Memfault raises $24m Series B funding to supercharge its IoT reliability platform
Memfault, the IoT reliability platform, announced a $24 million Series B funding round, led by Stripes with additional participation from existing investors Partech Partners and Uncork Capital as well as the 5G Open Innovation Lab.
Trackunit acquires German construction tech startup Flexcavo to accelerate growth
Global IoT services provider Trackunit, announced it has closed a deal for Germany's construction tech startup Flexcavo, enabling the telematics specialist to extend its reach in the contractor market.
Embedded connectivity startup Blues Wireless raises $32m to accelerate enterprise adoption of cellular IoT
Embedded connectivity startup Blues Wireless (Blues), announced a $32 million Series A1 funding round led by Positive Sum, including new investors Four Rivers, Northgate, and Qualcomm.
Season Group acquires IoT tech startup Pycom to give all connected ideas an opportunity to succeed
Season Group, an international electronics design and manufacturing services provider headquartered in Hong Kong, announced its acquisition of all assets of Pycom, a full stack Internet of Things (IoT) company.
Silicon Valley based IoT startup MODE announces new funding to accelerate growth
MODE, a Silicon Valley based IoT solutions provider, announced it has raised funds from Panasonic Corporation (Panasonic), a corporate venture capital (CVC) fund jointly managed with SBI Investment.
Georgia-Pacific, gener8tor welcome third cohort of startups to 1915 Studios gBETA accelerator program
Georgia-Pacific, in partnership with global venture firm and startup accelerator gener8tor, has kicked off its third 1915 Studios gBETA accelerator program.
French startup Prophesee closes €50m C Series round to drive commercialization of revolutionary neuromorphic vision technology
Prophesee, the inventor of advanced neuromorphic vision systems, announced the completion of its Series C round of funding with the addition of a new investment from Prosperity7 ventures.
Edge computing startup EDJX appoints Benjamin Thomas as new CEO, raises seed funding round
EDJX, the pioneer in decentralized global serverless edge computing, announced it has hired a new CEO while simultaneously raising a seed round of funding.
Telit acquires California-based startup Mobilogix to provide custom IoT project and solution design services
Telit, a global leader in the Internet of Things (IoT), announced the acquisition of group assets from Mobilogix, a California-based startup company specializing in custom IoT solutions worldwide.
[Startup Interview] Alfiya Kayumova, CEO and co-founder, Green Growth, USA
Green Growth is a US-based agritech startup that runs a software and hardware-based solution consisting of a set of sensors, combined in a single infrastructure.
Green tech startup Ecolibrium launches in the UK with $5m pre-Series A funding round
Advisory and climate tech-led sustainability solution Ecolibrium, has opened a new London HQ after raising $5m in a pre-Series A funding round, to support growing demand from commercial and industrial UK real estate owners.
The Home Depot announces $150m venture capital fund to fuel innovation in retail and home improvement
The Home Depot announced Home Depot Ventures, a $150 million venture capital fund created to identify, fund and partner with early-stage companies to accelerate emerging technologies.
SeaX Ventures launches $60m Fund II to help international startups expand into Southeast Asia
SeaX Ventures (Southeast Asia Exponential Ventures), announced the close of its second fund to help accelerate the growth of global startups throughout Southeast Asia.
Plug and Play Japan kicks off 3rd Smart Cities accelerator program in Osaka and Tokyo
Plug and Play Japan has selected 25 startups from Japan and overseas for their accelerator program that promotes open innovation in Smart Cities theme. From the Batch 3 program, it will expand and operate at two locations, Tokyo and Osaka.
TR Tech, LocoNav unveil GPS, IoT and vehicle telematics solutions in South Africa
Integrated tech-services provider TR Tech and disruptive full-stack fleet-tech startup LocoNav have collaborated in South Africa to provide state-of-the-art GPS, IoT, and Vehicle Telematics solutions.
Energy-efficient AI semiconductor startup EdgeCortix closes over $8m Series A funding
EdgeCortix the AI-focused fabless semiconductor company, announced the closing of over $8 million in series A funding.
Israel tech startups raised $25.4 billion in 2021, report
The unprecedented figure represents a 136% increase over last year, which concluded with a full-year total of $10.8 billion raised.
LG announces global startup competition to recruit new businesses for innovation center
LG Electronics (LG) announced the launch of Mission for the Future, a global challenge competition for startups to identify innovative technologies and business ideas that pave the way to the future.
Cloud startup Golioth announces private beta launch and $2.5m seed round
Golioth, the cloud platform for hardware developers, announced a $2.5 million seed round in conjunction with a private beta launch for developers.
Plug and Play Japan selects 91 Startups for its Summer/Fall 2021 Batch
Global Innovation Platform, Plug and Play Japan has selected 91 Japanese and international startups into its Summer/Fall 2021 Batch, which will be carried out from June to September 2021.
Cybersecurity startup ActZero announces platform enhancement, alliance with CrowdStrike to accelerate managed detection
ActZero, a cybersecurity startup whose mission is to democratize cybersecurity for small and mid-size businesses, announced a major enhancement of its AI-driven managed detection and response (MDR) platform.
Plug and Play Canada selects 12 startups to participate in Toronto Supply Chain and Logistics Program
Plug and Play Canada announced the selection of 12 startups into the first batch of the Toronto Supply Chain & Logistics Program.
Blockchain startup Candela Coin creates first consumer-facing transactive solar energy system
Blockchain startup Candela Coin has created the first consumer-facing transactive solar energy system. Candela Coin is a cryptocurrency that allows holders to take part in the first ever decentralized blockchain based peer-to-peer transactive solar energy system.
