Vertex Ventures closes new $210M fund for Southeast Asia and India

Vertex Ventures, one of the VC funds that is linked to Singapore sovereign fund Temasek, has closed its third investment fund for Southeast Asia and...

Australia’s Startmate accelerator announces its most recent class

As the startup tech scene blossoms in Australia, despite challenges like a small pool of local institutional investors and natural threats like the predatory Dropbear,...

Sonos announces Alexa-controlled wireless speakers

Alexa is officially the first voice assistant to be available on Sonos, a...

Artificial intelligence is about the people, not the machines

It takes money to make money and right now a lot of that...

Where human intelligence outperforms AI

David Kline is a journalist, author and intellectual property strategist. More posts by this contributor: With every new trend comes a counter-trend. And so despite...

Alibaba is leading a $27M investment in open source database startup MariaDB

Alibaba has spent 2017 pushing its cloud computing business and now it is preparing to make its first major investment in a Western startup in...

Confirmed: Korean crypto exchange Korbit sold to Nexon parent for $80M

The parent company of games giant Nexon has confirmed that it acquired Korea’s second largest cryptocurrency exchange, Korbit, in a deal that values it at...

How to run a token sale

Seed funding is drying up. Accelerators are scrambling for revenue. Things are changing...

Baidu announces $1.5B fund to back self-driving car startups

Baidu is putting some serious cash behind its self-driving car push after it announced a $1.5 billion fund that’s focused on backing autonomous driving tech...

Activehours raises $39 million for its new take on cash advances

Nine months after raising $22 million for its unique take on the cash-advance business, Activehours has gone back to the venture capital well and pulled...

APLICATIONS

Soylent isn’t done yet — meal replacement company releases one final...

On Friday, Soylent announced that it would begin its latest Soylent Powder -- version 1.7. This new iteration promises to be an improvement...