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
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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
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
The two chief rivals in the race to build Hyperloop—the futuristic high-speed transport system for people and packages —have different approaches, and until Tuesday evening, had two incredibly similar names that caused constant confusion. 765 more words
RideCell, a transportation software startup, has raised $11.7 million in new funding led by automaker BMW’s venture capital arm.
The deal, announced Wednesday followed by the financial details today, is another example of how BMW is interested in technology beyond its auto-making roots. 229 more words
AliveCor, a startup that builds heart-monitoring sensors for smartphones, is building sensors for another mobile device: The Apple Watch. AliveCor is also putting out a new app replete with speech-recognition features that, paired with the watch sensor, the startup hopes will replace the cumbersome, expensive devices for patients with pressing heart conditions. 509 more words