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

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...

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...

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

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...

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

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

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...

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

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...

Quantum computing, not AI, will define our future

William Hurley, commonly known as whurley, is an American entrepreneur and the founder of Chaotic Moon Studios, Honest Dollar, and Equals: The Global Partnership...