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businessinsider.com - Jeff Elder - Unicorn startup KnowBe4 sells corporate cybersecurity training
Unicorn startup KnowBe4 sells corporate cybersecurity training
Business Insider

Unicorn cybersecurity startup KnowBe4 is reportedly preparing for an IPO. The company sells cybersecurity training and tries to trick its customers' employees into clicking on fake emails and phony social media notifications. This kind of training…

nikkei.com - Staff Writer - Chinese cleaning robot startup Gaoxian raises $22m
Chinese cleaning robot startup Gaoxian raises $22m
日本経済新聞

BEIJING -- Gaoxian Automation Technology Development, which operates commercial cleaning robot brand Gaussian Robotics, has raised 150 million yuan ($22 million) in its Series B+ financing round. Founded in 2013, Gaoxian Automation has developed a…

rt.com - RT - Indian startup ShareChat looks to fill void left by TikTok ban
Indian startup ShareChat looks to fill void left by TikTok ban
RT International

TikTok had around 200 million users in the country when New Delhi announced the ban in late June, citing national security concerns. Just days later, ShareChat launched its own short-video platform, Moj. “We've been very, very opportunistic…

dealstreetasia.com - Eudora Wang - Tencent leads $65m Series A in Chinese fitness tech startup FITURE
Tencent leads $65m Series A in Chinese fitness tech startup FITURE
DealStreetAsia

FITURE, a Chinese startup that offers smart home fitness equipment, has secured $65 million in a Series A round of financing led by Tencent with participation from its angel round investor Sequoia Capital China. Bertelsmann Asia Investments (BAI)…

inc42.com - Harshit Rakheja - Exclusive: Healthtech Startup Pristyn Care Raises INR 86.14 Cr
Exclusive: Healthtech Startup Pristyn Care Raises INR 86.14 Cr
Inc42

Healthtech startup Pristyn Care has raised INR 86.14 Cr from several investors. According to filings with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and accessed by Inc42, Pristyn Care has issued Series C Compulsorily Convertible Cumulative Preference…

pv-magazine-usa.com - Eric Wesoff - Can a 20-person startup with $25 million get Oklo's fast-fission micro-reactor to market?
Can a 20-person startup with $25 million get Oklo's fast-fission micro-reactor to market?
pv magazine USA

Oklo is attempting to bring an advanced nuclear reactor design to market despite an ill-fitting regulatory system and 40 years of stasis in the U.S. nuclear industry. Founded in 2013 with an MIT-dominated founder set, Oklo has managed to submit a…

ventureburn.com - Megan Ellis - Top startup web events in South Africa this week [28/09/2020] -
Top startup web events in South Africa this week [28/09/2020] -
Ventureburn

The hashtag #earthquake trended in South Africa after residents in Cape Town felt tremors from an earthquake south of the continent. Many experienced a… Natural historian Sir David Attenborough has joined Instagram to stress the need to save…

siasat.com - Nihad Amani - Hyderabad-based startup 'Booozie' to door-deliver liquor for free!
Hyderabad-based startup 'Booozie' to door-deliver liquor for free!
The Siasat Daily

Hyderabad: You can getfree liquor delivery right at your door step as a Hyderabad-based startup ‘Booozie' are now delivering liquor at doorsteps with no delivery charges. It is the world's first social platform. The start claims to promote…

liputan6.com - Agustin Setyo Wardani - Startup Decacorn Dinilai Bisa Tahan di Masa Pandemi
Startup Decacorn Dinilai Bisa Tahan di Masa Pandemi
Liputan6.com

Liputan6.com, Jakarta - Dua tahun terakhir, perusahaan besar di Indonesia seperti Astra International, BCA, Telkom, BRI, dan beberapa perusahaan swasta mulai berinvestasi di perusahaan startup. Jumlah investasinya pun tidak mencapai ratusan juta…

fortune.com - Jeff John Roberts - Hype beasts, the 'Yeezy' problem, and $950 cassette tapes: How crypto startup Zora is helping musicians create new revenue streams
Hype beasts, the 'Yeezy' problem, and $950 cassette tapes: How crypto startup Zora is helping musicians create new revenue streams
Fortune

Andre Anjos, known to his fans as RAC, won a Grammy for his 2017 remix of the song “Tearing Me Up,” but this success has not made it easy for the Portland musician to make a living. He blames a digital economy that fails to value the…

financialexpress.com - guest - 'With Covid interruption, sustainability of Indian startup ecosystem will be the focus in coming year'
'With Covid interruption, sustainability of Indian startup ecosystem will be the focus in coming year'
The Financial Express

The World Intellectual Property Organization's (WIPO) annual Global Innovation Index 2020 have brought some cheer to the sombre socio-economic landscape of the country. For the first time, India is placed in the list of top 50 innovative countries…

businessnewswales.com - Startup Wales - Aberystwyth-based Tech Startup Celebrates Innovation Grant
Aberystwyth-based Tech Startup Celebrates Innovation Grant
Business News Wales

The grant awarded to Starfish is part of the Welsh Government rapid response Covid-19 RD&I scheme. The company, based at Aberystwyth University's Innovation Centre, specialises in the development of apps to enrich the lives of people with special…

moneycontrol.com - M. Sriram - Investment startup smallcase raises $14 million from DSP, Sequoia and others
Investment startup smallcase raises $14 million from DSP, Sequoia and others
Moneycontrol

Investment startup smallcase has raised a $14 million in Series B round led by financial services firm DSP, Sequoia Capital India and existing investors Blume Ventures, Beenext and WEH Ventures. New investors include Arkam Ventures, a new…

businessinsider.com.au - Jeff Elder - Meet unicorn cybersecurity startup KnowBe4, which has a trickster CEO, a legendary felon as its 'chief hacking officer,' and a rumoured IPO on the horizon
Meet unicorn cybersecurity startup KnowBe4, which has a trickster CEO, a legendary felon as its 'chief hacking officer,' and a rumoured IPO on the horizon
Business Insider

KnowBe4KnowBe4 CEO Stu Sjouwerman Unicorn cybersecurity startup KnowBe4 is reportedly preparing for an IPO. The company sells cybersecurity training and tries to trick its customers' employees into clicking on fake emails and phony social media…

inc42.com - Shashank Vaishnav - Lessons In Entrepreneurship From A Small Town Startup
Lessons In Entrepreneurship From A Small Town Startup
Inc42

Entrepreneurship. This word symbolizes so many dreams and aspirations, so many stories of success and struggle, ups and downs but at last a story that every entrepreneur would want to share. It doesn't matter how big or small the startup is or…

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