Butterfleye is a hardware startup aiming to build a connected home security camera that avoids coming across as creepily prying. Read More
For many years, hardware has lagged behind software because of price, specialization, and the speed of innovation. Recently though, more startups are taking up the challenge thanks to the Internet of Things. Read More
In the world of technology, change happens with the blink of an eye. But one thing that has remained relatively constant throughout the years is the good old mouse and keyboard. The Sensel Morph, freshly unveiled on Kickstarter today, is looking to change that. The Sensel Morph is a touch-input device that is meant to change the way we interact with the digital world. It looks like a… Read More
As students return to college campuses this week, Tapingo is introducing three new features available at all 125 schools where the mobile ordering service is currently in use.
With an average campus coffee shop processing 300-500 Tapingo orders a day, and a busy venue recieving over 800 orders, the platform has grown to the point where it is a household name on some college campuses.
The… Read More
The last time GoPro CEO and Founder Nick Woodman stopped by Disrupt SF, the company had yet to go public, the Hero3 had just been announced and VR was still a thing of the future. We’re excited to announce that Woodman is returning to Disrupt SF and there is plenty to discuss. Woodman started GoPro in 2002 on the back of a loan from his parents and the proceeds from selling beads and… Read More
Drone startup EHANG has scored a $42 million Series B to develop its technology and launch new products. Led by GP Capital, the round also included participation from returning investors GGV Capital, ZhenFund, and PreAngel, as well as Lebox Capital and OFC. Read More
French startup Mapstr just released the version 1.0 of its nifty map app, but it’s already thinking about the next steps. The company just raised $800,000 from angel investors and is working on a set of new features for the coming months. Read More
Salesforce.com lifted the curtain on Salesforce Lightning today, the completely redesigned version of its core CRM product. As is often the case with Salesforce, the announcement included several pieces. At the same time, it announced the first in a series of industry-specific CRM packages. The new version has been designed with a cleaner, more modern looking interface. It streamlines… Read More
The Cyanogen flavor of open Android, which is pushing a more customizable version of Google’s mobile OS — helped along by some $115 million in funding in its coffers, including an $80 million round back in March — has landed on two new smartphones heading for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Read More
Spare5 lets businesses outsource menial tasks like tagging and describing images, cleaning up data and classifying content to smartphone users who want to earn a few cents while standing at the bus station. It’s basically a mobile-centric version of Amazon’s Mechanical Turk and it now has another $10 million in the bank thanks to a Series A funding round led by Foundry Group,… Read More