IT HOT NEWS
November 2023
Investments in IT and Startups
Clayful raised $7 million to help students connect to mental health experts within 60 seconds.
Clayful allows students aged 8 to 18 to connect with mental health experts within 60 seconds. The platform offers support in 133 languages to ensure inclusivity and accessibility for various communities. The program is entirely free for students.
30.11.2023
Huboo, a tech-enabled warehousing startup, raised another $36.6 million amid continued e-commerce growth.
Huboo became a leader in combating FBA back in 2021. The company has 10 warehouses across Europe and integrates with trading centers like TikTok, Amazon, eBay, and Shopify. Besides the UK, the Bristol-based company also covers the Netherlands, France, Spain, and Germany.
30.11.2023
Kognitos raised $20 million to help businesses automate back-office processes.
Kognitos competes with existing RPA platforms such as UiPath and Automation Anywhere. The platform can translate instructions into English for automating workflow processes, flagging errors for the user to correct.
30.11.2023
Together is investing $102.5 million in developing a cloud for training generative AI.
The startup has created open-source generative AI and AI model development infrastructure. The funding will be used for expanding the cloud platform, allowing developers to use open and customizable AI models.
29.11.2023
DuploCloud is allocating $32 million to simplify the provisioning of cloud applications.
DuploCloud sells a set of tools to simplify the preparation of applications for public clouds such as Google Cloud and Azure. The funds will go towards engineering development, overall growth, and platform expansion.
29.11.2023
Pika raised $55 million to create AI tools for video generation and editing.
The startup has built a platform based on artificial intelligence for editing and generating videos based on captions and still images. Pika plans to enhance the functionality with several distinctive options.
28.11.2023
Lassie raised $25 million in Series B funding to improve its pet insurance app.
Lassie is an app for pet healthcare and insurance services. The funding will be used for team development and some products such as selling medical goods for pets within the app. Additionally, the company plans to expand beyond its core bases in Germany and Sweden.
28.11.2023
Apple partner Foxconn is investing $1.5 billion in India.
Foxconn plans to invest in India due to the growing expansion plan after a sharp rise in revenues in the South Asian market. The company sees potential in developing its Asian direction.
27.11.2023
PhysicsX will allocate $32 million for AI for energy modeling.
The London-based AI startup is emerging from stealth, focusing on creating and operating physical systems in the corporate world. The funding will be used for business development and further development of the company's platform.
27.11.2023
Elon Musk's Neuralink startup raised $43 million for brain implants.
Neuralink is developing implantable chips capable of reading brainwaves. The company is actively working on the development of wireless implants with an increased number of embedded electrodes.
25.11.2023
Startup Indy raised $44 million for document processing for freelancers.
Indy is an automated accounting platform for freelancers. The French startup is eyeing European countries to understand if it can replicate its service in other markets.
20.11.2023
LucidLink received $75 million for its file streaming technology.
The startup offers a platform that allows working with files without the need to download or synchronize them. The funding will be directed towards accelerating development, attracting customers, and vertical expansion.
20.11.2023
Updated trading platform for electric bicycles Upway has raised $30 million.
The French startup, which specializes in repairing and reselling electric bicycles, intends to use the funding for further expansion in the USA. Today, it fulfills orders across the country from its warehouse in New York.
16.11.2023
November 2023
Investments in IT and Startups
Clayful raised $7 million to help students connect to mental health experts within 60 seconds.
Clayful allows students aged 8 to 18 to connect with mental health experts within 60 seconds. The platform offers support in 133 languages to ensure inclusivity and accessibility for various communities. The program is entirely free for students.
30.11.2023
Huboo, a tech-enabled warehousing startup, raised another $36.6 million amid continued e-commerce growth.
Huboo became a leader in combating FBA back in 2021. The company has 10 warehouses across Europe and integrates with trading centers like TikTok, Amazon, eBay, and Shopify. Besides the UK, the Bristol-based company also covers the Netherlands, France, Spain, and Germany.
30.11.2023
Kognitos raised $20 million to help businesses automate back-office processes.
Kognitos competes with existing RPA platforms such as UiPath and Automation Anywhere. The platform can translate instructions into English for automating workflow processes, flagging errors for the user to correct.
30.11.2023
Together is investing $102.5 million in developing a cloud for training generative AI.
The startup has created open-source generative AI and AI model development infrastructure. The funding will be used for expanding the cloud platform, allowing developers to use open and customizable AI models.
29.11.2023
DuploCloud is allocating $32 million to simplify the provisioning of cloud applications.
DuploCloud sells a set of tools to simplify the preparation of applications for public clouds such as Google Cloud and Azure. The funds will go towards engineering development, overall growth, and platform expansion.
29.11.2023
Pika raised $55 million to create AI tools for video generation and editing.
The startup has built a platform based on artificial intelligence for editing and generating videos based on captions and still images. Pika plans to enhance the functionality with several distinctive options.
28.11.2023
Lassie raised $25 million in Series B funding to improve its pet insurance app.
Lassie is an app for pet healthcare and insurance services. The funding will be used for team development and some products such as selling medical goods for pets within the app. Additionally, the company plans to expand beyond its core bases in Germany and Sweden.
28.11.2023
Apple partner Foxconn is investing $1.5 billion in India.
Foxconn plans to invest in India due to the growing expansion plan after a sharp rise in revenues in the South Asian market. The company sees potential in developing its Asian direction.
27.11.2023
Inito Helps Women Quickly Track Fertility Hormones at Home, Raises $6M
Indian startup Inito assists women in rapidly tracking fertility hormones at home. The program enables users to receive fertility diagnostics results directly on their phones in just 10 minutes.
15.11.2023
Mindful Drinking App Sunnyside Lands $11.5M to Launch Its AI-Powered Coach
These funds will help Sunnyside introduce a new personalized mindful drinking program with AI named "Sunny." The app includes daily tracking of alcohol consumption, SMS reminders, and a personalized coaching program.
15.11.2023
Tech Spark AI Closes $1.4 Million to Create ChatGPT Alternative
Tech Spark AI secured funding to develop a new generative AI platform called Spark Plug. Initially targeted at dark-skinned students, the product offers a personalized experience but is available for everyone to use.
15.11.2023
3D Generative AI Platform Atlas Emerges Stealth with $6M to Accelerate Virtual Worldbuilding
The platform collaborates with game developers and brands, enabling rapid creation of virtual worlds. Atlas helps developers create detailed 3D models based on reference images and text.
14.11.2023
Singapore-Based Startup EduFi Raises Funding to Help Students Access Loans for Their Education
EduFi allows students with limited financial means to access loans for their education. The startup aims to address two of the country's problems - high poverty levels and low literacy rates.
09.11.2023
Chptr Raises $1.5M for Sharing Memories of Loved Ones
The startup offers the opportunity to capture the lives of loved ones and store stories, images, audio messages, videos, and more in one place. With nearly 4000 users, the app's growth is at 20% compared to the previous month.
09.11.2023
UK-Based Ooodles Raises $12M to Scale Up Its Device Leasing Services
Device leasing services for small businesses and venture-backed enterprises have previously gone unnoticed by analysts. Ooodles allows leasing of high-end laptops, phones, and other equipment on a pay-as-you-go basis.
09.11.2023
Ozone Raises $7.1M to Scale Its AI-Powered Collaborative Video Editor
Ozone has released a cloud-based collaborative video editor powered by artificial intelligence and is launching the technology into open beta testing. Once Ozone is available to the general public, the company plans to transition to a business model.
08.11.2023
AI Code Generation Platform Tabnine Raises $25M in Series B Funding
Tabnine platform integrates various stages of software development lifecycle using generative artificial intelligence. The proceeds from the Series B will be directed towards expanding the company's capabilities in code generation, as well as further strengthening its sales and support departments.
08.11.2023
Sift Raises $7.5M to Build a Telemetry Stack for the Digital Backbone to the Physical World
The Los Angeles-based startup aims to simplify, cheapen, and enhance the efficiency of sorting machine data with a comprehensive telemetry stack. The funding will be used to scale the product.
07.11.2023
Volante Raises $66M for Payment Technologies for Banks and Financial Companies
The fintech startup creates technologies for enterprises that modernize financial services. Volante will use the funds to promote its services in the international market and increase sales to mid-tier banks.
07.11.2023
Ontario Teachers' Fund Allocates $80M to Indian Logistics Company Xpressbees
The company operates in over 2,000 cities and towns, processing more than 2.5 million orders per day. The Ontario Teachers' Fund has already invested over $3 billion in India, considering it one of the key and strategically important countries.
