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July 19, 2017

Ever wanted to know the genetic mix of your mutt? Embark, a doggie DNA startup has raised $4.5 million in seed to expand its offering of genetic kits for your pup’s pedigree.

Embark launched in Austin two years ago with its “Embark Dog DNA Test Kit” that tells dog owner...

June 11, 2017

Estate sales can be an adventure for buyers, but for homeowners, they can be time consuming, awkward and emotional. Most people shudder at the idea of strangers traipsing through their home, touching everything and haggling over each item.

However, an online company cal...

June 2, 2017

Blue Apron, an unprofitable but fast-growing meal-kit-­delivery startup, officially filed plans to launch an initial public offering on Thursday.

The decision to aim to list shares on the New York Stock Exchange—under the ticker symbol APRN—will put Blue Apron on the pa...

April 20, 2017

Data company iSpot.tv, which provides advertising impression metrics, is introducing a new product that connects those impressions to sales results.

iSpot.tv is able to measure the impact of TV advertising on digital activity by looking at viewing on 10 million smart TV...

February 1, 2017

WorkFusion, a New York-based artificial intelligence startup focused on improving companies’ back-end operations through machine learning, recently wrapped up a $35 million funding round, the company announced last week.

Led by Georgian Partners and supported by Mohr Da...

September 23, 2016

StellaService, which provides software and data services to help clients such as Zappos and Brooks Brothers deliver better online customer service, is going omnichannel, announcing today the acquisition of ICC/Decision Services, which helps retailers improve in-store c...

Alternative data platform Earnest Research has hired Gerson Lehrman Group’s former North American head of financial services business development, Andrew Robson, as President and Chief Revenue Officer.

Robson joined leading expert network GLG in 2004 to help build its C...

January 22, 2016

Canvs is a startup measuring emotion on social media, but CEO Jared Feldman insisted that we shouldn’t think of it as a social sentiment company.

He said that’s because existing tools for measuring sentiment have earned something of a bad reputation. Where tho...

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