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This brilliant app waits on hold for you – TechCrunch

This brilliant app waits on hold for you – TechCrunch

DoNotPay helps you get out of parking tickets, cancel forgotten subscriptions, and now it can call you when it’s your turn in a customer service phone queue. The app today is launching “Skip Waiting On Hold”. Just type in the company you need to talk to, and DoNotPay calls for you using tricks to get […]

Uber integrates electric moped service Cityscoot in Paris – TechCrunch

Uber integrates electric moped service Cityscoot in Paris – TechCrunch

Uber wants to become a super app by providing multiple services in a single app. That’s why the company is announcing an integration with French startup Cityscoot. Cityscoot is a free-floating electric scooter service (moped scooters). Just like other free-floating mobility services, you can open an app, locate the nearest vehicle around you, unlock it […]

RealTime Robotics scores $11.7M Series A to help robots avoid collisions – TechCrunch

RealTime Robotics scores $11.7M Series A to help robots avoid collisions – TechCrunch

One of the major challenges facing engineers as they develop more agile robots is helping them move through space while avoiding collisions, especially in a dynamic environment. RealTime Robotics, a Boston-based startup announced an $11.7 million Series A investment to help solve this problem. SPARX Asset Management led the round with participation from some strategic […]

All Raise expands to new geos, launches ‘VC Cohorts’ – TechCrunch

All Raise expands to new geos, launches ‘VC Cohorts’ – TechCrunch

Dozens of impeccably dressed women outfitted in jumpsuits and Rothy’s gathered at the Greylock offices last week for a “structured networking” session hosted by All Raise, an 18-month-old nonprofit organization that seeks to amplify the voices of and support women in tech. The organization, active in the Bay Area and New York City, is announcing […]

Healx raises $56M Series B to use AI to find treatments for rare diseases – TechCrunch

Healx raises $56M Series B to use AI to find treatments for rare diseases – TechCrunch

Healx, a Cambridge, U.K.-based startup using AI to help discover new treatments for rare diseases, has raised $56 million in Series B funding. Leading the round is London-base VC firm Atomico, with participation by Intel Capital, Global Brain and btov Partners. All previous investors, including Balderton Capital, Amadeus Capital Partners, and Jonathan Milner have also […]

Booqed, a Hong Kong-based platform for on-demand work spaces, raises $1.675 million in seed funding – TechCrunch

Booqed, a Hong Kong-based platform for on-demand work spaces, raises $1.675 million in seed funding – TechCrunch

Booqed, a Hong Kong-based platform for booking short-term work spaces, announced today that it has raised $1.675 million in seed funding. Participants included Colliers International, the commercial real-estate management company, Techstars and Lazard Korea. The company participated in Proptech Accelerator, the Toronto-based accelerator program for property and real estate startups run by Colliers and Techstars, […]

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