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Retail Zipline raises $30M as it helps retailers adapt to the pandemic

When I first wrote about Retail Zipline in 2019, the startup was focused on building a communication platform that would help corporate decision-makers in retail communicate with individual stores. As you’d probably guess, the startup saw some chan.....»»

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 News10 hr. 39 min. ago

Minivans are better at daily life than SUVs, and it’s time for a comeback

They have a commanding view, three rows of seats, and even handle OK, too. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) In the grand scheme of things, I have little to complain about in terms of the pandemic. I haven't lost my job, my residence, or any of.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 11 min. ago

Predicting the next pandemic virus is harder than we think

The observation that most of the viruses that cause human disease come from other animals has led some researchers to attempt "zoonotic risk prediction" to second-guess the next virus to hit us. However, in an Essay publishing April 20th in the open.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 39 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. 11 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. 11 min. ago

WayUp’s new dashboard helps employers see where their recruiting process loses diverse candidates

WayUp started out as a platform to help college graduates find jobs and internships, but over time, it has increasingly focused on helping employers find diverse job candidates. And it recently introduced a new feature to help those employers see exa.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 11 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. 11 min. ago

Domestic violence calls for help increased 20% during the pandemic

Domestic violence rose globally in 2020—so much so that doctors have called it "a pandemic within a pandemic.".....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 39 min. ago

Pandemic makes separation even scarier for people with a family member in prison

Jails and prisons in the United States had a coronavirus infection rate three times greater than the general population, with an average of 1,400 new COVID-19 infections and seven deaths every day over the past year......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 39 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 News17 hr. 39 min. ago

AI agent helps identify material properties faster

Efficient analysis of X-ray diffraction data (XRD) plays a crucial role in the discovery of new materials, for example for the energy systems of the future. It is used to analyze the crystal structures of new materials in order to find out, for which.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 39 min. ago

Kosovar biologist calls newly found insect after coronavirus

Kosovar biologist Halil Ibrahimi believes the pandemic restrictions haven't all been bad—as a result of them, he completed his research, raised public awareness of the pollution of river basins and named a newly discovered insect after the virus......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 39 min. ago

CO2 emissions set to surge, IEA warns

Climate-changing CO2 emissions are set to surge by the second-biggest amount in history this year as the global economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, the IEA warned Tuesday, days before a major climate summit......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

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

Indonesian edtech CoLearn gets $10M Series A led by Alpha Wave Incubation and GSV Ventures

Indonesian startup CoLearn started as a chain of physical tutoring centers and was in the process of shifting to a hybrid offline-online model when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The team sensed that remote learning would permanently change how students.....»»

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

Are Apple and others" tech launches a better watch because of Covid?

The pandemic has forced firms to unveil new products via virtual events, rather than live on stage......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021