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YC-backed Pelago, a virtual clinic for addiction treatment, raises $58M Series C

Pelago,  Y Combinator-backed telehealth company that uses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help treat people with tobacco, alcohol and opioid addictions, said Thursday it had raised a $58 millio

NFT fantasy sports startup Sorare lays off 13% of staff as web3 gaming continues to sputter

Web3-enabled fantasy sports platform Sorare laid off 22 employees based in its New York office in February. The move comes as the startup wants certain teams to be concentrated at the company’s

Aniai is bringing a burger-cooking robot to restaurants with $12M

Aniai, a startup that has built a burger-grilling robot, Alpha Grill, said today it has raised $12 million, bringing its total raise to $15 million. The money will go toward launching its first manufa

Parallel gets new funding for its teletherapy platform for kids with special needs

Schools in the United States are already struggling with a teacher shortage. For students with thinking and learning differences, it’s even harder to find teachers and other specialists that are equ

Datalogz raises $5M to deal with your business intelligence sprawl

In recent years, there has been a proliferation of business intelligence tools that aim to help companies make critical business decisions based on data analytics. There’s a catch. As data adopt

Microsoft’s climate fund backs sustainable jet fuel company Dimensional Energy

The increasing need to reduce carbon emissions drives many industries, including airlines and transportation, to seek sustainable alternatives to meet emission reduction targets and fulfill corporate

Revel ends moped sharing, focuses on EV charging and ride-hail

Electric mobility startup Revel is officially shutting down its shared moped business in New York City and San Francisco, according to a company-wide email that CEO and co-founder Frank Reig sent Frid

Uber and Lyft pay $328M to settle wage-theft complaints in New York

Uber and Lyft have agreed to pay drivers in New York a combined $328 million to settle wage-theft complaints. The settlement is the result of state attorney general Letitia James’ investigation

Deal Dive: Bagels with a schmear of venture capital

Popup Bagels raised $8 million in venture capital this week. But why would a bagel store chain want such expensive capital?

Leucine makes drug manufacturing compliance less onerous

The compliance process at pharmaceutical manufacturers is complicated because many still use paper-based systems to record manufacturing steps. These paper records are reviewed by FDA auditors to ensu

Consumer brand accelerator SuperOrdinary gets $58M Series B at $800M valuation

The average shopper probably hasn’t heard of SuperOrdinary, but if they are a beauty or skincare fan, they’ve definitely heard of some of the brands the startup works with: Olaplex, Farmacy and Bi

Judge upholds $18 minimum pay for NYC delivery workers

In a blow to Uber, DoorDash and Grubhub, a New York judge on Thursday ruled to allow the implementation of the minimum pay rate of $18 per hour for New York City’s food delivery workers. The del

Niura’s EEG-implemented earbuds scan your brain health and recommend music to your mood

Niura has developed a pair of earbuds that monitor brain activity and, it claims, can both watch for potential health issues and match music to a user’s mood. The founders, Ryan Ahmed, Shahriar