The unpaid element kicked off commentary on the ethics of unpaid work more generally, an issue that felt all the more glaring in an investment group able to raise millions in external capital.
Alima’s platform digitizes and optimizes procurement, transport and traceability using artificial intelligence and analytics integration so that less food is spoiled.
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Dorm Room Fund, a venture capital operation that launched to invest in student-led startups, has raised a new $10.4 million fund, per SEC filings. The filing marks Dorm Room Fund’s largest fund to d
Cadoo, a US-startup that’s gamifying fitness by turning it into a betting opportunity, using the prospect of winning (or losing) cold hard cash to motivate people to get off the couch, has colle
Harlem Capital has upgraded from angel syndicate to full-fledged venture capital fund, closing its debut effort on an oversubscribed $40.3 million. The firm was launched by managing partners Henri Pie
Contrary Capital is raising $35 million to invest between $50,000 and $200,000 in students and recent college dropouts.
To better measure aptitude of applicants, online career marketplace Hired has acquired Py, which helps companies like Opendoor and Niantic identify talent with app-based interactive courses on Python,
Young founders who want to start companies while still in school have an increasing number of resources to tap into that exist just for them.
The startup, backed by Vaultier7 and Kairos, has delivered 1 million meals across the U.S. in the last year.
Graduate Fund has written "angel-sized" checks to five companies so far, including Spellbrush and Ally Shoes.
First Round Capital’s Dorm Room Fund just released VCWiz, a tool to help founders find investors and raise money from them. The platform is one part VC directory and one part CRM tool, essential
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A startup called <a target="_blank" href="http://www.skillbridge.co">Skillbridge</a> is trying to create a new kind of marketplace for freelance work - not for the programming and writing jobs that yo