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Remembering the startups we lost in 2018

There are few things in this world more difficult than launching a successful startup. It takes talent, know-how, money and a hell of a lot of good timing and luck. And even with all of those magical components in place, the odds may still be against you. At TechCrunch, we take pride in covering the…

8:30 am PST • December 24, 2018
Remembering the startups we lost in 2018

Two weeks after Bluesmart called it quits, another smart luggage maker is pulling the plug. New York-based travel startup Raden posted a note (spotted by The Verge) on its site…

Another smart luggage maker shutters in the wake of airline ban

Late last year, US airlines united to announce a ban on the use of smart luggage, over battery combustion concerns. The new rules required that bags with built-in electronics have…

Bluesmart sells assets to Travelpro following smart luggage ban

Bluesmart, the makers of smart luggage with GPS and charging capabilities, has today introduced the latest in its line of luggage: the Black Edition. The Black Edition puts design top…

Smart suitcase maker Bluesmart unveils luxury Black Edition

The venture world is hunting for the next batch of billion dollar unicorns in the hardware market, and investors are turning to the crowd to source their deals. VCs have already…

Indiegogo Leads Investors To Hardware Gold

“Imagine a world where you never lose your luggage,” says CEO of Bluesmart, Diego Saez-Gil. He motions to a compact carry-on suitcase sitting beside us and tells me he can…

YC-Backed Bluesmart Raises $2 Million For Its Self-Tracking Suitcase

From wearables to moveables, the rise of the sensornet rolls on: a Bluetooth-connected suitcase which keeps tabs on where in the world you’ve traveled and tracks its own location using…

Self-Tracking Suitcase Passes $1M On Indiegogo