June 2016 Archive

Ayesha Curry launches a new food-delivery startup

 Want to eat like Steph Curry? Now you can. Ayesha Curry, the wife of NBA all-star Stephen Curry, has a new food delivery startup. The ...

MoneyLion brings traditional banking ever closer to obsolescence

 The lingo of personal finance is rapidly changing. Mint has replaced our nagging parents and significant others who think our spending is out of control. ...

Impact Engine closes its accelerator and a $10 million impact fund

 An accelerator that backed for-profit, for-good ventures, Impact Engine, is abandoning the bootcamp approach and shifting its focus to investing in these startups as a ...

ProducePay raises $2.5M to bring cashflow to farmers

 ProducePay has raised $2.5 million to solve what CEO Pablo Borquez Schwarzbeck said is a major issue for farmers — getting paid in a timely ...

Google.org, Omidyar Network backing Fast Forward, the accelerator for tech nonprofits

 An accelerator that helps tech nonprofits develop their products and raise grant money, Fast Forward, has attracted $1.25 million in philanthropic funding of its own. ...

60 Tbps FASTER cable, linking US West Coast with Japan, and backed by Google and several telecom companies, begins service (Nick Statt/The Verge)

Nick Statt / The Verge:60 Tbps FASTER cable, linking US West Coast with Japan, and backed by Google and several telecom companies, begins service  —  ...

AMD's Radeon RX 480 graphics card offers solid VR and 1440 gaming performance starting at $200 (Devindra Hardawar/Engadget)

Devindra Hardawar / Engadget:AMD’s Radeon RX 480 graphics card offers solid VR and 1440 gaming performance starting at $200  —  Instead of trying to build ...

Walmart's Amazon Prime rival, ShippingPass, the $49/year service offering free two-day shipping, is now available to all US customers with a 30-day free trial (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal:Walmart’s Amazon Prime rival, ShippingPass, the $49/year service offering free two-day shipping, is now available to all US customers with a 30-day free ...

Amazon expands AWS Simple Notification Service feature to 200 countries outside the US, updates admin controls for more flexibility (Jordan Novet/VentureBeat)

Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:Amazon expands AWS Simple Notification Service feature to 200 countries outside the US, updates admin controls for more flexibility  —  Public cloud ...

SEC filings confirm Kleiner Perkins has raised two new funds totaling $1.4B (Connie Loizos/TechCrunch)

Connie Loizos / TechCrunch:SEC filings confirm Kleiner Perkins has raised two new funds totaling $1.4B  —  So much for losing its mojo.  —  Despite twists ...

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