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Lora Kolodny / TechCrunch:
Y Combinator will offer its first “vertical” track exclusively for AI startups and encourages startups building “robot factory” tech to apply   —  Y Combinator Partner Daniel Gross today announced that the accelerator-turned-venture-fund will offer its first “vertical” track exclusively for AI startups.
Mar 20, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
Lora Kolodny / TechCrunch:
Makeblock, an education-focused maker of robot-building kits, raises $30M Series B led by Evolution Media China and Shenzhen Capital Group   —  Remember when kids could simply play with their toys?  They still can.  But parents are increasingly spending on toys that are chockablock with tech components …
Mar 20, 2017, 8:10 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
Drone delivery startup Flirtey raises $16M Series A round led by Menlo Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, with Lowercase Capital, Y Combinator and more participating   —  Jan 18, 2017, 10:40 amJan 18, 2017, 11:19 am  —  Drone delivery startup Flirtey has raised $16 million in Series A funding …
Jan 20, 2017, 8:20 PMIn context
Lora Kolodny / TechCrunch:
Measure raises $15M Series B led by IT services firm Cognizant, to fly drones as a service for other companies   —  Measure may not be building the ultimate flying camera, or drones that drop burritos at your door.  But the Washington D.C.-based startup has raised $15 million in Series B funding …
Jan 17, 2017, 11:55 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
Sources: DJI acquires majority stake in Hasselblad, the iconic Swedish camera company   —  Jan 5, 2017, 10:19 amJan 5, 2017, 11:04 am  —  Last year DJI took a minority stake in Hasselblad, the iconic Swedish camera company.  The companies also announced a partnership to work together …
Jan 6, 2017, 1:50 AMIn context
Lora Kolodny / TechCrunch:
Oracle senior staffer George Polisner resigns after co-CEO Safra Catz joins Trump transition team, starts petition for colleagues to protest Catz's involvement   —  A senior staff member of Oracle Corp., George A. Polisner, has resigned after the enterprise tech titan's co-CEO, Safra Catz …
Dec 20, 2016, 3:00 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Google to spin off its self-driving car unit as a new company within Alphabet called Waymo; ex-Hyundai North America executive Jon Krafcik to be CEO   —  Dec 13, 2016, 9:16 amDec 13, 2016, 9:33 am  —  Google is spinning out its self-driving car unit as a separate company called Waymo, the company announced today.
Dec 13, 2016, 12:30 PMIn context
Lora Kolodny / TechCrunch:
JetSmarter raises $105M Series C at $1.5B pre-money valuation to become Uber for private jets; Jay-Z and the Saudi royal family are returning investors   —  JetSmarter has raised $105 million in Series C funding, at a $1.5 billion pre-money valuation, to build its marketplace for private jet services …
Dec 12, 2016, 1:40 PMIn context
Lora Kolodny / TechCrunch:
Sprinklr acquires Little Bird, a tool for finding experts on anything via Twitter, co-founded by Marshall Kirkpatrick   —  New York marketing tech firm Sprinklr has acquired Portland-based Little Bird, according to Sprinklr founder and CEO Ragy Thomas.  —  Little Bird was founded in 2011 …
Nov 18, 2016, 1:35 PMIn context
Lora Kolodny / TechCrunch:
Zipline raises $25M Series B led by Visionnaire Ventures to deliver medical supplies by drone in Rwanda, US, and beyond   —  Zipline International Inc. has raised $25 million in a Series B funding round to expand its humanitarian delivery drone business in Rwanda, the U.S. and beyond.
Nov 10, 2016, 10:10 AMIn context

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