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12 years in, TechStars doubles down on corporate relationships – TechCrunch

12 years in, TechStars doubles down on corporate relationships – TechCrunch The goal of any accelerator is to back startups that are reaching exponential growth. Sometimes, though, the accelerator itself hits that inflection point. TechStars, which was founded in 2006, has expanded aggressively over the past twelve years. Once a …

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What incubators and tech ecosystems can offer health startups – TechCrunch

What incubators and tech ecosystems can offer health startups – TechCrunch Kate Merton, PhD, is the head of JLABS, Johnson & Johnson’s global innovation arm. Access to connections with industry and market know-how is critical for ventures looking to scale beyond a Series A funding round. Startups operating in …

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Kencko wants to help you eat more fruit and vegetables – TechCrunch

Kencko wants to help you eat more fruit and vegetables – TechCrunch People don’t eat enough fruit and vegetables today, that’s despite an embarrassment of options today that include fast grocery delivery and takeout services with a focus on health. A study from the U.S-based Center for Disease Control and …

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Taking the pain out of accounting and payroll for small businesses, ScaleFactor raises $10 million – TechCrunch

Taking the pain out of accounting and payroll for small businesses, ScaleFactor raises $10 million – TechCrunch ScaleFactor, the Techstars alumnus that’s selling accounting and payroll management software as a service, has raised $10 million in a new round of funding as it looks to scale up its sales and …

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Amazon’s newest Alexa Fund recipients are less consumer-focused – TechCrunch

Amazon’s newest Alexa Fund recipients are less consumer-focused – TechCrunch Amazon is today announcing the new batch of startups joining its Alexa Accelerator program, powered by Techstars. Members of last year’s Amazon’s Alexa Accelerator program, which backs companies developing new experiences using voice-based technologies, went on to raise over $10 …

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Cryptocurrency and a stock market boom pushes TradingView to $37 million in new funding – TechCrunch

Cryptocurrency and a stock market boom pushes TradingView to $37 million in new funding – TechCrunch Fueled by last year’s greed-inducing visions of a crypto-currency boom and a stock market largely untethered from classical economics, TradingView, a developer of social networking and data analysis tools for financial markets, has raised …

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Making policing more responsive, Spidr Tech raises $2.5 million – TechCrunch

Across the country, police brutality and the series of fatal shootings of mostly black men have soured many on the role that police officers play in the community. To combat those negative assessments police forces are turning to an array of new technologies from body cameras, new communications technologies, and …

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