UK femtech startup Astinno, which is working on a wearable to combat hot flushes, picks up grant worth $450k

London-based femtech hardware startup Astinno has picked up an Innovate UK grant worth £360k ($ 450k) to fund further testing of a wearable it’s developing for women experiencing a perimenopause symptom known as hot flushes. The sensor-packed device, which it’s … Read more…

Why now may be the perfect time to start your business, according to the bestselling author of The Lean Startup

The best time to be an entrepreneur is “when everyone is running for the exits,” according to The Lean Startup’s bestselling author, Eric Ries. Wealth SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Despite Tech Startup Layoffs, Venture Capital Funds Continue to Raise Cash

Bloomberg Technology SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

Facebook sends cease-and-desist to facial recognition startup Clearview AI over photo scraping

Facial recognition software startup Clearview AI has been under fire over revelations it’s been training its machine learning algorithm on billions of publicly available photos, including public personal images scraped from social media without permission. Now Facebook has become the … Read more…

How this Harvard dropout founded South Korea’s most valuable start-up | Make It International

CNBC International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

Start-up Bungalow brings new twist to living with roommates, and new funding could help it grow

Bungalow, a barely 3-year-old co-living company, rents private bedrooms in large, suburban and urban homes. Tenants can use all the common areas, which Bungalow furnishes – fully equipped kitchens, living rooms with sofas and flat-screen televisions, as well as dining … Read more…

France is introducing new start-up friendly employee share ownership rules to take on Silicon Valley

France is bringing in new rules on employee stock options to lure in talent and compete with the U.S.’ top tech hub. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

‘You don’t just build a bank overnight’: Banking start-up Starling is taking financial services by storm

Digital-only bank Starling is being watched by some of the biggest banks – and they’ll probably try to copy its model, according to CEO Anne Boden. Small Business BEST DEAL UPDATE: A way to Pay off Credit Cards

Veritas Genetics, the start-up that can sequence a genome for under $600, ceases US operations

Veritas Genetics also laid off about 50 employees. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please … Read more…

Why Foot Locker is backing Rockets of Awesome, a start-up disrupting the kids clothing market

Rockets of Awesome, an online kids clothing store, has wooed celebrity backers and capital from Foot Locker. It is the latest e-commerce company to opt for a brick-and-mortar presence. In September it opened its first pop-up store in Manhattan. Small … Read more…

Amazon acquires start-up Health Navigator, its first health-related purchase since PillPack

Over a year after purchasing PillPack, Amazon has acquired a start-up called Health Navigator to go deeper in the digital health space. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Private aviation start-up Wheels Up valued at $1.1 billion in latest funding round

The funding marks an escalation in the air war between private aviation players in an era of consolidation and technological change. Wealth BEST DEAL UPDATE: The Street SPECIAL DEAL UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

How a coffee shop business turned into Australia’s fastest-growing $1 billion start-up

In just three years, payments platform Airwallex has achieved much-coveted unicorn status, completing the company's transformation from a humble coffee shop. Top News & Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Serena Williams, Mark Cuban Invest in Black-Owned Maternal Healthcare Startup

Mahmee, a maternal healthcare startup, recently closed a $ 3 million round led by Arlan Hamilton of Backstage Capital. Other investors include Mark Cuban, Serena Williams for Serena Ventures and Pipeline Angels, among others. The platform allows physicians and specialists to use the Mahmee … Read more…

Uber teams with start-up Grand Rounds to give big-company employees free rides to the doctor

Uber is partnering with Grand Rounds, a start-up that sells into the employer channel, to make it easier for employees to get to the doctor. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

The Trump administration is forcing this health start-up that took Chinese money into a fire sale

PatientsLikeMe sold a majority stake to Chinese company iCarbonX in 2017. The deal is backfiring now that Trump is clamping down on China, as CFIUS forces the Chinese firm to divest its majority stake. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click … Read more…

Ex NATO Chief Joins Blockchain Startup Concordium As Strategic Advisor

Former NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen joined Switzerland-based blockchain identity startup Concordium as its strategic adviser. Concordium, the world’s first identity-validating, regulatorily compliant blockchain network, is led by Saxo Bank co-founder Lars Seier Christensen. Rasmussen served three terms as Prime … Read more…

When Skynet meets Elizabeth Arden: A beauty startup sees A.I. as the key to flawless skin

The U.S. skincare market is worth an estimated $ 7 billion. Yet despite the wealth of products available promising flawless, ageless skin, consumers are frustrated by the low success rate. Skincare start-up Proven Beauty believes it has the answer. Health and … Read more…

Alumns from this failed health tech start-up now hold key roles at Apple, Amazon, Alphabet and others

In 2012, Quanttus set out to make a smart watch that could measure blood pressure around the clock. It failed but the dream lives on, as Quanttus alumns spread out to companies like Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, Fitbit, Nike, Samsung and … Read more…