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Citymart Is Changing How Cities Solve Pressing Urban Problems

Innovation is rare in the government world but civic tech startups are pushing the boundaries of regulation to help provide better public services. A popular name is Citymart, a New York City-based company, which raised an undisclosed seed round in March after previously raising a $750K fund...

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Apekshita Varshney | September 18, 2018

Relativity Space Is 3D Printing An Entire Rocket

LA-based Relativity Space’s unique proposition of reducing the time taken to build and launch rockets has multiple investors fired up. In March, it closed a $35M Series B round led by Playground Global (which backs entrepreneurs working at the intersection of bits, atoms, and AI) to rea...

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Apekshita Varshney | September 10, 2018

Send messages through goTenna when there’s no service

Founded in New York in 2012, goTenna raised a $7.5M Series B round led by Union Square Ventures. The startup makes devices which pair with your smartphone and lets you communicate with others even when you don’t have service. The startup was founded by siblings...

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Apekshita Varshney | September 5, 2018

Voatz – The Blockchain-enabled startup digitizing elections

On November 6, West Virginia will allow members of the military serving overseas to vote for the midterm on their smartphones. They will be doing so via a mobile election voting platform, run via an app developed by Voatz, a Blockchain-enabled startup. The platfo...

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Vipul Nanda | August 30, 2018

SparkCognition is seamlessly integrating AI into business

In 2017, Amir Husain, a tech leader in Artificial Intelligence, published a book called The Sentient Machine. The book explains how sentient machines will define progress for humankind. In the book, Husain asks readers not to fear Artificial Intelligence, as it can be the mother of several groundbre...

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Aishwarya | August 30, 2018

Need Animated Videos? Don’t look beyond Animaker

By 2021, 82% of the traffic driven from advertisements will come from video! Compared to other forms of content, videos are versatile, easy to digest, engaging and entertaining. They give consumers a break from the ginormous amount of information found in text online. Videos por...

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Aishwarya | August 30, 2018