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Beam raises $80M as the dental insurer looks to keep up rapid historical growth

This morning Beam, an insurtech startup that provides dental coverage to corporate employees, announced that it has closed an $80 million Series E. Mercato-affiliated Traverse led the investment, with Nationwide insurance joining the deal. Both are.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchMar 2nd, 2021

BlaBlaCar raises $115 million to build all-in-one travel app

French startup BlaBlaCar has raised a new $115 million funding round (€97 million). While the company is better known for its long distance carpooling marketplace, BlaBlaCar has also added a bus marketplace with the acquisition of Ouibus and an onl.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News9 hr. 55 min. ago

Netflix blames ‘lighter content slate’ for slowing subscriber growth

Netflix added 4 million net new subscribers in the first quarter of 2021, bringing its total subscriber base to 207.6 million, according to its latest earnings report. Any year-over-year comparison was inevitably going to make this latest quarter see.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News9 hr. 55 min. ago

Supplier Nemak swings to Q1 net profit

Revenue rose 15 percent to about $1.04 billion in the first quarter on volume growth, an improved product mix, higher aluminum prices and the euro's appreciation against the U.S. dollar......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 55 min. ago

"Dead clades walking": Fossil record provides new insights into mass extinctions

Mass extinctions are known as times of global upheaval, causing rapid losses in biodiversity that wipe out entire animal groups. Some of the doomed groups linger on before going extinct, and a team of scientists found these "dead clades walking" (DCW.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 55 min. ago

Geico Admits Fraudsters Stole Customers" Driver"s License Numbers For Months

Geico, the second-largest auto insurer in the U.S., has fixed a security bug that let fraudsters steal customers' driver's license numbers from its website. From a report: In a data breach notice filed with the California attorney general's office, G.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 27 min. ago

AirTag could give a nice bump to Apple"s growing lineup of smaller stuff

When people think Apple, they think big ticket items like iPhones, MacBooks and iPads. But the company's accessories line of iPhone cases, chargers and tablet keyboards is a critical part of its revenue growth strategy......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News11 hr. 27 min. ago

Boosting fiber optics communications with advanced quantum-enhanced receiver

Fiber optic technology is the holy grail of high-speed, long-distance telecommunications. Still, with the continuing exponential growth of internet traffic, researchers are warning of a capacity crunch......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

Injective Protocol raises $10M from Pantera Capital, Mark Cuban for its ‘DeFi Robinhood’

Back in December last year Injective Protocol, launched the testnet for its DeFi protocols for cross-chain derivatives trading, with backing from giant crypto exchange Binance. It has now raised $10 million in a “party” funding round. Partici.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

Catch&Release raises $14M to help marketers find and license content from across the web

Catch&Release founder and CEO Analisa Goodin told me that she wants to help brands break free from the limitations of stock photography — and that her startup has raised $14 million in Series A funding to achieve that goal. Goodin explained that th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

IBM breaks latest revenue losing streak as cloud revenue shows modest growth

For IBM, much of the last 8 years simply posting positive revenue growth was a challenge. In fact, the company had a period between 2013 and 2018 when it experienced an astonishing 22 straight quarters of negative revenue growth. So when Big Blue rep.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

Insurtech startups are leveraging rapid growth to raise big money

The investment landscape for insurtech startups is off to a hot start in Q2 2021. The investment landscape for insurtech startups is off to a hot start in Q2 2021. Since the end of the first quarter, we’ve seen several players in the broa.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

Leo AR, user-facing marketplace for 3D objects, raises $3 million seed round

Apple’s introduction of ARKit changed the game for entrepreneurs, not unlike the App Store did on a much, much larger scale back in 2008. One entrepreneur, Dana Loberg, has capitalized on the launch of ARKit with her startup Leo AR. Leo is the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

Cleaner fish from salmon farming affect wild populations

A growing demand for cleaner fish in salmon farms raises concerns about overfishing and human-mediated geneflow to wild populations. A recent study reveals that up to 20 percent of the local populations of corkwing wrasse in mid Norway may constitute.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 55 min. ago

AirTags could give a nice bump to Apple"s growing lineup of smaller stuff

When people think Apple, they think big ticket items like iPhones, MacBooks and iPads. But the company's accessories line of iPhone cases, chargers and tablet keyboards is a critical part of its revenue growth strategy......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News17 hr. 27 min. ago

MediaTek likely to post revenue growth of 10-20% in 2Q21

MediaTek is expected to post sequential revenue growth of over 10% or even 20% in the second quarter of 2021, after seeing its revenues grow 12.06% sequentially to NT$108.033 billion (US$3.88 billion) in the first quarter......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News21 hr. 55 min. ago

Qapita, a developer of equity management software for startups, raises $5M led by MassMutual Ventures

Qapita, a Singapore-based fintech that provides capitalization table and employee stock ownership plans (ESOP) management software, has raised $5 million in pre-Series A funding. The round was led by MassMutual Ventures, with participation from Endiy.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Singapore-based fintech STACS raises $3.6M to develop blockchain platforms for financial institutions

Singapore-based fintech Hashstacs Pte Ltd (STACS) announced today it has raised $3.6 million USD in pre-Series A funding. The company develops blockchain platforms that can work with financial institutions’ existing infrastructure, and its core tec.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

European e-scooter and micromobility startup Dott raises $85 million

Dott has raised a new $85 million Series B funding round — this round is a mix of equity and asset-backed debt financing. Belgium-based investment company Sofina is leading the investment. Dott is a micromobility startup that is better known for it.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Qapita, a developer of equity management software for startups, raises $5M led by MassMutual

Qapita, a Singapore-based fintech that provides capitalization table and employee stock ownership plans (ESOP) management software, has raised $5 million in pre-Series A funding. The round was led by MassMutual Ventures, with participation from Endiy.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Payhawk raises $20M to unify corporate cards, payments and expenses

Fintech startup Payhawk has raised a $20 million funding round. QED Investors is leading the round with existing investor Earlybird Digital East also participating. Payhawk is building a unified system to manage all the money that is going in and out.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021