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MakieLab, a London-based startup that 3D printed and sold custom dolls, has officially shuttered, with a partial exit to Disney. TechCrunch understands that the U.S. entertainment company acquired MakieLabs tech and assets as early as July last year, a story that I have tried but failed to nail down ever since.
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.
A Swiss startup, Terpon SA, is making virtual reality webcams specifically for the adult entertainment industry. The cameras arent available for purchase, but customers can rent them for about $30 a month, a price that includes around the clock technical support.
The fashion industry isnt necessarily racing into the future, but some startups and even some big brands are taking steps toward technology that not only help end-users but also help the brands and retailers themselves. One such startup is PS Dept, founded here in New York.
What if our photographs and social media updates could be turned into memories we or our children could later access just by asking a virtual assistant, like Amazons Alexa? Thats the premise behind a new startup called Mylestone, which is experimenting with turningour digital footprints into narratives that help us recall highlights from our lives, as well asthose of our family members and other loved ones.
Dating app Tinder is looking to get into video. The company announced today its acquiring an L.A.-based startup called Wheel, which had developed a social network for sharing video stories that were said to closely resemble Snapchats Stories.
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.
Chances are that your current company is collecting a ton of data about your customers every second. Its a goldmine and it often sits there in a corner, unused.
After years of accepting tipsfrom alumni, Y Combinator has decided to open up its recommendation network to everyone. The goal is to help increase the number of startups connected to YC by allowing professors, mentors, early customers and anyone else familiar with a team to submit recommendations to YC on their behalf.