Tuesday Company acquires VoteWithMe as tech for politics looks to consolidate ahead of 2020

Tuesday Company acquires VoteWithMe as tech for politics looks to consolidate ahead of 2020

Tuesday Company, the organizational toolkit for political advocacy groups and candidates, has taken another step to consolidate its position in the growing market for tech-enabled political outreach with the acquisition of the voting mobilization service VoteWithMe. Launched in the wake of the 2016 election by three former staffers from Hillary Clinton’s campaign for the presidency, […]

Samasource raises $14.8M for global AI data biz driven from Africa – TechCrunch

Samasource raises $14.8M for global AI data biz driven from Africa – TechCrunch

AI training data provider Samasource has raised a $14.8 million Series A funding round led by Ridge Ventures. The San Francisco-headquartered company delivers Fortune 100 companies with the inputs they need for machine learning development in fields including autonomous transportation, e-commerce and communications and media. It does so with a global work force of data […]

Starburst raises $22M to modernize data analytics with Presto – TechCrunch

Starburst raises $22M to modernize data analytics with Presto – TechCrunch

Starburst, the company that’s looking to monetize the open-source Presto distributed query engine, today announced that it has raised a $22 million funding round led by Index Ventures, with the firm’s partner Mike Volpi joining the board. The general idea behind Presto is to allow anybody to use the standard SQL query language to run […]

Cheq raises another $16M to fight ad fraud – TechCrunch

Cheq raises another $16M to fight ad fraud – TechCrunch

Cheq, a startup focused on preventing ad fraud and ensuring that ads run in brand-safe environments, has raised $16 million in Series B funding. When the company raised its $5 million Series A last year, CEO Guy Tytunovich contrasted Cheq’s approach with what he called “first generation solutions for ad verification” — rather than identifying […]

Ubiquiti announces new AmpliFi Alien router with Wi-Fi 6 – TechCrunch

Ubiquiti announces new AmpliFi Alien router with Wi-Fi 6 – TechCrunch

Ubiquiti, the company behind popular UniFi Wi-Fi access points and networking equipment, is releasing a new router for consumers — the AmpliFi Alien. Today’s new device is an all-in-one networking device. It features a router (the “brain” of your local network), four Gigait Ethernet ports and Wi-Fi capabilities. And yes, it is a Wi-Fi 6 […]

Inhabitr raises $4 million to let you rent furniture – TechCrunch

Inhabitr raises $4 million to let you rent furniture – TechCrunch

Inhabitr, a Chicago-based furniture rental platform, has today announced the close of a $4 million in Series A funding, led by Great North Labs. Inhabitr launched in 2016 after the cofounders, who have gone through dozens of moves between the two of them, decided that purchasing, moving and maintaining furniture is one of the biggest […]