Food Tech Startup Yo-Kai Express Expands Partnerships with Japan, Celebrity Chefs

SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — While restaurants and small businesses everywhere have struggled to survive the pandemic, U.S.-based

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Window Snyder’s new startup Thistle Technologies raises $2.5M seed to secure IoT devices – TechCrunch

The Internet of Things has a security problem. The past decade has seen wave after wave of new internet-connected devices,

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Satellite imagery startup Albedo closes $10M seed round – TechCrunch

While most startups today are creating software, not every upstart enterprise is taking a code-only approach to building a business.

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Tiger Global backs Indian crypto startup Coinswitch Kuber at over $500M valuation – TechCrunch

Coinswitch Kuber, a startup that allows young users in India to invest in cryptocurrencies, said on Thursday it has raised

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Dutch startup Go Sharing raises $60M to expand beyond e-mopeds and into new markets – TechCrunch

On-demand access to electric mopeds — the small, motorised scooters that you sit on, not kick — has been a

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9 investors, execs and founders discuss Zagreb’s startup potential – TechCrunch

Startups may not spring to mind when speaking about the beautiful country of Croatia. Indeed, the country is most popular

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Discount grocery startup Misfits Market raises $200M – TechCrunch

Misfits Market, a startup known for selling “ugly” fruits and vegetables at discount prices, announced this morning that it has

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Remote hiring startup Deel raises $156M at a $1.25B valuation after 20x growth in 2020 – TechCrunch

Many of the world’s organizations shifted to remote work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But even as more people are

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UK startup Causal raises $4.2M to kill Excel with a better number-crunching app – TechCrunch

Excel and Google Sheets can only address pure ‘number crunching’ in a limited way. A new UK startup, Causal hopes

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‘Pure’ nutritional supplements startup Feel closes $6.2M investment, led by Fuel Ventures – TechCrunch

Earlier this year we covered the launch of Heights, a new supplements startup in an increasingly hot category. Feel is

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UK drone startup sees.ai gets go ahead to trial beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) flights – TechCrunch

The U.K.’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has given the go ahead to local startup sees.ai, which is developing a beyond-visual-line-of-sight

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‘Bowl food’ startup Poke House closes $24M Series B led by Eulero Capital to expand in Europe – TechCrunch

The food tech industry is effectively now going into fast food. Sweetgreen in the U.S. is a “fast-casual” restaurant chain

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Belarusian regime’s thugs shut down Imaguru, the country’s key startup hub – TechCrunch

After visits by unnamed masked intruders and the cancellation of its lease, Imaguru – the country’s key startup hub, event,

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Gaming infrastructure startup Pragma raises $12M from Greylock, Mark Pincus and others – TechCrunch

Pragma is building what it calls a “backend as a service,” providing ready-made infrastructure to developers of online, live service

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They are the winners of the award for the best startup in Latin America at Platzi Demoday

Homely was the winner among the 12 finalists who presented themselves in front of the community, experts and investors. The

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Fintech startup Payer selected by Returpack to digitise payouts in national recycling scheme

STOCKHOLM, April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Returpack is the company that facilitates over 2 Billion deposits of recyclable PET bottles

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AI-driven audio cloning startup gives voice to Einstein chatbot – TechCrunch

You’ll need to prick up your ears up for this slice of deepfakery emerging from the wacky world of synthesized

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Medtronic partners with cybersecurity startup Sternum to protect its pacemakers from hackers – TechCrunch

If you think cyberattacks are scary, what if those attacks were directed at your cardiac pacemaker? Medtronic, a medical device

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Autonomous aviation startup Xwing hits $400M valuation after latest funding round – TechCrunch

The safety pilot has his hands off the controls during an Xwing demonstration flight. Image Credits: Xwing Xwing has scored

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1Doc3, a Colombian telemedicine startup, raises $3 million – TechCrunch

The pandemic has made telemedicine video visits in the U.S. almost commonplace, but in Latin America, where broadband isn’t widely

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Goldman Sachs leads $23M in funding for Brazilian e-commerce startup Olist – TechCrunch

Olist, a Brazilian e-commerce marketplace integrator, has raised $23 million in a Series D round extension led by new investor

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How self-driving startup Cruise raised $2.75 billion from Walmart, others

Self-drive automaker Cruise, backed by General Motors, on Thursday said it raised $2.75 billion in its latest funding round with

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Self-driving startup Cruise raises $2.75 billion from Walmart, others

Self-drive automaker Cruise, backed by General Motors, on Thursday said it raised $2.75 billion in its latest funding round with

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Altman brothers lead B2B payment startup Routable’s $30M Series B – TechCrunch

We all know the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital adoption in a number of areas, particularly in the financial services

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