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Ethyca raises $4.2M to simplify GDPR compliance

GDPR, the European data privacy regulations, have been in effect for over a year, but it’s still a challenge for companies to comply. Ethyca, a New York City startup, has created a solution from the ground up to help customers…

0 Comments / 5 View / July 25, 2019

iSpace becomes the first private Chinese company to launch satellites to orbit

With as successful launch from the Gobi desert blasting off at around 1:10 PM Beijing time (1:10 AM ET), Chinese space launch startup iSpace (which, awesomely, is also called ‘StarCraft Glory Space Technology Co.’) became the first private Chinese commercial…

0 Comments / 1 View / July 25, 2019

Toyota invests $600 million in Didi, with the two setting up a new joint venture for driver services

Didi Chuxing announced today that it has received new investment totaling $600 million from Toyota Motor Corporation. As part of the deal, the two companies will also set up a joint venture with GAC Toyota Motor to provide vehicle-related services…

0 Comments / 3 View / July 25, 2019

How startups can make the open office work, for employers and employees

Alejandra Albarrán Contributor Alejandra Albarrán is ROOM’s Director of Design and Innovation, responsible for shaping the company’s iconic approach to creating products that make the open office open to more. The open office plan was intended to help collaboration and…

0 Comments / 1 View / July 25, 2019

Robinhood stored passwords in plaintext, so change yours now

Investment and stock trading app Robinhood stored some user credentials, including passwords, in plaintext on internal systems, the company revealed today. This particularly dangerous security misstep could have seriously exposed its users, though it says that it has no evidence…

0 Comments / 2 View / July 25, 2019

DoorDash will change controversial tipping model

DoorDash CEO Tony Xu announced via Twitter that the company will be changing its model for compensating Dashers (a.k.a. DoorDash drivers and other delivery people). The company faced criticism this year its payment policies. Under the current system, a Dasher’s payment…

0 Comments / 1 View / July 24, 2019

Peer-to-peer parking marketplace Rover tests monthly subscriptions

In today’s instalment of ‘the future is 100% subscription-based,’ Toronto-based startup Rover is testing out subscriptions for its parking marketplace. Rover lets users list their unused parking spots for on-demand rental by others on the service, giving them a passive…

0 Comments / 1 View / July 24, 2019

Andreessen Horowitz valora el negocio de campamentos Hipcamp a $ 127 M

Hipcamp utiliza la tecnología para alejar a las personas de la tecnología. La startup con sede en San Francisco proporciona una "plataforma impulsada por personas" que desbloquea el acceso a terrenos privados para acampar, hacer glamping o simplemente un lugar…

0 Comments / 0 View / July 24, 2019

Los profesionales de ventas obtienen una mala reputación. Bravado quiere cambiar eso.

Tómese un momento para imaginar al vendedor más exitoso que conozca. ¿Es alguien a quien respetas? Probablemente no. Ese es precisamente el problema que está tratando de resolver Bravado : una startup emergente del sigilo hoy con 12 millones de…

0 Comments / 0 View / July 24, 2019

Drip Capital recauda $ 25 millones para ayudar a los exportadores a acceder al capital de trabajo

Capital de goteo, una startup que ayuda a los pequeños y medianos exportadores a asegurar el capital de trabajo , ha recaudado $ 25 millones para expandir su alcance a nivel mundial. La ronda de financiación de la Serie B…

0 Comments / 1 View / July 24, 2019