Holey Grail Donuts bites into $9M for Los Angeles retail expansion
The Hawaii company's taro donut is fried in organic, fair trade coconut oil and comes with over 60 different flavors.
Dutchie Pay wants to help you stop paying in cash for your cannabis
Dutchie Pay is a payment solution designed for the very specific requirements of the legal cannabis market in the U.S. but also indicative of the wider problems faced by cash-based businesses.
Optibus taps $100M at a $1.3B valuation for its AI-based mass transit operations platform
Mass transit has made a rebound with the return of city life post-COVID 19, and today a startup that’s building tech to help it run more smoothly is announcing a big round of funding to meet the
thatDot launches Quine, a streaming graph engine
Portland, Oregon-based startup thatDot, which focuses on streaming event processing, today announced the launch of Quine, a new MIT-licensed open source project for data engineers that combines event
AskNicely answers how companies can best connect with frontline workers
The company's tools pull in Net Promoter Score, workflow, recognition and feedback, coaching and insights so that businesses can lead from their frontline workers.
Steering innovation toward the public good
When it comes to transportation innovation, perhaps the hardest thing to predict is the timing of how and when these developments will impact our everyday lives
Torq raises $50M Series B for its no-code security automation platform
Torq, a Portland, Oregon-based no-code security automation startup formerly known as StackPulse, today announced that it has raised a $50 million Series B round led by Insight Partners. New investor S
AWS brings M1 Mac minis to its cloud
At today’s AWS re:Invent keynote, Amazon CTO Werner Vogels announced that AWS will now offer M1 Mac minis as part of its EC2 compute service. It was only last year that AWS first brought Mac min
Magnify raises $6M for its post-sales orchestration platform
In many companies, post-sales can be a bit of a haphazard process, with customer success, marketing and product teams all trying to figure out how to provide the best service to new and existing custo
GrubMarket gobbles up $120M at a $1B+ pre-money valuation to take on the food supply chain
When people talk about “online food delivery” services, chances are that they’ll think of the Uber Eats, Instacarts and Getirs of this world. But today a startup that’s tacklin
New York City’s new biometrics privacy law takes effect
A new biometrics privacy ordinance has taken effect across New York City, putting new limits on what businesses can do with the biometric data they collect on their customers. From Friday, businesses
How 4 New Jersey pools turned into a startup that just raised $10M
As the oldest of 12 children, Bunim Laskin spent much of his teen years looking for ways to help keep his siblings entertained. Noticing that a neighbor’s pool was often empty, Laskin reached out to
ChargerHelp raises $2.75M to keep EV chargers working
The coming wave of electric vehicles will require more than thousands of charging stations. In addition to being installed, they also need to work — and today, that isn’t happening. If a stati
Squarespace raises $300M at a staggering $10B valuation
Squarespace has raised $300 million in a round of funding that values the company at a staggering $10 billion valuation. New backers include Dragoneer, Tiger Global, D1 Capital Partners, Fidelity Mana
Conversa Health expands its Series B round to $20M
Portland, Oregon-based Conversa Health, a virtual care and communication platform that helps health organizations stay in touch with their patients and customers, today announced that it has expanded
AWS brings the Mac mini to its cloud
AWS today opened its re:Invent conference with a surprise announcement: the company is bringing the Mac mini to its cloud. These new EC2 Mac instances, as AWS calls them, are now generally available.
A QAnon supporter is headed to Congress
Marjorie Taylor Greene’s win in a Georgia House race means that QAnon is headed to Capitol Hill. Greene openly supports the complex, outlandish conspiracy theory, which posits that President Tru
Facebook says it will ban QAnon across its platforms
Facebook expanded a ban on QAnon-related content on its various social platforms Tuesday, deepening a previous prohibition on QAnon-related groups that had “discussed potential violence,”
AWS launches Amazon Honeycode, a no-code mobile and web app builder
AWS today announced the beta launch of Amazon Honeycode, a new, fully managed low-code/no-code development tool that aims to make it easy for anybody in a company to build their own applications. All
Conversa Health raises $12M Series B for its digital health platform
It’s no surprise that the coronavirus pandemic is accelerating the digital health space, and so it’s also no surprise that a lot of the startups in this area are currently getting funded.