Category: Startup News

Echodyne homes in on $29 million to give drones and self-driving cars ‘radar vision’

Autonomous vehicles all need sensors that can help them detect and avoid objects in their environment. And to operate at high speeds, these sophisticated machines need to identify objects ahead precisely, and early enough, that they can avoid crashing into them. Existing systems have included light ranging and detection systems and cameras, primarily. But the…

London-based Feast It, an online marketplace that lets you book ‘street food’-styled catering for your work or social event, has picked up $440,000 in seed funding. Backing the young company is Jeremy Mogford (founder of Brown’s restaurants and owner of Mogford Hotels & Restaurants), Tim Burridge (early investor in Hummus Bros) and Tim Brennan (founder…

Nathan Lustig is an entrepreneur and managing partner at Magma Partners, a seed-stage investment fund in Santiago, Chile. Startups in Latin America are using creative solutions to address not just local but also global problems. For investors outside the region, the prospect of working with these startups can appear attractive, yet complicated. Investing in early-stage…