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2016 was a big year for the virtual container space, and 2017 looks even more promising. The industry saw tremendous growth and continues to evolve at a rapid pace.
Adapt or die: A worker placing inbound parcels on a conveyor belt for coding at the sorting section of the Singapore Post (SingPost) ecommerce logistics centre in Singapore. With traditional mail volumes dropping dramatically, ecommerce offers hope for national postal firms in Asia if they adapt quickly enough and do battle with giants like FedEx and DHL.
French VC firm Partech Ventures announced that they closed their seed fund of $107 million (100 million) for early stage startups. Partech Entrepreneur II is focusing on seed rounds, and the firm plans to invest in 80 different startups.
Python’s best times may be yet to come.The language is broadly popular and widely deployed, and it’s a staple presence in many fields enjoying explosive growth, such as machine learning. What lies ahead, apart fromversion 3.6 of the language debuting later this month?
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Dubsmash, the lip-syncing video app from Berlin that became a surprise social hit last year, has raised Series B funding. According to multiple sources and now confirmed by the company Sunstone Capital has led a 9 million (~$9.6m) round with participation from Index Ventures, Balderton Capital, Eniac Venture, and Lowercase Capital.
As of today, founders have a lot of options as to what kinds of accelerator programs they might want to try to get in to. Theres Y Combinator, Techstars and 500 Startups, among many others.
The Climate Corporation (owned by Monsanto) has acquired Estonia-based farm management startup VitalFields. Terms of the deal remain undisclosed, although were told the VitalFields team will be joining The Climate Corporation.
Snapchat appears to be moving forward in its plans to go public early next year with the company filing confidentially for its IPO, according to a report from Reuters. Companies with less than $1 billion in annual revenue can file confidentially with the SEC under the JOBS act.
London-based app maker Touch Surgerycreates a series of apps to help surgeons train ahead of complicated surgery procedures, or to familiarize themselves with new surgical tools, equipment and procedures. The company just announced it has signed a strategic collaboration with Johnson & Johnson medical devices subsidiary Ethicon.