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Essential is alive but unwell, laying off 30 percent of its workforce to focus on a new product

ESSENTIAL IS ALIVE BUT UNWELL, LAYING OFF 30 PERCENT OF ITS WORKFORCE TO FOCUS ON A NEW PRODUCT

Essential Products, the ambitious startup founded around three years ago by ex-Googler and Android co-creator Andy Rubin, may not be...

Post-IPO Chat With CEO of Anaplan As Its Trading Price Surge Holds

POST-IPO CHAT WITH CEO OF ANAPLAN AS ITS TRADING PRICE SURGE HOLDS

Enterprise planning software company Anaplan pulled off its IPO in the middle of a broad market slump last week-raising $263.5 million-and...

 
 
 
The Tot Is Hiring Holiday Sales Associates In New York Pop-Up Store

THE TOT IS HIRING HOLIDAY SALES ASSOCIATES IN NEW YORK POP-UP STORE

The Tot, a Dallas-based startup specializing in natural baby, kids and maternity products, is popping up in New York City through the...

The CEO of Silicon Valley DNA testing startup 23andMe shares the health product she hopes to sell next

THE CEO OF SILICON VALLEY DNA TESTING STARTUP 23ANDME SHARES THE HEALTH PRODUCT SHE HOPES TO SELL NEXT

Anne Wojcicki, the CEO and founder of Silicon Valley's most popular genetics testing startup, 23andMe, said this week that she hopes...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Amazon has invested in its first restaurant operations startup, and it could reveal the future of Alexa

AMAZON HAS INVESTED IN ITS FIRST RESTAURANT OPERATIONS STARTUP, AND IT COULD REVEAL THE FUTURE OF ALEXA

Amazon announced on Wednesday that it has invested in SevenRooms - a hospitality startup that specializes in restaurant software -...

Memory raises $5M to bring AI to time tracking

MEMORY RAISES $5M TO BRING AI TO TIME TRACKING

Memory , a startup out of Norway and maker of time tracking app Timely , has raised $5 million in further funding. Leading the round...

 
 
 
Warp Drive's Odyssey Ends with a Buyout-By Revolution, Not Sanofi

WARP DRIVE'S ODYSSEY ENDS WITH A BUYOUT-BY REVOLUTION, NOT SANOFI

Warp Drive Bio started up in 2012 with a potential buyer, Sanofi, already in place. Six years later the Cambridge, MA, company is being...

Journal raises $1.5 million to bring Google-like search to your personal life

JOURNAL RAISES $1.5 MILLION TO BRING GOOGLE-LIKE SEARCH TO YOUR PERSONAL LIFE

In today's world of Slack, email and a gazillion other web apps and services, it's become increasingly hard to search for information....

 
 
 
Travelex Pay's new gift card service lets WeChat users from China shop in the U.S

TRAVELEX PAY'S NEW GIFT CARD SERVICE LETS WECHAT USERS FROM CHINA SHOP IN THE U.S

London-based Travelex today announced a new partnership with gift card startup Swych that will allow Chinese consumers on the WeChat...

A former Googler who started losing his hair in his 20s and founded a company to help other men facing a similar fate now wants to help the 38 million people living with migraines

A FORMER GOOGLER WHO STARTED LOSING HIS HAIR IN HIS 20S AND FOUNDED A COMPANY TO HELP OTHER MEN FACING A SIMILAR FATE NOW WANTS TO HELP THE 38 MILLION PEOPLE LIVING WITH MIGRAINES

Thirty Madison, the company behind hair loss startup Keeps, is expanding into migraine treatments. The company on Tuesday raised a...

 
 
 
Thread, the fashion startup that helps lazy guys buy clothes, has raised $22 million

THREAD, THE FASHION STARTUP THAT HELPS LAZY GUYS BUY CLOTHES, HAS RAISED $22 MILLION

Menswear startup Thread has raised $22 million to help men navigate clothes shopping. Thread uses a mix of machine learning and real-life...

Study: Reflexion Health Virtual Therapy System Reduces Rehab Costs

STUDY: REFLEXION HEALTH VIRTUAL THERAPY SYSTEM REDUCES REHAB COSTS

Reflexion Health, which has developed a “virtual physical therapy” system for patients recovering from surgery, said results from a...

 
 
 
Amazon debuts a retail site for ‘Shark Tank' products

AMAZON DEBUTS A RETAIL SITE FOR ‘SHARK TANK' PRODUCTS

Inventor Jamie Siminoff was rejected by the sharks on ABC's “Shark Tank” in 2013 when trying to make a deal for his video doorbell...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Transatomic Power Leader Talks Startup's Demise, Political Headwinds

TRANSATOMIC POWER LEADER TALKS STARTUP'S DEMISE, POLITICAL HEADWINDS

It's hard out there for nuclear energy startups. Not only do they face daunting challenges in trying to develop more efficient and...