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Heavily VC-backed salad chain Sweetgreen heads toward public markets

Sweetgreen is an incredibly well-backed unicorn that just happens to make salads instead of, say, enterprise software.

Vercel brings new dynamic features to its Next.js framework

Vercel, the well-funded company behind the popular Next.js React framework, today announced the launch of Next.js 12 during a keynote at its annual conference. While Next.js, by default, mostly focuse

Blaseball is back for more absurdist, browser-based fun with Short Circuits

Major League Baseball is experimenting with robot umpires to make games more interesting, but when it comes to sporty shenanigans, Internet League Blaseball has got you more than covered. After going

Tasseled wants to help college students get their lives, and credits, together

When Vipul Patel lost half of his college credits while transferring from Florida Institute of Technology to Boston University, he began digging for answers. Patel soon stumbled upon equivalency table

Check out what’s happening tomorrow at TC Sessions: SaaS 2021

It’s officially TC Sessions: SaaS 2021 eve, and tomorrow is a big, busy day for everyone involved with or interested in building the next generation of SaaS startups. Top-line industry experts will

Tiger and Falcon look to double down on Indian social commerce startup DealShare

Tiger Global and Falcon Edge Capital are looking to double down on their bets on DealShare, becoming the latest high-profile investors to go all-in on India’s nascent but growing social commerce

Logicbroker taps into $135M to advance cloud-based drop-ship software

The company closed last year with $2 billion in GMV and is on target to do close to $6 billion this year. To maintain its status as a global leader, that meant going after some new capital.

Bridgit secures $24M CAD in funding to provide construction companies with ‘workforce intelligence’

Bridgit, a “workforce intelligence” technology company that is focused on the construction industry, announced today that it has raised CAD$24 million, or about US$19.4 million, in Series B fundin

From the American heartland, a startup boom

The Midwest could sustain its results at present levels. If that comes to pass, the region would no longer be a place to fly over, but a location to Zoom into.

Amazon’s Clubhouse competitor may let you DJ your own radio show

Amazon is said to be working on a live audio app that sounds like it will let anyone be the DJ of their own radio show — including music. It's called 'Project Mic,' and will be U.S-focused at first.

Apple launches Fitness+ group workouts powered by SharePlay

Apple has launched a new way for Fitness+ users to work out or meditate with people in other locations through group workouts powered by SharePlay. The tech giant first teased the feature at its Septe

Crossbeam lands $76M Series C as network effect fuels partner cloud growth

Crossbeam founder and CEO Bob Moore founded his startup to help companies building sales partnerships understand their overlapping accounts, using a process called account mapping. He knew that eventu

Gusto buys Remote Team in bid to support more international hiring

The labor market is changing. More workers expect to keep working in a remote manner, even if many large employers are reticent to support the movement. The longer the pandemic drags on, the more it a

Inside the Realms of Ruin

“The Ruin stirs, and the Five Realms rumble,” a now-archived web announcement read on Thursday morning. “You are cordially invited to join New York Times bestselling and award-winning authors Ma

GM will work with dealers to install 40,000 EV charging stations across North America

General Motors said it will install up to 40,000 electric vehicle chargers across North America as part of an ambitious plan to pour nearly $750 million into charging infrastructure that will help att

As post-pandemic e-commerce booms, Rally raises $6M for headless checkout platform

You might have heard of “headless” content management systems, whereby you can run a CMS without being locked into a front-end platform. Well, a similar movement is coming to e-commerce. T

Verizon partners with Amazon to offer satellite internet in rural areas

Amazon's 'Project Kuiper' internet satellites will be put to work expanding rural broadband coverage. Verizon is teaming with Amazon to improve fixed wireless internet access in rural areas in the US.

Testlio raises $12M to help software developers scale testing

While software development frameworks make developing software faster and easier than ever, pre-deployment testing gets more and more complex by the day. Over the past decade, Testlio has grown expone

Voxel raises $3M to make warehouse security cameras more safety conscious

Warehouses and distribution centers are already blanketed in security cameras, but unless someone is actively monitoring them, a lot of the footage goes unexamined. Voxel wants to change that by invit

Immunefi raises $5.5M to squash Web 3.0 crypto bugs which might cost billions

Traditional Web site and app bug bounty platforms, such as HackerOne and BugCrowd, have been successful in that old-world model. But there is a massive difference between the existing “Web 2.0&#
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