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Fluid Truck, the Zipcar of commercial trucks, raises $63M to take on rental giants

Fluid Truck, the Zipcar of commercial trucks, raises $63M to take on rental giants.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchMar 2nd, 2021

Forensics puzzle cracked via fluid mechanical principles

In 2009, music producer Phil Spector was convicted for the 2003 murder of actress Lana Clarkson, who was shot in the face from a very short distance. He was dressed in white clothes, but no bloodstains were found on his clothing—even though signifi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 21 min. ago

SpaceX wins NASA contract to design moon lander

Elon Musk's SpaceX will develop the first commercial human lander for NASA as part of its Artemis program, which will carry the first woman to the moon. Read more Elon Musk's SpaceX will develop the first commercial human lander for NASA a.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News14 hr. 53 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 News14 hr. 53 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 News14 hr. 53 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 News14 hr. 53 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 News18 hr. 21 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

Huawei is not a carmaker. It wants to be the Bosch of China

One after another, Chinese tech giants have announced their plans for the auto space over the last few months. Some internet companies, like search engine provider Baidu, decided to recruit help from a traditional carmaker to produce cars. Xiaomi, wh.....»»

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

Annoying Loud TV Commercials To Get Scrutiny From the FCC

Here's something to do if that TV commercial is too loud: complain to the feds, who just might do something about it. From a report: The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Monday asked for public help to determine whether to update rules to pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Alan raises $220 million for its health insurance and healthcare superapp

French startup Alan has raised a $220 million funding round at a $1.67 billion valuation (€185 million and €1.4 billion respectively). Coatue is leading the round with Dragoneer, Exor, and existing investors Index Ventures, Ribbit Capital and Tem.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

UiPath raises IPO range, still targets lower valuation than final private round

Robotic process automation unicorn UiPath is set to go public this week, concentrating our focus on its value. Robotic process automation unicorn UiPath is set to go public this week, concentrating our focus on its value. The well-known com.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Druva raises $147M at a valuation north of $2B as the cloud rush continues

Druva, a software company that sells cloud data backup services, announced today that it has closed a $147 million round of capital. Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), a group that manages Quebec’s pension fund, led the round, wh.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Airbnb hosts in college towns hike up prices game days to deter rival fans

Airbnb hosts in college towns increase their listing prices much more than hotels when there are home football games against rival teams. Hosts experience a 78 percent reduction in rental income by listing prices too high, according to a new study by.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Alan raises $220 million for its health insurance and healthcare super app

French startup Alan has raised a $220 million funding round at a $1.67 billion valuation (€185 million and €1.4 billion respectively). Coatue is leading the round with Dragoneer, Exor, and existing investors Index Ventures, Ribbit Capital and Tem.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Knox Financial raises $10M to take the pain out of being a landlord

We’ve all heard the phrase “passive income” to describe how people can make money by owning rental properties. Many Americans would love to passively earn money, but the process of becoming a landlord can be intimidating and complicated.  I me.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Cannabis lender Bespoke Financial raises $8m from Casa Verde Capital and Sweat Equity Ventures

Cannabis financing company Bespoke Financial today announced it raised $8 million in a Series A financing round. Through this round, the company brought new, key investors into its corner as it fights to bring financing solutions to companies in the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021