06.11.2023
Coperniq Raises $4M for Solar Panel Installer SaaS Implementation
Startup Coperniq believes that SaaS will help solar panel installers better manage their projects, providing companies with the opportunity to generate long-term recurring revenue.
06.11.2023
Lidl Owner and Bosch Ventures Invest $500M in German AI Startup Aleph Alpha
German AI startup Aleph Alpha has raised $500 million in Series B. Aleph Alpha specializes in data protection and security. It often collaborates with government and law enforcement agencies in the healthcare sector. The company continues to expand its offerings while maintaining flexibility in
terms of infrastructure, cloud compatibility, local support, and hybrid settings.
06.11.2023
Software Development
and Innovations
Amazon introduces its image generator
The company has introduced Titan Image Generator, available in preview mode for AWS customers on Bedrock, Amazon's artificial intelligence development platform. Titan Image Generator can create new images based on textual descriptions or reconfigure existing ones.
30.11.2023
Amazon unveils AI-powered chatbot for AWS customers
AWS customers connect Q to applications and software for specific organizations. Q indexes all connected data and content, "learning" aspects of the business. The company can request Q to analyze functionality from the web application. AI also suggests optimization methods.
28.11.2023
October 2023
Swiss startup SkyCell has raised $57 million to create intelligent containers for pharmaceutical transportation
SkyCell has developed containers for transporting medicines, including drugs that require cold storage. The funding will be used to fuel growth
31.10.2023
Apple has fixed a privacy vulnerability in iOS
Apple addressed the vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2023-42846, with the release of iOS 17.1 and iOS 16.7.2. Several other issues were also resolved, including a bug that could have allowed third parties to access passwords without authentication and a Siri feature that could have exposed confidential information to malicious actors
27.10.2023
The virtual clinic on Amazon now offers treatment options for new illnesses
Amazon Clinic's virtual marketplace can help treat cough, cold, or flu symptoms. Customers can select the new option "Cough, Cold, and Flu" from the "Find Treatment" list on Amazon Clinic. Patients will receive a list of available telemedicine providers and can compare prices and response times
26.10.2023
Amazon has introduced conversational artificial intelligence for children
Amazon Echo devices will allow children under the age of 13 to engage in interactive conversations with AI-based Alexa through a new feature called "Explore with Alexa." The generative artificial intelligence does not operate in real-time on the device: the content is pre-screened, and responses are generated from a limited data source specifically designed for children
25.10.2023
YouTube Music has introduced user playlists generated by artificial intelligence
The new feature allows users to create personalized playlists using generative AI. English-speaking users in the United States will be able to test this innovation. In the future, the company plans to roll out this feature to other regions and expand language versions
24.10.2023
Databricks has acquired the startup Arcion for $100 million
Data replication for Databricks provides a consistent way to move data between sources. This acquisition will allow Databricks to initially offer a scalable, easy-to-use, and cost-effective solution for collecting data from various corporate sources
23.10.2023
Luzia has allocated $10 million for expanding its WhatsApp-based chatbot
The Spanish company is working on implementing artificial intelligence chatbot technology on WhatsApp. Luzia is keeping the chatbot free and is focused on growth and creating value for users
20.10.2023
Overstory has secured $14 million to help reduce the risk of forest fires
Overstory specializes in monitoring forest canopy through satellite imagery and tracking how it changes over time. The funding will be used to implement artificial intelligence and train it to identify fire risk factors
19.10.2023
Startup SecureW2 has raised $80 million from Insight partners
The company is working on passwordless authentication, which offers numerous advantages over traditional PIN codes and passwords. The investments will be directed towards market entry, software development, as well as research and development in product categories surrounding the SecureW2 space
18.10.2023
Nirvana Insurance has secured $57 million for the implementation of artificial intelligence in commercial cargo transportation insurance
The insurance startup applies a novel approach to insurance products for commercial fleets using artificial intelligence, telematics, Internet of Things (IoT) technology, and cargo transportation data to calculate risk models. The funding will be used for further platform expansion, hiring staff, and business development
17.10.2023
Xpanceo has raised $40 million to manufacture smart contact lenses
The startup will use the funding to develop computer devices in the form of smart contact lenses. The company aims to simplify existing technology and adapt it for everyday use
16.10.2023
Startup Ripcord, specializing in file scanning, has announced a new funding round
Ripcord develops robots capable of automatically digitizing paper records. The company aims to raise between $20 million and $25 million in the new funding round for the development of its generation tool
13.10.2023
Microsoft is acquiring Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion
After a prolonged antitrust battle, Microsoft has purchased the gaming giant Activision. The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has finally approved the restructured proposal. The key concession is related to Activision's cloud streaming rights, which will not be sold to Microsoft but will effectively transfer to Ubisoft
12.10.2023
Mojo Vision has completed a Series A funding round of $43.5 million after the release of micro-LED displays
Mojo Vision has been focused on manufacturing micro-LED panels. The technology used is based on the work the company conducted in developing displays for its smart contact lens project, including patented quantum dot technology
12.10.2023
Carefull has raised $16.5 million to protect elderly individuals from financial fraud
The fintech platform helps banks safeguard elderly clients from fraud and financial mistakes. The funds raised will be used to expand Carefull's partner network in New York, develop new products, and integrate with customers
11.10.2023
Gradient has raised $10 million to enable companies to deploy and customize multiple LLMs (Large Language Models)
The startup allows developers to build and customize artificial intelligence applications in the cloud using large language models (LLMs). The funding will be used to scale the cloud server infrastructure and increase the team from 17 full-time employees to 25 by the end of the year
05.10.2023
The VR training platform for personnel, Transfr, has raised $40 million
The startup, which develops VR tools for training and career development, secured funding in a Series C round. The funds will be used to build Transfr's executive team, scale the platform, and create new training simulations. Among their offerings is the expansion of courses in foreign languages
28.09.2023
Senser has secured $9.5 million to launch an AI-enhanced observability platform
Senser is an AIOps platform that uses machine learning to help developers and operations teams identify the root causes of outages and service quality degradation. The company plans to go beyond dashboards and instead provide users with access to a map of the overall company infrastructure
27.09.2023
Kneron has raised $49 million for market entry
Kneron develops artificial intelligence chips for autonomous vehicles. The funding from Series B will be used to support efforts to enter the automotive industry market and expand the team, with a focus on the research and development department
26.09.2023
Amazon is investing up to $4 billion in the AI startup Anthropic
Amazon is intensifying its competition with Microsoft, Meta, Google, and Nvidia. The company will provide Anthropic's IT department with computing power to develop future artificial intelligence models, and then help find and sell offerings to a wide range of cloud customers
25.09.2023
Niura headphones with built-in EEG sensors recommend music based on the user's mood
Niura has developed headphones that track brain activity and can detect potential health issues. One of the gadget's purposes is to select music that matches the user's mood
22.09.2023
Cisco is set to acquire Splunk for $28 billion
With this acquisition, Cisco gains an observability platform that complements its security offerings. Splunk assists customers in better understanding security threats and analyzing vast amounts of log data to address other issues, such as system failures or troubleshooting a wide range of corporate systems
21.09.2023
The Indian audio platform Kuku FM has raised $25 million to expand into the Asian market
Supported by Google, Kuku FM aims to find success in the South Asian market. The audio platform offers over 150,000 hours of content in six Indian languages and English. The content is tailored to the local context and helps Kuku FM build trust with consumers in small Indian towns, villages, and rural areas
20.09.2023
Pryon has raised $100 million for indexing and analyzing corporate data
The startup is developing an artificial intelligence-based platform for searching information in corporate knowledge bases and providing surface-level responses. The funds will be used to support Pryon's growth, expand its team of 100 people, strengthen its presence in international markets, and establish strategic partnerships
19.09.2023
Agility Robotics is prepared to manufacture 10,000 humanoid robots per year
The company has announced its readiness to launch its RoboFab, capable of producing over 10,000 robots. A 70,000 square-foot factory will be constructed in Salem, Oregon
18.09.2023
Superorder has raised $10 million for its restaurant platform
Superorder (formerly Forward Kitchen) offers restaurants websites, menus, photos, and tools for order management, marketing, financial management, and more. The new round of funding will be used to expand the company's operations, sales, and engineering teams
15.09.2023
LastMile AI has closed its initial round with $10 million for the implementation of artificial intelligence models
The LastMile AI platform assists programmers in developing and integrating generative AI models into their applications. The funding will be used for the development of the startup's products and services, as well as for expanding its team, which currently consists of seven individuals
14.09.2023
A new Ring accessory for pets helps find lost animals
Ring, owned by Amazon, has released a new accessory for household pets. The collar features a QR code that can be scanned. The pet owner will receive an immediate notification, and the finder can learn about the pet's care instructions
13.09.2023
WhatsApp is launching "Channels" in 150 countries
WhatsApp Channels will allow users to share news and updates, with the feature located in a separate tab within the app
13.09.2023
Enfabrica has raised $125 million to develop network equipment for AI
Enfabrica specializes in creating network chips designed for AI and machine learning applications. The funds will support Enfabrica's research and development efforts, as well as the expansion of its engineering teams, sales departments, and marketing efforts
12.09.2023
Ascend Elements has secured $542 million in a Series D round to accelerate battery recycling
The company recycles lithium batteries and produces cathode-active materials (CAM) and precursor cathode-active materials (PCAM). The funding will be directed to the facility in Kentucky, where the recycling of environmentally friendly materials suitable for use in batteries is taking place
11.09.2023
Open Cosmos has raised $50 million to democratize access to satellites
The British startup Open Cosmos creates sustainable satellites in low Earth orbit with a comprehensive management system. The funds will be used to increase the democratization of satellite access through a platform that allows multiple organizations to use individual satellites and share collected data with each other
11.09.2023
iRobot will release the Roomba Combo, a combination vacuum cleaner
A 4-stage cleaning system and unique dual rubber brushes provide more powerful suction and pressure cleaning. iRobot's intelligent Dry Rug Intelligence system allows the Roomba Combo j9 to keep even high-pile carpets clean and dry. The model is priced at $1399.
