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TransferWise Bucks the Trend by Not Going Public as Its Cash...

Just over a decade ago, Kristo Käärmann and Taavet Hinrikus were looking to cut the costs of converting cash from pounds into...

With Austin Expansion, E-Scooter Startup Revel Gears Up for Long Haul...

Key Takeaway: Revel’s stability-first business model may interest investors looking for moderate...

Can This Digital Payment Card Win Over Gen Z Clients? Not...

Key Takeaway: Mitto hopes that its digital payment card wins over Generation Z clients in Spain, Latin America, and the E.U., but...

Nebula Genomics Puts DNA on Blockchain to Buoy Privacy-Concerned Consumers

Key Takeaway: With concerns about the privacy of genetic data rising, Nebula...

Tech Titans Bet $120 Million on Israel’s First Digital Bank

Key Takeaway: Israel’s traditional banks are lagging behind fintech startups. Can two...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Embraces Sustainability as a “Fresh Start” and Profit...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has found that sustainability isn’t just good for public relations. Along with a growing number of leading companies, the...

Die Laughing: U.K. Life Insurer DeadHappy’s Gallows Humor Helping it Sell...

Key Takeaway: DeadHappy’s wisecracks, animations and black humor on social media seek...

Shape Security: How This Unicorn Is Leveraging AI to Tackle Cybersecurity...

Key Takeaway:  Shape Security, which became a unicorn last month after raising...

Battle Royale: Singularity6 Bets That Virtual Worlds Will Outgun Social Networks

Key Takeaway: Virtual gaming worlds may become social networks of the future;...

Astrobotic Shoots for the Moon as NASA Makes Billion-Dollar Bet on...

John Thornton remembers his passion for space being ignited when, in his early teens, the robotic spacecraft Pathfinder landed on Mars with...

Forget Roofracks — Rooftop Solar Panels May Soon Be an Option...

Car shoppers soon may have another option to consider when buying -- whether or not to add solar. While...

Israeli Start-Up Offers Drivers a New Aromatherapy, One That Changes Perceptions

Most car fresheners try masking bad smells, with pine or fruit aromas. But why not subtly change the way the driver perceives...

Color Adds Counseling to Genetic Services, With Eye Toward Better Healthcare...

As sales of consumer genetic tests slow amid rising privacy concerns, Color Genomics has chosen a different path, by focusing on counseling...

Glycomine Lands $33 Million for Trials of Therapy for Rare Genetic...

With a goal to stamp out a rare disease that takes the lives of about one-fifth of the children it affects, biotechnology...

LO3 Showing That Blockchain-Based Energy Networks Aren’t Just Hype

LO3 is seeking nothing less than to transform energy production and distribution with its blockchain-based software, and has heavy-hitting backers willing to...

Energy Tech Start-up Crusoe Aims To Turn Gas Flaring into Useful...

Natural gas flaring is more than just blasts of flames jetting high above the New Jersey Turnpike and gas wells around the...

Biotech Startup Luca Mines Women’s Biome Data to Treat UT Infections,...

When Luca Biologics began operations this spring, it was a startup in name only, since its co-founders had been collecting laboratory data...

Could Aluminium-Air Batteries Cure Electric Vehicle Range Anxiety?

Slowly but surely, the transition to electric vehicles (EVs) is becoming more economic. Since 2010, the battery cost per kilowatt hour has...

U.S. Trails in Converting Manure to Power, But Israeli Start-up May...

While animal manure is piling up around the world, threatening widespread pollution, the U.S. trails Europe and other parts of the world...

Europe Allots $3 Billion to Standardize Health Data for Artificial Intelligence

Europe is looking to revolutionize healthcare with a massive project that would  make millions of patient records available to artificial intelligence algorithms.

Emu Analytics Wants to Use Traffic Data to Make Cities More...

Sensors are everywhere -- on street lights, traffic signals, buried in electric substations -- taking the pulse of a city, measuring its...

Israel’s First Bank in Decades Looks to Help Low-Income Families

Israel’s first new bank in 47 years will be making interest-free and low-interest loans, continuing the social impact tradition of its successor...

Food Scraps, Packing Protein and Profit, Get Second Life

As peas and soy, crickets and fungus are increasingly eyed as sustainable protein sources, a group of entrepreneurs is looking a little...

Sizzling Dubai Takes Lead in District Cooling Systems

As the earth grows hotter, cities are trying to stay cooler -- and the solution so far has been to add more...

Closed Loop Partners Bets on Circular Economy to Redefine $110 Billion...

From waste-sorting robots to a 3-D food printing appliance that cuts waste, Closed Loop Partners is backing products that aim to redefine...

Mightier’s Video Games Aim to Impart Soothing Techniques to ADHD Kids

Many children have been learning their ABCs through video games. Now Mightier wants to help them conquer anxiety and depression disorders using...

Babylon: HealthTech Startup Challenging Britain’s Health Service

Disruptions from Babylon Health’s app are spreading through the U.K.’s National Health Service, with its AI, virtual services and promise of appointments...

Maniv VC Firm Doubling Down on Future of Mobility

Tel Aviv-based venture firm Maniv Mobility, backed by such automotive leaders as Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, Hyundai and Shell, aims to invest in early stage...

Congruent Ventures Backs Ideas Promising Sustainability Without Compromise

From demolition debris recycling to imitation chicken, Congruent Ventures has taken a markedly different approach to investing than many of its social...

Fairbnb Aims to Be Ethical Alternative to Airbnb

Some of Europe’s most beautiful cities are being overrun by tourists renting through websites including Airbnb, Expedia’s HomeAway and VRBO, destroying the...
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