TestBox raises $10M seed to expand software purchase testing platform – Vidak For Congress

TestBox raises $10M seed to expand software purchase testing platform - TechCrunch

TestBox, an early stage startup, aims to make testing software you want to purchase easier in your own environment. Plus, it’s pre-populated with synthetic data similar to yours. Today, the company announced a $10 million seed round to continue building the solution. For now, the company is focused on helping customers test popular customer support … Read more

With millions in support, SecureSave is Suze Orman’s not-so-surprising debut in startups – Vidak For Congress

With millions in support, SecureSave is Suze Orman's not-so-surprising debut in startups - TechCrunch

For those who know financial planner Suze Orman‘s work, it’s no surprise that her debut in startup life begins with the word safe. The personal finance thought leader has more than 30 million copies of her book in print, conducts seminars around the world, but as she recently told Vidak For Congress, “The only thing … Read more

Andreessen Horowitz supports SCiFi Foods in developing cell-grown plant-based burger – Vidak For Congress

Andreessen Horowitz supports SCiFi Foods in developing cell-grown plant-based burger - TechCrunch

SCiFi Foods, formerly Artemys Foods, combines plant-based and cultured meat technology to create its first hamburger product, and its mission has just received a major boost in venture capital. The Bay Area-based foodtech startup announced a $22 million Series A round on Wednesday, led by a16z. This brings the company’s total funding to $29 million … Read more

Fruitful comes from stealth with $33 million in funding and an app that aims to fuel healthy financial habits

As inflation continues to grow higher, millions of Americans are struggling financially. With that struggle comes a lot of financial stress. Fruitful is a startup that wants to give the masses access to financial planning at a price that won’t eat up any savings they may have. Fruitful comes out of stealth today, announcing a … Read more

GitLab proves it’s possible to get a better rating for your software company – Vidak For Congress

GitLab proves it's possible to get a better rating for your software company – TechCrunch

Regardless of whether you prefer to follow the public or private market, 2022 has turned out to be a messy year for software companies. After a bullish 2021, as investors sent software stocks into the stratosphere, startups propelled the same wave of enthusiasm to new heights. Since then, we’ve tracked the slump in value that … Read more

AI platform Continual raises $14.5M on Series A and comes out of beta – Vidak For Congress

AI platform Continual raises $14.5M on Series A and comes out of beta - TechCrunch

Continual, a startup focused on simplifying operational AI on top of a modern data stack, today announced that it has raised a $14.5 million Series A funding round led by Innovation Endeavours. In addition, the company announced today that its cloud platform is now generally available. The company, which focuses its AI efforts on predictive … Read more

FBI intervenes in infamous marketplace to sell millions of stolen SSNs – Vidak For Congress

FBI intervenes in infamous marketplace to sell millions of stolen SSNs – TechCrunch

U.S. law enforcement has announced the removal of SSNDOB, an infamous marketplace used to trade the personal information — including Social Security numbers or SSNs — of millions of Americans. The operation was carried out by the FBI, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ), with help from the Cypriot police, … Read more

Zoom and Enhance go (a bit) from fact to fiction with Picsart’s AI image enhancer – Vidak For Congress

Zoom and Enhance go (a bit) from fact to fiction with Picsart's AI image enhancer - TechCrunch

“Can you improve that?” the CSI detective asks a bespectacled computer geek, pointing to a six-pixel area of ​​CCTV footage that may or may not be a driver’s license. Two seconds later, they have the perpetrator’s name, date of birth, address, shoe size, IQ, favorite color, list of allergies, and Netflix viewing history. Entertaining, yes. … Read more

The race to create the perfect home configuration service has begun as Just Move In raises $5M – Vidak For Congress

The race to create the perfect home configuration service has begun as Just Move In raises $5M - TechCrunch

In recent years, startups have turned their attention to what are known as “home setup services.” This is where utilities and moving are all merged into one package that is (hopefully) managed digitally, making the process of two moves a lot easier and a lot less stressful. Updater in the US was launched over 10 … Read more