nestle News of 07/09/20
Microsoft And SAS Announce Deep Technology Partnership
Microsoft and SAS , the privately held enterprise data management and analytics company (and not the airline ), today announced a far-reaching partnership that will see Microsoft’s Azure become SAS’s preferred cloud and deep ...
OTTO Motors Raises $29m To Fill Factories With Autonomous Delivery Robots
When Clearpath Robotics CEO and co-founder Matthew Rendall looks at the “miles” of roads inside industrial factories, he sees them filled with autonomous vehicles. And in the past five years, the company has inched toward that goal ...
Replacing Plastic With Plant Pulp For Sustainable Packaging Attracts A Billionaire Backer
In a small suburb of Melbourne, two entrepreneurs are developing a technology that could mean big changes for the packaging industry. Stuart Gordon and Mark Appleford are the co-founders of Varden , a company that has developed a process to take ...
Alpha Foods Raises $28 Million For Its Vegetarian Prepared Foods
Alpha Foods , the vegetarian prepared food manufacturer, has raised $28 million in financing for its portfolio of vegetarian burritos, tamales, nuggets, pizzas, burgers, patties, and sausages. The Glendale, Calif.-based company was launched by ...
Startup Aims To Make Filtered Water An App-Driven Subscription Service In The Home
With so many scandals around the quality of tap water these days, especially in the US, many people are turning to bottled water to drink. But this requires single-use plastics that are wreaking havoc on the environment. One startup in Europe, ...
McDonald’S Starts Selling Its Beyond Meat-Based “P.L.T.” Sandwich In Canada
McDonald’s first foray into the plant-based protein patty market in North America is launching today in Canada . The company’s “P.L.T.” (plant, lettuce, and tomato) sandwich, which uses patties from Beyond Meat, is now on ...
Food Delivery Startup Dahmakan Eats Up $5m For Expansion In Southeast Asia
It’s harvest season for Southeast Asia’s full-stack food delivery startups. Following on from Singapore’s Grain raising $10 million , so Malaysia-based Dahmakan today announced a $5 million financing round of its own. The money ...
Kargo Is Disrupting Logistics In Myanmar, One Of The World’S Most Challenging Countries
Founders in Seattle recently bemoaned a lack of capital and support when compared to Silicon Valley — what about those building startups in more remote markets? Kargo , a company that takes the spirit of Uber and brings it to the ...
AWS Opens Up Its Managed Blockchain As A Service To Everybody
After announcing that they were launching a managed blockchain service late last year, Amazon Web Services is now opening that service up for general availability . It was only about five months ago that AWS chief executive Andy Jassy announced ...
Blueland Launches With A Suite Of Eco-Friendly Cleaning Supplies Designed To Reduce Plastic Waste
Sarah Paiji had the idea to launch the eco-friendly refillable cleaning supply retailer Blueland after hearing about the abundance of microplastics in the water she was using to dilute her child’s baby formula. Paiji wanted to cut back on ...
Workplace, Facebook’S Enterprise Platform, Adds Another Major Customer, Nestle
While Facebook continues to repair its image with consumers disenchanted with the social network’s role in disseminating misleading or false information and mishandling their personal data, it’s ironically been finding some traction for ...