Articles Tagged 'Technology'

Business Insider: Will Nevius named a top tech industry PR pro

Business Insider: Investors are betting $1.4B that gig workers can transform an essential but invisible part of healthcare.

Forbes: ManiMe cofounders named to Forbes #30Under30

Kustomer to join Facebook, helping brands thrive in the digital economy with modern customer service

TechCrunch: Facebook buys Kustomer for $1B to expand its customer service tools

Business Insider: Investors are betting big that Papa can succeed by applying Uber's gig-work strategy to home care

Vogue: 60 special holiday gifts from Vogue’s favorite small businesses

TIME: The best inventions of 2020 - A made-to-order manicure

TechCrunch: Sales readiness platform MindTickle raises $100M led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2

Forbes: Laser sensor startup Aeva may see $2B valuation from NYSE Listing

TechCrunch: Lidar startup Aeva to go public via $2.1B SPAC merger

Cosmopolitan: Did you know you can now checkout anywhere with just your phone?

TechCrunch: Supersonic aircraft startup Hermeus raises $16M Series A

TechCrunch: MachEye raises $4.6M for its business intelligence platform

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: Adding a play button for BI with MachEye

Vogue: Governor Cuomo and his daughter launch New York’s “Mask Up” campaign with The RealReal

Forbes: The rise of telemedicine - The new brand offering customized prescription skincare formulas online

Washington Post: U.S. sanctions Russian lab that built what experts say is potentially the world’s deadliest hacking tool

Vogue: AI shopping apps are booming, but can they change the way we consume fashion?

Harper's Bazaar: 14 fashion apps to download now, featuring Nate

Laura Chau: Zoomtopia - What Zoom gets right and what it is still missing

Marie Claire: Amazing shopping apps you won't believe you've lived without

Bloomberg: Instacart valuation jumps to $17.7B in grocery investment

TechCrunch: Instacart raises $200M more at $17.7B valuation

TechCrunch: Axis Security raises $32M to help companies stay secure while working from home

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: Announcing our Series B investment in Axis Security

TechCrunch: Papa raises $18M it expand its business connecting older adults with virtual and in-person companions

Rayfe Gaspar-Asaoka: The enterprise “edge”

TechCrunch: 3 VCs discuss the state of SaaS investing in 2020

TODAY: Allure's best of beauty 2020, featuring ManiMe

Axios: ManiMe raises $6 million as at-home manicures boom in the pandemic

TechCrunch: Snyk bags another $200M at a $2.6B valuation 9 months after its latest raise

Business Insider: BoostUp raises $6.3M to help businesses use AI to predict revenue and customer behavior

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: BoostUp - autonomous navigation for revenue

Entrepreneur: These founders built a perfect remote-work product ... without realizing it

Worth: New technologies are ushering in the biggest revolution in senior care in over a century

Fortune: Zachariah Reitano, Co-founder and CEO of Ro named to 40 under 40 list

Forbes: Malicious Chinese SDK In 1,200 iOS apps with billions of installs causing ‘major privacy concerns to hundreds of millions of consumers’

Forbes: Walmart Takes A Smart Step By Teaming Up With Instacart On Delivery

NY Magazine: The best canned cocktails, according to bartenders and drinks experts

CNN: Instacart partners with Walmart to compete with Amazon

Insurance Insider: Shah’s Archipelago Analytics structuring $500B of property data for mega-insureds

Rich Boyle: Introducing Archipelago

Forbes: Zibo raises $10.5M, unveils banking and rent payment platform for small landlords

WWD: Nate is ready to handle your mobile checkouts

Forbes: Telehealth Startup Ro Is Now Valued At $1.5 Billion After Closing $200 Million Funding Round

TechCrunch: Instrumental raises $20M to scale its AI-powered manufacturing tech

TechCrunch: ClimaCell raises $23M Series C for its weather intelligence platform

CNBC: Ro, a 3-year-old online health provider, just raised a new round that values it at $1.5 billion

Fortune: The fight against fast fashion means buying fewer clothes—and this retailer encourages that

Fortune: Goldman-backed startup Bond raises $32M to let any company offer banking

The Information: Instacart blows past Walmart in online grocery business

Laura Chau: The next great consumer companies won’t be exclusive clubs. They will be inclusive cults.