10.09.2023
April 2023
Software Development
Microsoft Designer is now available in Preview
Designer is a web application similar to Canva. It can create designs for presentations, posters, digital cards, invitations. The result can be shared on social networks and other channels. He uses custom content and OpenAI artificial intelligence to convert text to image.
27.04.2023
Researchers develop tactile touchscreen devices for notifications
Touch screens with dynamic tactile capability allow shape and texture to be conveyed to the user. One solution is to use tactile devices for notifications. When a message arrives, a bulge will appear on the screen of the smartphone, which can be felt physically.
27.04.2023
Tile releases new cat tracking tag
A small sticker device is attached to the collar and allows pet owners to quickly locate their pets. A charge of Tile for Cats lasts up to three years, and the sticker can be easily replaced. The tracker has a range action 76.2 meters. Works with both Android and iOS devices.
25.04.2023
DJI introduced a new drone with three cameras
The Mavic 3 Pro is equipped with three Hasselblad cameras. The system is capable of taking 48 MP / 12 MP photos, 4K / 60 fps video and supports the new D-log M. Additionally, the device has a built-in battery that lasts up to 43 minutes.
25.04.2023
Google Meet allowed to pause the video of chat participants
The new feature allows you to turn off the video broadcast of individual participants in the conversation, focusing on the speaker. On mobile devices, the "Audio Only" mode has additionally appeared.
20.04.2023
New scale from Withings hides the weight of its owner
Body Smart smart scales work "with closed eyes". The device does not show the weight to its owner, but allows you to track its dynamics in the application. Also, smart scales can send weight data to a doctor or nutritionist.
19.04.2023
Superchat allows you to send messages to historical and fictional characters via ChatGPT
A new AI chatbot allows iOS users to chat with virtual characters. Among them are famous personalities such as Shakespeare, Albert Einstein or Cleopatra. You can start a dialogue with a character in the book, for example, Snow White or Sherlock Holmes. You can also interact with industry representatives.
17.04.2023
Apple's new batteries will be made from recycled cobalt
Apple переходит на использование переработанных материалов и планирует отказаться от пластика в упаковке к 2025 году. Переработанный кобальт будет использоваться в аккумуляторах iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch и MacBook.
13.04.2023
Google launches Android 14 public beta
The beta version is for developers who want to test their applications. This is the first part of 4 public releases and one of the main notable updates so far is the updated back arrow when interacting with apps. Also, developers can now add custom actions to the settings list.
12.04.2023
Tesla has released a home charging station
The case of the device is resistant to shock, as well as to dust and water. Cybervalt includes a cable that detaches from the box and can be used standalone. The 220V single phase charger is compatible with all Tesla models. The charging power is 32 A / 7 kW.
03.04.2023
IT and Startup Investments
Energy Dome Receives $44 Million for Renewable Energy Storage Batteries
The Italian climate startup plans to use the funding to reach full commercial scaling on a global basis. The startup expects to have two standard 20-200 MWh frames in operation by the end of 2024.
27.04.2023
Bosch acquires TSI Semiconductors to increase production chips in the USA
Bosch has acquired the assets of American chip maker TSI Semiconductors to expand the business with silicon carbide (SiC) chips. Over the next few years, the company will invest $1.5 billion to modernize its production facilities.
26.04.2023
Luup receives $30 million ahead of Japan's new micromobility rules
A Japanese micro-car sharing startup is gaining popularity. The owners of the brand are confident that against the backdrop of easing the rules for e-scooters by the Japanese government, the micromobility market will show growth.
26.04.2023
Bobsled raises $17M Series A to make data sharing easier in different clouds
Startup Bobsled has created a data exchange platform in different clouds. The company plans to use the investment to build its platform with a focus on supporting more data sources.
25.04.2023
IT and Startup Investments
Energy Dome Receives $44 Million for Renewable Energy Storage Batteries
The Italian climate startup plans to use the funding to reach full commercial scaling on a global basis. The startup expects to have two standard 20-200 MWh frames in operation by the end of 2024.
27.04.2023
Bosch acquires TSI Semiconductors to increase production chips in the USA
Bosch has acquired the assets of American chip maker TSI Semiconductors to expand the business with silicon carbide (SiC) chips. Over the next few years, the company will invest $1.5 billion to modernize its production facilities.
26.04.2023
Luup receives $30 million ahead of Japan's new micromobility rules
A Japanese micro-car sharing startup is gaining popularity. The owners of the brand are confident that against the backdrop of easing the rules for e-scooters by the Japanese government, the micromobility market will show growth.
26.04.2023
Bobsled raises $17M Series A to make data sharing easier in different clouds
Startup Bobsled has created a data exchange platform in different clouds. The company plans to use the investment to build its platform with a focus on supporting more data sources.
25.04.2023
Hydrosat raises $20M to launch monitoring satellites climate
Hydrosat provides real-time infrared thermal sensor data to customers. They can be used for drought forecasting, ecosystem monitoring and disease vector mapping. The company plans to launch the first two thermal infrared satellites into orbit.
25.04.2023
Enter raises €19.4 million in Series A to expand customer base
A home energy assessment startup helps homeowners get a building energy assessment and suggestions on how to cut costs. The funding will be used to expand the business in Germany and beyond.
21.04.2023
Masimo Corporation acquires headphone maker Nura
At the heart of the headphones are customizable sound profiles created by mapping the user's unique ear architecture. Nura joined other audio brands including Bowers and Wilkins, Polk Audio and Denon previously acquired by Masimo.
20.04.2023
Halcyon closes $44M Series A to build protection against ransomware
The Halcyon platform uses artificial intelligence to detect and block ransomware. Investments will be made to strengthen the company's engineering and research departments, as well as to strengthen ongoing sales and marketing.
20.04.2023
Kate raises $7.6 million for electric minibuses
The French startup is engaged in the production of electric vehicles. The company plans to use the proceeds to develop alternatives to conventional cars. Their product will be smaller, cheaper and easier to maintain.
20.04.2023
Cortical Labs raises $10 million to develop Organoid Intelligence (OI)
An Australian startup is using the idea of using stem cells to create biocomputers. The technology combines synthetic biology and human neurons to develop a new class of artificial intelligence called Organoid Intelligence (OI).
19.04.2023
March 2023
Software Development
Zoom introduces new features to the app
New features include AI-powered meeting summaries, email responses, and video call recordings and a meeting scheduler. Zoom suggests moving as many workloads as possible to its platform.
28.03.2023
Neptyne has created a Python-based application for software professionals data processing
It includes a spreadsheet engine based on Python. Neptyne uses AI to help users program spreadsheets without having to learn how to code.
27.03.2023
Woolly Introduces Woolly's Mastodon App
Woolly connects users to a social network with an open source code. With it, users will be able to attach charts, lists, bookmarks, searches, hashtags, or even other user profiles to the main tab bar of the app.
24.03.2023
Framework supports the use of old parts in laptops and PCs
The company has introduced a unique case into which you can insert your old parts. Thus, the consumer will be able to create a new desktop PC or home multimedia computer.
24.03.2023
Ford to build next-generation electric car in 2025
The electric truck, codenamed Project T3, will be launched at the BlueOval City complex. It plans to produce up to 2 million electric vehicles annually by the end of 2026.