Lacuna Fund announces second round of funding to projects supporting Natural Language Processing technologies Across Africa
The partner organisations behind Lacuna Fund implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, announced the second cohort of supported projects.
IoT startup Hologram hires Mike Georgoff as Chief Product Officer
Hologram, a global cellular platform for IoT, announced it hired Mike Georgoff this month as its first Chief Product Officer as the organization continues its growth.
Plug and Play Korea launches in Seoul
Global innovation platform, Plug and Play, announced the launch of its new office in Seoul, Korea, to primarily focus on corporate innovation in the areas of Financial Services and Smart Cities and expects to expand to other industries in the future.
Dryad secures €1.6m funding to accelerate development of wildfire detection solution
Dryad is developing Silvanet to help public and private forest owners monitor, analyze and protect the world's largest, most remote forests and tackle the devastating impact of wildfires on the environment.
AI startup Roviero raises $6.6m oversubscribed Seed round to deliver full stack Native Graph AI Processor
Roviero, a Silicon Valley artificial intelligence startup, received $6.6 million in Series Seed funding to build a disruptive and industry first Native Graph AI Processor.
Taiwanese blockchain startup ITM collaborates with Microsoft and MediaTek to create out-of-the box solutions for enterprises
Taiwanese blockchain solutions provider International Trust Machines Corporation (ITM) has collaborated with Microsoft and joined MediaTek AIoT Ecosystem to create out-of-the box solutions for enterprises to use blockchain for IoT.
Taiwanese startup VitalSigns debuts at CES 2021 with air quality monitoring IoT device
Following its previous successes in bio-signal monitors and connective health, VitalSigns Technology shifted gears and entered the IoT industry with its outstanding biosensor and physiological monitoring development capabilities.
Plug and Play partners with MESS to create a mobility & IoT innovation hub in Istanbul, Turkey
Global innovation platform for startups and corporations from Silicon Valley, Plug and Play, is partnering with Turkish Employers' Association of Metal Industries MESS, in launching its newest location in Istanbul, Turkey.
[Startup Interview] Julien Morin, CEO, Wiboot, France
Wiboot is a French-based startup that combines IOT and AI different stacks in a single integrated platform, allowing professionals to create rapidly their application and maximize their return on investment.
Industrial software startup Aperio Systems secures $8.5 million funding to scale operations
Industrial IoT Data Integrity Market startup Aperio Systems has announced the close of an $8.5 million Series A funding round led by National Grid Partners.
AI start up TEAL partners with CorionX to develop a sustainable crypto currency system
TEAL, the smart blockchain ecosystem, is partnering with CorionX, the Corion Foundation that supports stablecoin and DeFi awareness through its #MoneyInTheRightDirectionMovement.
Phunware launches MaaS Customer Data Platform to meet global demand
Phunware, Inc. , a fully-integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile that provides products, solutions, data and services for brands worldwide has launched its Multiscreen-as-a-Service (MaaS) Customer Data Platform.
ABBYY acquires Pericom Singapore to expand Asia Pacific footprint
ABBYY, a Digital Intelligence company, has announced it acquired Pericom Singapore, part of the Pericom Group, a solution provider based in Singapore.
German environmental IoT startup Dryad raises €1.8m for ultra-early wildfire detection system
Environmental IoT startup Dryad Networks has secured seed funding of €1.8 million to develop a large-scale IoT network for the ultra-early detection of wildfires - the Internet of Trees.
Real estate tech company Compass set to acquire software startup Modus
Compass, a real estate technology company, has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Modus, a title and escrow software startup.
Strigo raises $8 million financing for its remote software training solution
Israel technology training startup Strigo has announced that it has tripled its customer base since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus and closed an $8 million Series A financing round.
Zuper raises $1.1 million seed funding to boost its workforce management Saas platform
Zuper, provider of an intelligent workforce and customer management platform has raised $1.1 million in seed funding.
Plug and Play selects 147 startups for its winter 2020 batches
Plug and Play announced the selection of 147 new startups into its winter 2020 batches. The startups were selected to join one of the following programs that will run through November 2020.
Danish drone startup QuadSAT secures €2 million funding to enhance antenna testing technology
QuadSAT, a Danish company that is revolutionizing test and measurement of satellite antennas, announced has closed a €2 million Pre-Series A Investment, the largest venture investment in a Danish drone tech company in history.
France AI startup reciTAL raises €3.5 million to bolster its Document Intelligence solutions
reciTAL, a Paris-based AI start-up specializing in Document Intelligence solutions, is raising € 3.5 million for the first time with the Breega investment fund.
LimaCharlie receives $500K seed funding to accelerate growth of security infrastructure as a Service
LimaCharlie, the market leader for delivering Information Security Infrastructure as a Service (SIaaS), has secured seed $500K funding from Lytical Ventures to accelerate growth and support its continued success.
SBT Alliance named Most Promising IoT Startup 2020
StartUp City Magazine recognizes Smarter Building Technologies (SBT) Alliance as Most Promising IoT Startup in 2020.
Rocketship.vc closes second global VC fund with $100 million
Rocketship.vc, an early-stage venture capital firm that uses data science to democratize venture capital for the global startup community, has announced that it has raised $100 million for its second fund.
Seattle based startup Minnow raises $2.2 million to meet demand for contact free pickup solution
Minnow Technologies, a Seattle based IoT startup that has developed a contact free food delivery and pickup solution has raised $2.2 million in an oversubscribed seed round.