To automate bigger stores than Amazon, Standard Cognition buys Explorer.ai

Standard Cognition helps retail stores stand up to Jeff Bezos’ juggernaut. The $50 million-funded autonomous checkout startup is racing to equip bigger shops with scanless payment technology that lets customers walk out the...

The world’s best cities for millennials

From affordable housing and transport to thriving job markets and culture, heres our pick of the hottest spots for a good lifeAffordability Millennials are a boomerang generation. The number of 20- to 34-year-olds living...

‘We are offering something people didn’t get before’: inside gal-dem

The gal-dem collective is disrupting traditional media all from their tiny HQ in a London car parkIf you wanted to find a kind of ground zero for gentrification, you could do worse than here:...

Argentina’s government is wooing entrepreneurs with a new law

Marta Cruz Contributor Marta Cruz is a co-founder and managing partner at NXTP Labs, an early-stage fund for tech companies in Latin America. Despite years of...

Personio, a HR startup in Munich, closes $12M Series A

Personio, a German startup that offers a HR management and recruiting platform, has closed $12 million in Series A funding. European VC Northzone led the round, with participation from existing investors, such as...

Political ‘fixer’ Bradley Tusk seeks $70M for Tusk Ventures’ sophomore fund

Longtime political operative Bradley Tusk got his start in Silicon Valley in 2011, when a little-known founder of a transportation startup requested his help surmounting regulatory barriers. That founder, Travis Kalanick, couldn’t afford...