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5 Takeaways From Robo Madness 2018

5 TAKEAWAYS FROM ROBO MADNESS 2018

A who's who of robotics and artificial intelligence experts gathered at iRobot's headquarters in Bedford, MA, last week. The occasion...

 
 
 
 
 
 
The founder of online luxury website Net-A-Porter is launching a $75 million VC fund for retail tech

THE FOUNDER OF ONLINE LUXURY WEBSITE NET-A-PORTER IS LAUNCHING A $75 MILLION VC FUND FOR RETAIL TECH

Net-A-Porter founder Natalie Massenet is launching a new venture capital firm called Imaginary Ventures. The firm will invest in retail...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Following Sale to VC Firm, Smuttynose Regroups

FOLLOWING SALE TO VC FIRM, SMUTTYNOSE REGROUPS

Less than one month after announcing plans to purchase Smuttynose Brewing Company from Provident Bank, New Hampshire's Runnymede Investments...

 
 
 
Welltok Raises $75M to Develop Software That Promotes Healthy Habits

WELLTOK RAISES $75M TO DEVELOP SOFTWARE THAT PROMOTES HEALTHY HABITS

Welltok, a Denver-based company that works with healthcare providers, insurers, and other groups to create individualized programs...

Harvard-Born Quantum Software Startup Zapata Computing Raises $5.4M

HARVARD-BORN QUANTUM SOFTWARE STARTUP ZAPATA COMPUTING RAISES $5.4M

Zapata Computing, a stealthy “quantum software and services company” that is collaborating with IBM, has pulled in $5.4 million in...

 
 
 
Virta Health Hauls in $45M to Expand “Diabetes-Reversing” Software

VIRTA HEALTH HAULS IN $45M TO EXPAND “DIABETES-REVERSING” SOFTWARE

Virta Health, a startup that is taking a software approach to treating diabetes rather than pills or injections, has raised $45 million...

With $25M in Tow, 6 River Systems Aims to Advance Warehouse Robotics

WITH $25M IN TOW, 6 RIVER SYSTEMS AIMS TO ADVANCE WAREHOUSE ROBOTICS

The land grab in the warehouse automation market is intensifying. After Amazon paid $775 million for Kiva Systems in 2012 , it began...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2019 Nissan Altima bows with VC-Turbo engine, all-wheel drive

2019 NISSAN ALTIMA BOWS WITH VC-TURBO ENGINE, ALL-WHEEL DRIVE

There's a new Nissan Altima coming to showrooms this fall as a 2019 model, and it made its debut on Wednesday at the 2018 New York...