[Interview] Chris Okoro, CEO, Eunisell Interlinked, Nigeria
Chris Okoro is an entrepreneur and business strategist skilled in the Financial Services and Engineering sector. He's currently the Managing Director and CEO of Eunisell Interlinked, Nigeria.
Raft announces $100m prime contract award to support cloud native product lines for Kessel Run
Raft, a technology consulting firm focused on solving hard engineering problems, announced it has been awarded a prime contract $100 million contract to develop software applications in collaboration with AFLCMC.
Israeli DevOps startup Port raises $7m to build an internal developer portal that fits any engineering organization
Israeli DevOps startup Port announced it had raised $7 million in seed funding for its comprehensive builder-based internal developer portal. The seed round was led by TLV Partners.
Swedish startup Finch secures €2.5m funding to spearhead the shift from manual to generative workflows in the AEC industry
Swedish startup Finch announced it has secured €2.5 million funding to spearhead the shift from manual to generative and data-driven workflows in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry.
Austin-based startup Sumatra raises $1.5m seed round to launch real-time data platform
Sumatra, an Austin-based real-time data platform company, announced that it has secured $1.5 million in seed financing led by S3 Ventures with participation from Sentiero Ventures, Data Power Ventures, and AI Sprouts.
Stellar Ventures closes $23m fund for next-gen of space entrepreneurs
Stellar Ventures launched its first fund, SV Andromeda Fund LP, which recently held its final closing with over $23 million in capital commitments and the mission to invest in the future of space technology.
BRV China-backed eVTOL startup Zerog closes $1.48m seed round to accelerate growth
Zerog, a Chinese electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft developer, completed a $1.48 million seed round with BlueRun Ventures China (BRV China) as the sole investor.
DevOps-as-a-Service startup Architect.io closes $5m seed round to power developer adoption and engineering velocity
Architect.io, the next-generation dependency-aware continuous delivery platform, announced $5 million in seed round funding, led by Next Coast Ventures.
Prophecy startup raises $25m to accelerate availability of its low-code platform for data engineering
Prophecy, the enterprise low-code data engineering platform that brings the speed of DevOps to data engineering, announced it raised a $25 million Series A round.
TDK Ventures backs innovative nanomaterials coating technology startup, actnano
TDK Ventures has invested in the Series B financing of actnano, a nanomaterials technology company that is setting new standards for electronics protection with its water and environmental-resistant smart coating solutions.
Wellington-based metal casting startup Foundry Lab emerges from stealth, raises $8m Series A round
Digital metal casting startup Foundry Lab emerged from stealth, announcing a $8 million Series A raise led by Blackbird and showcasing its ability to create functional metal parts in less than a day.
European startup CircuitMess partners with Warner Brothers Consumer Products to launch STEM-based autonomous Batmobile
CircuitMess announced its licensing deal with Warner Brothers and its Kickstarter campaign for the CircuitMess Batmobile, designed to teach children seven and up about engineering and autonomous driving.
Recreational vehicle startup RINDEV announces preorder reservations of its experience driven electric side by side
Recreational vehicle disruptor, RINDEV, announced the opening of preorder reservations for their exciting and futuristic electric side by side, designed to address issues of global warming and overall experience.
Tech executive Mark Bregman launches Quidnet Ventures, a venture capital fund based in New Zealand
Mark Bregman, a successful tech executive and entrepreneur, has launched Quidnet Ventures, a venture capital fund based in New Zealand and operated out of New Zealand, San Francisco and New York City.
Homebuilding startup Higharc raises $21m Series A to aid in recruiting, building out engineering functions
Higharc, the all-in-one homebuilding platform for design, sales, and construction, announced it raised $21 million in Series A funding, led by Spark Capital.
New York-based startup Andela announces global engineering talent expansion
New York-based startup Andela, the global talent network that helps companies build remote engineering teams, announced the global expansion of its engineering talent.
Wynden Stark acquires NYC venture-backed tech startup untapt
Wynden Stark has acquired NYC venture-backed tech startup untapt, bringing in-house a world-class team of Data Scientists and Software Engineers.
SWARM Engineering startup raises $2.7m in seed funding led by S2G Ventures and Serra Ventures
SWARM Engineering, the next generation of cognitive software for the food supply chain, announced it closed funding for a $2.7 million seed round.
Techstars portfolio startup Edify raises $1.6m in initial funding round
Edify, a Techstars portfolio company, raised 1.635 million out of what could be a $2 million seed round. The company, founded in 2020 by CEO Kristen Gallagher, is embracing the future of work by streamlining the technical onboarding process.
Biotech startup Mekonos raises $4.6m for its gene engineering platform
Mekonos, a biotech company launching the first-of-its kind system-on-a-chip (SoC) for targeted ex vivo gene engineering, announced it has completed a $4.6 million financing round.
Dutch tech startup Avy completes successful test flight with first solar fixed-wing drone
Dutch solar drone manufacturer Avy announced a successful test flight of its first solar fixed-wing drone, equipped with custom solar foil developed by Wattlab to reflect and absorb more sunlight.
IME Medical Electrospinning secures €3m financing from Dutch VCs to expand its Medispin XL production platform
IME Medical Electrospinning, a global leader in electrospun medical devices and regenerative medicine, announced it has successfully raised €3 million in equity financing and debt.
London based startup TOffeeAM raises £1m in Seed funding to expand its innovative team
TOffeeAM, an Imperial College spin-out that optimizes product designs for Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, has raised £1 million in seed funding.
[Startup Interview] Anton Herbst, CEO, Vincula Holdings, South Africa
Vincula Holdings, domiciled in Johannesburg South Africa, is a startup connecting employers, project sponsors, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers through a platform that also seeks to provide participants with worldwide and focused exposure to grow their market share.
U.S. electric-vehicle startup Fisker completes $50m private financing to launch its Ocean all-electric luxury SUV in 2022
Fisker, designer and manufacturer of the world’s most emotionstirring, eco-friendly electric vehicles and advanced mobility solutions announced the successful completion of a $50 million Series C financing round.
U.S. based startup Andela to double engineering talent pool with Pan-African expansion
Andela, the global talent network that helps companies build remote engineering teams, will now accept engineers from all African countries, expanding its presence from six countries to the entire continent.
[Startup Interview] Katlego Malatji, CEO, ProjectOne Engineering, South Africa
Katlego Malatji is the CEO of ProjectOne, a South African based innovative engineering consultancy company that focuses on 4IR projects in manufacturing.
Spain startup Zeleros raises €7m in financing to lead the development of hyperloop in Europe
Zeleros Hyperloop startup has completed a financing round worth more than €7 million for the company to start a new and important phase in the development of its unique version of hyperloop, the fifth mode of transport.