Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Locatee raises $4M Series A for its workplace analytics platform – TechCrunch

Locatee, a Swiss startup that uses existing sensors and IT infrastructures to provide employers and commercial real estate owners with detailed data about how their spaces are utilized, today announced...

KlearNow raises $16 million to bring customs clearance industry into the digital age –...

Customs is the sieve of international supply chains. And yet despite its critical role, clearing customs for freight brokers can be a slow and opaque process reliant on manual data...

Bridgecrew announces $14M Series A to automate cloud security – TechCrunch

In today’s grim economic climate, companies are looking for ways to automate wherever they can. Bridgecrew, an early-stage startup that makes automated cloud security tooling aimed at engineers, announced a...

Securitization platform Cadence surpasses $125M deal volume and raises $4M – TechCrunch

Securitization is a critical function of the modern financial system. Banks “package” individual loans, say a mortgage or an auto loan, into a group with similar characteristics and sell them...

VR workplace training startup Strivr lands $30 million Series B – TechCrunch

Virtual reality has been two years away from mainstream adoption for the past six years. In that time, huge companies have made big VR bets only to walk away, countless...

Stripe leads $20M Series A into Fast, which is building a universal checkout service...

Early this morning, Fast, a startup building platform-agnostic login and checkout services, announced that Stripe has led a $20 million investment into its business. Prior investors Index Ventures and Susa...

Hospital droid Diligent Robotics raises $10M to assist nurses – TechCrunch

Twenty-eight percent of a nurse’s time is wasted on low-skilled tasks like fetching medical tools. We need them focused on the complex and compassionate work of treating patients, especially amid...

Impossible Foods confirms $500 million fundraising, has raised $1.3 billion in total – TechCrunch

Impossible Foods, the privately held meat replacement challenger to publicly traded Beyond Meat, said it has raised roughly $500 million in its latest round of funding. The new investment brings the...

Noom competitor OurPath rebrands as Second Nature, raises $10M Series A – TechCrunch

Back in 2018, OurPath emerged as a startup in the U.K. tackling the problem of diabetes. The company helped customers fight the disease, and raised a $3 million round of...

What robotics’ biggest raises tell us about the industry’s future – TechCrunch

Warehouse fulfilment, construction, surgical and agriculture are key targets for automation Brian Heater @bheater / 16 hours I visited Boston last week and met with a number of robotics researchers, startups and established...

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