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A new $7.9 million seed round boosts Butlr Technologies’ ability to apply its real-time people-sensing technology beyond commercial real estate and retail uses to monitor falls and other movements for active seniors who are aging in place.
Omnitron Sensors raises $2.4 million to build next-generation mems based capacitive and optical sensors
Omnitron Sensors has successfully closed an over-subscribed $2.4 million Seed round, coming soon after being highlighted by TechCrunch and this year’s Demo Day at 500 Startups. The round was led by Corriente Advisors, with participation from Emerging Ventures, Stratminds, and Break Off, as well as others. “We are thrilled to back Eric Aguilar and Trent Huang, two impressive founders who we believe can revolutionize MEMS technology and create superior sensor products,” said Mark L. Hart III, Founder and CEO of Corriente Advisors.
EventHub officially closed their pre-seed round earlier this month as they prepare to scale up customer adoption of their sponsorship platform. The round was led by Pasadena Angels and Emerging Ventures from the LA area as well as Seattle-based Accellius Capital. Also participating in the round was former Patron Technology CRO Brian Arnone, who serves as lead advisor for EventHub.
There are some big names backing the company — its latest investors include Zynga founder Mark Pincus, Kevin Durant and Rich Kleiman’s Thirty Five Ventures, Scooter Braun’s Raised In Space, Shutterstock founder Jon Oringer, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, Susquehanna International Group, Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment + The Sixers Lab, Googler Manuel Bronstein and YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley.
L.A.-based Artie, which began in 2018 as a platform to help game publishers build AI-enhanced video game characters but shifted its focus to enabling a distribution method that allows game publishers to circumvent app stores, has reopened its seed round.
Humans are not alone in experiencing complications related to pregnancy and birth. Any livestock farmer who has spent some time in the trenches can regale you with a tale or two about moonlight bovine midwifery or the art of repositioning a backward lamb in the unaccommodating birth canal of a labor-weary ewe.
ood waste continues to be a major problem in North America. The latest studies show that inhabitants of the North American continent waste 168 million tonnes of food each year.
One little-known home and retail automation startup might seem like an unlikely candidate to help combat the ongoing pandemic. But its founder says its technology can do just that, even if it wasn’t the company’s original plan.
We’ve been extremely privileged to witness thousands of early stage startups launch and take flight at Disrupt over the past 10 years, and they just keep getting better. You’ll be hard-pressed to find more creative, game-changing startups than the ones that earned our...
Los Angeles-based EV charging startup Xeal, which uses predictive AI software to maximize the profits of charging stations, will boost passive income for commercial and residential building owners. It’s just successfully closed its seed investment round.