24.03.2023
Fifteen introduces magnetic e-bike docking stations
The company provides electric bikes for rent. For the convenience of consumers, they are equipped with a magnetic docking station system. After the end of the ride, the bike is locked and magnetized to the end device. The station also serves as a battery charging center.
23.03.2023
Pickle introduced a robot for unloading trucks
The system is based on a modified Kuka arm. The built-in surveillance system and artificial intelligence determine which box to choose to unload next. The speed of the robot is up to 600 boxes per hour.
20.03.2023
Torch to release solar-powered sensors to detect forest fires
Built-in sensors monitor temperature, light and smoke. When the data reaches a certain threshold, the device sends an alert wirelessly.
15.03.2023
Apple plans to add a display to HomePod
The new product in the HomePod line will feature a seven-inch display. Apple updates smart home products with new devices and features.
10.03.2023
Telegram added a power-saving mode to the application
The mode is activated when the battery level of the device drops below the percentage set in the settings. In a separate menu, the user can mark functions that will not be available in power saving mode.
09.03.2023
Ring introduced a new doorbell for "smart home"
The Doorbell Plus battery doorbell completes Amazon's lineup with improved 1536p video resolution. It has an overview of 150x150 degrees, which allows you to see the entire human body.
08.03.2023
Renovate launches roof tile installation robots
The robot fixed on the roof will move along the axes, installing the roof in the direction of travel. The system currently requires a human operator to monitor progress.
02.03.2023
IT and Startup Investments
Paytrix has raised $18.3M in Series A to create a universal payment store
The British startup will direct funding to create a solution that will allow customers to manage various payment options in one place. Paytrix directly integrates with local payment systems through first-tier banks or locally integrated payment processors. partners.
29.03.2023
Apple acquires startup that uses AI for compression video
Apple has closed a deal to buy a Mountain View startup. The main innovation of WaveOne was the content-based video compression and decompression algorithm. It could run on artificial intelligence accelerators built into many phones and PCs.
27.03.2023
OpenView has allocated $570 million for investments in startups on business software development
OpenView will continue to invest in promising software development startups. Funding is available to businesses in the business software category, including infrastructure, applications, cybersecurity, and vertical software.
27.03.2023
ABL Space Systems received $60 million amid RS1 rocket launch attempt
Startup ABL Space Systems has been awarded a contract to build "fast launch" operational capabilities under the US Space Force and Air Force Strategic Funding Increase (STRATFI) program. The company is preparing for the second attempt to launch a small RS1 rocket from the Pacific Cosmodrome.
24.03.2023
Dylibso raises $6.6 million to help launch WebAssembly
WebAssembly allows browser applications to run at their own speed. Startup Dylibso helps developers integrate WebAssembly into their existing codebase. The company plans to launch a diagnostic tool for Wasm.
24.03.2023
Hex received $28 million thanks to the strong growth of the company
A data collaboration startup empowers thousands of people to transform workflows through artificial intelligence. The company now has 450 paying customers, including Brex, Notion, Toast and Chegg.
23.03.2023
Dragonfly pledges $21 million to develop a replacement for Redis
Dragonfly is a large-scale database designed to simplify production and improve application performance. It will provide a faster user interface and help save on hardware costs. Funding will be used to expand development teams and product development.
21.03.2023
OP3N will allocate $28 million to create "WhatsApp meets Amazon"
OP3N will soon introduce a handy application that will allow communicate more effectively between sellers and buyers. The investment will be used to further develop the app as well as expand the leadership team.
21.03.2023
IPRally Raised $10.8M to Expand Its Business patent search limits
A Finnish startup has created a patent search system based on knowledge graphs. IPRally is one of the brightest players looking to break into the IP management market. Among clients startup Nvidia, Dolby and Bentley.
21.03.2023
Wingtra to direct Series B funding to strategy implementation extensions
Wingtra drones are used for surveying missions by organizations around the world, including NASA. The startup received $22 million, which it plans to use to improve current technologies and expand functionality.
21.03.2023
Aembit received $16.6 million to implement governance workload interaction
Startup Aembit specializes in helping DevOps and security teams manage the interaction of federated workloads. The company plans to expand its marketing team and develop self-service product for small and medium enterprises.
20.03.2023
Green Li-ion raises $20.5M in Series B to expand technology processing
A Singapore startup decided to expand production. Recycling technologies make it possible to recycle used lithium batteries and produce cathode material that will go into new lithium-ion batteries.
17.03.2023
MLOps Seldon Platform Receives $20M to Improve production of artificial intelligence models
The work of MLOps is aimed at the reliable and efficient implementation and support of machine learning models in production. The British startup plans to increase platform performance by 84%.
16.03.2023
Adept raises $350 million Series B for upgrades production
Startup trains AI to use existing software and APIs. Financing will be used to modernize production, train models and increase the number of staff.
15.03.2023
Deeploi raised 3 million euros to develop the European market
A German startup is working on an "IT as a service" platform. Deeploi combines standard IT functions and helpdesk with qualified IT agents.
15.03.2023
Verity Raises $32M To Implement Inventory System unmanned aerial vehicles
Verity's inventory tracking system uses fully autonomous drones to manage warehouses for retailers and manufacturers. The funding will address the backlog in deployment of systems already installed at 30 sites in 13 countries on 3 continents.
15.03.2023
February 2023
Software Development
Xiaomi introduced lightweight AR glasses with OLED Retina display
The new AR glasses connect to a Snapdragon Spaces-enabled phone. The device uses its own communication channel. The connection delay is only 50ms.
27.02.2023
Satellite communication will be available on Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi devices
Qualcomm has unveiled Snapdragon satellite technology in partnership with satellite service provider Iridium. Phone manufacturers Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo, Motorola, Nothing, and Honor have already announced the introduction of the Snapdragon Satellite chip into their devices.
26.02.2023
Future Fields uses fruit flies for production recombinant protein
Canadian company Future Fields has found an economical way to produce a recombinant protein. Fruit flies can replace powerful bioreactors. The technology will make it possible to produce raw materials for the production of medicines, vaccines and artificial meat.
22.02.2023
Ultrahuman introduced a ring that monitors the state of health
Indian startup Ultrahuman has released a standalone health tracking device. The smart ring has sensors built into the body that track sleep efficiency, movement index, blood glucose, heart rate, and more.
17.02.2023
Tile improves the security of Bluetooth trackers
AirTag's main competitor, Tile, has launched a new feature called Anti-Theft Mode. It prevents offenses by making the Tile tracker invisible. Only the owner can detect the device.
16.02.2023
Samsung's Galaxy Watch5 will track your menstrual cycle
The use of Smartwatch temperature sensors will allow the Galaxy Watch5 to improve menstrual cycle predictions for women. Advanced features will be available to smart watch owners in 32 countries around the world.
13.02.2023
OnePlus introduced a tablet with a mechanical keyboard
OnePlus Featuring Keyboard 81 Pro with 11.61-inch display supports Dolby Vision and Atmos. Fully customizable mechanical keyboard designed with Keychron technology. Compatible with macOS, Windows and Linux, will work with Android products in the future.
07.02.2023
Samsung will launch Galaxy S23 Ultra with 200MP camera
Samsung's new flagship is equipped with a 200MP wide-angle camera, a 12MP front camera, and two 10MP cameras. The smartphone features improved 8K video recording at 30 frames per second.
01.02.2023
Waverly Labs launches audio translation app for 20 languages
The Forum app helps users translate and transcribe speech in real time. The service supports 20 languages and 42 dialects, works with Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Google Meet. A useful solution for lectures and theater visits.
01.02.2023
IT and Startup Investments
Skydio raises $230M in Series E to build new factory
A new manufacturing facility will open in the United States. Skydio is now the largest manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles in the country. The company's drones are used by the Department of Defense and the US Department of Transportation.
27.02.2023
CollX raises $5.5M to build trading card app
Previously, CollX introduced a free application for scanning and evaluating trading cards. Now the database contains about 20 million cards of different directions. Funding will be used to create marketplace to facilitate trade between collectors.
27.02.2023
Envisionit Deep AI Receives $1.65M to Reduce System Load health care
A South African startup has developed the Radify AI platform. It provides fast, accurate and affordable medical imaging diagnostics. Radify AI is essential for early diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
23.02.2023
Nestment will allocate $ 3.5 million to launch a program for a joint purchase of housing
The pre-stage funding will be used to formally launch a beta version of the app to help you buy a home with friends or family. Nestment will allow people to buy homes to create capital and then sell them to buy their own home.
21.02.2023
Swap Robotics raises $7 million in seed round for production robotic lawn mowers
The startup attracted attention with the modular design of mower robots. It provides quick battery replacement and the ability to transform into snowplows. By 2030, the market for solar-powered mowers will reach over $10 billion annually.
