Tag "MIT"

MAX.ng raises $7M round backed by Yamaha and pilots EVs in Nigeria

June 20, 2019 0

Nigerian motorcycle transit startup MAX.ng has raised a $7 million funding round led by Novastar Ventures, with participation of Japanese manufacturer Yamaha. Based in Lagos,

Diving deep into Africa’s blossoming tech scene

June 1, 2019 0

Jumia may be the first startup you’ve heard of from Africa. But the e-commerce venture that recently listed on the NYSE is definitely not the

These Johns Hopkins students are slashing breast cancer biopsy costs

May 20, 2019 0

Over 2 million women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018. And while the diagnosis doesn’t have to be a death sentence for women in

Part fund, part accelerator, Contrary Capital invests in student entrepreneurs

May 17, 2019 0

First Round Capital has both the Dorm Room Fund and the Graduate Fund. General Catalyst has Rough Draft Ventures. And Prototype Capital and a few

Job disruption in AI era may catch Asian governments by surprise: MIT

May 9, 2019 0

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Dear Hollywood, here are 5 female founders to showcase instead of Elizabeth Holmes

May 4, 2019 0

Joseph Flaherty Contributor More posts by this contributor Why the ‘end of the startup era’ could be great for entrepreneurs Invisible unicorns: 35 big companies

Index Ventures, Stripe back bookkeeping service Pilot with $40M

April 19, 2019 0

Five years after Dropbox acquired their startup Zulip, Waseem Daher, Jeff Arnold and Jessica McKellar have gained traction for their third business together: Pilot. Pilot

MIT’s ‘cyber-agriculture’ optimizes basil flavors

April 3, 2019 0

The days when you could simply grow a basil plant from a seed by placing it on your windowsill and watering it regularly are gone

Meet the Texas startup that wants to decarbonize the chemical industry

March 24, 2019 0

Solugen, a startup that has set itself up with no less lofty a goal than the decarbonization of a massive chunk of the petrochemical industry,

Harvard-MIT initiative grants $750K to projects looking to keep tech accountable

March 12, 2019 0

Artificial intelligence, or what passes for it, can be found in practically every major tech company and, increasingly, in government programs. A joint Harvard-MIT program