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Jordi Lippe-McGraw Jordi Lippe-McGraw has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on July 21, 2021

Coffee Shop Eavesdropping Scored a Gaming App its First Round of Funding

Five months into gaming startup Stakester, CEO and co-founder Tom Fairey received two rejections from partners and three rejections from investors at the final stage. Things were very tight, and he only had a few days to make payroll (this was after clearing out his savings). On the brink of giving up, Fairey called a […]

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on July 20, 2021

Reasons that Lead to Startup Failure

To be able to establish a business is certainly not an easy feat. A lot goes behind accomplishing this mission. But, some people clear all these obstacles and get successful in creating a business endeavor. Still, startups fail to make it a success story. The business doesn’t generate enough sales. And, as we all know, […]

Asaf Naim
Peter Page Peter Page has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on July 14, 2021

Asaf Naim, Founder and CEO of Kirobo.io., Knows That With Cryptocurrency, to Err Is Human

Cryptocurrency is new and evolving, but human error is very old and isn’t going away, which is why almost as soon as cryptocurrency became available, people were losing huge sums of money. Not just losing money by making bad investments, though there have been lots of those, but literally losing money as in screwing up […]

Loralyn Mears PhD
on July 12, 2021

I Spy With My Little Eye …

Meet Lynn Wood, Chief Idea Spy and founder of IdeaSpies. Her platform is all about sharing ideas that do good. “We’re all attracted to negative news so we’re breaking through with a positive formula,” she said. Indeed, the world needs a lift. Her inspiration source? A casual exchange with a fellow passenger on a ferry […]

Nicholas Say Nicholas Say has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on June 27, 2021

Sayna Teams Up With Miarakap and I&P Acceleration Technologies to Expand Digital Education in Africa

Sayna is joining forces with I&P Acceleration Technologies, and Miarakap to grow educational opportunities in the African continent. Sayna is the first Aftican Edtech company, and is working to make online training courses widely available in areas of Africa that are underdeveloped. The new program will focus on two areas: an online training platform that […]

Nicholas Say Nicholas Say has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on June 27, 2021

Crypto Startup Mercuryo Closes $7.5M Series A

Mercuryo, a Crypto Startup based in London, has announced the completion of a Series A funding round led by venture capital firm Target Global, raising $7.5 million. The startup commented on how it plans to use the funds, “We plan to use the capital to expand into new markets and launch business solutions enabling any […]

Nicholas Say Nicholas Say has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on June 26, 2021

Walker & Dunlop Buys TapCap – Plans More Tech Acquisitions

Walker & Dunlop (W&D), a commercial real estate firm, has acquired TapCap, a technology start-up as the latest company in the middle of an 18 month long buying spree. The amount that TapCap was sold for hasn’t been released. W&D see integrating new tech as a priority for the firm, and are choosing to develop […]

startup founder pondering the future
Nicholas Say Nicholas Say has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on June 26, 2021

Wellness Platform Paceline Completes Series A Funding Round for $29.5 million

Paceline has announced the close of a successful Series A funding round that raised $29.5 million for further growth and development of its platform. The company is focused on using technology to incentivize its clients to live healthier lives via preventive measures that focus on keeping active. The successful Series A funding round was led […]

Nicholas Say Nicholas Say has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on June 26, 2021

Space startup bluShift Signs First Purchase Order

bluShift Aerospace, a space startup focused on small rockets, announced that it had signed its first major deal, reaching an important milestone while contributing to more than 60 academic experiments per launch. Virginia-based educational company MaxIQ signed with bluShift Aerospace to deliver its experiments into space using the services of the “Uber of Space”. The […]

Nicholas Say Nicholas Say has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on June 26, 2021

Digital Psychedelic Startup Tripp Raises $11 Million in Series A Funding Round

Tripp, the startup behind the digital psychedelic wellness app, has announced the raising of $11 million in funding in Series A after securing $4 million back in 2017. The funding round was led by Vines Ventures and Mayfield, two venture capital firms aimed to boost early-stage companies in the life sciences and engineering biology sectors. […]

Karma The Game
Peter Salib
on June 25, 2021

Immersive eco-social platform Karma The Game is much more than a game

“Immersion is what happens when you lose track of things around you while you’re doing something. A world of worlds is a world that is full of unexplored opportunities, experiences, and people. When you lose track of yourself in a world of unexplored opportunities, you have Karma the Game of Destiny.”  – Robert Porter, Co-Founder […]

Nicholas Say Nicholas Say has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on June 24, 2021

Austrian Online Tutoring Startup GoStudent Becomes an Unicon After Series C Investment

GoStudent, an online tutoring startup based in Vienna, successfully closed a Series C funding round that resulted in raised funds of €205 million. Companies like SoftBank, Tencent, Dragoneers, and DN Capital participated in the round led by DST Global, allowing the startup to reach Unicorn status. DST Global is known for having invested in popular […]

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