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The StrictlyVC Insider Series has quietly become one of the top tech events in the Bay Area. Event series producer and moderator Connie Loizos, known for her must-read daily VC newsletter StrictlyVC, also serves as Silicon Valley Editor for TechCrunch, a division of AOL. Notwithstanding her high-profile institutional affiliations, the

From customer service bots to home security surveillance and even food delivery, artificial intelligence is increasingly an integral part of people’s daily lives. For Israel-based startup Intuition Robotics, however, there is an even more important area where A.I. could be of use: caring for the elderly. Intuition Robotics, which was

Ten years ago, Google launched a revolutionary tool called Google Earth that allowed people to see the wonders of the planet Earth without leaving their houses. From looking across the New York skyline to diving beneath the Atlantic Ocean and even exploring the outer galaxy, users could use their desktop

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From HBO’s hit show Westworld to the popular role-playing video game Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, the world of entertainment has long been inspired by science fiction. This is also the inspiration behind GamesBeat, VentureBeat’s annual flagship gaming event, which focuses on the ways games, sci-fi, and tech

VentureApp, a messaging platform for business professionals, announced that it has raised $4 million in venture funding. The investment was led by early-stage technology venture firm Accomplice, which previously invested $2 million in the startup’s seed round. Boston Seed Capital and Fullstack Ventures, as well as several individual angel investors,

From waking up to Amazon Alexa’s morning news brief to ordering dinner with Pizza Hut’s automated chatbot, artificial intelligence (AI) technology has seeped into many aspects of people’s daily lives. While some have equated the invention of AI to the advent of mobile technology or even electricity, others have questioned

As retailers continue to build up their ecommerce efforts, they are also taking new forays into brick-and-mortar stores. Whether it’s opening pop-up stores to launch new products, or online-only retailers experimenting with physical stores, there is still strong demand for prime retail locations and storefronts with heavy foot traffic. But

The StrictlyVC Insider Series has quietly become one of the top tech events in the Bay Area. Event series producer and moderator Connie Loizos, known for her must-read daily VC newsletter StrictlyVC, also serves as Silicon Valley Editor for TechCrunch, a division of AOL. Notwithstanding her high-profile institutional affiliations, the

Comparably, a Los Angeles-based human resources technology startup, announced this week that it has raised $7.25 million in new financing led by Greycroft Partners, with participation from Comcast Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Alpha Edison, and Lowercase Capital. [caption id="attachment_4708" align="alignright" width="300"] Jason Nazar, CEO and co-founder of Comparably | Credit: jasonnazar.com[/caption] Founded in

If CES is the digital mecca for new and cutting-edge consumer technologies, the same could be said of Startup Grind’s Global Conference for the startup and venture capital community. The conference, which takes place in Redwood City Feb. 21-22, is the annual flagship event held by Startup Grind, the global

From customer service bots to home security surveillance and even food delivery, artificial intelligence is increasingly an integral part of people’s daily lives. For Israel-based startup Intuition Robotics, however, there is an even more important area where A.I. could be of use: caring for the elderly. Intuition Robotics, which was

The retail industry is one of the largest and most important drivers of the American economy. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, retail sales in December, 2016, were estimated at a whopping $410 billion. Retail also represents an enormous slice of American employment: More than 42 million jobs are reportedly

Appetize, a cloud-based enterprise point-of-sale (POS) solution for entertainment and sports venues, announced today that it has raised $20 million in financing. The round was led by private equity fund Shamrock Capital Advisors with participation from Oak View Group and several existing investors. Founded in 2011 by Kevin Anderson, Jason

As we approach the end of 2016, some in the digital world are already looking past Christmas to the really big annual event: the International Consumer Electronics Show, held every year in early January in Las Vegas. If CES is the digital mecca for new and cutting-edge consumer technologies, the

Less than two years after the shutdown of Secret, the anonymous social media app, the defunct startup’s co-founder, David Byttow, has returned to the spotlight with the launch of a new app called IO. Much like Secret, IO rides on the anonymity trend driven by popular apps, including Whisper and

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From HBO’s hit show Westworld to the popular role-playing video game Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, the world of entertainment has long been inspired by science fiction. This is also the inspiration behind GamesBeat, VentureBeat’s annual flagship gaming event, which focuses on the ways games, sci-fi, and tech

VentureApp, a messaging platform for business professionals, announced that it has raised $4 million in venture funding. The investment was led by early-stage technology venture firm Accomplice, which previously invested $2 million in the startup’s seed round. Boston Seed Capital and Fullstack Ventures, as well as several individual angel investors,

From waking up to Amazon Alexa’s morning news brief to ordering dinner with Pizza Hut’s automated chatbot, artificial intelligence (AI) technology has seeped into many aspects of people’s daily lives. While some have equated the invention of AI to the advent of mobile technology or even electricity, others have questioned

As retailers continue to build up their ecommerce efforts, they are also taking new forays into brick-and-mortar stores. Whether it’s opening pop-up stores to launch new products, or online-only retailers experimenting with physical stores, there is still strong demand for prime retail locations and storefronts with heavy foot traffic. But

The StrictlyVC Insider Series has quietly become one of the top tech events in the Bay Area. Event series producer and moderator Connie Loizos, known for her must-read daily VC newsletter StrictlyVC, also serves as Silicon Valley Editor for TechCrunch, a division of AOL. Notwithstanding her high-profile institutional affiliations, the

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