LumApps raises $70M Series C led by Goldman Sachs – TechCrunch

LumApps raises $70M Series C led by Goldman Sachs – TechCrunch

LumApps, the cloud-based social intranet for the enterprise, has closed $70 million in Series C funding. Leading the round is Goldman Sachs Growth, with participation from Bpifrance via its Growth Fund Large Venture. Others participating include Idinvest Partners, Iris Capital, and Famille C (the family office of Courtin-Clarins). The round brings the total raised by […]

Skylo raises $103 million to affordably connect the Internet of Things to satellite networks – TechCrunch

Skylo raises $103 million to affordably connect the Internet of Things to satellite networks – TechCrunch

One of the biggest opportunities in the new space economy lies in taking the connectivity made possible by ever-growing communications satellite constellations and making that useful for things and companies here on Earth. Startup Skylo, which emerged from stealth today with a $103 million Series B funding announcement, is one of the players making that […]

Boom Supersonic partners with Flight Research to test its XB-1 supersonic aircraft – TechCrunch

Boom Supersonic partners with Flight Research to test its XB-1 supersonic aircraft – TechCrunch

Supersonic aviation startup Boom is making progress on its XB-1 demonstrator aircraft, the airplane that will prove out its tech and pave the way for construction of its future production commercial supersonic passenger jets. The Denver-based startup has partnered with Flight Research, Inc., a company that specializes in flight testing and certification, as well as […]

As retail robotics heats up, Berkshire Grey raises $263M – TechCrunch

As retail robotics heats up, Berkshire Grey raises $263M – TechCrunch

In recent years, the retail category has become one of the biggest and best-funded robotics categories — particularly when coupled with connected verticals like warehouse fulfillment and logistics. Berkshire Grey has flown mostly under the radar, but is kicking off 2020 with some pretty sizable funding news. The Massachusetts-based company just announced a lofty $263 […]

Female Founders Alliance absorbs Monarq accelerator to better promote women and non-binary founders – TechCrunch

Female Founders Alliance absorbs Monarq accelerator to better promote women and non-binary founders – TechCrunch

Seattle’s Female Founders Alliance, which runs the Ready Set Raise accelerator for women and non-binary founders, has acquired New York’s Monarq, an incubator with similar goals and origins. The latter will be integrated into the former, but it seems to be a happy collaboration rather than a consolidation of necessity. Monarq was founded three years […]

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