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Its rare that I quote a companys marketing tagline outright, but PassivDom, makers of an autonomous 3D-printed mobile house, sounds pretty darn rad. The Ukrainian company wants to create mobile homes that can be made anywhere and are completely self-powered.
Earlier this week, as President Donald Trump was readying his second attempt to block immigrants from predominantly Muslim countries, two entrepreneurs a refugee from Iran and the daughter of an Iranian immigrant, were laying the groundwork for the launch of their business aiming to transform educational access. The dichotomy between the founders of Toot, who are trying to expand access to tutoring via simple text messaging a service that could potentially help students around the globe and the anti-immigration ideology of the current administration could not be starker.
Since 2013, The Associated Press has been making an intentional effort to put data in the hands of local reporters. In the last few years, this meant assisting with Freedom of Information Act requests and putting a team of four engineers to work building visualizations and extracting insights from massive spreadsheets.
Lower airspace isnt crowded with drones quite yet. But as drones become more pervasive, a startup called AirMap is building software and systems to help drone operators fly only where its safe and legal to do so.
Once in a while I come across a company that seems like a complete no-brainer. An idea that induces a why hasnt this beendone already moment.
If youre building drones, personal delivery vehicles or robots that can perform surgery, a desk in acoworking community likeWeWork or RocketSpace probably wont be enough for you. Now, the city of Bostonhas opened a new facility just for robotics startups.
Have you ever wondered why the snack bowls on the second floor of your fancy startup office never runs out of snacks? Your office manager is most likely in charge of all of this, and sometimes it can be hard for them to keep track of all requests and make sure everything is running smoothly.
Nate MacDonald andJohn Schuster spent more than a decade in schools looking to teach students some basic principles of circuitry and engineering but realized that just giving them a battery and a motor and saying go wasnt enough. So the two have started Tenka Labs, a new company that designs small blocks that operate as parts of circuits that they can connect to LEGO bricks.
The venture arm of Caterpillar Inc., a majormanufacturer of construction and mining equipment, has invested in San Francisco drone tech startup Airware. Rather than make its own unmanned aerial vehicles, Airware has focused its efforts around providing software and services that help large enterprises use drones throughout their operations.
Reserve, a startup offering table and customer management tools for restaurants, is announcing that it has raised $10 million in Series B funding. When the company first launched in 2014, it billed itself as a digital concierge that would make it easier for diners to get reservations at top restaurants.