Deeptech refers to companies founded on a scientific breakthrough, which seek to make the world a better place.
UK-based startup Quantum Motion, a quantum computing company founded on world-leading silicon spin tech developed at UCL and Oxford University, today announced it has completed an €9 million Series A round of investment.
Due to the current circumstances, most of us are quite limited with our grocery shopping opportunities, which certainly differs from country to country.
Whenever a platform breaks out, companies emerge to seize on its reach by building their services or products atop it. It happened with Facebook and Twitter and Slack. Now, it’s happening with Zoom, the video conferencing company that took the world by storm earlier this year as the coronavirus sent people around the globe indoors and into self-imposed isolation.
Schools have been closed for the past month in France. That’s why French startup Molotov is leveraging its over-the-top TV service to offer content for children of all ages. In particular, the company has partnered with SchoolMouv, a company that offers videos, exercises and more.
We have never lived through a pandemic of this size in our lifetimes, so it’s particularly difficult to know how to take action. We can’t ask our predecessors, nor can we ask Google. We truly are out on a limb here. The only way to move forward is to put our heads together and share what we see is working – and not working – in real-time.
Hangzhou based AI startup Rokid is in talks with several companies to sell its T1 glasses in America, according to Rokid’s U.S. Director Liang Guan. Rokid is among a wave of Chinese companies creating technology to address the coronavirus pandemic, which has dealt a blow to the country’s economy.
Home fitness and games as gathering places are a few of the startup verticals propelled by unprecedented shifts in behavior due to shelter-in-place orders. We surveyed the top investors in consumer and social apps to learn about 2020’s startup trends, the M&A climate, the threat of incumbents copying new entrants, underserved demographics and which features are poised to be unbundled from the biggest apps.
We’re living in a new macroeconomic narrative with major changes taking place every day. We’re also witnessing exceptional measures being put in place to support startups, for example France making €4 billion available and Germany pledging a €2 billion aid package.
Today RTP Global, the venture capital firm focused on early-stage technology investments, is launching a new fund of approximately €580.8 million to support tech founders across Europe, North America, India and South-East Asia.
We are still years away from a time when fully-autonomous cars will be able to drive us from A to B, and the complexity of getting to that point is likely going to need hundreds of billions of dollars of investment before it becomes a reality.
Female-led CapitalT launches fund of €40 million for early-stage European startups with strong teams
London-based CapitalT, a venture capital firm looking for Europe’s next unicorns, has today announced launching a €40 million fund to invest in early-stage European software tech startups.
Funding of Latin American startups has doubled each year over the past two years.
A startup focused on “invisible computing” Thursday unveiled a smart contact lens which delivers an augmented reality display in a user’s field of vision.
Facebook’s Libra project has failed in its current form and needs reworking to be approved, said the president of Switzerland where the cryptocurrency is seeking regulatory consent.
Cryptocurrency has rapidly gained popularity and it has begun affecting the economy of some countries. It is a much-talked-about technology right now.