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BigID raises $30 million to grow its automated data privacy management platform for enterprises

BIGID RAISES $30 MILLION TO GROW ITS AUTOMATED DATA PRIVACY MANAGEMENT PLATFORM FOR ENTERPRISES

BigID, a startup that helps enterprises protect customer and employee data, has raised $30 million in a series B round of funding led...

Amazon, Microsoft, and Comcast back Tact.ai in $27 million funding round to expand its sales platform

AMAZON, MICROSOFT, AND COMCAST BACK TACT.AI IN $27 MILLION FUNDING ROUND TO EXPAND ITS SALES PLATFORM

Tact.ai, a Redwood City, California-based enterprise intelligence startup, announced today that it has closed a $27 million funding...

 
 
 
5 common startup pitch mistakes that can sink your fundraising prospects

5 COMMON STARTUP PITCH MISTAKES THAT CAN SINK YOUR FUNDRAISING PROSPECTS

Rarely discussed are the all-too-common pitch mistakes that quickly land companies in the “No” bucket before the pitch is even finished....

Billionaire Steve Case has taken a big red bus through 26 states to bet $150 million on finding the next big startup - here's where he's looked so far

BILLIONAIRE STEVE CASE HAS TAKEN A BIG RED BUS THROUGH 26 STATES TO BET $150 MILLION ON FINDING THE NEXT BIG STARTUP - HERE'S WHERE HE'S LOOKED SO FAR

AOL cofounder Steve Case runs the DC-based venture capital firm Revolution and has " Hillbilly Elegy " author JD Vance run his $150...

 
 
 
Bio Roundup: Duchenne Data, Roche Buys Foundation, IPO Wave & More

BIO ROUNDUP: DUCHENNE DATA, ROCHE BUYS FOUNDATION, IPO WAVE & MORE

Biotech financing is a cyclical thing. Two years ago, the IPO window was unlatched but a number of companies ended up withdrawing their...

Mattress startup Leesa has quietly donated over 30,000 mattresses to people to need since launching in 2014 - and it could how redefine how companies approach philanthropy

MATTRESS STARTUP LEESA HAS QUIETLY DONATED OVER 30,000 MATTRESSES TO PEOPLE TO NEED SINCE LAUNCHING IN 2014 - AND IT COULD HOW REDEFINE HOW COMPANIES APPROACH PHILANTHROPY

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This popular bra startup known for creating half-cup sizes garnered a 1.3 million-person waitlist for their extended sizing launch - and they just came out with 24 new sizes

THIS POPULAR BRA STARTUP KNOWN FOR CREATING HALF-CUP SIZES GARNERED A 1.3 MILLION-PERSON WAITLIST FOR THEIR EXTENDED SIZING LAUNCH - AND THEY JUST CAME OUT WITH 24 NEW SIZES

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PayPal to acquire machine learning-powered fraud detection startup Simility for $120 million

PAYPAL TO ACQUIRE MACHINE LEARNING-POWERED FRAUD DETECTION STARTUP SIMILITY FOR $120 MILLION

PayPal has acquired its second startup in as many days, as the payments giant announced today that it was snapping up machine learning-powered...

 
 
 
Slovenian company makes in-wheel plug-and-play electric motors

SLOVENIAN COMPANY MAKES IN-WHEEL PLUG-AND-PLAY ELECTRIC MOTORS

Electric powertrains continue to redefine automotive engineering, but we haven't quite seen anything like Slovenian startup Elaphe...

 
 
 
Retail Robot Maker Bossa Nova Raises $29M to Monitor Shelves

RETAIL ROBOT MAKER BOSSA NOVA RAISES $29M TO MONITOR SHELVES

Bossa Nova, a robotics company geared toward grocers and other sellers of related consumer products, announced today it has raised...

14 popular startups you didn't know were backed by celebrity investors

14 POPULAR STARTUPS YOU DIDN'T KNOW WERE BACKED BY CELEBRITY INVESTORS

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Microsoft just bought a startup it invested in - and it built its business on a key Google technology

MICROSOFT JUST BOUGHT A STARTUP IT INVESTED IN - AND IT BUILT ITS BUSINESS ON A KEY GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY

Microsoft has purchased Bonsai, an artificial intelligence startup based in Berkeley, CA. Microsoft was actually an investor in Bonsai,...

Analog Devices Aims High With Tech “Garage” Atop Boston Skyscraper

ANALOG DEVICES AIMS HIGH WITH TECH “GARAGE” ATOP BOSTON SKYSCRAPER

Analog Devices, the 53-year-old semiconductor company, threw a party Tuesday afternoon to celebrate its new technology incubator in...

 
 
 
Calm raises $27 million at $250 million valuation to grow its meditation app globally

CALM RAISES $27 MILLION AT $250 MILLION VALUATION TO GROW ITS MEDITATION APP GLOBALLY

Meditation startup Calm has raised $27 million in a series A round of funding led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from...

Blinkist raises $18.8 million to grow its abridged ebook subscription service

BLINKIST RAISES $18.8 MILLION TO GROW ITS ABRIDGED EBOOK SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE

Blinkist, a German startup that creates abridged versions of popular nonfiction books, has raised $18.8 million in a series C round...

 
 
 
Maryland's Immuta raises $20 million to expand its data governance platform in the wake of GDPR

MARYLAND'S IMMUTA RAISES $20 MILLION TO EXPAND ITS DATA GOVERNANCE PLATFORM IN THE WAKE OF GDPR

Data management software startup Immuta announced today the close of a $20 million round of venture capital financing led by DFJ Growth....

Business Catering Firm ezCater Goes Big With $100M Round

BUSINESS CATERING FIRM EZCATER GOES BIG WITH $100M ROUND

Boston-based ezCater , which runs an online food-ordering service for businesses, said today it has $100 million in new money. The...