Search

What Atul Gawande will bring to the table as CEO of Amazon-Berkshire-JPM venture

WHAT ATUL GAWANDE WILL BRING TO THE TABLE AS CEO OF AMAZON-BERKSHIRE-JPM VENTURE

Effective July 9, surgeon and author Atul Gawande, who has been outspoken about healthcare costs and quality, will take over as CEO...

Microsoft News now official, rolling out to everyone on iOS and Android

MICROSOFT NEWS NOW OFFICIAL, ROLLING OUT TO EVERYONE ON IOS AND ANDROID

Meet the refreshed platform powering all of Microsoft's news services across devices. Microsoft today unveiled its latest news venture,...

 
 
 
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...

 
 
 
Yet Another Strategic Step From Turkish Airlines Before Moving To The Istanbul New Airport

YET ANOTHER STRATEGIC STEP FROM TURKISH AIRLINES BEFORE MOVING TO THE ISTANBUL NEW AIRPORT

The media briefing and signing ceremony of the joint venture between Turkish Airlines' Turkish Cargo successfully representing Turkey...

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....

 
 
 
Ex-Facebook exec Chamath Palihapitiya's VC firm just lost 3 partners in 2 weeks, and it signals more changes to come

EX-FACEBOOK EXEC CHAMATH PALIHAPITIYA'S VC FIRM JUST LOST 3 PARTNERS IN 2 WEEKS, AND IT SIGNALS MORE CHANGES TO COME

TechCrunch / Flickr Social Capital is bleeding top investment partners. The venture firm, run by legendary investor Chamath Palihapitiya,...

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...

 
 
 
Billionaire Theranos defender Tim Draper says Elizabeth Holmes 'was doing really good work' before she was attacked and 'forced to sort of fail'

BILLIONAIRE THERANOS DEFENDER TIM DRAPER SAYS ELIZABETH HOLMES 'WAS DOING REALLY GOOD WORK' BEFORE SHE WAS ATTACKED AND 'FORCED TO SORT OF FAIL'

Venture capitalist Tim Draper was an early investor in Theranos and was the company's most public defender, even while the company...

Israel now boasts 166 cybersecurity startups, including 16 that raised more than $50 million

ISRAEL NOW BOASTS 166 CYBERSECURITY STARTUPS, INCLUDING 16 THAT RAISED MORE THAN $50 MILLION

A new map of the Israeli cybersecurity ecosystem is just the latest confirmation that the region has become a dominant player in this...

 
 
 
AOL cofounder Steve Case is betting $150 million that the future of startups isn't in Silicon Valley or New York, but the money isn't what's making his prediction come true

AOL COFOUNDER STEVE CASE IS BETTING $150 MILLION THAT THE FUTURE OF STARTUPS ISN'T IN SILICON VALLEY OR NEW YORK, BUT THE MONEY ISN'T WHAT'S MAKING HIS PREDICTION COME TRUE

AOL's billionaire cofounder Steve Case runs the DC-based venture capital firm Revolution . Case is convinced that the future of American...

 
 
 
Elon Musk's Boring Company could be worth $16 billion if it builds a high-speed link between downtown Chicago and O'Hare International Airport

ELON MUSK'S BORING COMPANY COULD BE WORTH $16 BILLION IF IT BUILDS A HIGH-SPEED LINK BETWEEN DOWNTOWN CHICAGO AND O'HARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Berenberg analyst Alexander Haissl says The Boring Company's deal with the City of Chicago to link downtown and O'Hare Airport is proof...

Tessian raises $13 million to use machine learning for securing enterprise email

TESSIAN RAISES $13 MILLION TO USE MACHINE LEARNING FOR SECURING ENTERPRISE EMAIL

Tessian of London announced today that it has raised $13 million in venture capital as the U.K.-based company seeks to automate the...

 
 
 
Former Google and Instagram engineers got millions to take TV into the future: Here's what it looks like

FORMER GOOGLE AND INSTAGRAM ENGINEERS GOT MILLIONS TO TAKE TV INTO THE FUTURE: HERE'S WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE

Zoë Bernard/Business Insider Dreams is a new company that's reformatting TV for smartphones. It got $5 million from investors including...

Top investors gambled $12 million on the blockchain equivalent of Beanie Babies. Now, sales are plummeting

TOP INVESTORS GAMBLED $12 MILLION ON THE BLOCKCHAIN EQUIVALENT OF BEANIE BABIES. NOW, SALES ARE PLUMMETING

In March, investors including Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures gave a total of $12 million to CryptoKitties, a blockchain...

 
 
 
After Departing CyPhy, Helen Greiner to Help U.S. Army in Robotics

AFTER DEPARTING CYPHY, HELEN GREINER TO HELP U.S. ARMY IN ROBOTICS

Helen Greiner, the robotics expert and entrepreneur who co-founded iRobot, quietly left her most recent startup, the drone venture...

 
 
 
Kim Kardashian's New Hair Color Is the Opposite of Millennial Pink

KIM KARDASHIAN'S NEW HAIR COLOR IS THE OPPOSITE OF MILLENNIAL PINK

We've seen her hair platinum, caramel, pink, and of course jet black, but Kim Kardashian may have just ventured into a new region of...

Capital One is adding significant value to its Venture card in the form of free Global Entry and TSA PreCheck enrollment

CAPITAL ONE IS ADDING SIGNIFICANT VALUE TO ITS VENTURE CARD IN THE FORM OF FREE GLOBAL ENTRY AND TSA PRECHECK ENROLLMENT

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate...