Serial entrepreneur Waikit Lau‘s four year old start-up getting traction the the world of Covid by Christine Hall in ChruchBase on May 29, 2020 As more companies support employees working remotely for the foreseeable future, RemoteHQ is poised to help those teams stay connected with their offices. The Boston-based startup, itself a remote
AgTools wins the Founders-of-Color Showcase in which 20 startups lead by minority founders pitched their companies for an opportunity gain access to mentors and capital. by Geri Stengel in Forbes on May 13, 2020 Evidence finds that minorities and women are most at risk of losing their jobs as a result of the economic crisis
Personal safety concerns in the time of Covid-19 have led to the expanded use of autonomous machines – ROBOTS. by Christine Hall and Jenna D’Illard in Crunchbase on April 14, 2020 Startups developing autonomous robots have seen their usage rise in grocery stores, warehouses and hospitals amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
San Francisco-based firm Noah claims demand is up 600% because of pandemic By E.B. Solomont in TheRealDeal.com on April 22, 2020 A startup that issues cash loans to homeowners in exchange for an ownership stake has raised $150 million to meet increased demand from cash-strapped owners. Noah, based in San Francisco,
The global real estate giant said tech startups from its two earlier accelerator classes have already developed virtual tools to help the commercial real estate industry navigate the pandemic’s impacts. By Meredith Hobbs in GlobeSt.com on May 8, 2020 Commercial real estate firm Colliers International has pushed back its 2020 Proptech
Zeus Living was forced to raise additional funds at half its valuation of six months ago. The Housing Startup raises $15 million at about $110 million value. Backers include CEAS, Initialized and Soros By Gillian Tan and Katie Roof in Bloomberg on May 8, 2020 A corporate-housing startup backed by Airbnb Inc. has raised money
DFW proptech startup Spatial Laser is using data mining technology to uncover veins of opportunity in a Covid-bound residential real estate market by Steven McCord in Medium Single-family home sales in core Dallas-Fort Worth counties were down 27% compared to a year earlier. Similarly, the number of listings at the
Independent study of startup layoff trends shows the paces has slowed across the board. Proptech and Fintech are the number three and four hardest hit sectors respectively in layoffs. by Mary Ann Azevedo in Crunchbase on April 23, 2020 Today, the U.S. Labor Department reported some sobering figures: The number
by Gené Teare in Crunchbase on April 14, 2020 Raising capital is agonizingly slow and an enormous distraction for founder-CEOs who are scrambling to build start-ups in to winners. Seed fund NFX is backing a new hyper-rapid funding process with $20 million to start, and years of experience picking gems.