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Upp wants to add more broccoli to the plant-protein mix using big automation


based agtech startup that’s using computer vision AI plus farm-sized proprietary machinery to expand crop yields. “They’ve using a depth-sensing camera with the 3D piece in it to determine the size of that head. What is automation good for?

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A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Zietview does aerial inspections of buildings, renewable energy infrastructure, and telecommunications systems using advanced AI/ML software. Over time, the company has adopted many techniques to acquire the imagery that they use to do the AI/ML inspections. It is a high-growth business that just raised a $50mm late-stage round.

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4 Trending animation styles to level up your marketing in 2022

Entrepreneurs' Organization

One marketing trend you’ve likely heard of is the use of animated videos—and videos in general. And its use and effectiveness are likely going to increase with time. The use of animated videos in marketing hit an all-time high in 2021. This combination is a rarity, seldom used and not even known by many people.

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Hydration brand Cure mixes new funding into its growth plans


It’s been a hot minute since TechCrunch checked in on the brand — almost three years, actually — which is carving out a unique niche in the $10 billion functional drink mix market that founder and CEO Lauren Picasso told TechCrunch has “exploded” in the past 12 months. but we are using much better ingredients.

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At just 2.1% of all VC investment, funding for women remains ‘meh’ in Q1 2023


Once again measured in dollars raised, mixed-gender teams also saw their venture totals decline on a year-over-year basis, raising $7 billion in Q1 2023. Though they raised less capital in the first quarter of 2023, mixed-gender teams are faring better than ever in terms of their share of all venture dollars, raising 18.9% startups.

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Stylework, India’s co-working marketplace, nabs $2m in fresh funding


Existing investor WFC, along with iAngels Network, Sateeq Invest, and Impactful Pitch structured syndicates, and marquee industry mix global HNIs, also participated in the round. The company’s GMV has crossed $16 million, having sold approximately 22,000+ seats since inception, with each seat generating a net revenue of INR 10-12 K.

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Nym gets $6M for its anonymous overlay mixnet to sell privacy as a service


But Tor does not do packet mixing — and Nym’s contention is that a functional mixnet can provide even stronger network-level privacy. The tech is open source, but Nym confirms the plan is to use some of the Series A funding for an independent audit of new code.

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