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On the surface, Astro, launching its public beta today, is a nifty but not completely necessary email client that combines machine intelligence and a bot interface to improve workflows and increase the signal to noise ratio of mail for power users. But the real story is thatthe startup, backed with a new $8 million Series A led by Redpoint, is gearing up to pitchenterprises on itscollaboration platformthat combines AI, social graphs and integrations withcommon CRM, ticketing and group messaging tools.
A new startup calledIndigo Fairis looking to change the way local retailers do business specifically, how they source and manage the inventory they use to stock their shelves. Founded by a team of former Square employees, the company is launching with seedfunding from Khosla Ventures, YC and some angels.
Clark, an app aiming to “turn every educator into an entrepreneur,” launches with $1 million in funding
Its hard to be a tutor. For one thing, many educators dont have time for extracurricular teaching, even while they might need to bolster their paychecks.
Amper, a startup that offers AI-poweredmusic composition, is announcing that it has raised $4 million in funding. The round was led by Two Sigma Ventures, with participation fromFoundry Group, Kiwi Venture Partners and Advancit Capital.
Snap has given a final price for its IPO, setting the companys valuation at nearly $24 billion with a price of $17 per share, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. With that, it looks like Wall Street had plenty of appetite for Snap despite multiple major concerns about the companys business.
Take a tour: BMW in January launched an augmented reality app, developed by Accenture, that will enable anyone with a Google Tango-enabled handset to take a virtual tour of a BMW i8 or i3 designed to their specifications. AFP Relaxnews The overwhelming majority of consumers are now happy to look to the Internet when researching a car to buy.
As theTV show Silicon Valleyhas shown, the tech community there is ripe for satire. So its not surprising that the next product to be born into this satirical vertical is a board game where you must go through the sometimes tortuous process of raising money.
SocialRank co-founder Alex Taub classifiesmost brand interactions on social media into two broad categories. Theyre either broadcasting to all of their followers or, if theyre communicating individually, its usually in a reactive way, like responding to a complaint.
For startups, opening a real-world, physical store can seem a bit quaint. Who wants to deal with the sky-high rents charged in prime, urban locations, not to mention getting locked into a long-term lease?