Tech’s “give back” moment

We now exist an interesting interstitial moment, one defined by big corporations producing...

Thailand’s Kasikorn Bank backs cloud accounting startup in first deal for $30M fund

Thailand’s banks have stepped up to chase the startup dream over the past year. Following on from SCB’s Digital Ventures, which has backed blockchain startup...

Y Combinator takes machine intelligence startups to school and learns a thing or two

Machine intelligence startups are the black sheep of the startup world. The new...

Auto giant Continental buys Singapore-based Quantum Inventions for $29M

German automotive giant Continental is furthering its push into the future of transportation after it got its check book out to acquire Quantum Inventions, a Singapore-based...

Tetra raises a $1.5M seed round to bring deep learning to voice transcription

There are a million and one services for voice transcription on the market. But even with just one job to do, I’ve never seen a...

Indian startup Flux Auto wants to democratize self-driving tech for trucks

A young startup in India wants to makes autonomous driving technology more widely available for truck operators, especially those outside of the U.S., by lower...

500 Startups’ Australia accelerator program is axed by its partner before it even launched

500 Startups continues to feel the impact of a sexual harassment scandal involving its co-founder and former managing partner Dave McClure. Two weeks after the...

Iflix raises $133M for its Netflix-style service for emerging markets

Iflix, an Asia-based startup providing Netflix-like streaming services in emerging markets, has landed $133 million in fresh funding to accelerate its business. The investment was led...

Our favorite startups from 500 startups’ 21st class

Another season, another group of startups presenting as part of 500 Startups’ 21st demo day. This time around, 29 companies pitched on stage at the Computer History Museum in Mountain...

Ding’s ‘smart enough’ doorbell raises $345k+ on Seedrs

Ding, a London-based hardware startup, has raised more than £263,000 (~$345k) via the Seedrs equity crowdfunding platform as it works to get its first product...