Physical storage startup Makespace has a new CEO to represent it – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Makespace, one of the many startups that launched to give consumers a new option for storing their stuff, has a new chief executive, TechCrunch has confirmed. The company’s thirty year-old co-founder and […]

Ole Harms joins us at Disrupt Berlin to talk about Moia’s first year of exploring mobility – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Volkswagen Group’s Moia sub-brand launched last year at TechCrunch Disrupt, with a focus on helping connect the dots between VW’s existing automotive business and a future where city-dwellers also rely heavily on […]

Quantifying the driverless startup boom – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch For driverless car startups, raising capital seems to happen on autopilot. Investors and acquirers have put billions into the space over the past couple of years in the race for early mover […]

China’s JD.com leads $19M investment in Southeast Asian online fashion brand Pomelo – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch This year has seen unprecedented interest in Southeast Asia’s startups from Chinese tech firms, and today we can add another deal to the pile. JD.com, the close rival to Alibaba, has led […]

Ross Intelligence lands $8.7M Series A to speed up legal research with AI – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Armed with an understanding of machine learning, Ross Intelligence is going after LexisNexis and Thomson Reuters for ownership of legal research. The startup, founded in 2015 by Andrew Arruda, Jimoh Ovbiagele and Pargles Dall’Oglio […]

Deepgram opens up its machine transcription platform to everyone – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Deepgram, a startup applying machine learning to audio data, is releasing its machine transcription platform this morning for free. No more will you have to pay for other services like Trint to […]

Petuum secures $93M Series B to push AI into the mainstream – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch With a shortage of machine learning developers bearing down on the industry, startups and big tech companies alike are moving to democratize the tools necessary to commercialize artificial intelligence. The latest startup, Petuum, […]

Andela, a tech training and development outsourcer for African coders, raises $40M – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Andela, a startup that trains developers in Africa and hires them out to global tech companies, has raised $40 million in Series C funding. The financing came from CRE Venture Capital, a […]

Australia’s Startmate accelerator announces its most recent class – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch As the startup tech scene blossoms in Australia, despite challenges like a small pool of local institutional investors and natural threats like the predatory Dropbear, one of the key components of its […]

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 […]