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Lora Kolodny / CNBC:
Crowdfunding platform CircleUp announces $125M venture fund to invest in non-tech consumer startups   —  - Temasek, Euclidean Capital and the co-founder of Bumble and bumble are among investors in CircleUp's new fund.  — The fund uses AI to track more than 1 million consumer companies and identify the hottest potential deals.
Oct 31, 2017, 11:35 PMIn context
Lora Kolodny / CNBC:
Enterprise tech startup Petuum raises $93M Series B led by SoftBank to help mainstream businesses start using AI   —  - Systems from Petuum help businesses start using AI, even if they don't have the deep tech skills of a Google or Amazon.  —  Enterprise tech start-up Petuum is on a quest …
Oct 10, 2017, 10:35 AMIn context
Lora Kolodny / CNBC:
Mamoon Hamid, co-founder of Social Capital, joins Kleiner Perkins as a general partner   —  - Venture firm Kleiner Perkins just poached Mamoon Hamid from Social Capital, a 6-year-old venture fund he co-founded.  — The move follows a spate of departures at Kleiner Perkins over the last week …
Aug 3, 2017, 7:15 PMIn context
Lora Kolodny / CNBC:
Sources: White House meeting Thursday on drones, 5G wireless to be attended by AirMap, Microsoft, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, GE, Honeywell, NEA, and Lightspeed   —  - Tomorrow's tech summit at the White House will feature companies specializing in 5G wireless and drone technology
Jun 22, 2017, 8:25 AMIn context
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

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