Christine Magee

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With $3.6 Million In Funding, Meal Box Is Building A Turkish Food Delivery Empire

After launching in Istanbul just over a year ago, Meal Box, a healthy meal delivery startup, is looking to corner the take-out market in the world’s fifth-largest city. Backed by $3.6 million in

Oolu Is Bringing Solar Energy To West Africa’s Off-Grid Population

In rural West Africa, 150 million people are currently living without electricity. Oolu, a Y Combinator company launching today, aims to reduce this number by delivering affordable solar energy to

SimpleCitizen Makes Obtaining A Green Card More Manageable

SimpleCitizen is launching today to make applying for a green card as simple as doing your taxes. Every year, 1.4 million people who have entered the U.S. for work, study or travel, apply for a green Raises $16 Million To Be The Kayak For Long-Term Rentals, a search engine for long-term rental properties, has secured $16 million in new funding to build out its one-stop shop for vacation homes. While a variety of hotel booking platforms,

Medical Office Software Maker Kareo Raises $55M

Kareo, a startup that provides small medical practices the tools they need to run their business, has pulled in $55 million in funding to accelerate expansion in doctors’ offices across the count

$10 Million For UpCounsel Means Small Businesses Can Hire BigLaw Attorneys

UpCounsel, a marketplace for legal services, has pulled in $10 million in new funding to provide small businesses with attorneys at a fraction of the cost of a big law firm. Menlo Ventures led the Se

YC-Backed GO1 Wants To Make Compliance Training Suck Less

GO1, an employee training startup out of Y Combinator’s Summer 2015 cohort, is launching in North America to help companies onboard and educate their employees in a more effective fashion. Anyone wh

Voxel8 Raises $12M To Bring Its 3D Electronics Printer To Market

Voxel8, the startup behind the first multi-material 3D electronics printer, has raised $12 million to bring its printers to the desks of engineers and designers everywhere. ARCH Venture Partners and B

Latin America Looks To Spur Later-Stage Venture Investments

The seeds of a venture investment scene are beginning to sprout at the early stage in Latin America, and now countries like Colombia and Chile are taking steps to make sure young companies can take ro

Hometeam Emerges From Stealth To Bring Better In-Home Care To Seniors

Hometeam, a New York-based startup providing in-home care to seniors, is publicly launching today after operating in a stealthy beta for two years. Powered by $11 million in funding from Lux Capital,

With $20M In The Bank, JetSmarter Is Building The Uber Of The Skies

JetSmarter, a private air transportation startup, wants to make commuting by private jet a reality for all travelers. With $20 million in Series B funding from the Saudi Royal Family, music and entert

Granular Rakes In $18.7 Million To Manage Big Farms

Granular, a farm management software and analytics provider, has raised $18.7 million in new funding to streamline operations on large, professionally managed farms. Tao Capital Partners, the late st

YC-Backed PickTrace Helps Farmers Manage Their Harvests

PickTrace, a harvest and labor management platform for farm owners, is launching out of beta today. One of a few AgTech startups in Y Combinator’s Spring 2015 batch, PickTrace is using a system o

CartoDB Lets Anyone Visualize Their Data With One-Click Mapping

CartoDB, an online map maker and business intelligence startup, wants to make it easy for anyone to communicate information with a map. Today the startup is unleashing a new feature, One-Click Mapping

Booktrack Pulls In Another $5 Million To Put Audio To E-Books

Booktrack, a startup out of New Zealand that creates soundtracks to accompany e-books, has raised another $5 million in funding to make sure that reading is no longer a quiet activity. Led by COENT

Call9 Delivers On-Demand Doctors In Emergency Situations

Call9, a telemedicine startup in Y Combinator’s Spring 2015 cohort, is launching out of beta today to connect patients in emergency situations to doctors on demand. If a nursing home patient exhi

UrbanStems Delivers Happiness (Well, Flowers) On Demand

UrbanStems, an on-demand flower delivery startup, is expanding to Brooklyn with the promise to deliver fresh bouquets of flowers, starting at $35, within two hours of ordering. The company launched

With $1.5 Million In Seed, CredSimple Verifies That Doctors Are Legit

CredSimple, a startup building a medical credentialing database, has raised $1.5 million in seed funding to help healthcare and insurance companies manage their doctor networks. Bowery Capital led the

Moov Now Is An Artificially Intelligent Personal Trainer

For those of us who can’t stay motivated to work out on our own, Moov is launching Moov Now, the next generation of its wearable fitness tracker and artificially intelligent personal trainer. Moov

With 100 Million Annual Users, Imagine Easy Launches A New Research Tool For Students

If you’ve had to write a research paper in the last 10 years, chances are the free online bibliography tool you used is operated by Imagine Easy. The edtech company has flown under the radar for
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