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techcrunch.com - Manish Singh - Prosus Ventures leads $30 million investment in Indian agritech startup DeHaat
Prosus Ventures leads $30 million investment in Indian agritech startup DeHaat
TechCrunch

Once overlooked, agritech startups are beginning to have a moment in India. On Tuesday, DeHaat, an online platform that offers full-stack agricultural services to farmers, said it has raised $30 million in a new financing round as the Indian firm…

techcrunch.com - Catherine Shu - Startups at CES showed how tech can help elderly people and their caregivers
Startups at CES showed how tech can help elderly people and their caregivers
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Westend61 / Getty Images The COVID-19 pandemic shined a harsh spotlight on the challenges many elderly people face. Older adults are among the highest-risk groups for developing cases that need hospitalization and nursing homes were…

techcrunch.com - Romain Dillet - Health insurance startup Alan launches free medical app Alan Baby
Health insurance startup Alan launches free medical app Alan Baby
TechCrunch

French startup Alan is generating 100% of its revenue from health insurance products — and that isn't going to change. But the company wants to start a conversation with a bigger use base. Alan is going to launch multiple mobile apps that…

mashable.com - Stan Schroeder - Startup shows off electric car batteries that charge in 5 minutes
Startup shows off electric car batteries that charge in 5 minutes
Mashable

Start a conversation about electric cars, and it'll likely take less than five minutes until someone asks about charging times. Yes, the charging times for electric vehicles are still far from ideal — typically, it will take more than an…

bloomberg.com - Saritha Rai - Salesforce's First India Investment is Cloud Startup Darwinbox
Salesforce's First India Investment is Cloud Startup Darwinbox
Bloomberg

It's leading a $15 million round in the developer of HR tools It serves some of Asia's largest startups and global brands Salesforce.com Inc. is making its first investment in an Indian company, a developer of human resources software that serves…

qz.com - Yinka Adegoke - Why the Silicon Valley-style investment approach isn't best for African startups
Why the Silicon Valley-style investment approach isn't best for African startups
Quartz

One of the long-running tensions in the African startup investment ecosystem has been whether the Silicon Valley funding model, which seems to have been transferred wholesale to Africa's very diverse and different tech hubs, is right for the…

variety.com - Elaine Low - Kevin Reilly Joins Board of Deepdub, the AI Dubbing Startup Looking to Disrupt Hollywood (EXCLUSIVE)
Kevin Reilly Joins Board of Deepdub, the AI Dubbing Startup Looking to Disrupt Hollywood (EXCLUSIVE)
Variety

Video conferencing from a bright room with high windows in Sun Valley, Idaho, former HBO Max chief content officer Kevin Reilly has seen the future. Since exiting WarnerMedia in August following a management shakeup, he has been focusing his…

inc.com - Entrepreneurs' Organization - What You Need to Know About Structuring Your Startup's Fundraising Process
What You Need to Know About Structuring Your Startup's Fundraising Process
Inc.com

Maximilian Fleitmann, an Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) member in Berlin, Germany, is CEO of BaseTemplates and Partner at Richmond View Ventures. He has raised venture capital for his startups, helped hundreds of founders to craft their pitch…

marketwatch.com - Jim Tenzillo - Opinion: Learning from Big Tech's missteps is putting these startups on a stronger growth path
Opinion: Learning from Big Tech's missteps is putting these startups on a stronger growth path
MarketWatch

Over the past several decades, Silicon Valley has produced some of the most innovative and successful companies, investors, products and entrepreneurs. Yet this wild success has not come without its share of well-publicized problems. As investors…

nikkei.com - Staff Writer - US and Chinese startup investments swell amid pandemic
US and Chinese startup investments swell amid pandemic
日本経済新聞

PALO ALTO, U.S./TOKYO -- Despite the novel coronavirus pandemic, startup investments are booming in the U.S. and China, the world's two largest economies. Venture capital investment in the U.S. surged 13% from 2019 to a record annual high of $156.2…

medium.com - Carlos Saba - A Happy Startup Guide to Clubhouse: For beginners asking themselves WTF is this?
A Happy Startup Guide to Clubhouse: For beginners asking themselves WTF is this?
Medium

While I've only been on the Clubhouse app for just over a week I have to admit that I'm addicted. It's such an easy way to discover interesting people and connect on a personal level… by just having a conversation. Lunchclub excited me…

businessinsider.com - Callum Burroughs - We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck $3 billion valued healthtech startup Hinge Health used to raise $300 million
We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck $3 billion valued healthtech startup Hinge Health used to raise $300 million
Business Insider

San Francisco-based healthcare startup Hinge Health recently raised $300 million at a $3 billion valuation with this pitch deck. Founded in 2015, the company offers a digital clinic for musculoskeletal (MSK) pain and is available to over 300…

techcrunch.com - Kirsten Korosec - The Station: CES trends and Uber plots another spinoff
The Station: CES trends and Uber plots another spinoff
TechCrunch

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hi friends and new readers, welcome back to The Station, a newsletter…

nikkei.com - Staff Writer - Taiwan's most valuable AI chip startup eyes global expansion
Taiwan's most valuable AI chip startup eyes global expansion
日本経済新聞

TAIPEI -- When Albert Liu convinced a friend to quit his high-paying job at Samsung Electronics in early 2015 and start a company together, the veteran Taiwanese chip developer did not realize that the plan would quickly go awry. 'An older friend…

timesofisrael.com - Sara Toth Stub - Tel Aviv startup offers clear route for car computer vision
Tel Aviv startup offers clear route for car computer vision
The Times of Israel

Carmakers are racing to meet new high-tech safety standards, such as automatic emergency braking systems, that are expected to take effect across Europe and the United States next year. But while such systems are expected to save thousands of…

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