21.02.2023
IT and Startup Investments
Quantum sensing startup Q-CTRL raises Series B funding by $27.4M
The company plans to use the proceeds to continue developing its quantum technology. The emphasis will be on product development, sales and marketing.
31.01.2023
Startup TrueBiz raises $2.4 million in Series A to develop a new way to verify business
TrueBiz launches a new product - Risk Score. It presents key business risk indicators. The main goal is to create a platform for high-quality business identification when opening an account in order to avoid fraud.
31.01.2023
Startup Sentra receives $30 million in Series A to ensure data security
The company allows you to solve security problems in the cloud. Sentra finds the data and, after classifying it by level of privacy, offers solutions to protect it.
31.01.2023
Crypto-focused startup Hypernative has attracted $9 million funding
Hypernative's activities are aimed at developing systems that reduce the risk of cyber attacks. Funding will be used to develop new tools to prevent hacks.
30.01.2023
French startup Sorare raises a whopping $680 million in Series B
Sorare is a sports game based on NFT. Each football league player is represented as a token. The company has now entered into a four-year partnership with the Premier League. Platform users can now find all the Premier League clubs on the platform and use them in the game.
30.01.2023
Atomos Space closes $16M Series A funding for space tugs
The company is ready for a big step — the flight of the first tug. Atomos Space is building a series of orbital vehicles that will allow satellites to be moved around in space.
27.01.2023
Germany's Hawk AI Raises $17M Series B Funding Round
Hawk AI is developing an intelligent system to combat money laundering. The platform helps financial institutions significantly reduce the risk of fraud. With payment and customer verification, transaction monitoring, customer risk rating, and more, users can build their own risk scoring model by combining static data.
26.01.2023
Startup Kittl plans to overtake Canva with $11.6M Series A funding
With the funding, Spatial Labs plans to continue scaling its blockchain-enabled technology and expanding it into media and entertainment. There are plans to launch a Node device that simplifies the creation process augmented reality applications.
26.01.2023
Web3 hardware maker Spatial Labs wins $10 million in Series A
With the funding, Spatial Labs plans to continue scaling its blockchain-enabled technology and expanding it into media and entertainment. There are plans to launch a Node device that simplifies the creation process augmented reality applications.
26.01.2023
Startup Supernormal raises $10M for AI tool to transcribe work meetings
Investments will be directed to research and development of new products. Supernormal is working on improving the artificial intelligence that can extract key details from work meetings and phone calls.
26.01.2023
Whalesync completes $1.8 million pre-financing round
The main task of the company is to simplify the process of data synchronization between SaaS applications. By the end of 2023, Whalesync plans to almost double its workforce.
26.01.2023
Grenoble-based startup Renaissance Fusion raises $16.4M in Series A round
The company is working on the creation of nuclear fusion technology in Europe. According to calculations, the first fusion reactor with a capacity of 1 GW will be shipped in the 2030s. Renaissance Fusion will sell its reactors to designers and power plant operators.
26.01.2023
Lawn mower maker Scythe wins $42 million Series B
Scythe is focused on manufacturing robotic lawn mowers for commercial landscapers. The new round will partly be used to fulfill the company's 7,500 existing orders.
24.01.2023
Forward Networks raises $50M in Series D for Digital Twin
The funding will be used to expand the client base. Forward Networks will continue to invest in research and development of systems for managing and protecting corporate networks.
24.01.2023
Microsoft invests several more billion dollars in OpenAI
In addition to the previously agreed $10 billion, OpenAI will receive additional funding in the third phase. Microsoft will receive 75% of the startup's profits, and in the future, 49% of the company's shares will pass to it.
24.01.2023
IT and Startup Investments
Quantum sensing startup Q-CTRL raises Series B funding by $27.4M
The company plans to use the proceeds to continue developing its quantum technology. The emphasis will be on product development, sales and marketing.
31.01.2023
Startup TrueBiz raises $2.4 million in Series A to develop a new way to verify business
TrueBiz launches a new product - Risk Score. It presents key business risk indicators. The main goal is to create a platform for high-quality business identification when opening an account in order to avoid fraud.
31.01.2023
Startup Sentra receives $30 million in Series A to ensure data security
The company allows you to solve security problems in the cloud. Sentra finds the data and, after classifying it by level of privacy, offers solutions to protect it.
31.01.2023
Crypto-focused startup Hypernative has attracted $9 million funding
Hypernative's activities are aimed at developing systems that reduce the risk of cyber attacks. Funding will be used to develop new tools to prevent hacks.
30.01.2023
French startup Sorare raises a whopping $680 million in Series B
Sorare is a sports game based on NFT. Each football league player is represented as a token. The company has now entered into a four-year partnership with the Premier League. Platform users can now find all the Premier League clubs on the platform and use them in the game.
30.01.2023
Atomos Space closes $16M Series A funding for space tugs
The company is ready for a big step — the flight of the first tug. Atomos Space is building a series of orbital vehicles that will allow satellites to be moved around in space.
27.01.2023
Germany's Hawk AI Raises $17M Series B Funding Round
Hawk AI is developing an intelligent system to combat money laundering. The platform helps financial institutions significantly reduce the risk of fraud. With payment and customer verification, transaction monitoring, customer risk rating, and more, users can build their own risk scoring model by combining static data.
26.01.2023
Startup Kittl plans to overtake Canva with $11.6M Series A funding
With the funding, Spatial Labs plans to continue scaling its blockchain-enabled technology and expanding it into media and entertainment. There are plans to launch a Node device that simplifies the creation process augmented reality applications.
26.01.2023
Web3 hardware maker Spatial Labs wins $10 million in Series A
With the funding, Spatial Labs plans to continue scaling its blockchain-enabled technology and expanding it into media and entertainment. There are plans to launch a Node device that simplifies the creation process augmented reality applications.
26.01.2023
Startup Supernormal raises $10M for AI tool to transcribe work meetings
Investments will be directed to research and development of new products. Supernormal is working on improving the artificial intelligence that can extract key details from work meetings and phone calls.
26.01.2023
Whalesync completes $1.8 million pre-financing round
The main task of the company is to simplify the process of data synchronization between SaaS applications. By the end of 2023, Whalesync plans to almost double its workforce.
26.01.2023
Grenoble-based startup Renaissance Fusion raises $16.4M in Series A round
The company is working on the creation of nuclear fusion technology in Europe. According to calculations, the first fusion reactor with a capacity of 1 GW will be shipped in the 2030s. Renaissance Fusion will sell its reactors to designers and power plant operators.
26.01.2023
Monarch launches first electric robot tractor
Most American farmers are, on average, 55 years old. Autonomous technology solves the problem of hiring workers to help them. Wine producer Constellation Brands has already bought the first batch of half a dozen tractors.
02.12.2022
IT and Startup Investments
Meta buys smart glasses company Luxexcel
Luxexcel uses 3D printing to make prescription eyeglass lenses. Most likely, Meta uses their technology to produce prescription glasses with augmented reality.
30.12.2022
Fintech company Akulaku raises $200 million
The investor is the largest Japanese bank Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, which seeks to expand its presence in Southeast Asia. Akulaku, based in Jakarta, offers a virtual credit card and online shopping platform. installment plan, as well as an investment platform and neobank.
27.12.2022
Indian fintech company Money View valued at $900 million in Series E round
The eight-year-old startup offers personalized loan products and financial management solutions to clients who don't have a bank credit score.
26.12.2022
Startup of the creators of "South Park" on shooting deepfake video raised $ 20 million
Trey Parker and Matt Stone founded the company during the pandemic, when most filming and business trips were cancelled. Their technology appeared in the video for The Heart Part 5, where Kendrick Lamar transforms into Kanye West, OJ Simpson and Kobe Bryant.
21.12.2022
User Interviews raises $27.5M in Series B round
The company finds users to conduct marketing surveys. Their clients include Adobe, CNN, Amazon, Intuit, Mayo Clinic, Spotify, Pinterest and Citibank.
20.12.2022
South Korean superapp Toss completes $405M Series G funding
As a result of the round, the startup's valuation increased by 7%. Against the backdrop of the current macroeconomic circumstances, this positively distinguishes Toss from other global fintech companies, including Klarna, Stripe and Checkout.com downgrading.
20.12.2022
ImagenAI raises $30 million from Summit Partners
The startup uses AI to help professional photographers with photo editing and post-processing automation. The algorithm learns the personal style of the photographer based on 3000 photos and suggests options editing.
19.12.2022
Helm.ai received $31M in Series C round
A California-based startup is using the funds to scale development of software for autonomous driving without supervision. Investors include ACVC Partners, Amplo, Honda Motor Co., Goodyear Ventures and Sungwoo Hitech.
