Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg might not be able to agree about much when it comes to AI these days, but the pair do seem to see the same potential in Vicarious, a startup applying unsupervised learning
Beijing-based Momenta announced this morning that it raised a $46 million Series B round led by NIO Capital. Momenta produces self-driving car software that applies deep learning to mapping, path planning
Chatbots – automated bots that let you interact with a service or brand via messaging apps or SMS – haven’t yet become breakout hits, as a group. But that hasn’t stopped investors from pouring in $8 million
Ohpen, a Netherlands-based company that has built cloud-based core banking software, has raised €15 million in Series B funding, which I understand gives it a valuation of €100 million. Private equity
Push Doctor, a U.K.-based startup that lets you book a video consultation with a doctor and manage other aspects of your health digitally, has raised $26.1 million in Series B funding. Leading the round
Kinetica’s roots as a company go back to a 2009 consulting project for U.S. intelligence services. When they couldn’t find a solution on the market to meet the strict demands of the army and NSA to track
Revolut cofounder and CEO Nikolay Storonsky. Revolut Revolut has revenues of £2.3 million. But its sales costs are £7.8 million. Despite that, investors are planning to put £50 million more into the company.
Swedish digital healthcare startup KRY has closed a €20 million ($22.8M) Series A round of funding to grow its on-demand video-call-a-doctor business, including expanding into new markets. Existing investors
Platform9, a startup that helps companies manage their cloud software deployments across on-premises data centers and the public cloud, announced today that it raised a $22 million series C round of funding.
You can do more than you think In my review of the iPad Pro 10.5, I said that most people should probably wait until all the productivity improvements coming in iOS 11 are available before buying one.
Capnamic Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm based in Berlin and Cologne, is announcing the final closing of a new €115 million tech fund. The VC says it will invest in tech companies predominantly
For anyone who’s ever wanted to break a lease, but felt trapped by their contract, Flip has the service for you. The company, which allows users to sublet or get out of their lease, has just raised $2.2
Catalant Technologies, a Boston-based software startup that helps companies find on-demand business expertise, has raised $41 million in new investment. That includes debt financing and a Series D venture
Your.MD, an AI-driven health information service delivered via a bot, has raised $10 million in new funding. The round was led by Orkla Ventures, the venture arm of Orkla, a leading supplier of branded
It’s been a long night at Pier 36, also known as Basketball City. But this time, you couldn’t see hoops. Instead, the building hosted a very special competition — the Disrupt NY Hackathon. Around 750 and
If you live in New York, you’ve seen the subway ads. MakeSpace wants to free your apartment of clutter. And now the self-storage startup is getting $30 million to execute on their vision. This follows
Craigslist is great for serial killers and spear-phishers, but less than ideal for anyone looking for housing. As a platform for renters, Bedly aims to take some of the pain out of the housing-rental —
Parents’ worry for their children often leads them to what should be a simple decision: life insurance. But the process can be complex and expensive. Fabric wants to change that by providing a straightforward
Beekeeper, the Switzerland and U.S.-based startup that provides a mobile-first communications platform for employers that need a better way to communicate with blue-collar and service-oriented workers,
Data governance and management startup Collibra — originally founded in Belgium but now based out of New York to help businesses in sectors like finance and healthcare to manage and comply with data retention
My 1st Years, a U.K.-based e-commerce startup that offers personalised gifts for babies and children, has picked up £5 million in growth funding. The round, which adds to the £2 million raised previously,
Monese, the London-based fintech startup that offers a mobile banking app for immigrants and expats who might otherwise find it difficult to open a bank account outside of their originating country, has
Stitch Fix, Trunk Club, and other subscription e-commerce businesses have made it easier for adults to discover clothing they like without having to trundle through department stores. Users sign up for
The internet has changed a lot over the last two decades, but many companies are still using legacy technologies to extract, transform and load their data into warehouses. One new entrant, Xplenty, is
A San Diego startup called eSUB Construction Software has raised $5 million in a Series A round led by Revolution Ventures according to President and CEO Wendy Rogers. The company’s cloud-based project
Managed By Q, a service that automates office management, has raised $30 million in Series C funding, according to SEC filings. Managed By Q started off as a NY-based platform that let office administrators
Nuremberg-based Open-Xchange, a long-time provider of white label email, is taking a giant leap into the consumer space by developing a service designed to strike a new balance between privacy and advertising.
Stash, a mobile app aimed at helping novices invest their hard-earned money, has raised $25 million in a Series B round led by Valar Ventures, with participation from Breyer Capital, Goodwater Capital,
After a potential customer has first contact with a business, sales gets in gear, often responding with an introductory email. Conversica has developed an artificial intelligence system designed to automate
Robotics startup Exotec raises $3.5 million to help warehouses pack and dispatch goods using mini robots
A French robotics startup has raised €3.3 million ($3.5 million) to build and grow a fleet of mobile robots that help warehouses prepare orders for delivery. The company was founded in 2015 by former Healthcare