on behalf of himself and and others, Sciacca is demanding $5 million as well as a request that Apple acknowledge a fault in the screen design in every Apple Watch it’s… Read More »
On Friday, Workday announced it was buying Rallyteam, a San Francisco startup that helps companies keep talented employees by matching them with more challenging opportunities in-house. The two companies did not disclose the purchase price or the number of Rallyteam employees who would be joining Workday. Workday appears to be acquiring the talent. It wants… Read More »
If things go as planned, Uber may be able to tell when you’ve had a few too many drinks. The ridesharing giant has explored identifying drunk passengers with artificial intelligence, according to a patent application published Thursday. With the technology, Uber could better tailor its ride options for customers. The patent application describes a system… Read More »
Lately, it seems Facebook can’t catch a break. just when they put out one fire, another one start. Just this Thursday, Facebook admitted a software bug had publicly revealed the posts of as many as 14 million users, marking the latest privacy headache for the social media giant. The bug, which was active between May… Read More »
EON Foundation, the blockchain games startup and publisher of the Crypto Alpaca crypto-pet game, announced Thursday that it had secured $5M in seed funding for the development of its distributed blockchain video gaming platform. The funding was led by Cherubic Ventures, Wei Guo (partner of UpHonest Capital) and Feng Li (an early investor in Ripple… Read More »
We had a chance to chat with Mark Itwaru CEO of Peek Social an e-commerce enabled live streaming social network that was voted number 1 tech company by the Toronto Venture exchange in 2016. Before he became a serial entrepreneur Mark worked at AT&T Canada designing wide area networks for financial and governmental institutions. Today… Read More »
Instagram is seeking to introduce longer vertical videos with a 1-hour clip limit in a move that could threaten dominant Youtube. According to the Wall Street Journal, Instagram is considering changing its maximum video length from one minute to one hour. Instagram will offer a dedicated space featuring scripted shows, music videos and more in… Read More »
In 2012, Samsung launched C-Lab an in-house startup incubator program to assist Samsung’s employees with resources to develop their business ideas into products. As ideas turn into concrete products, C-Lab spins off these projects into fully-fledged start-ups. Since the launch of C-Lab spin-off policy in 2015, dozens of C-Lab projects have turned into startups and… Read More »