19.12.2022
Fashion startup Virgio is valued at $161 million
Asian rival Shein aims to create a clothing brand that tailors collections based on social media trend analysis. An integrated approach reduces the usual delivery time from 8-9 months to one month.
16.12.2022
Dropbox buys FormSwift document management platform for $95 million
Dropbox is improving its document storage, signing, and frequently used form-filling tools to get closer to its goal of an end-to-end document workflow.
16.12.2022
Aztec Network raises $100M in Series B round
Within 12 months, the company plans to launch a test network. Their developments make it possible to ensure the confidentiality of the blockchain, while the data Ecosystems can be programmed not only by their creators. The round was led by the a16z fund.
15.12.2022
Quantum Space has allocated $15 million to launch spacecraft into orbit around the moon
By 2032, the American startup plans to send more than 40 devices to the circumlunar space.
14.12.2022
Nerdio Receives $117M Series B Round to Build Management Tools on Azure Virtual Desktop
The Microsoft cloud-based application creates automated, scalable virtual desktops for companies, streamlines license purchases, performs security checks, and generates reports.
14.12.2022
LexCheck Raises $17M in Series A Round to Analyze AI-Based Contracts
The platform needs no more than 50 contracts to establish criteria for initial review and highlight risk points. This speeds up the conclusion of commercial contracts and relieves the burden on corporate lawyers.
14.12.2022
HR Startup Beamery Raises $50M, Becomes a Series D Unicorn
The platform uses artificial intelligence to manage the talent lifecycle. In 2022, Beamery's customer base has grown to several hundred businesses. Their clients include General Motors, VMware and Johnson & Johnson. The main investor was the Teachers' Ventures Growth fund.
13.12.2022
Prebiotic soda maker Poppi raises $25 million
Poppi drinks are sold in over 20,000 stores. Their drinks contain only 20 calories and less than 5 grams of sugar. The main ingredients are fruits and apple cider vinegar. The round was led by the CAVU foundation.
13.12.2022
November 2022
Software Development
British startup Joipaw has created a video game for older dogs
Simple games on the touch screen will help maintain the cognitive abilities of aging dogs. The mechanics are reminiscent of the game "Hit the Mole", where the dog has to touch the nose of the animal that has emerged from the hole.
30.11.2022
American scientists built a fast manta-like robot
Soft robots rarely swim faster than one body length per second. Developers at the University of North Carolina have used manta biomechanics to build robots that can travel 3.74 body lengths per second.
22.11.2022
Apple will create a 3D world and video service for a mixed reality headset
The company fundamentally does not use the term "metaverse" for its mixed reality 3D world. The startup NextVR, bought by the IT giant in 2020, will help build a VR video service.
14.11.2022
American startup Umaro Foods created vegan bacon from marine algae
The company not only developed the recipe, but also invested in the creation of automatic equipment for growing seaweed on the ocean shelf. Bacon is already served in several US restaurants.
13.11.2022
Renault and Google to develop a "digital twin" of the car
Their new app will help reproduce physical objects in a virtual environment, test them before launching them in the real world, and detect vehicle malfunctions.
08.11.2022
The Boring Company Elon Musk began testing high-speed transport system Hyperloop
The Hyperloop transport system consists of a wind tunnel and a capsule that moves through the tunnel without air resistance. The system will allow vehicles to accelerate to 1200 km/h.
05.11.2022
Chinese automaker XPeng to test self-driving SUV
This is the first mass-produced electric SUV that has been given permission to drive on ordinary public roads in China. Instead of the driver, there will be an operator - he will monitor the safety of the trip.
01.11.2022
American startup Shift Robotics has invented shoes that increase walking speed by 250%
Eight polyurethane wheels on soles drive 300W electric motors. Special algorithms with the help of sensors change the speed when a person accelerates or slows down.
01.11.2022
IT and Startup Investments
Teampay's corporate expense management platform raises $47M in Series B round
It helps employees create virtual cards and report spending, while managers collect reports, process invoices, and set policies for various expense items. Investors include Fin Venture Capital, Mastercard, Proof Ventures, Trestle and Espresso Capital.
30.11.2022
ResortPass raises $26 million
The company sells day passes to more than 900 hotels and resorts worldwide. They give you access to pools, spas and fitness centers without having to pay per night. AirAngels investors include Jessica Alba and Gwyneth Paltrow.
30.11.2022
V7 commits $33M in Series A round to automate learning computer vision models
Analysts spend 80% of their time editing data: tagging, fixing, and rethinking categorization. To do this for a human, the model only needs 100 examples. Investors include Radical Ventures, Temasek, Air Street Capital, Amadeus Capital Partners and Partech.
28.11.2022
Tanzanian startup Ramani raises $32M Series A round to digitize consumer goods supply chains
Distribution centers and points of sale are key points for selling consumer goods, but they tend to use unreliable manual processes. The Ramani app helps you manage inventory by connecting to checkouts. The data is available on computers and WhatsApp.
23.11.2022
Harvey, a startup that uses AI to answer legal questions, gets cash from OpenAI
Harvey knows how to answer questions: "What's the difference between an employee and an independent contractor in the Fourth Judicial Circuit?" or "Does this clause of the lease violate California laws. If so, rewrite the paragraph so that it doesn't violate anything."
23.11.2022
French startup Fairmat raises $35M to recycle CFRP in Series A round
Fairmat Quest is made from end-of-life carbon fiber composites that the company buys from 15 industry giants. The resulting cheap and lightweight material can be used to make sporting goods, audio equipment and furniture.
21.11.2022
SponsorUnited invests $35M in sports sponsorship analysis
Sports sponsorship is a multi-billion dollar industry with the most opaque pricing. SponsorUnited claims to own more than a million sponsorship deals, including every US Major League sports team.
21.11.2022
Startup Laundrygo raises $37 million in Series C round
95% of laundries in South Korea are family owned. A local startup has created a mobile application through which you can place an order at the nearest laundry.
21.11.2022
Gravitics raises $20 million for universal modules for building in space
The cost of launching rockets into space is falling, and engineers are thinking about building infrastructure in space. The Gravitics solution is highly scalable modular hardware. Investors include Type One Ventures, Draper Associates, FJ Labs, The Venture Collective, Helios Capital, Giant Step Capital, Gaingels, Specter, Manhattan West, and Mana Ventures.
17.11.2022
Terzo closes $16M Series A round
Their software uses AI to process contracts, extract cost and revenue data, and monitor vendor and customer commitments. Investors include Align Ventures, TYH Ventures, Engage Ventures and Human Capital.
17.11.2022
October 2022
Software Development
Equals invests $16M in spreadsheet development
A San Francisco startup is challenging Excel's spreadsheet dominance. Equals tables include tools for automating manual data entry into tables and integrating data from warehouses in real time.
09.11.2022
Eliyan Raises $40M From Intel And Micron To Connect Chiplets
Chiplets are blocks of integrated circuits that can be connected to others to scale the power of processors. Eliyan addresses build, power, performance, cost, and connectivity issues.
08.11.2022
Laika invests $50M in automated security platform
Large companies may have up to 5,000 suppliers who need to be regularly reviewed for compliance with SOC 2, HIPAA and GDPR security protocols. Laika offers solutions to automate this process.
08.11.2022
African superapp Yassir invests $150M in banking services
Superapp already offers taxi and grocery delivery services in 45 African cities. Thanks to this, they have gathered a customer base, won their trust and are now ready to launch banking services.
07.11.2022
Travel app Hopper raises $96M from Capital One
In 2022, more than $4.5 billion worth of flights, accommodations and car rentals were bought with Hopper. Hopper differs from competing travel services in features such as airfare freezes, cancellations for any reason, and a flight disruption guarantee.
07.11.2022
App security startup Apiiro raises $100M in Series B round
Apiiro looks for potential security risks at the design stage without overwhelming developers with warnings and false positives without any context.
03.11.2022
Alation Receives $123M at $1.7B Valuation for Data Cataloging Software
By the end of 2022, they will collect 42.2% more corporate data than in 2020. Such volumes of data can be overwhelming to organize and use. The startup helps to scan company databases to create data lookup catalogs.
02.11.2022
Russian scientists have invented a material that increases the energy intensity of batteries for electric cars
Skoltech University scientists have developed a material that increases the energy intensity of batteries for electric vehicles by up to 25%. New material not only compact and more energy-intensive, but also prolongs battery life.
19.10.2022
American scientists have invented lenses that diagnose future blindness
Purdue University scientists have invented a soft contact lens device that can detect glaucoma. It monitors intraocular pressure around the clock and notifies you of high readings.
