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Amazon invests in startup building electric pickup trucks and SUVs funding

Electromobility is almost no longer a major company. Also not Amazon. As VentureBeat reports, the online giant has invested a whopping $ 700 million in US startup Rivian. It specializes in the development and production of electrically powered pick-ups a popular vehicle category in the US. Amazon is less concerned…

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The startup of Daimler wants to recruit ten times more CDMX drivers than Uber, Cabify and Didi

The startup of Daimler, the company that owns the luxury car brand Mercedes Benz, started operations in the capital. Uber, Cabify and Didi have a new competition. This is the private transportation platform Beat, which announced the start of its operations in Mexico City. The company’s CEO, Nikos Drandakis, assured…

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How an insurance startup became the highest funded Insurtech of Germany

The Berlin insurance startup Wefox has just announced a round of financing over 110 million euros. This is the highest amount of funding for a German Insurtech startup. Last year, the total financing for German insurance startups was just 150 million euros, as shown by a survey by Finanzchef24. Compared…

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From college to the world: The startup that now wants to help others

The Viennese startup Smart Assistant is probably one of the biggest domestic success stories, which are far too rarely told. The company, which was founded by students in 2006, has meanwhile become an international company headquartered in London under the name Zoovu. With a growth rate of over 100 percent,…

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4 startups you need to know if you want to get inspired

quofox Berlin’s edTech start-up quofox secures a million-euro investment from FMI Invest, Lutz Ziob, Frank F. Beelitz, Venture Capital Geber Hannover Beteiligungsfonds GmbH and KSD Advisory. The learning platform was launched in 2015 by Frank Mies and Stephanie O’Reilly. With the fresh capital, the company plans the further development of…

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Green startups, on point: Startup from Berlin saves the rainforest

The mother animal clings high on a left over stump in the almost completely cleared rainforest. Then the orangutan female is shot down, falls dully to the ground. Your baby will die of thirst and starve to death, workers will later kick the dried-up body with their feet. Orangutans are…

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Apple buys another AI startup to make Siri better

Apple has taken over the AI startup Laserlike. The technology of the provider should benefit especially Siri. With Laserlike Apple has taken over the end of 2018, a small California machine learning startup. This reports the information, citing insiders. Laserlike was founded four years ago by three former Google developers.…

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