TIME Magazine Lauds Parking App by Spothero

“I love getting stuck in traffic jams,” said no one ever. As testimony to finding a creative solution to this urban problem, in October 2018, Chicago-based SpotHero’s parking reservation service made it to the TIME Genius Companies list. This is especially helpful at a time when drivers look...

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Pooja Pillai | November 12, 2018

Shipbob Sails Away with $40M in Series C Funding

Today, given the booming demand for online shopping, the delivery time of an order often clinches the sale. But behind the scenes, small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) are already breathless while juggling their focus between aspects like innovation, investments, and marketing. If you were to add order delivery managem...

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Pooja Pillai | November 5, 2018

Nebula Genomics: Earn Cryptocurrency with Genome Sequencing

Between resurrecting woolly mammoths in a lab and tutoring the brightest of minds at Harvard Medical School, maverick geneticist George Church also powers a blockchain-powered genome marketplace – Nebula Genomics. With this Boston-based startup, Church and co-founders Kamal Obbad and Dennis Grishin, are working ...

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Pooja Pillai | October 2, 2018

Unicorn ‘Tempus’ Battles Cancer with Healthcare Analytics

In March of 2018, a unicorn was unleashed in the Windy City, in the guise of Tempus, a healthcare analytics firm. It was the $80M in funding secured the same month that put Tempus’s value at approximately $1.1B. In August 2018, Tempus raised a further $110M in Serie...

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Pooja Pillai | September 24, 2018

Starry: Champion WISP offers Affordable Internet to all

Regardless of profession, gender, or station in life, homo sapiens of today need the internet (and how). This is why no one can deny how surreal the next five words sound: blazing-fast free unlimited internet access. And bringing us closer to this alternate reality are innovative...

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Pooja Pillai | September 17, 2018