It’s raining on a Tuesday morning — pretty standard for a Marine physical fitness test — and I know that rain or shine; pull-ups, sit-ups, and a three-mile run are going to happen. I stand, shivering in the pre-dawn drizzle, […]Read More
Industry and entrepreneur happenings
It’s 2022 and Stephanie and Brian are buying a new SUV to accommodate the growing size of their family – their third child is due in a few months. They already selected the make and model and are simply finalizing color, drive train, […]Read More
There are many skills and traits utilized for evaluating athletes, but they have never been reliable indicators. That is why unrecruited players like JJ Watt can become All-Pro’s in the NFL and why, just yesterday, Trent Brown, four years […]Read More
Narrative, a startup that makes it easier to buy and sell data, is announcing that it’s raised $3 million in additional seed funding.Read More
Today I’m pleased to announce that we raised $9.5M in new funding led by Sequoia Capital. Bill Coughran, partner at Sequoia, will join our board. Our existing investors‒Redpoint Ventures, Zetta Venture Partners, and XSeed Capital‒all participated in […]Read More
Emerging markets credit startup Mines.io has closed a $13 million Series A round led by The Rise Fund, the global impact fund formed by private equity giant TPG, and 10 others, including Velocity Capital.
Mines provides […]Read More
A week after PayPal led a $50 million round in the cross-border payment specialist PPRO, one of its big competitors in the developing world has announced an acquisition of its own in the same space. PayU — the payments […]Read More
AtScale, which is building an abstraction software layer that allows companies to seamlessly work on data projects in the cloud or on-premises, today announced at least six new multi-million-dollar customers, […]Read More
This article appeared on BASF Catalysts on June 21, 2018.
BASF and Citrine Informatics are collaborating to use artificial intelligence (AI) to accelerate the development of new environmental catalyst technologies. Citrine Informatics is a next-generation platform that harnesses the power of AI to bring new materials to market faster, and capture materials-enabled product value.
With […]Read More
By Jack Stewart. This article originally appeared on Wired, June 11, 2018.
In Ensenada, A Mexican city about two hours south of Tijuana, a new crime fighter has taken to the skies. It’s not a bird, or a plane, or Superman. It’s a drone. And over a few months on patrol, it’s […]