CNBC: Telehealth start-up Ro has hit record sales every month since expanding pharmacy business pre-pandemic

Bloomberg: Wells Fargo backs former NFL kicker’s single-family rental firm

Brendan Dickinson: Announcing our investment in RenoFi

CNN: Instacart now valued at nearly $14 billion after 'unprecedented surge' in demand during pandemic

TechCrunch: 9 top space tech VCs on the market's opportunities and challenges

Business Insider: Meet the 26 healthcare startups that top VCs say are poised to take off amid the coronavirus pandemic

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: B2B SaaS marketing in the post-COVID era

Business Insider: The CEO of hot startup Kustomer explains why he's acquiring a 17-person startup in a recession – and how this is 'one of the best times to make a deal'

TechCrunch: Kustomer acquires Reply.ai to enhance chatbots on its CRM platform

Laura Chau: Content consumption habits in the age of COVID (beyond just Netflix while you work)

Laura Chau: 6 consumer tech trends to watch in a post-COVID world

New York Times: Be a friend to the elderly, get paid

FierceBiotech: Humana, NQF argue COVID-19 spotlights need for population health evolution

TechCrunch: 8 top fintech VCs discuss COVID-19 trends, signals and opportunities

BuzzFeed News: It was meant to be an app to help immigrants lead a normal life in the US. now it’s helping them survive the coronavirus.

TechCrunch: Investors, including Dan Ciporin, forecast the upcoming trends in social

From the SaaSQ Archives: A conversation with Eric Yuan, Founder and CEO of Zoom

Travel and Leisure: This app will bring senior citizens the companionship they need right now

STAT News: Telemedicine can blunt the cost of unnecessary emergency visits for Covid-19

WWD: Corona crisis could spur digital strategies in fashion industry

Forbes: Consumerization of healthcare expands beyond lifestyle products to tackle Covid-19

TechCrunch: Alkymi launches with $5M seed to automate email data extraction

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: Announcing our Seed Investment in Alkymi

Forbes: As factories struggle with how to automate, READY Robotics, spun out of Johns Hopkins, raises $23M For robotic O/S

Rayfe Gaspar-Asaoka: READY - Programming the next robotic automation

WSJ Pro VC: Ladder raises capital from former New York Life president’s new fund

CNBC: LendingClub buys Radius Bank for $185M in first fintech takeover of a regulated US bank

VentureBeat: Uber taps ClimaCell to improve ETA estimates with hyper-local weather data

The Wall Street Journal: How the failure of Pets.com spurred Julie Wainwright’s RealReal success

WoVen Podcast: The woman who gets inside the heads of execs at Facebook, Google and more - A conversation with Glo Harris

Bloomberg Businessweek: Astra, a small rocket maker, is running a different kind of space race

Fortune: Telehealth startup Ro partners with Pfizer to give its ED business a boost

WSJ: Snyk’s skyrocketing valuation reflects growing interest in late-stage enterprise businesses

VentureBeat: Berkshire Grey raises $263 million for industrial robots

TechCrunch: As retail robotics heats up, Berkshire Grey raises $263M

Bloomberg: Learning to love pre-owned clothing even when there’s been sweat

Announcing three team promotions

TechCrunch: Lily AI raises a $12.5M Series A ket by Canaan to accelerate its e-commerce recommendation tech

The San Francisco Chronicle: The RealReal to open flagship store in San Francisco

Laura Chau: Brud, identity and storytelling

Laura Chau: WhatsApp and the suppression of status

Wired: Giant surveillance balloons are lurking at the edge of space

TechCrunch: Aeva snags VW investment with smaller, longer-range lidar

Laura Chau: Slack as a social app

The Financial Times: Volkswagen invests in Aeva self-driving vision start-up

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: The nontechnical components necessary to building a tech startup

Byron Ling: Announcing our Series A investment in Uniform Teeth, the orthodontist in your pocket

Laura Chau: The status tipping point and the social <> status cycle

TechCrunch: Volvo invests in autonomous vehicle operating system startup Apex.AI through its VC arm

TechCrunch: Uniform Teeth raises $10M for its teeth-straightening operations

The Information: Silicon Valley braces for belt tightening

Forbes: Rayfe Gaspar-Asaoka named to 30 Under 30

Washington Post: Private weather company ClimaCell to spin off nonprofit to tackle weather forecasting, early warnings in Africa

The Wall Street Journal Video: Turo, the "Airbnb for cars" is taking on traditional car rental companies

Laura Chau: Social media - A game of status

Wired: Microsoft is taking quantum computers to the cloud

Forbes: What is really driving The RealReal’s new partnership with Burberry

Fortune: This party kit startup’s new hotline could save the day this holiday season

Inc: Could this startup give Party City a run for their money?

