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Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Gecko Robotics, which uses data collected by its industrial inspection robots to avert dangerous equipment failures, raises $40M Series B led by Drive Capital   —  Industrial robotics startup Gecko Robotics has raised $40 million in a series B round of funding led by Drive Capital …
Dec 16, 2019, 1:15 PMIn context
Taylor Lorenz / New York Times:
A look at @BallerBusters, an Instagram account that calls out people who pretend to be wealthier than they are to hawk dubious mentorship or online classes   —  It's easy to look successful on Instagram.  Now, getting caught out is easy too.  —  In February, an Instagram account called …
Nov 12, 2019, 7:00 AMIn context
Emine Saner / The Guardian:
Susan Wojcicki talks about the crises that have engulfed YouTube recently, the power of its platform, and being a working parent of five   —  As the crisis-hit video site struggles to stem the flow of extreme content, the CEO talks about her role as the internet's gatekeeper
Aug 10, 2019, 3:20 PMIn context
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Procurify, a cloud-based procurement platform used in 71 countries by clients like Asana and Goop, raises $20M Series B, bringing the total raised to about $30M   —  Procurify, a cloud-based procurement software company headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, today announced that it's secured $20 million …
Jun 20, 2019, 3:40 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Vox:
Q&A with Mark Cuban and Steve Case on investing in tech startups outside of Silicon Valley, how AI is changing the tech landscape, tech regulation, and more   —  In the short term, learning to code is good for your job prospects.  But on the latest Recode Decode, Cuban explained …
May 31, 2019, 7:25 AMIn context
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Percepto, which makes autonomous drones for industries like energy, oil, and gas, raises $15M Series A led by USVP and Arkin Holdings   —  Percepto, a drone solutions company that previously raised capital from former Time Warner CEO Richard Parsons and billionaire Mark Cuban …
May 22, 2019, 9:55 AMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Unikrn launches streamer betting and Unikrn Virtual, a way to bet on randomly selected old esports matches, for markets outside the US where gambling is legal   —  Unikrn, a startup that enables gamers to bet on esports matches, has launched Unikrn Virtual, a way to bet on esports matches around …
May 13, 2019, 1:25 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Fact-checking startup Factmata gets investment from Eyeo, creator of Adblock Plus, will take over Trusted News, Eyeo's Chrome plugin that identifies false news   —  “Fake news” — news content that either misleads people with half-truths, or outright lies — has become a permanent fixture of the internet.
May 9, 2019, 1:55 PMIn context
Mike Butcher / TechCrunch:
Synthesia, whose video synthesis tech with deep-fake techniques was used in a viral David Beckham ad campaign, raises $3.1M seed from Mark Cuban and others   —  The recent global campaign showing Malaria survivors speaking through David Beckham to help raise awareness around the Malaria Must Die initiative spooked a lot of people:
Apr 25, 2019, 2:35 PMIn context
Manish Singh / VentureBeat:
Upstart, a peer-to-peer lending platform which uses AI to make credit decisions and to eliminate fraud, raises $50M Series D, bringing the total raised to $160M   —  Upstart, a startup founded by ex-Googlers that uses AI to identify who should get a loan and of what size, said today it has raised $50 million.
Apr 8, 2019, 10:30 AMIn context

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