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Genalyte raises $36 million from Khosla for its one-drop blood test

Theranos competitor Genalyte just announced it has raised an equity round of $36 million in funding led by Khosla Ventures and Redmile Group.

The San Diego-based startup leverages lab-on-a-chip technology it says can run through up to 128 different tests on a single finger prick of blood in under 15 minutes using what it calls its Maverick Detection Platform. 504 more words


The Hyperloop Might Not Work for Shipping, Either

In a new blog post, noted Hyperloop critic Alon Levy lays out the case that shipping freight is not a viable use for the theoretical technology, thanks to a confluence of technical and business constraints. 486 more words


RideCell Hires Two Cisco Connected Car Leaders

Executives Join RideCell to Accelerate Adoption of Platform for Car and Ride Sharing Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — RideCell (www.ridecell.com), the leading platform for scaling game-changing new mobility services such as ride-sharing and car-sharing, today announced the appointment of Mark Thomas as Vice President of Marketing, and Paul Drysch as Vice President of Business Development and General Manager of APAC region. 391 more words

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Board of Hampton Creek said to be investigating buyback allegations

The board of Hampton Creek has hired one of the Big Four accounting firms to investigate claims in a Bloomberg story that the San Francisco-based vegan food company executed on a campaign to buy back mass quantities of its eggless mayo product, Just Mayo. 624 more words


Boku locks down another $13.75M to fund carrier connections for global expansion

Global mobile payments company Boku announced a $13.75 million funding round today led by a consortium of UK investors. The company had previously raised approximately $77.25 million from Khosla Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Index Ventures, Benchmark, and Andreessen Horowitz among others. 483 more words


This Data Management Startup Just Got Millions From Vinod Khosla's VC Firm

Managing and archiving corporate data may not be the most glamorous of jobs, but it’s an important one.

Rubrik, a Palo Alto data management startup founded by former Google , Facebook , and Oracle engineers, said Tuesday that it had landed $61 million in funding, brings its total backing to a little over $112 million. 325 more words


AirHelp raises $12 million to deal with airline customer service for you

Few things are more dreadful than dealing with airline customer service. Fortunately, there’s a startup that wants to make those calls for you.

For hassle-free travel, … 214 more words