Investors are betting 3DR can find life after Solo as a drone data platform

An early player in drone-tech, 3D Robotics Inc. on Thursday announced that it has raised $53 million in a Series D round of funding, including new equity funding and conversion of debt equity. Atlanti

AI-powered virtual assistant, Mezi, pivots to focus on travel

A startup that originally launched as an AI-powered virtual assistant, Mezi, has pivoted to focus on travel only. And why not? There’s little to do online that’s more annoying than booking flight

GOAT raises $5 million to help sneakerheads buy and sell covetable kicks

Los Angeles startup GOAT (incorporated as 1661 Inc.) has raised $5 million in new venture funding to grow its mobile-only marketplace for used and collectible sneakers. The GOAT app features everythin

Farmigo shuts down its online farmer’s market

Farmigo, an online farmer’s market that allowed consumers to shop for locally grown food via the web, then pick up those orders at nearby locations, says it will now be shutting down its deliv

Groupon Goes Mobile With Its ‘Reserve’ Restaurant Reservation And Meal Discount Pivot Play

Groupon launched its Groupon Reserve restaurant table-booking and fine dining discount service earlier this month, and already the company is bringing that service to its mobile apps via an iPhone upd

Twitter Does A Lot Of Different Things For Different People, Deal With It

Today, Dalton Caldwell, founder of things that have pivoted called out Twitter in a blog post for, well...pivoting. <a target="_blank" href="http://daltoncaldwell.com/twitter-is-pivoting">His post</a>

To Pivot or Not to Pivot

Ah, the internet – how you hijack our vocabulary.  A few years ago, “embedded” had connotations of journalists following soldiers.  Today, it’s most associated with YouTube clips.  Similarl

From Now On We Will Only Be Using The Word 'Pivot' In Mockery

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/pivots-final-small.jpg">After months of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/01/03/ok-pivot-is-officially-over-used/">over-saturation,</a

Microsoft's Data Collection Technology PivotViewer Now Available For Download

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/pivot-silverlight.png" class="shot2">Last year we <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2009/12/04/meet-pivot-microsofts-newest-data-visualizat

An In-Depth Look At Pivot, Microsoft's Newest Data Visualization Tool

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/pivot.jpg" width="208" height="105" /> At Microsoft's <a href="http://microsoftpdc.com/">PDC</a> event a few weeks ago, Microsoft <a h