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Lora Kolodny / TechCrunch:
Troubled drone software maker 3D Robotics says it has raised $53M in Series D round, including new equity funding and conversion of debt equity   —  An early player in drone-tech, 3D Robotics, Inc. on Thursday announced that it has raised $53 million in a Series D round of funding …
Apr 30, 2017, 5:05 AMIn context
Lora Kolodny / TechCrunch:
SEC filing: Square paid Yik Yak $1M to hire several of its employees and acquire a non-exclusive license to some of its intellectual property   —  Yik Yak co-founders Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington published a farewell note to users on Friday, announcing they would shut down their once-popular anonymous social network this week.
Apr 28, 2017, 7:40 PMIn context
Lora Kolodny / TechCrunch:
Lidar sensor startup Luminar comes out of stealth, says it has raised $36M in seed funding from Canvas Ventures, GVA Capital, and Peter Thiel-backed 1517 Fund   —  Cameras help autonomous vehicles read street signs and the color of traffic lights.  But LiDARs, aka light detection and ranging systems …
Apr 13, 2017, 8:20 PMIn context
Lora Kolodny / TechCrunch:
Yelp Eat24 partners with robotics startup Marble for new autonomous robot food delivery in two San Francisco neighborhoods   —  Rules governing the use of food delivery robots remain to be seen across the US.  But major food businesses are investigating the possibilities already.
Apr 13, 2017, 1:25 AMIn context
Lora Kolodny / TechCrunch:
JoyRun, which lets consumers order food and drink through people already heading out, raises $8.5M Series A, bringing total raised to $9.8M   —  A Santa Clara, Calif. startup called JoyRun has raised about $10 million in Series A and seed funding for its peer-to-peer food and drinks delivery app.
Mar 31, 2017, 9:45 PMIn context
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

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