18.10.2022
IT and Startup Investments
American scientists figured out how to recycle plastic without sorting
Researchers at the US Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory have found a technology that simplifies plastic recycling. Now products will not need to be sorted into different subspecies. This could revolutionize the recycling industry.
15.10.2022
Apple VR headset will scan the iris to identify the user
The Apple Mixed Reality Headset includes an iris scanner for making payments and logging into accounts. Identification will occur immediately after putting on the VR headset.
14.10.2022
Scientists at the University of California have developed a game that improves cognitive abilities
Rhythmicity Music Game improves mental performance, sustained attention and working memory in just four weeks.
09.10.2022
Elon Musk introduced the prototype humanoid robot Optimus
Tesla unveiled a prototype humanoid robot Optimus. According to CEO Elon Musk, the use of the development will help to produce a "fundamental transformation of civilization."
01.10.2022
Google bought avatar startup Alter
A US company has bought Alter, a startup that creates avatars using artificial intelligence and offers plug-and-play technologies for introducing avatars into applications and games.
30.10.2022
American startup Galen Robotics raises $15 million to produce a robot for ENT operations
The robot of the American startup Galen Robotics will help surgeons perform ENT operations on soft tissues. The developers hope to launch the device in early 2023. Hospitals will be able to buy it for $350,000.
29.10.2022
Versa raises $120 million for cybersecurity platform
The pandemic has accelerated the transition to remote work and hybrid schedules, which has led to a dramatic increase in cybersecurity concerns. Versa passes employee data through additional layers of security, firewalls, and data loss prevention. Outside a single local or cloud interface.
27.10.2022
Navina to spend $22 million on AI-powered doctor program
The AI system is trained on data from all patient appointments to show primary care physicians the right data at the time of care. Investors include Grove Ventures, Vertex Ventures Israel and Schusterman Family Investments.
27.10.2022
HealthJoy Raises $60M To Seek Medical Benefits
The Medical Benefits Finder compares the cost of treatments and procedures from different doctors and, on average, saves patients up to $2,000.
27.10.2022
IT and Startup Investments
Duolingo купила свой первый стартап
Анимационная студия Gunner сотрудничает с Amazon, Dropbox, Spotify и Google. Её разработки используют, чтобы улучшить визуал и расширить возможности анимационной рекламы внутри приложения.
04.10.2022
August 2022
Software Development
The engineers at Essex University developed an application that
extends smartphone battery life by 30%
Artificial intelligence calculates the best CPU and GPU operating frequencies, reducing energy consumption and the risk of overheating.
22.08.2022
Robot Ameca taught to show pain and regret
British developer Engineered Arts introduced an upgrade of the humanoid robot Ameca. He was taught 12 different emotions, including mistrust, disgust, pain and regret.
17.08.2022
Swedish startup Urbanista will release the world's first solar-powered headphones
Wireless in-ear headphones are charged from solar panels built into the charging case. With charging, they will be able to play music within 32 hours. The cost of headphones is $149.
09.08.2022
German startup Bluu Seafood grew fish sticks and balls in vial
Stem cells from the tissues of live fish are used to create cell lines in the laboratory. This technology eliminates the killing of the animal.
08.08.2022
Scientists have created a biofilm that produces electricity from sweat
The film the size of the brand is attached to the skin and can charge a small wearable device - for example, a personal medical sensor.
08.08.2022
Midjourney Neural Network Enters Beta Phase
Midjourney has created a furore with images that the neural network generates based on test queries. To give her an assignment, you must register with Discord.
08.08.2022
Seafarer Exploration has learned to search for treasure on the seabed
The startup from Florida created a working prototype of an underwater drone capable of sinking to a depth of up to 100 m. Using machine learning algorithms, it tones electromagnetic waves reflected from buried metal objects, determines metal type and location.
07.08.2022
American startup Simplifyber began printing clothes and shoes from liquid cellulose
Biodegradable clothing and footwear are made of liquid cellulose, in which wood and vegetable mass and biodegradable additives. The material is poured into the form for printing on a 3D printer, and the output is a shirt or sneakers.
06.08.2022
New Zealand company Zenno Astronautics offers magnetized satellite operation
The fuel will be replaced by an electromagnet that generates a strong magnetic field - it will interact with the magnetic fields of other satellites or even the Earth.
05.08.2022
Scientists have created an AI sommelier. It determines the degree and grade of wine with an accuracy of 95%
Neural networks analyze the data on the same principle that a person who tastes new wine and his brain processes information about acidity, fruity and bitterness.
01.08.2022
IT and Startup Investments
Celonis data processing startup receives $1bn of investment
The company was founded in 2011 as a diploma project. Now it is the most expensive private organization in Germany. The major investments were made by the Qatar Investment Authority and the Qatar Sovereign Wealth Fund.
24.08.2022
Inworld AI startup to develop virtual characters controlled by artificial intelligence attracted $50 million
The company also hired visual effects specialist John Gaeta, who worked on the scene from the film «Matrix», where the main character of Neo dodges bullets.
24.08.2022
Chinese service robotax SAIC Mobility Robotaxi became «unicorn»
Among investors are SAIC Group's parent company, Momenta, a drone manufacturer, and Gaoheng Management Consulting.
17.08.2022
Incredible Health Nurses' HR Platform Receives Status of Unicorn
American startup helps optimize hiring in medicine by focusing on nurses. Among investors are Base10 Partners, Andreessen Horowitz and Obvious Ventures.
17.08.2022
July 2022
Software Development
Kickshering service Lime will introduce computer vision into scooters
The computer vision platform processes photos and videos. This will help prevent scooters from leaving on the sidewalk - such bans are in force in Singapore, France and the UK.
13.07.2022
Mexican startup Greenfluidics created bio-panels of algae that can be used instead of ordinary windows
Panels absorb carbon dioxide, and filtered biomass can be used as fuel. They also retain heat by cooling the building and reducing the energy consumption of air conditioners in the summertime.
18.07.2022
NASA and SpaceX contract to launch a space telescope
The telescope will study dark energy and matter, galaxies and exoplanets that orbit the Sun outside the system. The proposed launch date is October 2026.
20.07.2022
IT and Startup Investments
DataArt attracted $75 million from FTV Capital
The company developed software for Nasdaq, Ocado Technology, Skyscanner and other large companies.
01.07.2022
Mask refused to buy Twitter
Tesla and SpaceX head Elon Musk refused to buy Twitter because the social network did not provide information about fake accounts and spam bots. Twitter shares fell by 7% during the trading.
09.07.2022
ForSight Robotics has raised $55 million
The company will spend it on the completion of the platform, which autonomously performs ophthalmological operations. The robot is planned to be shipped to developing countries where there is a shortage of skilled surgeons.
19.07.2022
Syrius Robotics' startup attracted $7.4 million from Harvest Capital
The Chinese company manufactures autonomous robots for narrow storage aisles. Robots can plan routes and respond to changing conditions along the way.
19.07.2022
Optic's NFT Copyright Startup Attracted First $11 Million
Artificial intelligence processes millions of new tokens daily and compares them to existing collections. Investors include Kleiner Perkins, Pantera Capital, Lattice Capital, OpenSea, CoinDCX and Neon DAO.
21.07.2022
ZeroAvia startup attracted $30 million
The company develops zero-emission hydrogen-electric motors and infrastructure for hydrogen refueling at airports. The first commercial flight is scheduled to take place in 2024.
26.07.2022
June 2022
Software Development
American startup Kintsugi developed an algorithm that identifies depression by voice
Studies show that people with depression have a lower, even, and softer voice, and there are a lot of pauses in speech - that's true regardless of language or culture.
01.06.2022
Porsche has invested in Croatian electric supercar manufacturer Rimac
Rimac produces only a few cars every month. For their Nevera supercar, the fastest sports car ever created, the company set a limit of 150 units.
01.06.2022
Volvo starts using Epic Games Technology to create photorealistic graphics in electric vehicles
Volvo and Epic Games, who created Fortnite, will work on the human-machine interface. The company plans to use the Unreal Engine game engine for photorealistic visualization in next-generation electric vehicles.
01.06.2022
February 2022
Software Development
SpaceX launches 50 more Starlink internet satellites into orbit
In the future, the company plans to deploy an orbital constellation of 12,000 spacecraft.
25.02.2022
Estonian startup uses digital twins to repair roads
EyeVi is developing a road data collection automation system and thus plans to optimize road maintenance. The startup raised $2 million in funding.
11.02.2022
Apple announces Tap to Pay technology
The new feature will turn the iPhone into a fast and convenient payment terminal for entrepreneurs. Acceptance of contactless payments is planned to be carried out using a special application.
08.02.2022
Smart beds and sleeping cabins appeared at the Beijing Olympics
Bedside monitors monitor breathing and heart rate, and can send vital signs reports to coaches.
