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Skurt, the Los Angeles-based rental car delivery startup, has raised $10 million in Series A funding. The round was led byUpfront Ventures (which alsoled a $1.3 million seed round), and included a strategic investment from BMW, as well as funding from Troy Carters Cross Culture Ventures, Expansion VC, Greycroft and Magic Johnson.
As our societycontinues to devalue facts and statistics, Data.world, a two year old data collaboration startup out ofAustin, Texas, is fighting back with its passionate community of data nerds. Today the company is announcing a$18.7 million Series B led byPat Ryans family investment group to further build out its platform for aggregating and analyzing data.
You may have seen the startupBrightwheel scoring an investment from Mark Cuban and Chris Sacca on Sharktank last year. Or you may know Brightwheel if you have kids in preschool, daycare, or other early education programs these days.
Desktop Metal has raised $45 million in a Series C round of venture funding to develop desktop 3D printers that make metal objects. The company aims to bring metal-making capabilitiestosmaller businesses and designers who couldnt afford, or find the space, for previously available technologies.
In tech, we often think a few steps further down the road. But sometimes, the present needs some serious addressing.
Juniper Square is a new web-based service for commercial real estate investment managers and the individual investors they work with. The service, which the company worked on for the last two years and trialed with major firms like Beacon Capital, The Reliant Group, and Cortland Partners, is now generally available.
French startup Yomoni is a promising fintech startup operating robo-advisors. It means that you can give the company some of your savings, and the startup automatically manages a portfolio for you, buying and selling stocks, bonds and more.
Rob Coppedge, CEO of Echo Health Ventures. Health tech investments have been red hot the last few years, but Rob Coppedge, the CEO of Echo Health Ventures says while the industry isnt going to pop, it is a slowly deflating bubble.
Square partnered with Apple for a promotion when customers use Apple Pay. Starting today, Square merchants wont pay any processing fee for the first $12,000 in Apple Pay transactions that represents around $350 in fees.
Commercial drone tech venture PrecisionHawk has a new CEOagain. Red Hat Inc. cofounder Bob Young, who has served as PrecisionHawks CEO since July 2015, is handing over the reins to another veteran of enterprise software, Michael Chasen, a cofounder and former CEO of education tech giant Blackboard Inc. Verizon Ventures, an investment arm of TechCrunchs parent company Verizon Communications Inc., is a stakeholder in PrecisionHawk.