Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of 36:

Jason D. Rowley / Crunchbase News:
Databricks, which runs an Apache Spark-based data analytics platform, raises $250M Series E led by Andreessen Horowitz at a $2.75B valuation   —  Today Databricks is announcing that it has raised $250 million in a Series E funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz, a firm which has led three …
Feb 5, 2019, 10:25 AMIn context
Joanna Glasner / Crunchbase News:
Research: in 2018, startups in the SF Bay Area raised $22.4B across 87 $100M+ funding rounds; startups in the rest of US raised $24.9B across 103 $100M+ rounds   —  The San Francisco Bay Area 1 may be best understood as one giant reality distortion field.  People live on top of earthquake faults.
Jan 31, 2019, 2:30 AMIn context
Jason D. Rowley / Crunchbase News:
Research: global VC investment for 2018 reached $300B+, up 55% YoY, across 34K+ deals, up 32% YoY, with $100M+ rounds accounting for over 56% of the capital   —  Make no bones about it: 2018 was one heck of a year for the global venture capital market, and the fourth quarter closed it out on strong footing.
Jan 13, 2019, 2:15 PMIn context
Jason D. Rowley / Crunchbase News:
Ford is shutting down Chariot, the startup it acquired in 2016 that operates commuter shuttle services in nine North American cities and in London   —  Chariot, the Ford-owned transportation startup that operates commuter shuttle services in nine North American cities and internationally in London, is shutting down.
Jan 10, 2019, 3:30 PMIn context
Alex Wilhelm / Crunchbase News:
China-based bike-sharing startup Hellobike says it has raised “billions of yuan”, or hundreds of millions of dollars, led by Primavera Capital and Ant Financial   —  Morning Markets: Capping off a week of stock market turmoil, there's new capital in the market for bike-sharing startups.
Dec 28, 2018, 7:10 PMIn context
Mary Ann Azevedo / Crunchbase News:
Faire, an online wholesale marketplace for local retailers, raises $40M Series B and $60M Series C at a valuation of $535M, bringing the total raised to $116M   —  In a world where retailers big and small struggle to compete with Amazon, a startup that is working to help local players stay in the game just raised $100 million.
Dec 14, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
Jason D. Rowley / Crunchbase News:
Firefly, which wants to use GPS and other sensors to display contextual ads on ride-sharing cars, raises $21.5M in seed funding   —  A car is just a packet carrying a payload through a network so plopping an ad unit atop it as it caroms from node to node is kinda gross but is probably a viable business.
Dec 6, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Jason D. Rowley / Crunchbase News:
SEC filing: SoftBank's Vision Fund has raised $98.58B of its $100B goal from 14 investors, up from $93.15B from eight investors a year ago   —  Much has been said about the SoftBank Vision Fund (SBVF), mostly in awe of the size of the investment vehicle.  —  It's important to remember …
Dec 4, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
Mary Ann Azevedo / Crunchbase News:
Engineer.ai, which has developed a human-assisted AI that aims to empower everyone to build and operate bespoke software, raises $29.5M Series A   —  Engineer.ai, which has developed a human-assisted AI that aims to empower everyone to build and operate bespoke software, has raised $29.5 million in a Series A round.
Nov 6, 2018, 10:00 AMIn context
Mary Ann Azevedo / Crunchbase News:
North Carolina, consistently rated as a top tech hub in the US, has seen its profile grow even further thanks to Red Hat-IBM deal and Epic Games' $1.25B round   —  The Research Triangle area in North Carolina (made up of the cities of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill) has consistently topped lists related …
Nov 5, 2018, 2:45 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Smartsheet:
Smartsheet Announces Appointment of Praerit Garg as CTO  —  Smartsheet (NYSE: SMAR), a leading cloud-based platform for work execution, today announced that Praerit Garg has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer.
Zoho:
Zoho Meeting Latest Updates: Registration Moderation for webinars, Screen Sharing for meetings, Dial-in numbers for India, and HD recordings.  —  Spending lots of money on webinar promotion can boost registrations and consequently increase attendee numbers.
Chromebook:
If you're over the old way of doing things  —  With Family Link on Chromebook, parents have a new, easy way to set digital ground rules and help children create healthy online habits.
Techmeme Leaderboards:
Find out who the top reporters are in 40 different tech categories  —  Who are the most influential writers on topics like AI, VR, IoT, or e-commerce?  We've analyzed Techmeme's news crawl data to find out.