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New York City-based Lidar chip company Voyant Photonics raises $4.3M - https://www.launchticker.com/story/new-york-city-based-lidar-chip-company-voyant-photonics-raises-4-3m-from
Contract management automation company Icertis raises $115M Series E - https://www.launchticker.com/story/contract-management-automation-company-icertis-raises-115m-series-e-at-a
Boston-based additive manufacturing tech company Fortify raises $10M Series A - https://www.launchticker.com/story/boston-based-additive-manufacturing-tech-company-fortify-raises-10m-series-a-led
Risk and compliance platform VComply raises $2.5M seed - https://www.launchticker.com/story/risk-and-compliance-platform-vcomply-raises-2-5m-seed-led-by-accel
SoftBank's Seoul-based VC unit raises a $270M fund for early-stage investments - https://www.launchticker.com/story/softbanks-seoul-based-vc-unit-raises-a-270m-fund-for-early-stage-investments
NASA announces its Orion crew capsule, which will ultimately return astronauts to the moon, is ready for its first uncrewed mission - https://www.launchticker.com/story/nasa-announces-its-orion-crew-capsule-which-will-ultimately-return-astronauts
Blizzard Co-Founder and CDO Frank Pearce announces he's leaving the company - https://www.launchticker.com/story/blizzard-co-founder-and-cdo-frank-pearce-announces-hes-leaving-the-company
This Week in Startups: Luminous Computing Co-Founder and CEO Marcus Gomez - https://www.launchticker.com/story/this-week-in-startups-episode-957-jason-speaks-with-luminous-computing
Medicinal marijuana company CannCure raises $6.5M - https://www.launchticker.com/story/medicinal-marijuana-company-canncure-raises-6-5m-from-parent-sol-global-canncure
Elon Musk expects SpaceX's two Starship prototypes will be ready to fly in two to three months - https://www.launchticker.com/story/elon-musk-expects-spacexs-two-starship-prototypes-constructed-separately-in-tx
MO-based cloud insurance platform BriteCore raises $47.5M - https://www.launchticker.com/story/mo-based-cloud-insurance-platform-britecore-raises-47-5m-led-by-warburg-pincus
London-based VertoFX (YC W19), which provides currency trading and payments for emerging markets, raises $2.1M seed - https://www.launchticker.com/story/london-based-vertofx-yc-w19-which-provides-currency-trading-and-payments-for
Republican lawmakers urge Donald Trump to allow the Department of Defense to move forward with its JEDI contract - https://www.launchticker.com/story/republican-lawmakers-urge-donald-trump-to-allow-the-department-of-defense
Hackers breach contractor working for Russian intelligence, steal 7.5TB of data - https://www.launchticker.com/story/hackers-breach-contractor-working-for-russian-intelligence-discover-a-tor-deanonymization
Mogli Labs, which operates B2B e-commerce platform Moglix, raises $60M Series D - https://www.launchticker.com/story/mogli-labs-which-operates-b2b-e-commerce-platform-moglix-raises-60m-series
Chicago-based sleep apnea startup Anapneo Therapeutics raises $250k https://www.launchticker.com/story/chicago-based-sleep-apnea-startup-anapneo-therapeutics-raises-250k-from-the-university
Elizabeth Yin details funding options for early-stage startups - https://www.launchticker.com/story/elizabeth-yin-says-vc-funding-isnt-the-best-option-for-most
China de-orbits its Tiangong-2 space station - https://www.launchticker.com/story/china-de-orbits-its-tiangong-2-space-station-the-craft-burned-up-in
Hackers exploit vulnerabilities in Ellucian's products to breach 62 college and university web apps and conduct criminal activities - https://www.launchticker.com/story/hackers-exploit-vulnerabilities-in-ellucians-enterprise-resource-planning-and-identity
Tesla withdraws its request for a restraining order against short seller Randeep Hothi - https://www.launchticker.com/story/tesla-withdraws-its-request-for-a-restraining-order-against-short-seller
FTC approves fine for YouTube COPPA violations: Report - https://www.launchticker.com/story/ftc-approves-multimillion-dollar-fine-for-youtubes-coppa-violations-according-to-sources
Equifax is nearing a ~$700M settlement with regulators and states regarding its 2017 data breach: Report - https://www.launchticker.com/story/equifax-is-nearing-a-700m-settlement-with-regulators-and-states-regarding
Vienna, Austria's transit authority pauses an autonomous bus trial following an accident involving a pedestrian - https://www.launchticker.com/story/vienna-austrias-transit-authority-pauses-an-autonomous-bus-trial-following-an
Ontario's Campus Linked Accelerator runs out of funds following cuts by the provincial government: Report - https://www.launchticker.com/story/ontarios-campus-linked-accelerator-cla-runs-out-of-funds-following-cuts
District judge sentences former NSA contractor Harold Martin to nine years in prison for his role in the theft of ~50TB of classified materials - https://www.launchticker.com/story/district-judge-sentences-former-nsa-contractor-harold-martin-to-nine-years
