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Renaissance Fusion raises $16.4 million to build nuclear fusion technology in Europe

Meet Renaissance Fusion, a Grenoble-based startup that has been working on nuclear fusion for the past couple of years. The company recently raised $16.4 million (€15 million) in funding in a seed r

Mirantis acquires Shipa

Container management platform Mirantis, which you may remember from its OpenStack days and from acquiring Docker Enterprise in 2019, today announced that it has acquired Shipa, a startup that builds t

NEA now manages over $25 billion in assets — oh, and it’s looking beyond venture

New Enterprise Associates, known by the acronym NEA, has closed a new pair of early-stage and growth-stage funds, both hovering a little over $3 billion to a total of $6.2 billion. The two-fund struct

US announces it seized Hive ransomware gang’s leak sites and decryption keys

The infrastructure behind Hive, one of the most prolific ransomware operations, has been seized by law enforcement agencies in the United States and Europe. Hive saw its dark web portal seized as part

TikTok expands its DM settings to let users choose who can message them

TikTok has quietly expanded its direct messaging settings to give users a choice of who they want to receive messages from. The options are now: everyone, suggested friends, mutual followers, people y

Peacock tops 20M subscribers in Q4 as losses widen

Comcast-owned streaming service Peacock had its best quarterly result since its 2020 launch, adding five million paying subscribers in its fourth quarter of 2022 to bring the total to 20 million, up f

Method raises $16M to power loan repayment, balance transfers and more across fintech apps

Method, a startup that aims to make it easier for fintech developers to embed repayment, balance transfers and bill pay automation into their apps, today announced that it closed a $16 million Series

Finn brings B2B car subscriptions to US

Finn, the Munich-based car subscription startup, is expanding beyond individual consumer rentals in the U.S. and into long-term business rentals. Car subscriptions offer flexibility, maintenance, road

Whalesync wants to simplify the process of syncing data between SaaS apps

There’s no doubt that no-code tools are transforming the way apps are made — particularly in the corporate world, where there’s often a premium placed on tech that can cut costs. Acc

Laid off from your crypto job? Here’s what founders are looking for in new talent

Layoffs continue to spread across the crypto job market, but there are still plenty of startups looking to hire new candidates.

European banks struggle with AI, while US banks lead the field, according to a new index

In the wake of a seminal wave of new artificial intelligence startups such as OpenAI, a new U.K. company claims it can track and rank banks on their ability to develop and deploy AI platforms. Evident

US federal agencies hacked using legitimate remote desktop tools

The U.S. government’s cybersecurity agency has warned that criminal financially motivated hackers compromised federal agencies using legitimate remote desktop software. CISA said in a joint advisory

Addie’s opens first drive-up grocery store in Massachusetts following $10.1M seed

Customers go to Addie’s website or app, purchase the groceries they want and choose a pick-up window that works best for their schedules.

Upp wants to add more broccoli to the plant-protein mix using big automation

What is automation good for? Harvesting more broccoli than human laborers can, according to Upp, a Shropshire, U.K.-based agtech startup that’s using computer vision AI plus farm-sized proprieta

Kenya’s growth was strongest in Africa’s VC market; clean tech, e-commerce pulled in most of the funding

As VC activity slowed down globally last year, Kenya defied odds to record the strongest growth in funding raised in Africa. Reports show that the deal count and value to the country surpassed 2021 fi

Teach yourself growth marketing: How to perform growth experimentation through A/B testing

Learn how to perform A/B tests, prioritize a list of tests, and run them with minimal external interference.

Spatial Labs, a web3 infrastructure and hardware company, closes $10M seed round

“We’re going to be responsible for catalyzing a completely new generation to be more conscious of their environment; more conscious of how they spend and how they buy," Sandu said.

Mushroom protein company Meati Foods opens ‘mega’ facility; closes $22M in new funding

Mega Ranch enables Meati Foods to grow, harvest and process its mycelium and then produce its products under one roof.

GitHub says it now has 100M active users

Code-hosting platform GitHub has announced that 100 million developers are now using the platform. The figure represents a substantial hike on the 3 million users GitHub counted exactly 10 years ago,

Hawk AI, an anti-money laundering and fraud prevention platform for banks, raises $17M

Hawk AI, a German company developing anti-money laundering (AML) and tangential fraud prevention smarts for financial institutions, has raised $17 million in a Series B round of funding. Prior to now,
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