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 […]

Matternet’s autonomous delivery drones can now refuel and reload by themselves – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Matternet, a startup building autonomous drones for delivery, has been working to commercialize its tech via transportation of blood and pathology samples to labs. Taking traffic out of the equation has already shown […]

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 […]

Thailand’s Kasikorn Bank backs cloud accounting startup in first deal for $30M fund – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Thailand’s banks have stepped up to chase the startup dream over the past year. Following on from SCB’s Digital Ventures, which has backed blockchain startup Ripple among others, Kasikorn Bank (KBank) has […]

Y Combinator takes machine intelligence startups to school and learns a thing or two – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Machine intelligence startups are the black sheep of the startup world. The new kids on the block are challenging investors to do their technical homework and differentiate themselves in intentional ways. Y […]

Auto giant Continental buys Singapore-based Quantum Inventions for $29M – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch German automotive giant Continental is furthering its push into the future of transportation after it got its check book out to acquire Quantum Inventions, a Singapore-based company that specializes in mobility data services. […]

Tetra raises a $1.5M seed round to bring deep learning to voice transcription – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch There are a million and one services for voice transcription on the market. But even with just one job to do, I’ve never seen a service that can handle the long tail […]

Indian startup Flux Auto wants to democratize self-driving tech for trucks – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch A young startup in India wants to makes autonomous driving technology more widely available for truck operators, especially those outside of the U.S., by lower the cost significantly. The concept of self-driving […]

Iflix raises $133M for its Netflix-style service for emerging markets – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Iflix, an Asia-based startup providing Netflix-like streaming services in emerging markets, has landed $133 million in fresh funding to accelerate its business. The investment was led by U.S. media conglomerate Hearst, which […]

Ding’s ‘smart enough’ doorbell raises $345k+ on Seedrs – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Ding, a London-based hardware startup, has raised more than £263,000 (~$345k) via the Seedrs equity crowdfunding platform as it works to get its first product — a wi-fi connected doorbell — to […]

Google launches its own AI Studio to foster machine intelligence startups – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch A new week brings a fresh Google initiative targeting AI startups. We started the month with the announcement of Gradient Ventures, Google’s on-balance sheet AI investment vehicle. Two days later we watched […]