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Ed Fries interview - From building games for the original Xbox to investing in gaming startups

ED FRIES INTERVIEW - FROM BUILDING GAMES FOR THE ORIGINAL XBOX TO INVESTING IN GAMING STARTUPS

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat:...

Fractions aren't enough of an answer to divisions

FRACTIONS AREN'T ENOUGH OF AN ANSWER TO DIVISIONS

Welcome to Startups Weekly, a fresh human-first take on this week's startup news and trends. To get this in your inbox, subscribe here. This...

 
 
 
Report: 76% of U.S. startups feel confident about entering 2022

REPORT: 76% OF U.S. STARTUPS FEEL CONFIDENT ABOUT ENTERING 2022

While activity is solidly re-emerging for startups, raising investment remains the biggest challenge going forward.

Every auto startup wants to be the next Tesla. Why these 2 may have a real shot

EVERY AUTO STARTUP WANTS TO BE THE NEXT TESLA. WHY THESE 2 MAY HAVE A REAL SHOT

They aren't household names yet, but Rivian and Lucid are two auto startups attracting a lot of buzz - and loads of money. (Image credit:...

 
 
 
For $49,500 USD, You Can Turn Your Tesla Cybertruck Into a Camper

FOR $49,500 USD, YOU CAN TURN YOUR TESLA CYBERTRUCK INTO A CAMPER

Californian startup FORM has unveiled the Camper, otherwise known as a conceptual take on turning the yet-to-release Tesla Cybertruck...

Tech could turn whole windscreen into a head-up display

TECH COULD TURN WHOLE WINDSCREEN INTO A HEAD-UP DISPLAY

Volvo is funding a tech startup with the aim of potentially turning car windshields into massive head-up displays. The Swedish automaker...

 
 
 
Perfeggt brings in first capital to shell out plant-based egg alternative

PERFEGGT BRINGS IN FIRST CAPITAL TO SHELL OUT PLANT-BASED EGG ALTERNATIVE

Sales of plant-based alternatives, like dairy and meat, are surging in the global market , and Perfeggt wants to do the same for the...

Pyxo wants to build the biggest network of reusable food containers

PYXO WANTS TO BUILD THE BIGGEST NETWORK OF REUSABLE FOOD CONTAINERS

Meet Pyxo , a French startup that has been thinking a lot about single-use plastic food packaging for the past three years. The company...

 
 
 
Pet video marketplace Camlist eyes UK growth after raising $1.3 million pre-seed funding

PET VIDEO MARKETPLACE CAMLIST EYES UK GROWTH AFTER RAISING $1.3 MILLION PRE-SEED FUNDING

Camlist , a video marketplace for pets, has raised $1.3 million in a pre-seed round, funding that the startup plans to use to develop...

In a crowded global market, Canadian AI startups' fundraising results stand out

IN A CROWDED GLOBAL MARKET, CANADIAN AI STARTUPS' FUNDRAISING RESULTS STAND OUT

It's boom times for startups building with or atop AI functionality: The Exchange explored the rise in venture capital dollars for...

 
 
 
India's Spinny valued at over $1.75 billion in $280 million funding

INDIA'S SPINNY VALUED AT OVER $1.75 BILLION IN $280 MILLION FUNDING

Spinny, a Gurgaon-based startup that operates a platform to facilitate purchase and sale of used cars , is the latest firm to become...

Attio wants to build the CRM for the Airtable generation

ATTIO WANTS TO BUILD THE CRM FOR THE AIRTABLE GENERATION

Meet Attio , a new CRM for people who are familiar with modern collaboration tools, such as Airtable , Notion and Zapier. The startup...

 
 
 

EUROPEAN PODCAST STARTUP PODIMO RAISES $78 MILLION TO FUND CONTENT, MARKET EXPANSION

Podimo, a Copenhagen-based podcast and audio entertainment subscription service, said it closed $78 million in a Series B round of...

Kenyan fintech Asilimia raises $2 million in a pre-seed round, plans to extend loans to MSMEs and expand in East Africa

KENYAN FINTECH ASILIMIA RAISES $2 MILLION IN A PRE-SEED ROUND, PLANS TO EXTEND LOANS TO MSMES AND EXPAND IN EAST AFRICA

Kenya's economy is powered by informal businesses, which contribute 33.8% to the country's GDP and provide 83.4% of the total employment...

 
 
 
Inside the rapid rise of usage-based pricing

INSIDE THE RAPID RISE OF USAGE-BASED PRICING

Kyle Poyar Contributor Share on Twitter Kyle Poyar is a partner at OpenView . More posts by this contributor Freemium isn't a trend...

 
 
 

2 LITTLE-KNOWN AUTOMOTIVE STARTUPS ARE LEADING THE RACE TO BECOME THE NEXT TESLA

Many car companies are racing to be the next Tesla. Right now, two startups are leading the pack. Rivian and Lucid are each worth more...

The EV Boat Company That GM Just Bought Into Looks Pretty Promising

THE EV BOAT COMPANY THAT GM JUST BOUGHT INTO LOOKS PRETTY PROMISING

General Motors is dipping a toe back into the marine power business. The announcement of GM taking a $150 million stake in a boat startup...

 
 
 
New capital gives Mosaic Foods additional runway for plant-based frozen meals

NEW CAPITAL GIVES MOSAIC FOODS ADDITIONAL RUNWAY FOR PLANT-BASED FROZEN MEALS

Mosaic Foods , a plant-based food company, announced Tuesday $6 million in seed funding as it continues to develop more products. The...

French insurtech startup Leocare raises big funding round

FRENCH INSURTECH STARTUP LEOCARE RAISES BIG FUNDING ROUND

French startup Leocare has raised a big Series B funding round led by Eight Roads. Overall, the company has raised $116 million. It's...