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In late-2020, Presso pivoted. It made a lot of sense at the time. People weren’t traveling much and therefore weren’t particularly hung up on getting their business attire dry-cleaned. Certainly…

Dry-cleaning robotics startup Presso pulls in another $8M

Headroom, a startup developing AI-powered software to make meetings ostensibly more efficient, today announced that it raised $9 million in funding led by Equal Opportunity Ventures with participation from Gradient…

AI-powered videoconferencing platform Headroom raises $9M

Automating customer service tasks, particularly those that require agents to speak with customers on the phone, is something of a holy grail in the enterprise. According to a survey by…

Tenyx raises $15M to build more intelligent voice-based customer service AI

It’s software records a process with movement and clicks, then converts all of that into a step-by-step guide with screenshots and text that is editable and shareable.

Scribe launches knowledge-capturing software that gets employees on the same page

The company’s platform enables real-time intervention for people with medication dependence and substance-use disorders.

Accel leads Lucid Lane’s $16M round aimed at treating people with medication dependency

Get ready for a startup throwdown of global proportions (literally). We’re the proud hosts of the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) Global Finals, and the pitch competition action starts tomorrow, July…

The Extreme Tech Challenge Global Finals 2021 starts tomorrow

Accounting isn’t a topic that most people can get excited about — probably not even most accountants. But if you’re running any kind of business, there’s just no way around…

Docyt raises $1.5M for its ML-based accounting automation platform

Not everyone has Type 2 diabetes, the disease that causes chronically high blood sugar levels, but many do. Around 9% of Americans are afflicted, and another 30% are at risk…

Eat this, exercise now; new personalized software predicts and helps prevent blood sugar spikes

As you may already know, there’s a lot of data out there, and some of it could actually be pretty useful. But privacy and security considerations often put strict limitations…

DataFleets keeps private data useful and useful data private with federated learning and $4.5M seed

With a slew of partnerships with large pharmaceutical companies under its belt and the successful spin out of at least one new company, Atomwise has already proved the value of…

Atomwise’s machine learning-based drug discovery service raises $123 million

Four years ago, Adnan Asar, the founder of the new dependence prevention service Lucid Lane, was enjoying a successful career working as the founding chief technology officer at Livongo Health.…

Lucid Lane has developed a service to get patients off of pain meds and avoid dependence

With a new $20M fund, the Unshackled team will invest in immigrants and help them secure visas.

Unshackled Ventures has $20M to invest exclusively in immigrant founders

In an operating room in rural Idaho, doctors prep a patient for surgery. They make a tiny, thumb-sized incision into the patient and insert a small robot while across the…

Bill Gates-backed Vicarious Surgical adds a virtual reality twist to robots in the operating room

Investors and entrepreneurs are beginning to bring new diagnostic tools to market that promise better results for cancer patients through the identification of mutations in cancer cells that can create…

Companies tracking mutations in cancer cells can provide a key to unlocking better therapies

Matterport, a provider of 3D image capture technology, has named former eBay chief product officer RJ Pittman as its new chief executive. Pittman will take the reins from former chief…

Former eBay product chief RJ Pittman takes the reins at 3D capture company Matterport

Docker, the company that did more to create today’s modern containerized computing environment than any other independent company, has raised $92 million of a targeted $192 million funding round, according…

Docker has raised $92 million in new funding

Hardware that responds to voice commands is already out there and probably in your hand or house right now. Whether it’s a smartphone, smart speaker or wearable, it has to…

Mythic launches a chip to enable computer vision and voice control on any device

Forget food delivery. Just the organic slice of the grocery delivery business remains competitive in the U.S. with giants from the brick and mortar world, tech titans and upstarts all…

GrubMarket raises $20 million to expand its online farmer’s market

Oakland, Calif. startup MegaBots Inc. has raised $2.4 million in seed funding to bring the robot-fighting stuff of manga and anime to a venue near you. According to MegaBots cofounders,…

MegaBots raises $2.4 million to create league of human-piloted, giant fighting robots

Right off the launch of Lumo Run, Lumo Bodytech, a smart sensors and software platform, has raised $10 million in Series B financing. Lumo came onto the scene a few…

Lumo Raises $10 Million Series B, Starts Building Wearables Partnerships