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Apple Acquires U.K. Startup to Improve iPhone Picture Quality

APPLE ACQUIRES U.K. STARTUP TO IMPROVE IPHONE PICTURE QUALITY

In an effort to improve the quality of iPhone pictures, Apple has bought U.K.-based startup Spectral Edge. The company developed a...

This VC explains his bet on startups that use AI to help people get better at their jobs, without automating them away

THIS VC EXPLAINS HIS BET ON STARTUPS THAT USE AI TO HELP PEOPLE GET BETTER AT THEIR JOBS, WITHOUT AUTOMATING THEM AWAY

Emergence Capital's first investment was in a pre-IPO Salesforce, and the firm has made smart bets since on companies like Zoom and...

 
 
 
The biggest thing early stage startups should avoid when pitching to investors, according to a clean energy venture fund manager

THE BIGGEST THING EARLY STAGE STARTUPS SHOULD AVOID WHEN PITCHING TO INVESTORS, ACCORDING TO A CLEAN ENERGY VENTURE FUND MANAGER

Jeff Canin is an expert on early-stage startups, having evaluated hundreds of business proposals as an investor and business advisor. If...

I didn't have the cash to exercise my startup stock options. This Silicon Valley fund offered a way to do it without burying me in debt

I DIDN'T HAVE THE CASH TO EXERCISE MY STARTUP STOCK OPTIONS. THIS SILICON VALLEY FUND OFFERED A WAY TO DO IT WITHOUT BURYING ME IN DEBT

The Employee Stock Option, or ESO, Fund, which is based in Silicon Valley, offers a way for startup workers to exercise their stock...

 
 
 
A cofounder of the Softbank-funded startup Nuro reveals how the company plans to make money off its self-driving delivery robots without charging any fees

A COFOUNDER OF THE SOFTBANK-FUNDED STARTUP NURO REVEALS HOW THE COMPANY PLANS TO MAKE MONEY OFF ITS SELF-DRIVING DELIVERY ROBOTS WITHOUT CHARGING ANY FEES

Nuro is developing autonomous delivery vehicles and the software that powers them. The company's goal is to one day make deliveries...

The CEO of a Silicon Valley startup was quietly fired after allegedly spending over $75,000 at strip clubs and charging it to a company credit card

THE CEO OF A SILICON VALLEY STARTUP WAS QUIETLY FIRED AFTER ALLEGEDLY SPENDING OVER $75,000 AT STRIP CLUBS AND CHARGING IT TO A COMPANY CREDIT CARD

Eric Gilmore, the CEO of Silicon Valley startup Turvo, was fired back in May after it was discovered he spent more than $75,000 at...

 
 
 
Bio Roundup: Sarepta's Approval, Merck M&A, Drug Price Bill & More

BIO ROUNDUP: SAREPTA'S APPROVAL, MERCK M&A, DRUG PRICE BILL & MORE

If you're keeping track, FDA drug approvals have been on a tear in the past month with several decisions coming well ahead of their...

Tech legend John Chambers says startups need to stop shying away from IPOs, for the good of the country

TECH LEGEND JOHN CHAMBERS SAYS STARTUPS NEED TO STOP SHYING AWAY FROM IPOS, FOR THE GOOD OF THE COUNTRY

Tech legend John Chambers, the former CEO of Cisco, who is now an investor and mentor to startup founders, recently helped inaugurate...

 
 
 
Here's the pitch deck that fast-growing insurance startup Wefox used to raise an additional $110 million and disrupt insurance

HERE'S THE PITCH DECK THAT FAST-GROWING INSURANCE STARTUP WEFOX USED TO RAISE AN ADDITIONAL $110 MILLION AND DISRUPT INSURANCE

German insurtech Wefox has raised an additional $110 million in funding from OMERS Ventures, Merian Chrysalis, Samsung Catalyst Fund,...

Fisker Ocean electric SUV to debut at 2020 CES, add 200 miles of range in 30 minutes

FISKER OCEAN ELECTRIC SUV TO DEBUT AT 2020 CES, ADD 200 MILES OF RANGE IN 30 MINUTES

It's been just over three years since Danish automotive designer Henrik Fisker announced plans to relaunch his failed EV startup, Fisker....

 
 
 
Apple acquires startup developing machine learning to improve iPhone photography

APPLE ACQUIRES STARTUP DEVELOPING MACHINE LEARNING TO IMPROVE IPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY

Apple has acquired a startup in the UK that develops technology designed to improve smartphone photography. According to a new report...

This startup's unisex, minimalist grooming products are field-tested by active-duty members of the military - here's how they held up to my normal civilian life

THIS STARTUP'S UNISEX, MINIMALIST GROOMING PRODUCTS ARE FIELD-TESTED BY ACTIVE-DUTY MEMBERS OF THE MILITARY - HERE'S HOW THEY HELD UP TO MY NORMAL CIVILIAN LIFE

Bravo Sierra is a military-inspired grooming brand that makes simple, effective, utilitarian products for everyone. Products include...

 
 
 
Robinhood lets you invest as little as 1 cent in any stock

ROBINHOOD LETS YOU INVEST AS LITTLE AS 1 CENT IN ANY STOCK

One share of Amazon stock costs over $1700, locking out less wealthy investors. So to continue its quest to democratize stock trading,...

Sproutt raises $12 million to find your best life insurance policy with AI

SPROUTT RAISES $12 MILLION TO FIND YOUR BEST LIFE INSURANCE POLICY WITH AI

Sproutt, a tech startup using AI to match people with life insurance policies, has secured $12 million in venture capital.

 
 
 
Childcare benefits startup Kinside launches with $4 million from investors including Initialized Capital

CHILDCARE BENEFITS STARTUP KINSIDE LAUNCHES WITH $4 MILLION FROM INVESTORS INCLUDING INITIALIZED CAPITAL

Childcare is one of the biggest expenses for American parents and it's not just families who are taking a hit. Childcare issues cost...

Flagship's Cellarity Aims to Advance Cell Behavior-Based Therapeutics

FLAGSHIP'S CELLARITY AIMS TO ADVANCE CELL BEHAVIOR-BASED THERAPEUTICS

The latest startup to emerge from Flagship Pioneering aims to change drug discovery by starting the process with a clear understanding...

 
 
 
Albo raises $19M Series A to scale Mexico's largest neobank

ALBO RAISES $19M SERIES A TO SCALE MEXICO'S LARGEST NEOBANK

Another startup hoping to capitalize on the fintech opportunity in Mexico has closed on a new sum of funding. Mexican challenger bank...

A San Francisco startup just used this pitch deck to raise $60 million to take on Salesforce and Oracle

A SAN FRANCISCO STARTUP JUST USED THIS PITCH DECK TO RAISE $60 MILLION TO TAKE ON SALESFORCE AND ORACLE

Iterable announced Tuesday that it's raised $60 million in series D funding; the round is the second it's closed this year, and the...

 
 
 
Carta's chief technology officer is leaving the $1.7 billion fintech startup after a little over a year

CARTA'S CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER IS LEAVING THE $1.7 BILLION FINTECH STARTUP AFTER A LITTLE OVER A YEAR

Carta's chief technology officer is leaving the fintech company, the company told Business Insider. Japjit Tulsi joined Carta in August...

Zentalis Steps Out With $147M Raised to Develop “Tried and True” Small Molecules

ZENTALIS STEPS OUT WITH $147M RAISED TO DEVELOP “TRIED AND TRUE” SMALL MOLECULES

Zentalis Pharmaceuticals is banking on small molecules for cancer-leaving the “cool technologies” aside for a “tried and true” approach,...