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Company builder and early-stage investorEntrepreneur Firsts Demo Day for its seventh London cohort has just taken place. The event, held in Kings Cross, saw 18newly outed startups pitch their wares onstage to investors, press and other actors in the European tech scene.
Publishing platform Medium recently laid off dozens of people. So if you dont want to hand away your precious writing to a startup that is still looking for its business model, you can move your content to WordPress.com in just a few clicks.
Traders who have an idea for a money-making algorithm have two choices: learn to code themselves, or hire a great engineer. But neither of these two options are realistic, especially for part-time traders who dont have a large bankroll behind them.
Ross Baird is the founder and executive director of Village Capital. I started to realize that Demo Days might be getting stale when an investor at one of our events told me to share the highlights after the pitches were done he would be out in the hallway with a beer.
Life sciences startups need a whole lot more cash than most and thats certainly true for GRAIL, a cancer detection startup trying to figure out a way to find the emperor of all maladies much earlier through blood testing technology. The startup, which spun out of genomics company Illumina announced it has closed a whopping $900 million in Series B funding this morning.
Scorp, a startup out of Turkey, offers another take on the social video theme. The app lets you upload 15-second videos on any topic, such as your view on Trumps immigration controls.
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.
Nearpod raises $21 million to turn mobile devices into a teaching tool rather than classroom distraction
Nearly 80% percent of American adults have smartphones these days, according to Pew Research. And the kids are catching up, studies from the Kaiser Family Foundation suggest.
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.