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DeepScale raises $3 million for perception AI to make self-driving cars safe

Automakers are scrambling to develop cars with advanced driver-assistance systems that are so good they’re “crash-proof,” or fully autonomous vehicles, each safer than the next. But automakers a

It’s not you, it’s the post-seed gap

Record numbers of startups are failing to advance from their seed round to Series A. This glitch in the funding ecosystem is older than you may realize. Between 2009 and 2012, if 100 startups raised s

Spoiler Alert raises $2.5 million to stop food waste, abate hunger

Spoiler Alert has raised $2.5 million for enterprise software that helps manufacturers and farms put excess food inventory to good use, instead of tossing it out. Since it was founded in 2015, the Bo

ShotTracker raises $5M in seed funding from Magic Johnson and David Stern to bring real-time analytics to NBA teams

ShotTracker, a company that got its start by launching a wearable sensor to track and analyze your basketball shots, has announced a $5M seed round that includes participation from basketball legend M

Gfycat raises $10 million to help creatives fire up the memes

A startup called Gfycat (which is pronounced “Jiffy Cat”) has raised a mammoth $10 million seed round to turn its already popular user-generated content platform into a revenue generating concern.

Florence Healthcare raises $1.7 million to move clinical trials research off paper, into the cloud

An Altanta-based startup called Florence Healthcare has raised $1.7 million in seed funding to help drug companies and researchers at hospitals or other trial sites to exchange information about clini

ContainerShip raises $2.41M seed round for its cloud automation platform

ContainerShip, a service that aims to make it easier for developers to use Docker containers to develop and deploy their applications, today announced that it has raised a $2.41 million seed round l

6 Tips To Get Your Startup Off The Ground And Score A Seed Round

<b>Editor's note:</b> <em>Anthemos Georgiades is founder and CEO of Zumper, a new apartment rental platform. Follow him on <a target="_blank" href="">Twitter</a>.</em>

Passpack raises €74,000 more to manage your passwords

Online password management startup Passpack, announced it’s follow-on funding. The company raised €350,000 in June 2008 and now previous investor Zernike Meta Ventures is topping that with add