• Five One Labs Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for Startup Incubator in Iraq

    ERBIL, Iraq, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Five One Labs, a startup incubator for refugee and conflict-affected entrepreneurs in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, announced the launch of its 30-day crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. The campaign aims to raise $50,000 to support the launch of its first three-month incubator cohort...
  • Simple Habit, 5-Minute Meditation Platform, Raises $2.5 Million to Help You Reduce Stress, Sleep and Focus Better

    SAN FRANCISCO, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Fresh out of Y Combinator, leading meditation platform Simple Habit is announcing a $2.5 million funding round led by top-tier investors in Silicon Valley. Investors include New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Fabrice Grinda’s FJ Labs, Foundation Capital and founders of Dropbox and Gusto....
  • Tubi TV Announces $20M in Funding

    SAN FRANCISCO, May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Tubi TV — the leading free streaming TV and movie network— today announced a $20M round of funding led by Jump Capital. Existing investor Foundation Capital, who led their Series A, is also joining this round of funding. Investors Danhua Capital and Cota Capital...
  • Revolution Prep Announces New Venture Following $4 Million Growth Funding

    SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Revolution Prep, an innovator in the tutoring and test prep space, today announced the completion of a $4 million round of funding, led by existing investor Kennet Partners, a leading technology growth equity investor. Several industry veterans participated including Jeffrey Cohen and Scott...
  • BBC’s The Apprentice Winner Tim Campbell MBE Joins the Board of $4M ICO Blockchain Tech Start Up Humaniq

    LONDON, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Former winner of Lord Alan Sugar‘s BBC TV Show The Apprentice joins the advisory board of new tech startup Humaniq, which has already raised $4M in two weeks  BBC’s The Apprentice Winner Tim Campbell MBE Joins the Board of $4M ICO Blockchain Tech...
  • Invertex Raises $2 Million in Seed Funding Round to Develop Retail Footwear Technology

    TEL AVIV, Israel, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Invertex, an early stage Israeli fashion-tech company that delivers cognitive, connected, omnichannel measure-to-fit footwear solutions, announced the closing of its $2 million seed funding round. The round was led by Jerusalem-based equity crowdfunding VC OurCrowd through its OurCrowd First early stage...
  • Weekend Ventures

    Weekend Ventures organizes hackathons and meetups for developers & tech startups across India. Thrice a year, they organize hackathons and meetups in major cities to bring together the most promising early stage teams to launch startups & pitch to the most sought accelerators & seed investors. WV has four initiatives which are taken up...
  • Letgo Raises $175 Million in a quest to Grow Secondhand Market

    source Bloomberg /image source- letgo Letgo, an online marketplace for buying and selling used goods, said it raised $175 million to invest in growth plans and grab market share from EBay Inc. and Craigslist. Existing investor Naspers Ltd., Africa’s biggest company by market value, led the company’s Series C round,...
  • Science search engine Meta is being acquired by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

    source.. techcrunch Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s $45 billion philanthropy organization is making its first acquisition in order to make it easier for scientists to search, read and tie together more than 26 million science research papers. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is acquiring Meta, an AI-powered research search engine...