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farm-ng raises Series A funding to scale Amiga robot and AI for small to midsize farms

Since the first industrial revolution two centuries ago, workers have moved into cities, even as population growth has challenged farmers to be increasingly productive. Today, farm-ng said it has completed its Series A funding round, raising more than $10 million to further develop the Amiga robot for agriculture. “Growers face significant labor challenges,” noted the startup in […]

Drilling 12 Miles Down to Tap Geothermal Energy

Quaise Energy, a Boston company, is using tech from nuclear fusion experiments to reach new depths. Most geothermal power today comes from natural geysers or drilling operations that plunge a few miles down to harness heat from buried rock.  Quaise Energy, a startup based in Boston, is taking a third approach: digging deeper—and using more […]

Deal to Further Expand ESW’s Capabilities and Enhance Speed to Market for Retailers and Brands

Dublin, Ireland and New York, NY (May 9, 2022) – ESW, the world’s leading global direct-to-consumer (DTC) ecommerce company, announced today that it has agreed to acquire Scalefast, a Los Angeles–based, end-to-end ecommerce solution provider. Subject to customary approvals, the transaction is expected to close by mid-year 2022. The company also announced that Scalefast founders, CEO […]

Emitwise seeks to be the standard for carbon management following Series A funding round

Emitwise announces $10m Series A funding round led by Xplorer Capital, totalling $17m raised to date Investment will accelerate impact in industrial sector (the biggest contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions)[1] with best-in-class emissions management platform Climate tech startup also announces appointment of former Unilever executive, Steve Bianchi, as COO LONDON, March 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Global carbon management startup Emitwise today announces […]

Wingcopter wins ITOCHU as a strategic investor and authorized partner in Japan

Weiterstadt, Germany / Tokyo, Japan, March 29, 2022 — German drone delivery pioneer Wingcopter has announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with ITOCHU Corporation. ITOCHU joins Wingcopter’s Authorized Partnership Program (WAPP) and will act as a dedicated distributor and lessor for the Wingcopter 198, Wingcopter’s new eVTOL delivery drone, in Japan. On top, the Japanese […]

CloudCall agrees takeover by Xplorer Capital

“I believe the offer from Xplorer Capital represents an attractive premium,” said chairman Peter Simmonds CloudCall Group PLC (AIM:CALL, OTCQX:CLLLF) has agreed to be taken over by Xplorer Capital Management for £39.9mln in cash. Shareholders in CloudCall will be entitled to receive 81.5p per share, a 71.6% premium to the closing price on Wednesday and 43.8% […]

FiscalNote Announces Plans to Become Publicly Traded

FiscalNote, A Leading AI-Driven Enterprise SaaS Company that Delivers Legal and Regulatory Data and Insights, Announces Plans to Become Publicly Traded on Nasdaq Via Merger with Duddell Street Acquisition Corp. • With its mission to connect the world to their governments, FiscalNote is a legal data and analytics company that provides more than 3,000 global subscription […]

Digital supply chain provider Beacon raises $50M

Beacon, a U.K.-based digital supply chain and freight platform maker, revealed on October 4 that it has raised $50 million in a series B funding round, led by Northstar.vc. Beacon’s software is designed to optimize digital supply chains with insights and visibility. The cloud-based platform offers a freight forwarding service across all modes integrated with its end-to-end […]

Burro Raises $10.9 Million Series A to Accelerate Commercialization of its Collaborative Robot Platform

Led by S2G Ventures and Toyota Ventures, financing will supercharge scaling of fleets of the company’s robots, which mitigate agriculture labor shortages by improving working conditions and increasing productivity PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Burro, formerly known as Augean Robotics, an autonomy company providing solutions for the agriculture industry, today announced it has raised a $10.9 million Series A. […]

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