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The pandemic hasn’t ended—and shipping problems haven’t either
Casey Adams
on September 21, 2021

The pandemic hasn’t ended—and shipping challenges haven’t either

These five tips can help you navigate shipping challenges through the unrelenting pandemic.

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 21, 2021

Data Management Startup Rose Technology Closes $5.5 mln Seed Funding Round

Rose Technology, a New York-based data management startup, has closed a $5.5 million seed funding round to revolutionize how organizations and individuals deal with data. The seed funding round was led by Toronto-based Portage Ventures and counted with participation from important firms like BoxGroup and Sound Ventures. The new capital will allow Rose Technology to […]

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

IT Startup GigaIO Closes $14.7 mln Series B Round

GigaIO, an IT Startup based in San Diego, has closed a $14.7 million Series B funding round to continue creating the next generation of data center rack-scale architecture The oversubscribed round was led by Impact Venture Capital with the participation of Mark IV Capital, Lagomaj Capital, SK Hynix, and Four Palms Ventures. The new capital […]

Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 19, 2021

Technical Assessment Startup CodeSignal Secures $50 mln in Series C Funding

CodeSignal, a San Francisco-based technical assessment startup, has raised $50 million in Series C funding to expand its platform. The Series C funding round was led by Index Ventures, bringing the total funding raised by the startup since 2015 to $87.5 million. Firms like Menlo Ventures, Headline, and A Capital also participated in the round. […]

Bartesian Premium Cocktail Machine
Peter Salib
on September 16, 2021

Show & Tell: Bartesian Premium Cocktail Machine Serves Up Top Notch Drinks

**This article about the Bartesian Premium Cocktail Machine is co-authored by Hannah Buczek of Bold TV. Welcome back to Show and Tell, where I unbox sweet tech for every area of your life. Were you upset when some some of your favorite bars shut down? It was a booming business: The New York Times reported that […]

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

eCommerce Startup Constructor Closes $55 mln Series A Funding Round

Contructor, a San Francisco-based eCommerce Startup, has closed a $55 million Series A funding round to revolutionize product discovery. The funding round was led by Silversmith Capital Partners, bringing the total funding raised by the startup to $61 million. Other investors who participated include David Fraga, former President of InVision; Kevin Weil, former Head of […]

Planner 5D free educational version, teaching art, design, engineering
Stewart Rogers Stewart Rogers has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 16, 2021

Planner 5D Launches a Free Educational Version to Help Schools Teach Art, Architecture, and Engineering

Modern education brings with it an interesting dilemma. The focus on measurable academic studies at a government and regulatory body level means schools have little incentive to teach soft skills, art, design, and other creative topics. Yet, being imaginative gets us noticed in the sea of social media, with personal branding, composition, creativity, and more […]

commercial real estate
Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 15, 2021

ESG Analytics Startup Measurabl Closes $50 mln Series C Funding Round

Measurabl, a California-based environmental, social, governance (ESG) analytics startup, has closed a $50 million Series C funding round to expand its data management solutions for commercial real estate. The funding round was led by Energy Impact Partners and counted with participation from LPC Ventures, Starwood Capital, S&P Global, Sway Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, Constellation Technology Ventures, […]

Loralyn Mears PhD Loralyn Mears PhD has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 15, 2021

Would you Watch Movies for Reward Points?

Andrea Iervolino began making movies as a teenager. Unabashed and fearless, he emphasizes that his first foray as an entrepreneur was as a tech founder. At that age, the rest of us mere mortals were considering paper routes or babysitting. He launched a website development company at age 13. Prophetically, he named it, “We Are […]

gig economy
Brian Wallace
on September 12, 2021

How Gig Economy Grew in the Pandemic for Startups

Over the last 6 years, the gig economy has doubled in size. A third of that growth happened in 2020 alone, when the gig economy grew over 8 times faster than the US economy as a whole. With pandemic restrictions and uncertainty crippling traditional employment sectors, the official unemployment rate reached 14%. Unable to survive on savings and […]

science of analytics
Brian Wallace
on September 4, 2021

Empower Your Startup With the Science of Analytics

Chances are your company isn’t using all the data your analytics tools tell you about. Only 24% of executives have successfully created a data-driven organization. The rest lag behind for any number of reasons. Some obstacles standing in a business’ way can include low buy-in from executives, poorly articulated data strategies, poor data quality or […]

Recycled plastic
Sandra Ponce de Leon
on August 31, 2021

Waste to Energy: A New Way to Think About Plastic Waste

It’s time we rethink our relationship with waste and specifically plastic. Once upon a time, not so long ago, we could see only the revolutionary nature of the material. We didn’t see it as “forever garbage” deposited on every corner of the Earth. Back then we didn’t understand the dangers of microplastics (fragments of plastic […]

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