Autonomous driving tech company AutoX plans to launch a self-driving taxi service in Europe next year - https://www.launchticker.com/story/autonomous-driving-tech-company-autox-which-previously-focused-on-grocery-delivery
This Week in Startups: Scaling Your Startup: Culture with Jacqui Deegan and Ashley Whitehurst - https://www.launchticker.com/story/this-week-in-startups-episode-956-scaling-your-startup-jason-speaks
Customer and employee experience management platform Medallia closes up 76 percent in NYSE debut - https://www.launchticker.com/story/customer-and-employee-experience-management-platform-medallia-closes-up-76-percent
Oyo Founder Ritesh Agarwal repurchases $2B in company shares - https://www.launchticker.com/story/oyo-founder-ritesh-agarwal-repurchases-2b-in-company-shares-from-sequoia
San Francisco Supervisor Gordon Mar to introduce a new version of the controversial "IPO tax" measure - https://www.launchticker.com/story/san-francisco-supervisor-gordon-mar-to-introduce-a-new-version-of
Japan is leading development of a SWIFT-like network for global cryptocurrency exchange: Report - https://www.launchticker.com/story/japan-is-leading-development-of-a-swift-like-network-for-global-cryptocurrency
Boston-based DUST Identity, which uses nano-diamonds for security tags, raises $10M - https://www.launchticker.com/story/boston-based-dust-identity-which-uses-nano-diamonds-for-security-tags-raises-10m
Calgary-based STEM education company MindFuel secures ~$1.5M from the Canadian government's CanCode program - https://www.launchticker.com/story/calgary-based-stem-education-company-mindfuel-secures-1-5m-from-the-canadian-governments
French UAV company Parrot exits the consumer drone market - https://www.launchticker.com/story/french-uav-company-parrot-exits-the-consumer-drone-market-will-no
Google's $10-per-month Stadia Pro game streaming plan includes one free premium title per month - https://www.launchticker.com/story/googles-10-per-month-stadia-pro-game-streaming-plan-includes-one-free-title
AI-powered contract management startup Lexion raises $4.2M seed - https://www.launchticker.com/story/ai-powered-contract-management-startup-lexion-raises-4-2m-seed-led-by-madrona
Google Stadia’s director of product Andrey Doronichev answers questions about the game streaming service via a Reddit AMA - https://www.launchticker.com/story/google-stadias-director-of-product-andrey-doronichev-answers-questions-about-the
AT&T is considering selling off its Puerto Rican operations for as much as $3B, according to a Bloomberg source - https://www.launchticker.com/story/att-is-considering-selling-off-its-puerto-rican-operations-for-as
Microsoft signs a deal to provide AT&T with Azure cloud services - https://www.launchticker.com/story/microsoft-signs-a-deal-to-provide-att-with-azure-cloud-services
VMWare acquires cloud infrastructure firm Bitfusion - https://www.launchticker.com/story/vmware-acquires-cloud-infrastructure-firm-bitfusion-terms-undisclosed-bitfusion-provides-acceleration
Huawei says its Hongmeng OS is not designed for smartphones - https://www.launchticker.com/story/huawei-says-its-hongmeng-os-is-not-designed-for-smartphones-svp
Sony files a patent for flexible display embedded with sensors - https://www.launchticker.com/story/sony-files-a-patent-for-flexible-display-embedded-with-sensors-includes
Task-management firm Notion raises $10M on an $800M post-money valuation, reports The Information - https://www.launchticker.com/story/task-management-firm-notion-raises-10m-on-an-800m-post-money-valuation-reports
YouTube Music adds a feature to let premium subscribers seamlessly switch between audio and video on mobile - https://www.launchticker.com/story/youtube-music-adds-a-feature-to-let-premium-subscribers-seamlessly-switch
Hong Kong-based smartphone rental firm Tink Labs cuts staff as part of a major restructuring effort, according to Tech in Asia sources - https://www.launchticker.com/story/hong-kong-based-smartphone-rental-firm-tink-labs-cuts-staff-as-part
BMW partners with Tencent to establish a computing center for driverless tech in China - https://www.launchticker.com/story/bmw-partners-with-tencent-to-establish-a-computing-center-for-driverless
Researchers in China say they have achieved several breakthroughs in stealth materials tech - https://www.launchticker.com/story/researchers-in-china-say-they-have-achieved-several-breakthroughs-in-stealth
Pampers says it plans to launch a “connected care” sensor that can attach to a baby’s diaper - https://www.launchticker.com/story/pampers-says-it-plans-to-launch-a-connected-care-sensor-that
Tesla launches V3 Supercharger which the company says is capable of charging 1.5k vehicles per day - https://www.launchticker.com/story/tesla-launches-v3-supercharger-which-the-company-says-is-capable-of
Officials in Orlando have canceled the second stage of an Amazon Rekognition pilot scheme - https://www.launchticker.com/story/officials-in-orlando-have-canceled-the-second-stage-of-an-amazon
 
 
 
 
 
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