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Waymo’s Boris Sofman and TuSimple’s Xiaodi Hou to join us at TC Sessions: Mobility 2020

One of the areas of autonomous driving technology with the most potential to have a near-term and dramatic impact remains trucking: There’s a growing lack of drivers for long-haul routes, and highway trucking remains a relatively uncomplicated (though still very challenging) type of driving for AV systems to tackle. Many companies are pursuing the challenge […]

Buzzy Ethereum wallet app Argent comes out of stealth

Argent is introducing the very first public variation of its Ethereum wallet for iOS and Android. The business has actually been offered as a minimal beta for a couple of months with a couple of thousand users. It has actually currently raised a seed and a Series A round with noteworthy financiers, such as Paradigm, […]

E-bike startup Angell partners with SEB for manufacturing and investment

French start-up Angell has actually signed an extensive collaboration with SEB , the French commercial business behind All-Clad, Krups, Moulinex, Rowenta, Tefal and others. As part of the offer, SEB will make Angell’’ s electrical bikes in a factory in Is-sur-Tille near Dijon, France. . SEB ’ s financial investment arm, SEB Alliance, is likewise […]

CcHub funds tech to curb COVID-19 on concerns of an Africa outbreak

Africa’s biggest development incubator, CcHub , will provide financing and engineering assistance to tech jobs focused on suppressing COVID-19 and its financial and social effect. The Lagos and Nairobi based company published an open application on its site today, CcHub CEO Bosun Tijani informed TechCrunch on a call. CcHub will supply $5000 to $100,000 financing […]

2020 will be a challenging year for challenger banks

Over the previous year, start-up banks have actually shown that they have a shot at interrupting retail banking. These oppositions have actually accumulated a war chest of financing, revealed some enthusiastic global growth strategies and drew in countless consumers. And yet, constructing a bank has actually shown to be even more difficult than constructing a […]

Shipfix raises $4.5M seed for its dry cargo shipping platform

Shipfix , a fairly brand-new start-up intending to drag the dry freight shipping market into the digital age, has actually raised $4.5 million in seed financing. Leading the round is Idinvest Partners, with involvement from Kima Ventures, The Family, Bpifrance and tactical service angels. The business was established in December 2018 by Serge Alleyne (CEO) […]

Spotawheel picks up €5M for its online used car dealership

Spotawheel , a start-up operating in Greece and Poland with a vehicle dealer design rather comparable to Carvana in the U.S., has actually gotten €€ 5 million in brand-new financing. Backing the online utilized vehicle dealer is Venture Friends, which led the round, with involvement from Velocity Partners and unnamed ““ tactical ” financiers. The […]