Yomoni raises $5.4 million for its automated portfolio management service
French startup Yomoni is a promising fintech startup operating robo-advisors. It means that you can give the company some of your savings, and the startup automatically manages a portfolio for you, buying and selling stocks, bonds and more. Yomoni just raised $5.4 million from existing investors Crédit ..
UberEATS launching breakfast service in London
UberEATS, Uber’s on-demand food delivery service, is launching a breakfast offering in London, as it continues to compete with the likes of Deliveroo and Amazon, and ‘buy and deliver anything’ services such as Jinn and Quiqup. Available in zones 1 and 2 in the U.K. capital from tomorrow, the new service ..
Measure raises $15 million to fly drones as a service for other companies
Measure may not be building the ultimate flying camera, or drones that drop burritos at your door. But the Washington D.C.-based startup has raised $15 million in Series B funding to fly drones as a service for other businesses that want to do things like conduct inspections, capture videos, or gather ..
T-Mobile\u2019s Digits calling service is designed to make phone numbers device agnostic
T-Mobile’s pitch is simple, “We’re dragging the phone number into the internet age.” The actual functionality is a bit trickier, which is why the carrier looked to do a little bit of analyst handholding and a consumer Twitter Q&A (at 10:30AM PT today) ahead of launch. The underlying idea is ..
FilmStruck is a streaming service for lovers of art-house films and foreign classics
It might be time for movie lovers to add another streaming service to their monthly subscriptions — FilmStruck, a new service created by Turner Classic Movies. Services like Amazon and Netflix are building up libraries of originals (starting with TV, but also including films), and they’re striking ..
CrowdAI sells artificial-intelligence-as-a-service
Computers aren’t blind, but they can’t see. They can detect objects, but must be trained to understand what those objects are. That takes two things: a ton of example data collected and organized by artificial intelligence and humans to accurately label and verify that data. Done right, this process ..
Toca TV is a new streaming service just for kids
If you have a young child, then you probably know the name Toca Boca. The popular kids app maker has produced games that have been downloaded more than 130 million times in 215 countries, and have 10 million monthly active users. Today, Toca Boca is moving into video. The company is now launching Toca ..
Online real estate service OpenDoor raises $210M Series D despite risky financing model
This afternoon, Norwest Venture Partners announced that it led a massive $210 million Series D investment round in OpenDoor. With the new capital, the startup is looking to expand the usage of its marketplace platform for buying and selling real estate to 10 cities. OpenDoor is unique in that it owns ..
Blippar launches self-service suite of tools so developers can build their own AR
Blippar, the company that has brought a full augmented reality experience to a smartphone near you, has today announced the launch of its self-service suite of tools. This is the first time that Blippar has made its technology publicly available to developers, letting them tap into Blippar’s Computer ..
ValiMail raises $12M Series A round for its email authentication service
ValiMail helps enterprises protect their inboxes by making it easier to authenticate incoming emails with the help of the DMARC standard and related open protocols. At its core, this allows businesses to ensure that nobody can use their own domain names for a phishing attack against their employees, ..