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Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on December 5, 2021

Hotel Engine Reaches Unicron Status After Raising $65M to Connect Companies, Travelers, and Hotel Partners

Hotel Engine, a hospitality startup based in Denver, has raised $65 million in Series B funding to expand its lodging performance network to help the tourism sector continue its recovery. The funding round was led by Telescope Partners with participation from Blackstone, bringing Hotel Engine’s valuation to $1.3 billion. This valuation represents a 9x increase […]

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Elizabeth Walker Elizabeth Walker has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on December 2, 2021

How Niche Social Media Platforms Like Stage 32 Are Creating Digital Safe Havens

The creative sector took a hard hit during the pandemic. Most of the industry was shut down, and for many, it was as if the world had stopped. This presented a stark juxtaposition to what was happening at home, as people streamed movies and consumed content at a record pace. Inevitably, during this prolonged period […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on November 28, 2021

Mosaic Foods Raises $6M to Make Plant-Based Foods More Appealing and Convenient

Mosaic Foods, a food delivery startup based in New York, has raised $6 million in seed funding to have delicious and nutritious plant-based food delivered to its customer’s doors. The funding round was led by Gather Ventures, with participation from Greycroft and Alleycorp. The round brings the total funding raised by the startup to $10 […]

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Brian Wallace
on November 28, 2021

Look Your Best as a Startup Founder With the Latest Eyewear Tech

The eyewear market is more extensive than most people realize.  It includes prescription eyeglasses, sunglasses, and contact lenses, certainly, but its reach also extends to specialized eyewear categories like gaming and workplace safety. The industry was worth a global total of $115 billion in 2021.  By 2028, its value is expected to grow to $172 billion.  […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on November 23, 2021

Alejandro Glatt: The Artist and Entrepreneur Bringing Art, Technology, and Spirituality Together to Support Female Artists

Alejandro Glatt has a passion that might seem strange to many: fruit. A self-described Tulum-based multidisciplinary artist, he is now bringing his passion to the NFT space to help female artists succeed. Glatt is the founder behind Crypto Papayas, a social NFT project running on the blockchain network launched back in October of this year. […]

pet parenting
Brian Wallace
on November 21, 2021

Every Startup Could Use Some Pet Parenting

Pets played an important part in the COVID-19 pandemic. When millions of Americans were cut off from their human friends, they turned to furry ones as a way to stave off loneliness. As a result, pet ownership in the US rose to 70%, the highest it has ever been. More than half of all newly adopted pets […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on November 20, 2021

OxiWear Raised $1.25M in Seed Funding to Make Oxygen Monitoring More Effective

OxiWear, a medtech startup based in Arlington, has secured $1.25 million in seed funding to make continuous oxygen monitoring and low-oxygen alerting more effective. The oversubscribed funding round, which surpassed its goal by $500k, was led by GAP Funds with participation from ed Leonsis, The Paul & Rose Carter Foundation,  Paul Caicedo, Future Communities Capital, […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on November 20, 2021

Novoron Bioscience Raised $3M to Change How Nervous Damage Is Treated

Novoron Bioscience, a biotech startup based in San Diego, has secured $4.3 million in seed funding to develop novel therapies to treat central nervous system damage. The funding was provided by Two Bear Capital, a venture capital firm led by Michael Goguen which specializes in early-stage companies aiming to bring technology and health together. The […]

Naomi Peng Naomi Peng has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on November 20, 2021

Here’s Why 90% of Startups Fail

Building a startup is not for the faint-hearted. As a startup, failure is almost inevitable. 90% of startups fail, and according to CB Insights, the prime reason for this is the lack of an actual market need for the product or service, while the second reason is the lack of sufficient funding. CB Insights found […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on November 17, 2021

All the Cool Events During ArtBasel – Miami Art Week

Not sure what to do for Miami Art Week (aka ArtBasel)? Miami Art Week is only 2 weeks away and as such, attendees should already be planning their schedule to make the best out of the event. If you are planning on visiting what promises to be one of the best contemporary art fairs of […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on November 16, 2021

Cognixion Closes $12 Mln Seed Funding Round to Bring Assisted Reality to the Masses

Cognixion, an AI-powered augmented reality startup based in Santa Barbara, has closed a $12 million seed funding round to bring assisted reality to millions. The funding round was led by Prime Movers Lab, with participation from Northwell Health, Amazon Alexa Fund, and Volta Circle. The capital will allow Cognixion to develop new adaptive interfaces as […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on November 15, 2021

SOS Secures $3.4 mln to Facilitate Access to Health and Wellness Products On-the-Go

SOS, a female-founded wellness startup based in Boston, has raised $3.4 million in funding to support women by meeting their daily health needs. The round was led by For Later LLC, with participation from the Khan family, owners of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Fulham F.C.; Jerod Mayo, a New England Patriots coach and former player; […]

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