Archer Aviation aims to launch network of urban air taxis in Los Angeles by 2024

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Archer Aviation, the electric aircraft startup that recently announced a deal to go public via a merger with a blank-check company, plans to launch a network of its urban air taxis in Los Angeles by 2024.

[OurCrowd CIO Dr. Hasanat Dewan in Zawya] Microsoft cloud to generate $27bln revenues, 69K new jobs in UAE by 2024

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Microsoft’s cloud ecosystem will generate $27 billion in new revenues by 2024 in the UAE, according to a research by the International Data Corporation (IDC).

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Why I Bought Roblox Shares, Despite Disliking Their Games

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billion in 2024. I've spent some time on Roblox. My reason is simple. I have a 10 year old son, and he likes loves it (second only to Minecraft). I'll be honest. I do not like the games on Roblox. I find them formulaic and repetitive.

Web building platform Duda snaps up e-commerce cart tool Snipcart

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trillion by 2024, according to Statista. Duda announced Wednesday that it acquired Canada-based Snipcart , a startup that enables businesses to add a shopping cart to their websites.

Japanese startup ispace raises $46M to support planned moon missions

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The funding will go toward the second and third of the planned missions, scheduled for 2023 and 2024. Japanese startup ispace has raised $46 million in a fresh round of Series C funding as it looks to complete three lunar lander missions in three years.

Digital Transformation Is Crucial for Longevity According to Cisco Study

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IDC’s analysis of data from eight countries finds the massive impact digitalization can have on GDP by 2024. trillion to the combined GDP of these eight countries by 2024. trillion to the region’s economy by 2024.

Yousign raises $36.6 million to build a European alternative to DocuSign

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With today’s funding round, Yousign wants to reach 50,000 European SMBs by 2024 — it has 6,000 clients today. French startup Yousign has raised a $36.6 million Series A funding round (€30 million). Lead Edge Capital is leading the round and eFounders is investing once again in the company.

Google and Snap in talks to invest in India’s ShareChat

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“We estimate this market to be $10 billion by 2024 and see room for Facebook to increase its market-share by 4 percentage points in 4 years led by partnership with Jio. billion revenues by 2024,” they wrote in the equity research report, obtained by TechCrunch. ShareChat, an Indian social network that added Twitter as an investor in 2019 , may soon receive the backing of two more American firms.

3 steps to ease the transition to a no-code company

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Gartner predicts low/no-code will represent 65% of all app development by 2024. Katherine Kostereva. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Katherine Kostereva is CEO and managing partner of Creatio , a global software company providing a leading low-code platform for process management and CRM.

Chinese autonomous driving startup WeRide bags $200M in funding

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Daimler-backed Momenta says its robotaxis will be fully driverless and profitable in 2024. WeRide, one of China’s most-funded startups developing autonomous driving capabilities, said on Wednesday that it has raised a $200 million strategic round from Chinese bus maker Yutong.

5 Worthy Tech Investments for Your Businesses

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trillion between 2020 and 2024. by Catherine Mitchell, VP of Product Development & Management at Cox Business. Many small businesses’ efforts to adopt cutting-edge technology were on a slow trickle until the pandemic hit in first quarter 2020.

Travel technology platform Spotnana launches with $41M

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By 2024, we see this going back to $1.4 Spotnana emerged from stealth Thursday with $41 million in its pocket and an open global platform targeting the $1.4 trillion business travel industry.

NASA wants new and innovative storytelling tech to document its Artemis moon missions

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Artemis, NASA’s series of missions that will include a return trip to the moon’s surface currently set for 2024, will also be squarely in the public eye over the course of the next decade at least.

Pegasus Tech Ventures and Japanet launch new $50M fund to bring global startups to Nagasaki

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These include a building project called Stadium City in Nagasaki that will open in 2024. Pegasus Tech Ventures , a firm that helps corporations launch startup investment funds, announced a new partnership with Japanet today.

Cloud security platform Netskope boosts valuation to $7.5B following $300M raise

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Netskope , focused on Secure Access Service Edge architecture, announced Friday a $300 million investment round on a post-money valuation of $7.5 billion.

E-commerce fulfillment platform Shippit raises $22.2 million led by Tiger Global

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trillion in 2024, at a compound annual growth rate of 11.3%. Shippit , a Sydney, Australia-based e-commerce logistics platform, will expand in Southeast Asia after closing a $30 million AUD (about $22.2 million USD) Series B led by Tiger Global, with participation from Jason Lenga.

Betting on China’s driverless future, Toyota, Bosch, Daimler jump on board Momenta’s $500M round

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It aims to remove some safety drivers from its robotaxis, which it jointly operates with auto partners , in 2022, and expects all of its vehicles to go driverless in 2024. Daimler-backed Momenta says its robotaxis will be fully driverless and profitable in 2024. And by 2024 or 2025, Momenta’s solutions could be powering millions of vehicles, which should provide a steady stream of driving data to the startup.

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Space manufacturing startup Varda inks deal with Rocket Lab for three spacecraft

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The first spacecraft will be delivered in the first quarter of 2023, with the second to follow later that year and the third in 2024. Orbital manufacturing startup Varda Space Industries is moving fast.

