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Why Robert Bollinger decided an electric utility truck was 'obvious'

WHY ROBERT BOLLINGER DECIDED AN ELECTRIC UTILITY TRUCK WAS 'OBVIOUS'

One week from today, in a pricey supercar club in Manhattan, journalists, electric-car advocates, and perhaps a few celebrities will...

 
 
 
Startups are enjoying a goldrush selling digital coins online - but can you tell the real one from the fakes?

STARTUPS ARE ENJOYING A GOLDRUSH SELLING DIGITAL COINS ONLINE - BUT CAN YOU TELL THE REAL ONE FROM THE FAKES?

LONDON - There is a new digital goldrush underway worldwide in 2017: the ICO. Startups and entrepreneurs have raised over $1 billion...

 
 
 
Receipt Bank raises $50 million to help bookkepers automate data extraction from invoices

RECEIPT BANK RAISES $50 MILLION TO HELP BOOKKEPERS AUTOMATE DATA EXTRACTION FROM INVOICES

Receipt Bank , a fintech startup that helps companies automate elements of their bookkeeping, has raised $50 million in a series B...

Boost for UK fintech as Receipt Bank secures huge $50 million in funding

BOOST FOR UK FINTECH AS RECEIPT BANK SECURES HUGE $50 MILLION IN FUNDING

LONDON - Accountancy software startup Receipt Bank has raised $50 million in a Series B funding round led by a New York venture capital...

 
 
 
SoftBank-led $114M Round Puts Qualcomm's Brain Corp. on New Path

SOFTBANK-LED $114M ROUND PUTS QUALCOMM'S BRAIN CORP. ON NEW PATH

San Diego's Brain Corp., founded in 2009 as a Qualcomm-incubated startup to develop software and computer systems that emulate the...

Billionaires make it rain on Plenty, the indoor farming startup

BILLIONAIRES MAKE IT RAIN ON PLENTY, THE INDOOR FARMING STARTUP

SoftBank Vision Fund, the huge tech-investment vehicle helmed by Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son, has led a $200 million investment...

 
 
 
Tesla Model Y timing, Lucid vs Ford, hydrogen fuel cell service, VW electric-car price: Today's Car News

TESLA MODEL Y TIMING, LUCID VS FORD, HYDROGEN FUEL CELL SERVICE, VW ELECTRIC-CAR PRICE: TODAY'S CAR NEWS

Today, we take a long look at what's needed to service a hydrogen-powered car, ask what will happen to electric-car startup Lucid,...

 
 
 
Write About Offers K-12 Students a Safe Place to Share Writing

WRITE ABOUT OFFERS K-12 STUDENTS A SAFE PLACE TO SHARE WRITING

The fourth graders in Brad Wilson's writing classes lit up after he added technology and multi-media content to his lesson plans. The...

 
 
 
Online art marketplace Artsy raises $50M, plans to double down on auctions

ONLINE ART MARKETPLACE ARTSY RAISES $50M, PLANS TO DOUBLE DOWN ON AUCTIONS

The market for buying, selling and learning about visual art online is getting a significant boost today. Artsy, the New York startup...

Rapid7 Buys Jen Andre's Startup, Komand, to Automate Security Tasks

RAPID7 BUYS JEN ANDRE'S STARTUP, KOMAND, TO AUTOMATE SECURITY TASKS

Rapid7 says it has acquired Komand, a small deal between two Boston companies that nevertheless fits into bigger trends in cybersecurity....

 
 
 
BMW i boss joins Faraday Future

BMW I BOSS JOINS FARADAY FUTURE

Struggling electric car startup Faraday Future has hired former BMW executive Ulrich Kranz for the new role of Chief Technology Officer....

 
 
 
NewStore Rings Up $50M to Help Retailers Win “Mobile Influence”

NEWSTORE RINGS UP $50M TO HELP RETAILERS WIN “MOBILE INFLUENCE”

Online shopping is going to become a “mobile-only world,” says Stephan Schambach. The entrepreneur has been building e-commerce companies...

SpotHero raises $30 million to help drivers find garages, lots, and valets

SPOTHERO RAISES $30 MILLION TO HELP DRIVERS FIND GARAGES, LOTS, AND VALETS

Parking inventory and booking startup SpotHero announced it has raised $30 million in a series C round of funding from investors such...

 
 
 
Self-driving truck startup Embark raises $15M, partners with Peterbilt

SELF-DRIVING TRUCK STARTUP EMBARK RAISES $15M, PARTNERS WITH PETERBILT

Self-driving trucking startup Embark has raised $15 million in Series A financing, the company announced on Tuesday. Embark first broke...

How DeepMind convinced billionaire Peter Thiel to invest without moving the company to Silicon Valley

HOW DEEPMIND CONVINCED BILLIONAIRE PETER THIEL TO INVEST WITHOUT MOVING THE COMPANY TO SILICON VALLEY

DeepMind is one of the UK's most successful technology startups, having been acquired by Google for £400 million in January 2014. Before...