CNBC: Papa named to Upstart 100

WoVen Podcast: Keeping it real in business & fashion - A conversation with Julie Wainwright of The RealReal

WoVen Podcast: Beauty, burnout and bitcoin with the original Influencer, Michelle Phan

VentureBeat: Fireflies raises $5 million for its AI assistant for meetings

Maha Ibrahim: Nails that fit you and your lifestyle, with laser precision :) - Our Investment in ManiMe

TechCrunch: Using 3D imaging, ManiMe sells custom-fit stick-on nails

Rayfe Gaspar-Asaoka: Fireflies makes collaborating after a meeting suck less, like Dropbox did for files and Slack did for messaging

Town & Country: Draper James just launched perfectly preppy party decor with Coterie

Byron Ling: What would you pay to cure loneliness? Our Series A investment in Papa

CNN: Burberry partners with The RealReal to test reselling high fashion

Bloomberg: No Whole Foods, no problem - Instacart shakes off loss of grocer

FierceHealthcare: Tech startup, Papa, tackles loneliness among aging seniors

Vogue Business: Burberry’s partnership with The RealReal signifies a real shift

Harvard Business Review: How VC can help more women get ahead

Space: World View's 'Stratollite' balloon stays aloft for record 32 days

Vox: The RealReal isn’t buying a department store anytime soon, CEO Julie Wainwright says at Code Commerce

Watch: The RealReal CEO Julie Wainwright sits down with Kara Swisher at Code Commerce

Brendan Dickinson: A new framework for fintech

Forbes: CircleUp raises $200M to woo consumer retail startups with a VC alternative - loans

Forbes: ClimaCell named to AI 50 - America’s most promising artificial intelligence companies

MIT Technology Review: The key to bigger quantum computers could be to build them like Legos

Wired: New clues show how Russia’s grid hackers aimed for physical destruction

TechCrunch: Top VCs say the landscape for enterprise startups is changing

The Wall Street Journal Video: A $5K secondhand outfit? Inside luxury consignor The RealReal

WSJ VC: SmileDirectClub’s IPO draws cheers from teledentistry rivals

Michael Gilroy: All big brands will become fintechs. Announcing Bond.

Axios Pro Rata Podcast: Facebook for immigrants

People: Reese Witherspoon’s Draper James teams up with Coterie to design adorable tailgate accessories

American Banker: A way for smaller banks to access tech sandboxes big banks play in

The Financial Times: SoftBank strikes deal with Berkshire Grey warehouse robotics

The Washington Post: Meet the ClimaCell weather app. Alerting you when it’s about to rain, down to the minute, all around the world.

Forbes: ScaleFactor raised $100M in a year as VCs chase small business focused fintechs

TechCrunch: The Inside adds sofas to its custom furniture lineup

WoVen Podcast: Building a brand (and a dream) with fewer, better things - A conversation with Karla Gallardo

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: The next phase of growth for MindTickle

VentureBeat: MindTickle raises $40M after banner year in sales enablement

The Wall Street Journal: IAC to invest $250M in car-sharing app Turo

Forbes: Why the founder Of Kin Euphorics wants us to replace booze with bliss

WoVen Podcast: Blazing a trail (and building a family) as a pioneering VC - A conversation with Ginger More

Forbes: Startup nTopology raises $20M to expand its next-gen design software

WoVen Podcast: Feeding the world (and saving the planet) - A conversation with Julia Collins

Variety: Superplastic raises $10M to turn Janky and Guggimon into animated Instagram stars

The New York Times: The RealReal IPO - Secondhand fashion goes mainstream

Byron Ling: Learning to rise wisely with Kin

Michael Gilroy: The death of the SaaS LTV/CAC

ABC News: How some moms supplement income working for grocery shopping apps like Instacart

Brendan Dickinson: On the Journey

The New York Times: The new sobriety

NPR: Why suburban moms are delivering your groceries

WoVen Podcast: Whipping up magic, from cupcake mogul to serial entrepreneur - A conversation with Candace Nelson

CNN: People are sick of drinking. Investors are betting on the 'sober curious'

TechCrunch: Why ICS security startup Dragos' CEO puts a premium on people not profits

The New York Times: Cool nonalcoholic drinks for your sober summer

TechCrunch: Kustomer raises $40M more for its omnichannel approach to CRM

Reuters: Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup

Fortune: Big businesses racing to use quantum computing to solve big problems

Nina Kjellson: Introducing the WoVen Podcast, a series that celebrates remarkable women in healthcare, tech & business

Fortune: How ClimaCell could revolutionize weather forecasting

Michael Gilroy: All big brands are becoming fintechs

Popular Science: Meditation apps want to calm you down on the same device that stresses you out

Yahoo Finance Video: Coterie founders want to elevate the party experience

TechCrunch: Journey launches its real-time group "Peloton for meditation"

Bloomberg: Ikea startup boot camp tests life beyond flat-pack furniture

Variety: Tubular Labs brings in Viacom & BuzzFeed on project to establish social-video metrics

Washington Post: As millions of dollars pour in, esports teams offer varying visions of the future

Forbes: Is Silicon Valley coming for rosé?

