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Enzyme.com wants to make FDA compliance easier for startups

The FDA approval process can be like navigating a minefield for health startups hoping to get through regulations and begin selling to the American public. YC company Enzyme.io hopes to help these sma

Drug discovery startup Recursion raises $60 million in Series B from Data Collective 

Recursion, a drug discovery startup out of Salt Lake City, Utah has announced a $60 million Series B round, led by Data Collective (DCVC). Recursion started out in 2014 on a mission to identify 100 ne

Self-driving truck startup Embark raises $15M, partners with Peterbilt

Self-driving trucking startup Embark has raised $15 million in Series A financing, the company announced on Tuesday. Embark first broke cover back in February, when it revealed trucks equipped with it

Here are the winners of the Google Cloud machine learning pitch-off

Back in March at Google's Cloud Next conference, the company announced plans to run its own machine learning startup competition side-by-side with Data Collective and Emergence Capital. Four months la

Element AI, a platform for companies to build AI solutions, raises $102M

The race for artificial intelligence technology is on, and while tech giants like Google and Facebook snap up top talent to build out their own AI-powered products, a new startup has just raised a hug

Creative Destruction Lab is launching a quantum machine learning accelerator in Toronto

A new accelerator being run by the Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) hopes to find technologists in the quantum machine learning field and give them access to cutting-edge equipment to make their project

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

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 connect to the cloud to de

Crunch Report | Oculus CTO Is Suing ZeniMax

Bolt Threads creates a tie made from spiderwebs, Oculus' CTO is suing ZeniMax for money never paid to him and Google has a new startup competition. All this on Crunch Report.

Biotech startup Zymergen nabs $130 million from Softbank

Zymergen, a Bay Area startup creating all sorts of materials from genetically altered microbes, just raised $130 million in Series B funding from Softbank. For those unfamiliar, the company makes craz

3Scan raises $14 million for a robotic microscope that could accelerate drug discovery

Robots and software aren’t just changing manual labor in warehouses or kitchens. They’re also transforming medical research. A San Francisco startup called 3Scan Inc. raised $14 million in venture

Gradle Grabs $4.2 Million To Expand Commercial Company Around Open Source Build System

Surely by now we know that every company is a software company, and as more companies focus on software development, it is increasingly difficult for them to manage the complexity around coordinating

With $44 Million In Funding, Biotech Startup Zymergen Is Buying Up Robots To Mass Produce Materials From Microbes

The mostly under-the-radar biotech startup Zymergen has gone about making microbial DNA manipulating robots for the last couple of years. It has now raised a total of $44 million to use these microbes

YC Alum Atomwise Raises $6 Million To Further The Advancement Of Artificial Intelligence In Drug Discovery

Drug discovery platform Atomwise has raised $6 million in seed funding to dig deeper into artificial intelligence and potentially speed up the process in which we discover new drugs. The funding cam

Ginkgo Bioworks Lands $9 Million In Series A Funding To Build Out New Lab Facilities

Ginkgo Bioworks, the Boston-based startup working with DARPA and others on wild science projects involving bio-organisms, has just raised $9 Million in Series A Financing from Felicis Ventures, OS Fun

Planet Labs Nabs $95 Million And A New COO To Cover The Earth With Flocks Of Tiny Satellites

In less than five years since being founded, satellite startup Planet Labs has created a whole new way to do satellite imagery. Now that it’s proven out its model of deploying tiny satellites to cir

With A Focus On Big Data Startups, Data Collective Redefines Thematic Investing And Debuts Its Third Fund

You wouldn’t think that big data would be the topic of conversation on this evening, but that’s the subject that brought Data Collective founders Matt Ocko and Zack Bogue together for the