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WHILL brings its autonomous wheelchairs to North American airports

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After trials in Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, Tokyo’s Haneda airport, and Abu Dhabi airport earlier this year, WHILL, the developer of autonomous wheelchairs, is bringing...

McDonald’s starts selling its Beyond Meat-based “P.L.T.” sandwich in Canada

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McDonald’s first foray into the plant-based protein patty market in North America is launching today in Canada. The company’s “P.L.T.” (plant, lettuce, and tomato) sandwich,...

Acronis raises $147M from Goldman Sachs to expand its cyber security...

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When you hear the name Acronis, chances are you’re thinking about products like its disk cloning tool True Image or maybe its backup services....

Terramera raises $45 million for its technology to reduce the use...

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Terramera, a Canadian company selling bio-pesticides and seed treatments to reduce the use of chemicals in agriculture, has raised $45 million in its latest...

Instacart CFO Ravi Gupta to exit for Sequoia Capital

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Instacart‘s chief financial officer and chief operating officer, Ravi Gupta, will exit the on-demand grocery delivery company at the end of the year to...

How parking app SpotHero is preparing for an era of driverless...

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On-demand parking app SpotHero wants to be ready for the day when autonomous vehicles are ubiquitous. Its strategy: target the human-driven car-sharing fleets today. The...

Facebook makes another push to shape and define its own oversight

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Facebook’s head of global spin and policy, former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg, will give a speech later today providing more detail of...

CapitalG co-founder introduces $175M early-stage venture fund

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Valo Ventures, a new firm focused on social, economic and environmental megatrends, has closed on $175 million for its debut venture capital fund. The effort...

Step raises $22.5M led by Stripe to build no-fee banking services...

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The smartphone revolution has well and truly disrupted the world of banking. A wide range of startups have cropped up that have completely removed...

Ford is bringing an electric Transit van to Europe by 2021

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Ford plans to bring an electric Transit commercial van to the European market by 2021 as part of the automaker’s broader plan to electrify...