06.02.2022
IT and Startup Investments
Fintech startup Monite raises $5 million from a group of investors
Monite provides B2B services, marketplaces and neobanks with integration of financial automation functions. The startup will invest in the development of new automated products, as well as to expand the staff.
25.02.2022
Amber will receive $3 billion in funding from Temasek
The cryptocurrency trading company is leveraging investments to recruit in the Americas and Europe, as well as expanding the reach of a mobile app launched last year globally.
22.02.2022
J&T Express raises $2 billion from investors
Among them are Temasek Holdings Pte, Susquehanna International Group and Hidden Hill Capital. The company plans to use the investment to support the expansion of its global delivery network and cross-border business, digitize its warehouse centers.
19.02.2022
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek to Invest $1 Billion in Early Tech
His company Prima Materia has bet on a green steel startup, as well as funds focused on AI and climate research.
18.02.2022
Breakthrough Energy Ventures and Lowercarbon Capital Invest $50M in Antora Energy Startup
The investment companies of Bill Gates and Chris Sacchi are interested in making heavy industry green. Antora produces both heat and electricity using solar energy. The stored energy is used in industrial processes for the production of various materials.
17.02.2022
German FinTech startup Vivid Money raises $114 million
Greenoaks Capital and Ribbit Capital took part in the deal. Investments will be used to develop a business model, expand banking offers, and increase staff in European offices.
08.02.2022
January 2022
Software Development
Tesla starts produce humanoid robots
n the future, robots will be able to solve the problem of labor shortages, and the project of creating such devices will become more significant than the production of cars.
27.01.2022
Boston Dynamics Robot Stackers will begin operation at DHL warehouses
Deployment will begin in the spring of 2022, with DHL planning to scale robots for additional tasks within a few years.
26.01.2022
июль 2022
Разработка ПО
Сервис кикшеринга Lime внедрит в самокаты компьютерное зрение
Платформа компьютерного зрения обрабатывает фотографии и видео. Это поможет предотвратить выезд самокатов на тротуары — такие запреты действуют в Сингапуре, Франции и Великобритании.
13.07.2022
Мексиканский стартап Greenfluidics создал биопанели из водорослей, которые можно использовать вместо обычных окон
Панели поглощают углекислый газ, а отфильтрованную биомассу можно использовать как горючее топливо. Ещё они удерживают тепло, охлаждая здание и снижая потребление энергии кондиционерами в летнее время.
18.07.2022
NASA и SpaceX заключили контракт на запуск космического телескопа
Телескоп будет изучать темную энергию и материю, галактики и экзопланеты, которые вращаются вокруг Солнца за пределами системы. Предполагаемая дата запуска — октябрь 2026 года.
20.07.2022
Инвестиции в IT и стартапы
Разработчик программного обеспечения DataArt привлек $75 млн от инвесткомпании FTV Capital
Компания разрабатывала программное обеспечение для Nasdaq, Ocado Technology, Skyscanner и других крупных компаний.
01.07.2022
Маск отказался покупать Twitter
Глава Tesla и SpaceX Илон Маск отказался от покупки Twitter из-за того, что социальная сеть не предоставила информацию о поддельных аккаунтах и спам-ботах. В ходе торгов акции Twitter упали на 7%.
09.07.2022
Разработчик автоматизированных роботов-хирургов ForSight Robotics привлек $55 млн
Компания потратит их на доработку платформы, которая автономно выполняет офтальмологические операции. Робота планируют поставлять в развивающиеся страны, где есть нехватка квалифицированных хирургов.
19.07.2022
Стартап Syrius Robotics привлек $7,4 млн от Harvest Capital
Китайская компания производит автономных роботов для узких складских проходов. Роботы могут планировать маршруты и реагировать на меняющиеся на пути условия.
19.07.2022
Стартап Optic по защите авторских прав на NFT привлек первые $11 млн
Искусственный интеллект ежедневно обрабатывает миллионы новых токенов и сравнивает их с существующими коллекциями. Среди инвесторов — Kleiner Perkins, Pantera Capital, Lattice Capital, OpenSea, CoinDCX и Neon DAO.
21.07.2022
Стартап ZeroAvia привлек $30 млн
Компания разрабатывает водородно-электрические двигатели с нулевым уровнем выбросов и инфраструктуру для водородной заправки в аэропортах. Первый коммерческий полет должен состояться в 2024 году.
26.07.2022
июнь 2022
Разработка ПО
Американский стартап Kintsugi разработал алгоритм, определяющий депрессию по голосу
Исследования показывают, что люди с депрессией имеют более низкий, ровный и мягкий голос, а в речи присутствуют большое количество пауз — это так вне зависимости от языка и культуры.
01.06.2022
Porsche инвестировала в хорватского производителя электрических суперкаров Rimac
Rimac выпускает всего несколько автомобилей каждый месяц. Для их суперкара Nevera — самого быстрого спортивного автомобиля из когда-либо созданных — компания установила лимит в 150 единиц.
01.06.2022
october 2021
Software Development
Scientists have found a way to get fuel from Mars
The chemists have come up with an unusual way to get fuel on Mars. No more oil rigs. The new study details a biological solution for the production of rocket fuel on Mars, but significant obstacles have to be overcome before this idea can work.
26.10.2021
NASA launches Artemis again
We waited 40 years. NASA told us when the lunar program would be launched. The event is called the first step in United States plans to return people to the Moon at the end of this decade, for the first time since 1972.
23.10.2021
Microsoft announced a new deal
The company will acquire the startup Clear Software, which develops products for corporate software automation. The service will allow Microsoft to make the use of Microsoft Power Apps «more trouble free».
22.10.2021
In Russia will create market place of domestic software for industrial enterprises
Enterprises will be able to offset part of the cost of purchasing software on the platform. The project is planned to be implemented by 2024.
14.10.2021
Google adapts services to iOS
Gmail, Google's documents and other iOS services were often criticized for not being sufficiently customized for the platform. The designers of the company decided to fix it.
12.10.2021
Google Fake Fight
Now the browser shuts down advertising, which denies global warming.
08.10.2021
IT and Startup Investments
Acko Startup, offering insurance policies, announced a $255 million
In total, Acko has over 70 million clients. According to Crunchbase, Acko's total investment is $458 million.
28.10.2021
EdTech startup 360Learning raised $200 million from Sumeru, SoftBank's Vision Fund 2, Silver Lake Waterman and others
360Learning is a learning management system (LMS) that helps authors run learning programs for their community. Currently, 1,500 companies use 360Learning, including LVMH, Aircall, Toyota and Appen.
21.10.2021
Gitlab's developer service went public - capitalization was $11 billion
GitLab posted shares at a price of $77 per unit. The company's net loss over the six months ending July 31 was $69 million and revenue was $108 million. In 2020, Gitlab had a loss of $44 million and a revenue of $64 million.
14.10.2021
Minnumera launched our flagship Small and Medium Business Digital Support Program
7 billion rubles were allocated for software subsidy until the end of 2024.
12.10.2021
Twitter will sell a MoPub advertising platform to AppLovin developer for $1 billion
AppLovin develops mobile games and applications, and offers developers tools to develop their business by automating marketing and monetizing their products.
07.10.2021
B2B startup Wizard, developing the conversational commerce solution, announced a $50 million start-up
The Wizard startup was founded through the acquisition of Stylust, a company that is developing an e-commerce platform for purchases via text messages. The goal of Stylust was to offer customers an assistant in the process of purchasing.
06.10.2021
The Indonesian startup to purchase Ula products attracted $87 million from Bezos Expeditions, Tencent, Prosus Ventures, B Capital
The funding will be used to expand the company's presence in Indonesia, explore the possibility of international expansion in South-East Asia and add new product categories.
04.10.2021
september 2021
Software Development
In the USA was created a patch that can replace vaccinations
Scientists at Stanford University and the University of North Carolina printed a vaccine patch on a 3D printer that turned out to be more effective.
28.09.2021
Violent tremors on Mars
The NASA InSight lander has detected three of the most powerful earthquakes to date, potentially giving scientists a better understanding of the inner Red Planet.
24.09.2021
Scientists invented long-lived batteries for electric cars
The most promising area for such batteries is the manufacture of electric vehicles, because electric vehicles can travel long distances on one charge.
22.09.2021
Scientists created a quantum random number generator
No hacker can guess his password. A chip that generates really random numbers. They believe this is a big step forward in the development of cryptography and computer simulation.
15.09.2021
Moscow and Seoul agreed to collaborate on innovation area
The strategic partnership agreement on cooperation was signed by the Innovation Agency of Moscow and the South Korean State Association Innobiz.
13.09.2021