Tag Archives: Investments

Fitspot – Get A Personal Trainer At Home

It’s sometimes hard to find the the time or motivation to go to the gym and exercise. It’s often much more convenient to be able to exercise wherever you are. Fitspot offers an app that lets you request a personal trainer to come at home or to the office and train you for a flat fee. […]

Roomi Raises $4M to Help You Find The Perfect Roommate

Roomi has developed a platform that helps you find a better roommate. The company just announced that it has raised an additional $4 million to start expanding internationally. The platform has already more that 375,000 users across the United States and is rapidly growing. More and more people are looking for roommates these days. Rents and list prices […]

Smart Health Scheduling With Orchestra One

Orchestra One offers a software platform to schedule, bill and communicate intelligently with patients for direct-pay health providers. The company lets doctors and clinics offer a world-class experience to their patients which is unmatched by regular health practices. The system lets patients chat directly with their health providers, automatize payments and even create memberships plan […]

Dollar Shave Club Is Acquired For $1 Billion

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Great news today as Unilever, the large FMCG conglomerate acquired Dollar Shave Club for $1bn. The move by Unilever is to better compete with its largest rival, Procter & Gamble which owns the historic leader in the shaving category, Gillette. The growth and rise of Dollar Shave Club has been absolutely stellar with great offerings […]

Earny – Automating Price Protection

Earny offers an automated price protection service. Whenever you buy something, Earny will review the receipt you receive in the email and check if there is a merchant that offers a lower price on the item you just bought. Because of the money-back guarantee of many retailers and several credit card companies, Earny is then […]

Tablelist Acquires NightPro

Tablelist has just announced the acquisition of NightPro, a global venue, ticketing and CRM platform targeted at the $75bn nightlife market. NightPro has already helped manage more than 4 million guests in 22 cities. Tablelist is the leading company provider for real time and online reservations for nightclubs, bars & lounges in the United States, the […]

Singularity University

Singularity University (SU) is a platform that offers cutting-edge educational programs as well as a startup accelerator among other offerings. On the education side, Singularity University offers live and online executive education programs and conference. On the innovation side, the SU Labs help catalyze innovative projects, companies and initiatives. The university has also a global […]

Roomi – Finding The Right Roommates

Roomi has developed a platform for people who are looking for roommates. Finding the right roommate is often difficult and Roomi offers a numbers of features to make sure that people who gets to live together are making the right choice. With current high real estate prices for most cities in the U.S., the market is rapidly […]

Cabify Raises $120M Valuing The Company At $320M

Cabify, which competes in the on-demand transportation market, just announced a large Series C round of $120 million lead by Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce giant. The round values Cabify at $320 million post-money. Cabify is one the leaders of its market in South America and has also an extensive presence in Spain. The company currently operates […]

Dil Mil – South Asian Matchmaking

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We are all aware than one of the largest and the relatively untapped market for technology in the coming years will be South Asia and most particularly India. With more than a billion people, strong growth rates and the rapid adoption of the latest technologies by the population, the opportunity for digital companies seems endless. One […]

Mattel Acquires Sproutling

Sproutling, a startup that creates innovative and smart IoT products for children has been acquired by Mattel. The acquisition builds on Mattel’s mission to be a leader in the play, learning and development segments and helps the company further its digital presence. The acquisition by Mattel is another sign that large and well positioned groups […]

How Economic Cycles Affect What You Should Do

The economy is cyclic. We have period of growth followed by period of deceleration. We all know that and we have witnessed some of the biggest bubbles and period of growth in the last decades. This will always be the case as it is the normal cycle of business. Still, the interesting aspect of this […]