Reuters: Aeva signs sensor deal with Audi's self-driving unit

CNBC: This esports team just raised $46 million, and its investors include Will Smith

VentureBeat: Embroker raises $28M to help businesses find the right insurance policies

The New York Times: Can the Birkin bag survive the resale market?

Vogue: How sustainable is consigning clothing? The RealReal is glad you asked

Bloomberg: SoftBank backs ClimaCell, startup pioneering hyper-accurate weather reports

Axios: Drake invests in esports startup Players' Lounge

Joydeep Bhattacharyya promoted to General Partner

SaaS portfolio momentum

Crunchbase: Spark Networks swipes right for SF dating company Zoosk

TechCrunch: ClimaCell bets on IoT for better weather forecasts

VentureBeat: Forte and Ripple form $100M fund for mainstream blockchain games

Bloomberg: A new Honda for almost nothing? Car sharing becomes a sales tool

#CanaanFounders: On what's keeping them up at night

Vogue: Meet Tia, the new women’s clinic making gynecologist visits less stressful

#CanaanFounders: How far would you go to get your dream hire?

TechCrunch: Tia launches a clinic that places the menstrual cycle at the center of care

#CanaanFounders: On raising funding for the first time...and the worst "pass" excuse they've gotten from a VC

Michael Gilroy: Announcing the Beam Team and their Series A

#CanaanFounders: Lessons learned from navigating the VC process

Introducing #CanaanFounders: A rapid-fire Q&A with company builders, in 280 characters or less

TechCrunch: Coterie promises to deliver charming party kits to your doorstep

CNN: This startup makes your parties Insta-worthy

Brendan Dickinson: Fixing directors and officers insurance

Laura Chau: A new way to party – with Coterie

WSJ: The Inside founder's guide to scoring décor deals online

VentureBeat: Joor raises $16M to expand its online fashion marketplace for wholesalers

American Banker: Why venture capitalists love fintechs

Fast Company: Your Wes Anderson fantasy room is just a few clicks away with The Inside

TechCrunch: PerimeterX secures $43M to protect web apps from bot attacks

Bloomberg: Facebook acquires GrokStyle, visual shopping startup, to bolster AI work

Bloomberg Video: Cuyana buyers love "fewer but better" products, CEO says

Release: Agile Stacks completes Series A funding round

The Business of Fashion: With $30M round, Cuyana eyes US expansion

Forbes: Dragos named a top IoT startup to watch in 2019

TechCrunch: ContentSquare, digital experience insights platform, raises $60M Series C

Bloomberg Video: Maha Ibrahim & All Raise founders on Bloomberg Studio 1.0

TechCrunch: Kustomer nabs $35M to take on Salesforce with its Slack-like approach to CRM

CNN: Instacart CEO reaffirms IPO is 'definitely' on the horizon

The New York Times: Tycoon of the pre-owned

Laura Chau: A prescription for how the healthcare industry can spark joy

Fortune: ScaleFactor raises $30M to expand robot bookkeeper service, eyes loan market

Rayfe Gaspar-Asaoka: The shift to an 80/20 robot-first world

CBS This Morning: Dragos CEO Rob Lee on the danger of leaning too much on AI for cybersecurity

SF Chronicle: Politics wasn't on his mind. Now Turo's CEO is fighting for other immigrants

Forbes: Bellhops raises $31.4M to make moving less miserable

Michael Gilroy promoted to Partner

Inc: Bumblebee Spaces named a world-changing startup to watch

Fortune: Maha Ibrahim on why startups keep raising mega-rounds of $100M (or more)

Rich Boyle: Berkshire Grey - a rarity in robotics

Businessweek: These robots help Amazon’s competitors narrow the delivery gap

Fast Company: For Cuyana, the leather tote bag wars are personal

Forbes: Adina Tecklu named to 30 under 30

Forbes: Hootie Rashidifard named to 30 under 30

TechCrunch: Turo’s new dongle will let customers instantly find and unlock cars

Slate: Cuyana & closing the gap between luxury goods and affordable fashion

Laura Chau: The beauty industry is ready for a makeover

Reuters: Ex-Bosch engineers aim to strengthen self-driving car software

TechCrunch: Apex.AI raises $15.5 million for autonomous vehicle software

Rayfe Gaspar-Asaoka: The safest car you will never drive

Fortune: Exclusive - Dragos raises $37M to secure industrial systems

Joydeep Bhattacharyya: Our investment in Dragos

Forbes: Three Canaan investors named to Forbes' 30 under 30

Michael Gilroy: A fireside chat with Jackie Reses of Square Capital

SF Business Times: Peer-to-peer car sharing companies like Turo rapidly hiring as market hits gas

