Smart suitcase maker Bluesmart unveils luxury Black Edition

 Bluesmart, the makers of smart luggage with GPS and charging capabilities, has today introduced the latest in its line of luggage: the Black Edition. The Black Edition puts design top of mind, adding higher-value materials and more attention to d…

20160503-Bluesmart31534 Bluesmart, the makers of smart luggage with GPS and charging capabilities, has today introduced the latest in its line of luggage: the Black Edition. The Black Edition puts design top of mind, adding higher-value materials and more attention to detail to the already-smart suitcases so it looks and feels like a luxury item. The Black Edition is completely redesigned from earlier models, with… Read More

eero inks $50 million funding deal with Menlo’s Opportunity Fund, plans to sell products at Best Buy

 Just months after finally shipping its product to consumers, smart wireless routing system eero has pulled in a new $50 million in growth funding from Menlo Ventures, as the first investment from the Menlo Opportunity Fund.
Existing investors Fir…

eero Just months after finally shipping its product to consumers, smart wireless routing system eero has pulled in a new $50 million in growth funding from Menlo Ventures, as the first investment from the Menlo Opportunity Fund.
Existing investors First Round Capital, Shasta Ventures, Red Point Ventures, and Playground Global also added to this round. Read More

India-based food delivery startup TinyOwl reportedly shuts down in all cities except Mumbai

 TinyOwl, a India-based restaurant delivery service that has raised more than $27 million from investors including Sequoia Capital and Matrix Partners, has reportedly stopped service in all cities except for Mumbai. Read More

shutterstock owl TinyOwl, a India-based restaurant delivery service that has raised more than $27 million from investors including Sequoia Capital and Matrix Partners, has reportedly stopped service in all cities except for Mumbai. Read More

Snips is a personal assistant that combines all your data in one app

 French startup Snips is launching its first product today, an iOS app that is supposed to make your life easier by letting you view and search your data more easily. Snips is a personal assistant that helps you know where you need to be and when….

robottoy French startup Snips is launching its first product today, an iOS app that is supposed to make your life easier by letting you view and search your data more easily. Snips is a personal assistant that helps you know where you need to be and when. When you first launch the app, Snips wants you to grant access to your location, calendars, contacts, motion sensor and Gmail account. Then… Read More

This is your last chance to apply to the TechCrunch Pitch-Off in Stockholm

meetups In three short weeks, the TechCrunch team will be in the beautiful city of Stockhom for a good old TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off — and I couldn’t be more excited about this event. If you’re an entrepeneur and you’re available on June 7, it’s now time to apply to the pitch-off. Read More

meetups In three short weeks, the TechCrunch team will be in the beautiful city of Stockhom for a good old TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off — and I couldn’t be more excited about this event. If you’re an entrepeneur and you’re available on June 7, it’s now time to apply to the pitch-off. Read More

Spanish vacation rental search engine Hundredrooms books €4.1M Series A

Hundredrooms Just like London buses, you wait for a European vacation rental search engine to raise funding and three come along at once. Following Holidu and HomeToGo, the latest to secure investment is Hundredrooms, which has closed €4.1 million in Series A funding. Read More

Hundredrooms Just like London buses, you wait for a European vacation rental search engine to raise funding and three come along at once. Following Holidu and HomeToGo, the latest to secure investment is Hundredrooms, which has closed €4.1 million in Series A funding. Read More

Oilproject, the Italian MOOC you’ve probably never heard of, launches WeSchool

 WeSchool, initially available in English, Spanish and Italian, is aimed at teachers with a product that will go up against established Learning Management Systems (LMS), such as the Moodles of the world, and upstarts like EdModo. Read More

02 - WeSchool - Wall WeSchool, initially available in English, Spanish and Italian, is aimed at teachers with a product that will go up against established Learning Management Systems (LMS), such as the Moodles of the world, and upstarts like EdModo. Read More

LG converts its smaller, crazier projects into startups

For every idea a big corporation decides to show to the public, there are thousands sat in a vault down in its R&D labs. LG is the latest to decide that it might be worth trying to spin a profit from some of the projects that were prev…

For every idea a big corporation decides to show to the public, there are thousands sat in a vault down in its R&D labs. LG is the latest to decide that it might be worth trying to spin a profit from some of the projects that were previously cons…