Balderton Capital leads $25M Series A in ‘urban farming’ platform Infarm

Infarm, a startup that has developed vertical farming tech for grocery stores, restaurants and local distribution centres to bring fresh and artisan produce much closer to the consumer, has raised $25 million in Series A funding. The round is led by London-based VC firm Balderton Capital, with participation from TriplePoint Capital, Mons Investments, and previous investors

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Wefox: Aston Kutcher joins Insurtech

The insurance start-up continues to raise money and present a new prominent investor. The focus is on an ambitious product from Wefox. Sober industry, dazzling donors: this strategy continues the insurance start-up Wefox now. Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher is now one of the investors of the Insurtechs. The Handelsblatt reported this news first today (€) . The amount of the investment Wefox did not comment

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Blockchain can no longer be ignored

A blockchain,originally block chain,is a continuously growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked and secured using cryptography. Each block typically contains a hash pointer as a link to a previous block, a timestamp and transaction data. By design, blockchains are inherently resistant to modification of the data. It is “an open, distributed ledger

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Serious predictions about 2018 in tech

Coming up in 2018: Elon Musk sets off a supervolcano; Twitter ups the character limit to 20,000 and physical cash becomes the hottest new cryptocurrency Getty/CryptoKitties/composite Things in the technology world move rather quickly. Last year we saw Uber wrestle with self-implosion while North Korea tested off its hacking skills on an unsuspecting world. At Apple, Tim Cook

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Drones to Power ?

If you believe all the future visions for the drone market , a lot will soon be buzzing around us: drones with urgent medicines, those for inspecting suburban railroad bridges, police drones to monitor criminal priorities and of course thousands of delivery drones with parcels from Amazon. We as B10 have been looking at different drone startups for

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The Best CRM Software of 2017

We all manage our respective contact lists in various ways, from the old-fashioned Rolodex to a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet or our smartphone address book. Even though these are easy options, they don’t do much beyond just listing names, addresses, and a few personal details. Successful business owners know they need more than just a contact list in

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