TECHCRUNCH.COM — Tonal is today announcing its series C financing that it hopes will allow the company to bring its at-home gym to even more homes. The funding round shows investors’ excitement around the new generation of personal exercise equipment that combines on-demand training with smart features. like Peloton, offer features previously unavailable outside of gyms and with this injection of capital, the company expects to build new personal features and invest in marketing and retail experiences.
FORBES.COM — Emerging from the financial crisis in 2009, Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz laid out their campaign to take on Silicon Valley. The pitch deck for their first venture capital fund that year promised to find a new generation of “megalomaniacal” founders—ambitious, assertive, singularly focused—who…
MASHABLE.COM — When Amazon announced , the maker of WiFi system, it sounded like a classic Silicon Valley success story: a promising startup is acquired by the biggest bidder in the land, and everyone rolls around in cash. But that is not this story. This story is about investors losing tens of millions of dollars and dozens of employees left with meaningless stock.
THEPLAYERSTRIBUNE.COM — hen the police break your teammate’s leg, you’d think it would wake you up a little. When they arrest him on a New York street, throw him in jail for the night, and leave him with a season-ending injury, you’d think it would sink in. You’d think you’d know there was more to the story. You’d think. But nope.
BLOG.HOOTSUITE.COM — Blog / Social A smart, simple, and easy-to-understand social media report is key to proving the value of your social marketing plan. It’s a concrete, data-driven way of showing what you’ve accomplished. A good social media report can also help guide your actions as you incorporate…
BLOG.HOOTSUITE.COM — Your social media bios are your audience’s first impression of you and your brand. If anything seems off, you face the possibility of driving away potential followers—and customers. Your bio should address six key pieces of information: Who you are Where you work What you do The topics that…
TECHCRUNCH.COM — The sci-fi blockbuster Westworld has been an inspiring look into what humanlike robots can do for us in the meatspace. While current technologies are not quite advanced enough to make Westworld a reality, startups are attempting to replicate the sort of human-robot interaction it presents in virtual space.
BLOG.HOOTSUITE.COM — Blog / Social As a marketer, it can be tricky to market to fellow marketers. They likely know all of your tricks and are wise to common techniques. At Hootsuite, we’ve been marketing to marketers—social media marketers, to be precise—for over 10 years. And we’ve learned a thing or…
TECHCRUNCH.COM — Tencent, Asia’s largest tech firm, is raising $6 billion after the Hong Kong-listed firm announced a new note sale today. Tencent last tapped the markets when it raised $5 billion in January 2018. This time around, it is offering a five-tranche bond that is almost in line with reports earlier this week, which speculated that the Chinese giant would look to raise $5 billion.
TECHCRUNCH.COM — Hundreds of millions of user records have been found by security researchers sitting on an inadvertently public storage server. The two batches of user records were collected and exposed from two third-party companies, according to UpGuard security researchers who found the data. In the researchers’ write-up,.
TECHCRUNCH.COM — Raising venture capital isn’t easy; for some, it’s impossible. Clearbanc offers startups a fundraising alternative — despite itself being well-capitalized by VCs — and is today launching a new campaign to back 2,000 businesses with $1 billion in non-dilutive capital by the end of 2019. “Everyone is watching this flurry of tech IPOs this year, but no one is talking about how little of these companies the founders actually own,” co-founder and president Michele Romanow told TechCrunch.
TECHCRUNCH.COM — Today’s teens missed the Foursquare era so Snapchat is giving them another shot with a new feature to aid in-person meetups. Snapchat is now testing Status, an option to share to the Snap Map a Bitmoji depicting what you’re up to at a certain place. You could show your little avatar playing video games, watching TV, asking friends to hit you up, and more.
TECHCRUNCH.COM — Car companies are making big investments in technology to help ensure that they are not cut out of the next generation of transportation and automotive manufacturing, and today came the latest development in that trend. The BMW Group and Microsoft announced they would team up in a new effort called the Open Manufacturing Platform, aimed at developing and encouraging more collaborative IoT development in the manufacturing sector, focusing on smart factory solutions and building standards to develop them in areas like machine connectivity and on-premises systems integration.
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