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Shilling Founders Fund is Portugal’s newest VC, with $35.6M to spend on early-stage startups

Shilling, an early-stage VC in Portugal, has now launched a new €30M ($35.6M) early-stage fund called Shilling Founders Fund, which is backed just over 35 successful tech founders, as well as large European VC Atomico. The fund will run on a profit.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchApr 8th, 2021

Russia Mulls Withdrawing From the ISS After 2024

As the 20-year-old International Space Station (ISS) starts showing its age, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov suggested Russia would back away from the ISS as early as 2025 to pursue a national space station. Science Magazine reports: Altho.....»»

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Early Coinbase backer Garry Tan is keeping the “vast majority” of his shares because of this deal

A week after the cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase staged a direct listing, much of the focus remains on the wealth that the listing generated for executives at the company, its board members, and its private investors. Citing data from Capital Market.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Fixed network of smartphones provides earthquake early warning in Costa Rica

Earthquake early warnings can be delivered successfully using a small network of off-the-shelf smartphones attached to building baseboards, according to a study conducted in Costa Rica last year......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 32 min. ago

Astronauts" mental health risks tested in the Antarctic

Astronauts who spend extended time in space face stressors such as isolation, confinement, lack of privacy, altered light-dark cycles, monotony and separation from family. Interestingly, so do people who work at international research stations in Ant.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 32 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 News15 hr. 4 min. ago

Hustle Fund backs Fintor, which wants to make it easier to invest in real estate

Farshad Yousefi and Masoud Jalali used to drive through Palo Alto neighborhoods and marvel at the outrageous home prices. But the drives sparked an idea. They were not in a financial position to purchase a home in those neighborhoods (to be clear, no.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 4 min. ago

Magic Leap 2 Headset To Be Unveiled at "End of This Year," CEO Says

Magic Leap's next augmented realty headset is on track to be unveiled later this year. From a report: In an interview with Protocol published on Tuesday, CEO Peggy Johnson said the Magic Leap 2 will be released through an early adopter program at the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 32 min. ago

Little Foot fossil shows early human ancestor clung closely to trees

A long-awaited, high-tech analysis of the upper body of famed fossil 'Little Foot' opens a window to a pivotal period when human ancestors diverged from apes, new USC research shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 32 min. ago

NASA keeping an eye on weather forecast for SpaceX’s crewed launch on Thursday

SpaceX and NASA will send another four astronauts to the International Space Station early Thursday, so long as the weather is fine. So what's the forecast?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 32 min. ago

Dow Silicones to hike quotes in May

US-based Dow Silicones will raise its silicone prooduct quotes starting May, and its distribution agents have moved since early April to inform downstream clients about the price adjustment, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated 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

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

EVs to account for more than half of light vehicles sold globally by 2026, BCG projects

BCG said it sees the transition to EVs playing out in three phases: incentive and early adopter-driven electrification; ownership cost-driven electrification; and supply-driven electrification......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Elon Musk suggests Autopilot was off in fatal Texas Tesla crash

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said that the automaker’s early investigations suggest the Model S in Saturday's fatal accident in Texas didn’t have Autopilot enabled......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

NASA eyes weather forecast for SpaceX’s crewed launch on Thursday

SpaceX and NASA will send another four astronauts to the International Space Station early Thursday, so long as the weather is fine. So what's the forecast?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated 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

NOVID Tracing App Scans Your Social Circle for COVID-19 Risk

Developed by a Carnegie Mellon mathematician, the app uses ultrasound, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi to serve as an early-warning system .entry-content .tisubhead { color: #999999; font-family: verdana; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bo.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Less than 2 weeks left to save $100 on TC Early Stage 2021: Marketing and Fundraising

Less than 2 weeks left to save $100 on TC Early Stage 2021: Marketing and Fundraising.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

These three investors think founders need some TLC (Collective funds)

Venture capital is a networks business — from networks of founders to the web of investors and angels and gossamer threads of potential customers, talent and service providers. The density of those networks determines success: Find just the right p.....»»

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