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Ag monitoring startup Flurostat merges with soil carbon expert Dagan to form Regrow

Flurostat and Dagan, two startups that both are tackling the monitoring and management of agricultural inputs and outputs for a better understanding of the role sustainable agriculture can play in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, have merged and ar.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchFeb 23rd, 2021

InsurGrid raises pre-seed financing to help modernize legacy insurance agents

Insurance agents spend hours handling paperwork and grabbing client information over the phone. A new seed-stage startup, InsurGrid, has developed a software solution to help ease the process, and make it easier for agents to serve existing clients &.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 19 min. ago

Backed by Blossom, Creandum and Index, grocery delivery and dark store startup Dija launches in London

Dija, the London-based grocery delivery startup, is officially launching today and confirming that it raised £20 million in seed funding in December — a round that we first reported was partially closed the previous month. Backing the company.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 19 min. ago

Asynchronous video startup Weet just launched to cement bonds, and know-how, within companies

For founder Najette Fellache, coming to the Bay Area a few years ago from Nantes, France was a way to grow a company she’d founded and which was already was beginning to count major U.S. corporations like GE, Tesla, Amazon, and Medtronics as cu.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 19 min. ago

Fintech startup ClearGlass Analytics closes $3.6M for pension funds transparency platform

Fintech startup ClearGlass Analytics has closed a £2.6 million ($3.6M) funding round for its platform, which aims to create greater transparency on fees in the long-term savings market, such as pensions and the wider asset management market. The £2.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 51 min. ago

Announcing the Early Stage Pitch-Off judges

TechCrunch Early Stage is coming around the corner fast, April 1 and 2. You still have a chance to pitch your startup on the famous TC stage to an amazing lineup of judges. On April 2, TechCrunch will feature 10 top startups across the globe at the E.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 51 min. ago

Flourish, a startup that aims to help banks engage and retain customers, raises $1.5M

It’s not uncommon these days to hear of U.S.-based investors backing Latin American startups. But it’s not every day that we hear of Latin American VCs investing in U.S.-based startups. Berkeley-based fintech Flourish has raised $1.5 million in a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 51 min. ago

Announcing the Early Stage Pitch-Off Judges

TechCrunch Early Stage is coming around the corner fast, April 1 & 2nd. And you still have a chance to pitch your startup on the famous TC stage to an amazing line up of judges. On April 2nd, TechCrunch will feature ten top startups across the globe.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News7 hr. 19 min. ago

Factoring in gravitomagnetism could do away with dark matter

Observations of galactic rotation curves give one of the strongest lines of evidence pointing towards the existence of dark matter, a non-baryonic form of matter that makes up an estimated 85% of the matter in the observable Universe. Current assessm.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 19 min. ago

Microsoft’s Edge browser gets 41% faster thanks to new Startup Boost feature

Version 89 of Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge browser is taking aim at Google Chrome with Startup Boost, which can improve the browser's performance by 41%......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 19 min. ago

Want to cut emissions that cause climate change? Tax carbon

Putting a price on producing carbon is the cheapest, most efficient policy change legislators can make to reduce emissions that cause climate change, new research suggests......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 51 min. ago

Scientists discover how microorganisms evolve cooperative behaviors

Interspecies interactions are the foundation of ecosystems, from soil to ocean to human gut. Among the many different types of interactions, syntrophy is a particularly important and mutually beneficial interspecies interaction where one partner prov.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 51 min. ago

Legal wildlife trade needs monitoring to reduce risk of a new pandemic

With three out of four newly emerging infectious human diseases originating in animals, there is an urgent need to monitor the legal trade in wildlife, according to new research by Vincent Nijman, Professor in Anthropology at Oxford Brookes Universit.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 51 min. ago

Sea butterflies already struggle in acidifying Southern Ocean

The oceans are becoming more acidic because of the rapid release of carbon dioxide (CO2) caused by anthropogenic (human) activities, such as burning of fossil fuels. So far, the oceans have taken up around 30% of all anthropogenic CO2 released to the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 51 min. ago

How governments and companies should listen to the people on climate change

People are more engaged in reducing carbon emissions than previously thought—and governments, scientists and companies should listen to them—according to new research from the University of East Anglia and the UK Energy Research Centre......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 51 min. ago

Study uncovers how big droughts in the Greater Mekong trigger carbon dioxide emission bursts

A study on big droughts in the Greater Mekong region revealed findings that can help reduce the carbon footprint of power systems while providing insights into better designed and more sustainable power plants......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 51 min. ago

Visible Touch: How Cameras Can Help Robots Feel

Computer vision combined with deep learning can replicate the sense of touch in some social robots The dawn of the robot revolution is already here, and it is not the dystopian nightmare we imagined. Instead, it comes in the form of soci.....»»

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Luxury air travel startup Aero raises $20M

Luxury air travel startup Aero raises $20M.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 19 min. ago

This pan-African freelance platform is the first Zimbabwean startup backed by Techstars

On the 25th of January, Techstars Seattle announced its 12th class featuring 10 startups from different parts of the world. The accelerator, which has accepted only a handful of African startups, included one from Zimbabwe in this class. AfriBlocks .....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 19 min. ago

Social commerce startup Elenas raises $6M and plans for international expansion

Colombian startup Elenas says it’s helping tens of thousands of women make money by selling products online. And today, it announced that it has raised $6 million in Series A funding. That’s on top of the $2 million seed round that Elenas.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 19 min. ago

Jason deCaires Taylor creates Underwater Museum of Cannes "to draw more people underwater"

Six large sculptures of fractured human faces form an underwater museum that British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor has created off the coast of Cannes, France. Read more Six large sculptures of fractured human faces form an underwater mus.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News15 hr. 19 min. ago