Consumer goods software company Aforza bags $22M to open US headquarters

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The global market for consumer packaged goods apps is forecasted to reach $15 billion by 2024. Aforza , developing cloud and mobile apps for consumer goods companies, announced a $22 million Series A round led by DN Capital.

Volta Trucks raises €37 million to bring electric delivery trucks to the streets of London and Paris

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Volta is imagining that it will produce up to 5,000 trucks by the end of 2023, 14,000 to 15,000 by 2024, and 27,000 trucks by 2025.

After 30 years, ‘Crossing the Chasm’ is due for a refresh

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Today, we realize that the company’s product appeals to the vast majority of the market, one that is forecast to be $68 billion in 2020 and approximately $106 billion in 2024. Jeff Bussgang. Contributor. Share on Twitter.

Y Combinator, 500 Startups, Plug and Play invest in Odiggo’s $2.2M seed round

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Our target is to go for IPO by 2024 and achieve one billion services booked, and this requires a lot of network effects, infrastructure and technology,” the CEO said. “We Servicing one’s car personally is a time-consuming, expensive and painstaking process.

Rocket Lab to go public via SPAC at valuation of $4.1 billion

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Currently, it says it has a backlog of customers, with a projection that it will be “EBITDA positive” in 2023 after adjustments, and fully cash-flow positive by 2024, with a projected run rate of over $1 billion in revenue by 2026.

Masten Space Systems to develop a GPS-like network for the Moon

TechCrunch

Chief amongst them is NASA with its Artemis program , which will send two astronauts to the Moon’s surface in 2024. Masten Space Systems, a startup that’s aiming to send a lander to the Moon in 2023, will develop a lunar navigation and positioning system not unlike GPS here on Earth.

Dracula Technologies turns ambient light into energy with printed solar cells

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The company plans to move to its industrial phase in 2024, with the goal of producing millions of modules per year. A bat-shaped organic photovoltaic module from Dracula Technologies.

Beta Technologies adds $368 million in Series A funding for its electric aviation ecosystem

TechCrunch

The company has not entirely ignored passenger transportation, however, announcing last month a partnership with Blade Urban Air Mobility for five aircraft to be delivered in 2024.

Joby Aviation takes flight into the public markets via a SPAC merger

TechCrunch

Joby plans to use the capital to fund the launch of passenger service, which is expected to begin in 2024.

Will tech kill your job?

Berkonomics

By 2024, ninety percent of the global population will have regular Internet access. Close. Stop me if you’ve heard this story before. “My My job as a (newspaper publisher telephone installer, stockbroker, travel agent, retail store manager) is safe as this economy continues to grow.” Thought so. We are in a decade of creative destruction that will affect most everybody.

Joby Aviation makes its public trading debut on the NYSE

TechCrunch

billion in total capital to take its air taxi operations to commercialization in 2024. Joby Aviation is now public, 12 years after JoeBen Bevirt founded the company at his ranch in the Santa Cruz mountains.

Self Service Advertising – Walmart, Hulu – Chasing Small Businesses

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Billion by 2024. If you’re thinking about exploring other ad platforms beyond Facebook and Google, you have more options now than ever. With their self-service advertising tools, new players like Hulu and Walmart are trying to lure small business owners to run effective advertising campaigns.

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Sendcloud nabs $177M led by SoftBank to double down on SaaS — shipping as a service

TechCrunch

Doing so in the area of shipping and delivery, an area that is only getting more ubiquitous and expected by consumers, represents a massive opportunity: the delivery market is expected to grow from $475 billion today to $591 billion in 2024, the company estimates.

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4 Ways to Boost Brand Awareness and Earn More Sales with Email Marketing

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By the end of 2024, no less than 4.4. As an entrepreneur, you likely rely on email every day. You send transactional messages and make sure your customers have everything they need to navigate your products or services successfully.

B2B marketplaces will be the next billion-dollar e-commerce startups

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trillion in sales by 2024 , up from an estimated $680 billion in 2018, according to payments research firm iBe TSD. Merritt Hummer. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Merritt Hummer is a partner at Bain Capital Ventures, where she invests in the fintech, e-commerce and proptech sectors.

Starting an E-Commerce Business in 2021? Keep These 6 Key Trends in Mind

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The on-demand manufacturing market is expected to reach about $112 billion by 2024 , growing at an astounding 19.8% If you’re thinking about starting an e-commerce business, you’re in good company.

Whisper Aero emerges from stealth to quiet drones and air taxis

TechCrunch

Should the first generation of eVTOL go to market in 2024 (as Archer Aviation and Joby have proposed), Whisper’s product could potentially appear in second generation eVTOL.

Orchata raises $4M, aims to build a ‘Gopuff for Latin America’

TechCrunch

billion by 2024, with the global pandemic driving demand for faster delivery, according to Statista. Luis Mario Garcia grew up in Mexico making deliveries for the grocery stores in his neighborhood.

Relativity Space launches its valuation to $4.2B with $650M in new funding

TechCrunch

3D-printed rocket startup Relativity Space has raised a $650 million Series E, bringing its total raised to over $1.2 billion. Relativity’s post-money valuation now stands at $4.2 billion, a source familiar with the matter told TechCrunch.