Finexkap, a web platform offering working capital to small businesses in France, has now raised $22.5 million, comprising of a $7.5m Series A equity round and a further $15m, which will be used to finance the platform’s first flurry of deals.
Microsoft has partnered with mobile company Opera to make Opera Mini as the default browser to all phones on Series 30+, Series 40 and Asha operating systems. The company first signaled this move a few months ago when it made Opera the default browser on its Android-powered Nokia X platform.
Platform9, a service that aims to make it easier for businesses to launch an OpenStack private cloud on their existing servers, today announced that it has raised a $10 million Series B funding round led by Menlo Ventures and with participation from previous investor Redpoint Ventures.
KnowRe, an online math learning platform for secondary students, has raised a Series A round of $6.8 million. The funding was led by returning investor SoftBank Ventures Korea, with participation from KTB Ventures, Partners Fund, and SparkLabs Global Ventures. Read More
Synthesio, the global social 'listening and analysis' platform, has announced it's secured a Series B funding round of $20 million in funding from a European private equity firm, Idinvest Partners. Read More
Xamarin, the popular service for building cross-platform native applications, today announced that it has raised a $54 million Series C round led by a combination of new and existing investors. As far as we are aware, that’s the largest round ever raised by a mobile app development platform.
Noom, a mobile healthcare startup that focuses on using data to prevent diseases, announced today that it has raised a $16.15 million series B. Read More
Artesian Solutions, the U.K.-based platform that provides companies with better intelligence on their B2B customers and future prospects, has raised $8 million in Series B funding. Read More
Humanity.com, which bills itself as a workforce management platform we’ve been covering for a while, has secured $9 million in a Series B funding led by MHS Capital. Also participating was Point Nine Capital in Germany, Klever Internet Investments, Team Builder Ventures and Mark Britto,
Move Guides, the London and San Francisco startup that offers ‘talent mobility’ software in the cloud to help companies manage the relocation of their employees, has closed $15.6 million in Series B funding. Read More
Wedding startups are a plenty, but fewer reach the milestone of a Series A round. So Raleigh, N.C.-based WedPics has something to celebrate. The company, an online and mobile platform that allows couples, the wedding party, and guests to share photos before, during and after the big day,
Oracle today announced that it has made another acquisition, this time to enhance both the kind of data that it can provide to its business customers, and its artificial intelligence capabilities: it is buying DataFox, a startup that has amassed a huge company database — currently covering 2.
Twitter has cleared more Infowars related accounts off its platform. The company told CNN today that it permanently suspended 18 accounts affiliated with the far-right website, known for spreading misinformation and conspiracy theories, on Monday after “numerous violations and warnings.
You may remember that back in May, the Water Abundance Xprize named the five finalists in its contest to demonstrate the sustainable and scalable collection of water from the air. Interestingly, none of those finalists were the winner — after one dropped out,
In an attempt to boost diversity and inclusion efforts and civic engagement between the growing technology industry in Los Angeles and the community that surrounds it, over 80 venture capitalists and entrepreneurs joined the city’s mayor, Eric Garcetti,
As we noted six months ago, Tiger Global Management, the 17-year-old investment group, is starting to see a whole lot of its venture-related startup investments pay off. We also guessed that because of those wins, the outfit was likely lining up commitments for a new mega fund. It was a safe bet.
Guillermo del Toro, the Academy Award-winning director of “The Shape of Water” (not to mention “Hellboy,” “Pan’s Labyrinth” and “Pacific Rim”) is making a new version of “Pinocchio” for Netflix. I’d thought that after del Toro’s awards victory earlier this year,
Less than one month after the Wall Street Journal reported allegations of sexual misconduct by Cameron Poetzscher, Uber’s head of corporate development, Poetzscher has resigned, according to the WSJ. Uber has confirmed Poetzscher’s resignation to TechCrunch.
Payments startups Square wants to provide more ways for sellers to make more money, by diversifying its products and making it easier to add value to customers. With the holidays right around the corner, it’s enabling Square Register users to sell physical gift cards for the first time.
At the inception of the commercial web, it was arguably a mistake that the industry went down an advertising-based route for supporting content. Some have speculated that had payments been built into the browser and the web itself,
Nvidia’s Shield Tablet is among the first non-Nexus devices to get Android 5.0 Lollipop, and it starts rolling out today. I had a chance to spend some time with both the update and with Grid, Nvidia’s streaming Netflix for games that also launches in North America toad,
3G, NFC, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are all well and good, but there's perhaps an even geekier wireless protocol in town—and it uses magnetism for your phone to communicate.Read more...
Nuance Dragon Naturally Speaking 13 is a great tool for improving productivity in the office, but it can also help people with accessibility and disability problems handle many computer-related tasks.Read more: http://www.itproportal.
因为Oculus Rift等虚拟现实头套的诞生，360度视角的市场开始不断蓬勃发展。然而虽然市面上出现了越来越多360度视频产品，但它们当中却没有一款会像PufferSphere M使用起来那么方便、有趣、好玩。
There have been over 2,000 nuclear explosions in real life but if we believe the movies, it seems like every other action movie drops one in for added color. And I totally get it.
3 月 31 日晚间消息，今日，华为终端官方公众号华为终情发布任正非在 2015 年市场工作会议上的讲话。任正非称，华为内部进行变革的目的就是要多产粮食，以及增加土地肥力，不能对这两个目的直接和间接做出贡献的 ... ...
We’re still a little while off from the Oculus Rift’s official consumer launch – pre-orders are starting later this year, the company revealed recently, with shipping beginning early next year.