basis News of 08/04/20
Workstream, A Platform For Deskless Work, Raises $10 Million To Serve Local Businesses
Deskless workers make up 80% of the global workforce, but to Desmond Lim , that job title is his entire world. Lim grew up in Singapore and saw his father wake up every morning, six days a week, at 5 a.m. to start his job as a driver. Lim and his ...
TC’S Greg Epstein And Kate Clark Talk Mental Health Startups And The ‘Cult Of The Founder’
Some weeks, tech ethics is in the news. And some weeks, it IS the news. This week was one of the latter, There were so many ethically fraught news stories about technology companies over these past few days, I had trouble keeping track of them all. ...
The 11 Best Startups From Y Combinator’S s19 Demo Day 1
Y Combinator, the genesis for many of the companies that have shaped Silicon Valley including Airbnb, PagerDuty and Stripe, has minted another 200 some graduates. Half of those companies made their pitch to investors today during Day 1 of Y ...
Self-Driving Truck Startup Ike Raises $52 Million
Ike, the autonomous trucking startup founded by veterans of Apple, Google, and Uber Advanced Technologies Group’s self-driving truck program, has raised $52 million in a Series A funding round led by Bain Capital Ventures. Redpoint ...