How to run a token sale – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Seed funding is drying up. Accelerators are scrambling for revenue. Things are changing drastically in the startup ecosystem. Why? First, as we all know, it’s easier than ever to build a startup. […]

Our favorite pitches from Alchemist Accelerator’s 16th batch – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Alchemist Accelerator, known for its specialty in working with enterprise startups, held its 16th demo day at Microsoft’s offices in Mountain View, California. 18 startups pitched ideas ranging from more traditional marketplaces […]

TalkIQ raises $14 million Series A to give enterprises AI insights into voice communication – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch There’s no shortage of startups building their brands around AI for enterprise. And within the enterprise, few spaces are as competitive as AI-powered voice analytics. TalkIQ is the latest company in the […]

Here’s all the crazy hardware presented at HAX’s 10th demo day – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch We stopped by HAX’s demo day at the San Francisco Mint to check out all the hardware startups in the accelerator’s 10th batch. Many of the startups showcased creative combinations of hardware […]

Reach Robotics closes $7.5M Series A for its augmented reality bots – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch After years of research and development, Reach Robotics has closed a $7.5 million Series A, co-led by Korea Investment Partners (KiP) and IGlobe, to bring its augmented reality bots to market in a big […]

Anna Patterson talks Gradient Ventures, Google’s new AI fund – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch It’s been pretty obvious for a few months now, but Google has finally admitted that its running its own investment fund targeting machine intelligence startups. The fund will go by the name […]

Datatron raises $2.7M to help companies query real-time and historical data – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Fresh out of 500 startups, Datatron has raised $2.7 million in seed financing for its data savvy assistant Emma. But under the somewhat trite coating of an assistant, Datatron is a making […]

Google.org, BlackRock and others commit $2.2 million to Fast Forward’s nonprofit tech accelerator – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch As impact investing gains traction in the market, a new accelerator for tech nonprofits called Fast Forward has raised $2.2 million in philanthropic funding from the nonprofit arms of some of the world’s largest […]

Analyzing the spectrum of corporate innovation from R&D to VC – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Innovation is a hot topic, and it can be confusing for large corporations. With terms like incubator, accelerator, and corporate venturing frequently mentioned but rarely defined, the menu of innovation options can […]

500 Startups will keep investing in Latin America with new $10M fund – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch 500 Startups is increasing its commitment to global investing with a new Latin America fund, targeting $10 million, going by the name of Luchadores II, the Spanish word for wrestlers. The fund is 500’s […]

Startup School will soon be in session at Y Combinator – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Whether you swear by Both Sides of the Table or Zero to One, there’s no denying that Y Combinator knows a thing or two about starting companies. Today, the accelerator is Improving upon its Fall […]