VentureBeat: Drivetime raises $4M for voice-based trivia game for drivers

Bloomberg Video: Bumped takes stock in new phase of customer rewards

CNBC: Bumblebee Spaces is making robotic systems for your home so you can store stuff on the ceiling

Forbes: At $7.6B valuation, Instacart says IPO 'on the horizon'

CNBC: PerimeterX named a promising startup on annual Upstart 100 List

Startup Grind: VC corner Q&A with Maha Ibrahim

Forbes: How technology and automation humanize the property management experience

Inc: Julie Wainwright of The RealReal named top female founder

VentureBeat: Skale Labs raises $9.65M for better blockchain infrastructure

Axios: ClimaCell raises $45 million for short-term weather forecasting data

Benzinga: Venture capitalist Dan Ciporin talks fintech

Forbes: Ex-Apple engineers raise $45MM For ‘generational leap’ vision tech for robot cars

NYT: Get in bed with Skynet and Bumblebee Spaces

Maha Ibrahim & Dan Ciporin: Next generation investors for next generation entrepreneurs

Byron Ling: What’s next -- joining Canaan

Laura Chau: West to east

Fortune: The summer of venture capital promotions isn’t over yet

WIRED: ContentSquare named one of the hottest startups in Europe

Forbes: Luxury brands can't ignore fashion reseller The RealReal anymore

WSJ: Cargomatic gets new funding as rebuilding effort gains traction

TechCrunch: Even Financial lands $18.8M in venture funding

The Los Angeles Times: The RealReal's first SoCal store boasts a dedicated men's space, a handbag vault and a 'sneakerdome'

CNBC: Online start-up The RealReal to open its second luxury consignment store, as e-commerce brands keep growing

Blockhous Investor Spotlight: Hootan Rashidifard talks crypto & the growth of blockchain tech

TechCrunch: Taking the pain out of accounting and payroll for small businesses, ScaleFactor raises $10 million

Announcing ScaleFactor: Automated financial operations platform built for Main Street

Fintech Central: Peering into the crystal ball on the future of crypto exchanges

CBS News: Bellhops mover walks 12+ miles to first day of work, CEO gifts him a car as thanks

Fast Company: SoFi teams up with Ladder to offer revamped life insurance

Reuters: Old fashion - Vintage boom buoys RealReal and jolts luxury labels

Rayfe Gaspar-Asaoka: The era of AI-first companies

Dan Ciporin: Ownership -- a big idea to transform the current brand-loyalty model

TechCrunch: Instead of points, Bumped gives equity in the companies you shop at

Rich Boyle: Enjoying an AI summer

Forbes: This VC firm just gave two twenty-something investors $20 million to find the next Snapchat

Adina Tecklu & Hootie Rashidifard: Canaan Beta for alpha

Takeaways on European Fintech & Money2020

Tnooz: What happened when a travel startup axed its performance business model

TechCrunch Network: The upcoming shakeout in travel tech

TechCrunch: Snyk aims to help developers secure use of open source code

Fashionista: Investors continue to pour millions into online resale startups

USA TODAY: Peer-to-peer car rental start-up Turo heads to Germany

Baltimore Sun: Car owners tap into sharing economy to offset costs

The New Yorker: The RealReal's radical vision of secondhand luxury

Business Insider: Adina Tecklu named under 30 rising star in Silicon Valley tech scene

Fintech Central: Three big takeaways on how data is changing investing as we know it

Fox Business: Dan Ciporin on Mornings with Maria discussing cryptocurrency

The Consumerization of Enterprise & the Dropbox IPO

TechCrunch: Rocketrip raises $15 million to reward cost-saving employees

Bloomberg: Don’t call it retro. ‘Archival’ is the hottest thing in fashion

Bloomberg Video: Julie Wainwright on VC funding for female founded companies

The Marketing Power of UX Optimization

Michael Gilroy: Running a successful SaaS fundraising process

Crowdfund Insider: At the intersection of fintech: Canaan Partners

SaaSQ: Building a $4B company in Silicon Valley as an outsider

Dan Ciporin: What home is

The next generation of computation

Growth Marketing: A conversation with Will Young

CNBC Video: How luxury bags could make you money

The Financial Times: The RealReal deal - how to make millions from your fashion cast-offs