A French start-up has become the first company to start factory production of hydrogen-powered bicycles for use in corporate or municipal fleets. Pragma Industries, which is based in Biarritz, France and makes fuel cells for military use, has sold some 60 hydrogen-powered bikes tRead More »
A French start-up has become the first company to start factory production of hydrogen-powered bicycles for use in corporate or municipal fleets. Pragma Industries, which is based in Biarritz, France and makes fuel cells for military use, has sold some 60 hydrogen-powered bikes to French municipalities
French startup Forest just raised a $3.7 million seed round (€3 million) from Connect Ventures and Xavier Niel, with Taavet Hinrikus also participating.
Ripple, the fintech startup behind the controversial XRP token, has its first investment after it backed U.S.-based storage startup Omni through a $25 million round. Omni was founded in 2015 as a storage option for those with limited space at home -- ideal for the Bay Area where it is based -- and this
AT&T recently revealed that it wouldn't carry Huawei smartphones, despite rumors that it would be the first US carrier to do so, raising suspicions that politics played a part in its decision.
Instacart has today announced the acquisition of Unata, a Toronto-based company that offers a platform for both grocers and consumers to interact digitally.
Companies like New Relic and AppDynamics have been offering applications performance management solutions to help operations teams track external performance issues for years. Nyansa (pronounced ‘knee-ans-sah’) is bringing that kind of performance management to internal networks. Today, the company
For some time, SMEs have been considered laggards when it comes to technology. The costs associated with developing the necessary technological advancements needed to keep up with the mainstream, the very advancement also necessary to ease margin pressures, are just too high for small to medium size
In a move that represents further consolidation in the crowdsourced in-store data gathering space, London-headquartered BeMyEye has acquired U.K. rival Task360.
After facing much criticism for inaction in its first year, the Narendra Modi government’s Startup India programme picked up the pace in 2017. And for 2018, it has set ambitious targets, from more funding to a state-wise ranking based on startup-related initiatives, and a push for woman entrepreneurship
Tech.co, an online platform and events organizer for startups, announced today that it has been acquired by digital marketing firm MVF.
'Shark Tank' investor and billionaire Mark Cuban invested $100,000 in a business that sells men's hair ties, The Long Hairs.
Researchers Neil Gandal, JT Hamrick, Tyler Moore, and Tali Oberman have written a fascinating paper on Bitcoin price manipulation.
Vitalik Buterin, the high-profile co-founder of Ethereum, has cuts ties with China-based investment firm Fenbushi Capital and quietly left the firm, TechCrunch understands.
Monty Barlow is a researcher at Cambridge Consultants and his recent work involves teaching a computer to discern between British and American accents.
E-commerce remains among the biggest tech opportunities in India, one of the world's most populated countries whose economy continues to rapidly evolve and now has over 500 million people connecting to the Internet.
Pony.ai, a company that builds autonomous driving solutions, has closed a funding round of $112M. The Series A round was co-led by Morningside Venture Capital and Legend Capital. Seed round lead-investor Sequoia China and investor IDG Capital also participated in the round, along with Hongtai Capital
NA-KD, the Swedish fashion e-commerce company that sells women's clothes direct to consumers, has raised $45 million in Series B funding.
True Fit, the Boston-based "personalisation platform for apparel and footwear" that helps online shoppers find clothes that fit and are to their liking, has raised $55 million in Series C funding. Leading the round is Georgian Partners, with participation from Cross Creek Captial. Existing
London ‘proptech’ startup Goodlord, which offers cloud-based software to help estate agents, landlords and tenants manage the rental process, has announced the appointment of serial entrepreneur and investor William Reeve as CEO. It follows a recent restructuring of the company that saw nearly 40 people