MPS hardware provides free nylon webbing prototypes for Kickstarter makers

MPS Hardware, a manufacturer of custom nylon and polypropylene straps announced the availability of a service that provides free prototypes for any maker launching a Kickstarter campaign. … [Read more...]

CINEMOOD takes first place in top Russian startup competition and flies past Indiegogo goal for 2016 US launch

The future is looking bright for an innovative, new startup that is changing how families interact with each other and how kids consume media. Named “One of the 14 coolest gadgets from CES 2016” by Mashable, taking first place at the Start Up Village tech competition in Russia and funding its Indiegogo campaign far past its goal (finished at 158%), are just a few reasons why … [Read more...]

Scope AR secures $2M in Seed funding to accelerate augmented reality adoption among a growing industry

Company will further scale its smart instruction creation platform and live support video calling tool, allowing users to become their own experts wherever they are San Francisco, CA – July 15, 2016 – Scope AR, the creator of the first-ever true augmented reality smart instructions and live support video calling solutions, today announced it has raised $2M in seed funding. … [Read more...]

UTA researchers use text-mining techniques to improve market intelligence on potential mergers and acquisitions of startups in the high-tech sector

A researcher at The University of Texas at Arlington has created a new method that uses big data analytics and text-mining techniques to improve market intelligence and explain potential mergers and acquisitions of startup companies in the fast-moving high-technology industry. “Industry giants like Google, Microsoft and Yahoo are spending tens of billions of dollars a year … [Read more...]

CheckMyBus partners with ClickBus and launches new website in Mexico

Nuremberg / Mexico City, July 12, 2016 – The leading international meta-search-engine for intercity buses CheckMyBus is further expanding its international portfolio by adding thousands of bus routes in Mexico. The country represents the second market in which the search engine and the bus ticket platform ClickBus cooperate to offer international travelers easy access to a … [Read more...]

U.S.-based company BeaconsInSpace partners with the French startup Check to rent its beacon network to mobile apps

Los Angeles – Check, the social beacon app, distributed beacons in more than 1,000 locations across France, and now reaches an audience of 5 million people per month. The partnership between BeaconsInSpace and Check allows the American company to rent this new network to its app partners to add context and microlocation to their user experience. Check is a social application … [Read more...]

Digital health insurance platform LEAGUE raises $25M Series A from leading venture capital firms

Powerhouse syndicate funding digital alternative to traditional health insurance TORONTO: LEAGUE, a new digital health insurance platform, has announced it has raised $25M USD in Series A financing, led by OMERS Ventures, Canada’s largest investment firm. The team of investors also includes financing from: Infinite Potential Technologies; Real Ventures; and BDC IT Venture … [Read more...]

Air travel disruptor Surf Air brings all-you-can-fly service to Europe

Membership airline offers European travelers smart and affordable travel with streamlined experience including easy booking, avoidance of long queues, and travel flexibility LONDON, July 08, 2016 – Surf Air, the all-you-can-fly membership club, today announced the launch of its European operations, offering a smart, unique option for unlimited air travel to businesses and … [Read more...]

Digital Future leads U.S. $675K investment round in Rallyware

Digital Future, a venture investment fund, has announced leading a US $675K Series Seed extension investment round in Rallyware, an intelligent workforce cloud engagement solution. The funding round was also joined by WannaBiz, Seattle-based Lighter Capital, and Nick Bilogorsky, a Silicon Valley angel investor. The company plans to use the new investment on building out its … [Read more...]

Lightning Pitch: Stiya – Journal from your mobile phone

COMPANY: Stiya YEAR FOUNDED: 2015 Stiya is a self-writing journal for your mobile phone. Using a beautiful, searchable and shareable interface, Stiya will document experiences for you by automatically creating beautiful, searchable, and shareable daily journals. Let Stiya help, so you can enjoy life and have all those precious memories in your pocket. Stiya targets the … [Read more...]