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Five really, really good reasons to attend TC Sessions: Robotics & AI @ UC Berkeley on April 18

There are actually a lot more than five great reasons, but these five should be enough to make just about anyone eager to join TechCrunch’s robotics and AI show April 18 at UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall. 1. Fireside & Panel Discussions TechCrunch’s editors will have a busy day with more than 20 riveting sessions — ...

Omidyar Network spins out its fintech investment arm as Flourish, with up to $300 million

After 12 years spent investing in impact-oriented financial services startups around the globe, the Omidyar Network, which serves as the family investment office for eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, is spinning off its financial inclusion investment arm as Flourish Ventures. Equipped with up to $300 million in capital for operations and investments, the new Flourish will ...

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal invests $92M in Ola

The money is starting to flow from India’s largest startup exit. Ola has added a major name to its ongoing financing round after it confirmed that Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has invested 650 crore INR (around $92 million) into the Indian ride-hailing business. The deal rumored in January when Paper.vc, an intelligence service that sifts through company ...

5 Easy Time Management Tips For Online Entrepreneurs

You want to grow your online business but it feels like you just don’t have enough time. Frustrating, isn’t it? Your to-do list is long and you work all day on your website but that doesn’t seem to bring you any result. You feel overwhelmed, frustrated and sometimes, you even think of giving up just because ...

How To Go From Making Six Figures In Business To Losing It All

This is not your typical success story. This is a success story in reverse. Now, why share my loss? Why share something that should make me feel embarrassed? Well, I’m guessing I’m not the only business owner or human, for that matter, who’s been through a loss. We talk a lot about what it takes ...

Healthcare wearables level up with new moves from Apple and Alphabet

Announcements that Apple has partnered with Aetna health insurance on a new app leveraging data from its Apple Watch and reports that Verily — one of the health-focused subsidiaries of Google‘s parent company — Alphabet, is developing a shoe that can detect weight and movement, indicate increasing momentum around using data from wearables for clinical health applications and ...

How business-to-business startups reduce inequality

Sibjeet Mahapatra Contributor Share on Twitter Sib Mahapatra first explored VR at Redfin. He is co-founder of Recess Labs and a Venture Fellow at Notation Capital, where he researches frontier tech including AR and VR. More posts by this contributor VR, presence and the case of the missing killer app The bull case for Snapchat ...

Starting with data centers, Carbon Relay is slashing energy costs and emissions using AI

Taiwanese technology giant Foxconn International is backing Carbon Relay, a Boston-based startup emerging from stealth today, that’s harnessing the algorithms used by companies like Facebook and Google for artificial intelligence to curb greenhouse gas emissions in the technology industry’s own backyard — the datacenter. Already, the computing demands of the technology industry are responsible for ...

Make A Profitable Impression: Know All About Designing Your Business

Looking to give your business a powerful, cost-effective advantage over the competition? Your local professional interior designer can help. Some people think professional interior design is a “luxury” only accessible to the rich and famous. People who can afford to live in elegant homes and decorate those homes with the very best high-end appointments. But ...