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If software is eating the world, AI isn’t far behind. AI-powered text-, art- and audio-generating systems will soon make — and already are making — their way into the tools people us
Eric Velasquez Frenkiel had a seemingly simple thought when visiting his family in the Philippines, impressed by the cashless economy that had formed. Instead of sending money to his family once a yea
Venture capital firms continue to raise new funds, at what seems like lightning speed, and two firms stuck out in recent days.
Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we looked at the near-term future for crypto gaming as VCs zero in on where to place consumer bets. This week, we’re looking at hardware wallets and th
Twitter has filed a legal response denying Elon Musk’s counterclaims about the company he’s supposed to acquire — a deal he’s trying to exit by claiming Twitter fraudulently mi
Mudafy, a tech-enabled real estate broker operating in Latin America, has raised $10 million in a Series A round of funding led by San Francisco-based Founders Fund. Founded in mid-2019, Mudafy operat
Can AI automate enterprise decision-making? It’s an exceptionally broad and challenging task — assuming it’s within the realm of possibility. But that’s what startup Arena clai
Hgen hopes its "whole widget" approach to hydrogen production can decarbonize heavy industry and long-haul shipping.
Neon, a startup providing developers with a serverless option for Postgres databases, today announced that it raised $30 million in a Series A-1 round led by GGV with participation from Khosla Venture
The new funding comes as Pulley launches a free plan, called Pulley Seed, for new customers that have fewer than 25 stakeholders.
Traba, a jobs board designed to help entry-level workers find available shifts at fulfillment centers and event venues, today announced that it raised $20 million in a Series A round. Khosla led the f
Founders Fund has made its first investment in the Middle East by backing UAE-based proptech startup Huspy. The $37 million Series A round, one of the largest at this stage in MENA, was led by Sequoia
Technology built to improve state resilience — be it in the form of cybersecurity, energy independence, national defense or something else entirely — has come into stronger focus in the wa
Tactic, a startup that helps businesses manage — and simplify — cryptocurrency finances, is emerging from stealth today with $2.6 million in seed funding. Founders Fund and finance automat
The layoffs and new CEO appointment are the latest developments in a series of ups and downs for Thrasio.
The most sophisticated AI systems today are capable of impressive feats, from directing cars through city streets to writing human-like prose. But they share a common bottleneck: hardware. Developing
The crypto-based decentralized finance ecosystem has, despite bouts of volatility, been ballooning in terms of assets since last year’s “DeFi summer.” DeFi is quickly maturing, which
Its technology connects retailers with suppliers for inventory discovery and also provides credit so retailers can flexibly pay suppliers.
When people think of NFTs, the first use case most of them likely think of is visual art. From Beeple’s $69 million sale of a digital collage at Christie’s to the Bored Apes Yacht Club col