Adobe’s Scott Belsky talks generative AI — and why it’s not going to end up like web3
Scott Belsky, chief product officer and executive vice president for Adobe’s Creative Cloud, believes there’s a big difference between the hype cycle around web3 last year and what we’re seeing
Nothing negative about Positive Food’s meal expansion plan after $7M investment
Positive Food is going after the $34 billion fresh prepared foods market with its take on salads, heat-and-eat prepared meals and vegan overnight oats.
Startups race to build a crypto-native, consumer-friendly messaging platform for web3
There’s no shortage of headlines about the onset of “crypto winter.” Amid a growing pile of bankruptcies, one of the buzziest startups in the business, the NFT marketplace OpenSea, a
Archie aims to remove the complexity of managing freelancers
Archie is developing a financial infrastructure for the freelance economy.
Glean raises $7M to democratize data insights
You’d think data visualization and exploration is a bit of a solved problem thanks to the likes of Tableau, Sisense, Looker, Microsoft Power BI and their competitors. But for the most part, thes
Adobe launches Creative Cloud Express, an update to Adobe Spark
Adobe today launched Creative Cloud Express, a mobile and web app that brings some of the best features of the company’s sprawling Creative Cloud Suite and Acrobat PDF tools into a single applic
Circle comes around again with fresh capital, led by Tiger Global, for $200M valuation
The company was founded in January 2020 to make engaging with paying customers and thus building creator businesses as effortless as possible.
Glassdoor acquires Fishbowl, a semi-anonymous social network and job board, to square up to LinkedIn
While LinkedIn doubles down on creators to bring a more human, less manicured element to its networking platform for professionals, a company that has built a reputation for publishing primarily the m
Butlr Technologies, developing anonymous people sensors, inks $7.9M seed round
New funding boosts Butlr's ability to apply real-time people-sensing technology beyond real estate and retail uses to monitor falls and other movements for active seniors who are aging in place.
This QR code startup just raised $5 million co-led by Coatue and Seven Seven Six
Amazon revolutionized one-click shopping, and it has a nearly $2 trillion market cap to show for the effort. Now, a 10-person startup founded by JD Maresco, who previously cofounded the public safety
Todd and Rahul’s Angel Fund closes new $24 million fund
After making investments in 57 startups together, Superhuman CEO Rahul Vohra and Eventjoy founder Todd Goldberg are back at it with a new $24 million fund and big ambitions amid a venture capital rena
Polywork gets $3.5M to blend professional and social networking
Life is complicated and so — increasingly — is work-life. That’s the premise underpinning Polywork, a new professional social network founded by Lystable/Kalo founder, Peter Johnson.
As concerns rise over forest carbon offsets, Pachama’s verified offset marketplace gets $15 million
Restoring and preserving the world’s forests has long been considered one of the easiest, lowest-cost and simplest ways to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. It’s by
Altman brothers lead B2B payment startup Routable’s $30M Series B
We all know the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital adoption in a number of areas, particularly in the financial services space. Within financial services, there are few spaces hotter than B2B p
Gowalla raises $4 million from GV and Spark for its AR social app
The newly resurrected Gowalla wants to realize its mobile dreams from the early-aughts in an augmented reality world, and they’ve raised some new funding to make it happen. The AR startup tells
Papa raises $18 million to expand its business connecting older adults with virtual and in-person companions
The Miami-based startup Papa has raised an additional $18 million as it looks to expand its business connecting elderly Americans and families with physical and virtual companions, which the company c
Ethyca raises $13.5M to help businesses automate data privacy and compliance
The upcoming CCPA regulations coming into effect in the U.S. have put a renewed focus on how companies online are handling the issues of data privacy and compliance. Today a startup that’s built
Persona raises $17.5M for an identify verification platform that goes beyond user IDs and passwords
The proliferation of data breaches based on leaked passwords, and the rising tide of regulation that puts a hard stop on just how much user information can be collected, stored and used by companies h
Gatsby raises $15M Series A for its modern web development platform
Gatsby, a platform that uses modern web technologies like React and GraphQL to help developers build better sites faster, today announced that it has raised a $15 million Series A round led by CRV. Pr
With $12 million more in the bag, the furniture subscription service Feather heads to Los Angeles
Furniture subscription rental service, Feather, is heading to Los Angeles and Orange County, California with $12 million in new funding and “thousands” of customers in New York and San Fra