Asia’s AnyMind pulls in another $8M and expands into outdoor advertising

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Asia’s AnyMind pulls in another $8M and expands into outdoor advertising Asia-focused marketing startup AnyMind Group has landed a further $8 million in funding to close out its Series B round and expand into new verticals. The company announced a $13.4 million raise back in November, but that has now expanded to $21.4 million thanks to an additional injection from … Read More

LogRocket nabs $11M Series A to fix web application errors faster

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LogRocket nabs $11M Series A to fix web application errors faster Every time a visitor experiences an issue on your website, it’s going to have an impact on their impression of the company. That’s why companies want to resolve issues in a timely manner.  LogRocket, a Cambridge, MA startup, announced an $11 Million Series A investment today to give engineering … Read More

Amify raises its first venture round on a promise: to boost revenue for third party sellers on Amazon

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Amify raises its first venture round on a promise: to boost revenue for third party sellers on Amazon Small businesses have a complicated relationship with Amazon . While they fear the company because they have no control over it, Amazon’s platform is also a great way to reach shoppers, particularly small businesses that rise to the top of its results … Read More

PicsArt hits 130 million MAUs as Chinese flock to its photo editing app

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PicsArt hits 130 million MAUs as Chinese flock to its photo editing app If you’re like me, who isn’t big on social media, you’d think that the image filters that come inside most apps will do the job. But for many others, especially the younger crowd, making their photos stand out is a huge deal. The demand is big enough … Read More

Despite short-term questions, games software/hardware to top $200 billion by 2023

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Despite short-term questions, games software/hardware to top $200 billion by 2023 Tim Merel Contributor More posts by this contributor For AR/VR 2.0 to live, AR/VR 1.0 must die Chinese investment into computer vision technology and AR surges as U.S. funding dries up There has been some negative sentiment surrounding the games industry recently, with stock prices of public games companies … Read More

Weight Watchers is trying to avoid becoming the next Kodak

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Weight Watchers is trying to avoid becoming the next Kodak One of the most well-known brands in dieting is undoubtedly Weight Watchers. Ever since the 1960s, the company has helped people shed pounds through food-logging (customers keep track of point values assigned to different foods) and through weekly group meetings. Despite the occasional change (meetings are now optional instead of … Read More

TC Sessions: Mobility, a one-day session event on the future of transportation

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TC Sessions: Mobility, a one-day session event on the future of transportation The way people and packages move from Point A to Point B is in the midst of a remarkable transformation driven by technological innovations in AI, robotics, electric battery development, digital platforms and manufacturing. A mobility revolution is in the making. And TechCrunch is here — and we’re … Read More

Abstract, a versioning platform that helps designers work like developers, raises $30M

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Abstract, a versioning platform that helps designers work like developers, raises $30M Design and engineering are two sides of the same coin when it comes to building software and hardware, and yet — unlike engineers, who can use services like GitHub, Bitbucket, GitLab or many others to help manage their development process — it’s traditionally been slim pickings for designers … Read More

Here are the 88 companies that launched at YC’s W19 Demo Day 2

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Here are the 88 companies that launched at YC’s W19 Demo Day 2 Today was the second half of Y Combinator’s two-day Demo Day for its Winter 2019 class. Over 85 startups pitched on stage yesterday, and another huge batch launched today. Previously held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, this YC Demo Day instead took over a … Read More