funding round

  • BrightFarms raises $30.1 million to set up futuristic greenhouses across the U.S.

    BrightFarms raises $30.1 million to set up futuristic greenhouses across the U.S.

    Agriculture tech startup BrightFarms has raised $30.1 million in Series C funding to bring its high-tech greenhouses, and fresh produce, across the U.S. The company is on a mission to make all fresh fruit and vegetables locally, rather than require them to be hauled from long distances or imported from overseas before they are sold at groceries. Taking a page from the playbook of solar… Read More

  • Intel Capital invests additional funding in a buggy smart cup

    Intel Capital invests additional funding in a buggy smart cup

    Remember the time I tried out that Pryme Vessel smart cup to track my water intake and hydration? Remember how the Bluetooth connectivity was terrible, and I had to reset the cup several times a day before I finally gave up with the cup altogether? Well, the company behind that product, Mark One, has raised an additional $4 million from Intel Capital, which first invested in Mark One last… Read More

  • Social Analytics Platform BackType Raises a Cool Million in Funding

    Today, San Francisco-based marketing intelligence company, BackType, announced that it has closed a seed funding round of just over $1 million, led by a group of Silicon Valley investors, including lead investor True Ventures as well as Manu Kumar’s K9 Ventures, Freestyle Capital, Chris Sacca’s Lowercase Capital, Dave McClure’s 500 Startups, Founder Collective, Raymond… Read More