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 […]