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Former McLaren design boss joins Lilium flying taxi startup

FORMER MCLAREN DESIGN BOSS JOINS LILIUM FLYING TAXI STARTUP

Frank Stephenson shocked many when he stepped down from the lead design role at McLaren in early 2017. It turned out he wanted to apply...

DataCloud Raises $4M to Guide Miners' Drilling, Blasting Decisions

DATACLOUD RAISES $4M TO GUIDE MINERS' DRILLING, BLASTING DECISIONS

DataCloud , a developer of sensors and software to help guide mine operators' decision-making around drilling and blasting, has raised...

 
 
 
Emotional Intelligence Startup Cogito Spins Out Mental Health Unit

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE STARTUP COGITO SPINS OUT MENTAL HEALTH UNIT

Cogito, the A.I. startup that wrings emotional intelligence cues out of the human voice, is training its focus on call centers and...

Robinhood said to not be properly insured to offer checking & savings

ROBINHOOD SAID TO NOT BE PROPERLY INSURED TO OFFER CHECKING & SAVINGS

Robinhood's new high-interest, zero-fee checking and savings feature seems to be too good to be true. Users' money may not be fully...

 
 
 
U-M's Desai Accelerator Invests Millionth Dollar Since 2013 Launch

U-M'S DESAI ACCELERATOR INVESTS MILLIONTH DOLLAR SINCE 2013 LAUNCH

The University of Michigan's Desai Accelerator , an incubator open to early-stage tech startups regardless of their connection to the...

 
 
 
Bio Roundup: Eli Lilly Tries Tau, Generic Insulin, NASH Cash & More

BIO ROUNDUP: ELI LILLY TRIES TAU, GENERIC INSULIN, NASH CASH & MORE

Pharmaceutical industry critics lament the cost of rare disease drugs, but some of the steepest price hikes have come on widely used...

Mobility startup Dott raises $23 million for its durable electric scooters and bikes

MOBILITY STARTUP DOTT RAISES $23 MILLION FOR ITS DURABLE ELECTRIC SCOOTERS AND BIKES

Mobility startup Dott raised $23 million in venture capital as the electric scooter and bike company prepares to launch its first pilot...

 
 
 
A founder who survived the Chinese bike-sharing bubble is launching a scooter startup, and reckons it's a $35 billion market

A FOUNDER WHO SURVIVED THE CHINESE BIKE-SHARING BUBBLE IS LAUNCHING A SCOOTER STARTUP, AND RECKONS IT'S A $35 BILLION MARKET

Dott is a new scooter and electric bike startup which has raised €20 million to launch in Paris. There are a lot of scooter startups...

Whole Foods is officially breaking up with Instacart

WHOLE FOODS IS OFFICIALLY BREAKING UP WITH INSTACART

When Instacart began delivering Whole Foods Market groceries in 2014, it was the first national partner the startup had landed. Instacart...

 
 
 
Udacity Achieves 50,000 Nanodegree Grads Amid Company Reorganization

UDACITY ACHIEVES 50,000 NANODEGREE GRADS AMID COMPANY REORGANIZATION

Udacity , a pioneer in the online teaching of IT skills, is celebrating a milestone today-50,000 students have now graduated from one...

The co-founder of $725 million cloud startup Mesosphere is stepping aside as CEO to make way for a Symantec veteran

THE CO-FOUNDER OF $725 MILLION CLOUD STARTUP MESOSPHERE IS STEPPING ASIDE AS CEO TO MAKE WAY FOR A SYMANTEC VETERAN

Mesosphere, most recently valued at $725 million in a funding round this year, is getting a new CEO. Founder Florian Leibert is stepping...

 
 
 
Mental wellness startup Wisdo launches with $11 million in funding

MENTAL WELLNESS STARTUP WISDO LAUNCHES WITH $11 MILLION IN FUNDING

Social media has lately been linked to mental health issues, with a recent study showing a causal relationship between the use of social...

Hot database startup Neo4j is bringing on its first-ever CFO, months after raising $80 million

HOT DATABASE STARTUP NEO4J IS BRINGING ON ITS FIRST-EVER CFO, MONTHS AFTER RAISING $80 MILLION

Neo4j, which recently raised $80 million, announced that it was bringing on Mike Asher as its first-ever CFO. Denise Persson, CMO of...

 
 
 
NYC's Work-Bench announces $47M enterprise investment fund

NYC'S WORK-BENCH ANNOUNCES $47M ENTERPRISE INVESTMENT FUND

Work-Bench , an early stage enterprise startup venture capital firm based in New York City announced its $47 million Fund II today....

Chorus.ai raises $33 million for AI that listens in on sales calls

CHORUS.AI RAISES $33 MILLION FOR AI THAT LISTENS IN ON SALES CALLS

Chorus.ai, a startup developing artificial intelligence that listens in on sales calls, has raised $33 million in a series B round.

 
 
 
ExactTarget's McCorkle Hatches MetaCX to Improve Software Experience

EXACTTARGET'S MCCORKLE HATCHES METACX TO IMPROVE SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE

Scott McCorkle, one of Indiana's more seasoned software executives, is back in the startup arena with MetaCX , a High Alpha -backed...

Finalcad, the mobile platform for the construction industry, raises $40M Series C

FINALCAD, THE MOBILE PLATFORM FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY, RAISES $40M SERIES C

Finalcad , a mobile platform that enables the construction industry to digitize much of its processes, has closed $40 million in Series...

 
 
 
The cofounder of a $1.9 billion design startup explains why his company is 'training' for an IPO that may never happen

THE COFOUNDER OF A $1.9 BILLION DESIGN STARTUP EXPLAINS WHY HIS COMPANY IS 'TRAINING' FOR AN IPO THAT MAY NEVER HAPPEN

On Tuesday, design platform InVision announced it has raised $115 million in series F funding. This year, the seven-year-old company...

Facial Recognition Startup Suspect Technologies Raises $810K

FACIAL RECOGNITION STARTUP SUSPECT TECHNOLOGIES RAISES $810K

Amid warnings over potential dangers of facial recognition, Jacob Sniff is still bullish on the technology. His Cambridge, MA-based...