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
Industry and entrepreneur happenings
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 […]
Trifacta, a big-data startup that is building tools to help businesses structure and analyse data that gets generated in their networks through customer interactions and other actions, is today announcing that it has closed out its Series D […]Read More
A startup from Phil Libin’s ‘studio’ thinks its artificial intelligence will make employees happier at workJanuary 24, 2018
By Becky Peterson. This article originally appeared on Business Insider, January 23, 2018.
– Disco, a startup partnered with Evernote cofounder Phil Libin’s young artificial intelligence studio All Turtles, released its product to paying customers Tuesday.
– The product tracks positive language within office chat apps like Slack and Microsoft Teams, and then aggregates […]Read More
By Ron Miller. This article originally appeared on TechCrunch, October 3, 2017.
AtScale, a four-year old startup that helps companies get a big-picture view of their big data inside their BI tools, announced a $25 million Series C investment today.
The round was led by Atlantic Bridge with participation from new investors Wells […]Read More
By Robert Siegel. This article originally appeared on Fortune, August 14, 2017.
The chaos over at Uber is one of the most unprecedented and shocking spectacles to come out of any business context in recent memory. First, the world’s most valuable private company had its celebrated and controversial CEO, Travis Kalanick, […]Read More