The funding will be used to scale the startup’s services in Malaysia through product development, and building and expanding its product as well as technology teams
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GoGet announced on Tuesday that it has closed a Series A round of USD 2 million led by Monk’s Hill Ventures.
The platform connects multinational corporations, small and medium enterprises, and business owners to verified flexible workers who are also called GoGetters. It will also expand its sales and digital marketing teams to grow user acquisition.
“The traditional labor market is inefficient during these challenging times. Businesses especially SMEs need to find innovative ways to cut costs while being profitable. Our robust technology provides these businesses a cost-efficient
Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (“Seoul”) (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED products and technology, announced that it has successfully obtained a permanent injunction and destruction in a patent litigation against Leuchtstark Vertriebs GmbH for infringement of Seoul’s patents in Germany.
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The world’s first 2nd generation LED technologies of Seoul Semiconductor (Graphic: Business Wire)
Infringing products are LED light bulbs manufactured by Klite lighting, a subsidiary of Signify – formerly Philips Lighting. In other recent litigations, Seoul has obtained two permanent injunctions against Philips brand television products as well.
The District Court of Düsseldorf also ordered the distributor to recall infringing products sold after October 2017 from commercial customers and to destroy those products.
“To enjoy benefits of the 2nd generation technology, Seoul’s intellectual property is absolutely necessary,” said Chung Hoon Lee and Young Joo Lee, CEOs
Existing investors Chiratae Ventures, YourNest Venture Capital and NASSCOM former chairman Keshav Murugesh also participated in the round
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Mumbai-based startupMiko—founded in 2015 by IIT-Bombay graduates Sneh R. Vaswani, Prashant Iyengar and Chintan Raikar—has raised INR 23 crore in a pre-series B round led by Stride Ventures.
Existing investors Chiratae Ventures, YourNest Venture Capital and NASSCOM former chairman Keshav Murugesh also participated in the round.
The trio founded Emotix which focuses on creating emotionally intelligent solutions and its products leverage proprietary and state of the art artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and Internet-of-Things.
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After the success of their first generation of Miko, the robotics startupdeveloped Miko 2—a puppy-sized
(Bloomberg) — Hong Kong’s boom in initial public offerings is set to be prolonged as companies given a boost by the pandemic outbreak follow China’s technology giants in selling shares, the bourse’s head of listings said.
Companies from the technology and biotechnology sectors could continue to fill the IPO pipeline in the near future as Covid-19 has boosted investments in research and development, Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd.’s Head of Listing Bonnie Chan said in an interview on Friday.
“We thought 2020 would be a disappointment, but it has turned out to be a busy year,” Chan, 50, said. “I believe the IPO rush will continue.”
Hong Kong this year has seen a rush of listings from Chinese companies including JD.com Inc. and Netease Inc., which are selling shares
Critical Role has played an important roll in the rise of actual play RPG livestreams and podcasts, turning these from a niche to a major player in the streaming ecosystem. According to measurement firm StreamElements, viewers watched an aggregated 19.5 million hours of such shows on Twitch an YouTube, a 1,142% increase over 2018. 2020’s numbers are likely higher.
And one of the best of these actual play shows is Rivals of Waterdeep, a Wizards of the Coast-backed project. It started in 2018 in conjunction with Dungeons & Dragons‘ Waterdeep: Dragon Heist storyline. It’s now in its 8th season, and the project features some of what I consider the deepest role-playing you can find in any D&D show.
Tanya DePass is one of the Rivals‘ players. And she’s teaming up with B. Dave Walters, whose credits include the transmedia Electropunk project, A Darkened Wish (an actual play
Rising competition from Samsung, OmniVision and SK Hynix
The global smartphone Image sensor market reached a total revenue of $6.3 billion in H1 2020, according to the Strategy Analytics Handset Component Technologies service report, “Smartphone Image Sensor Market Share Q2 2020: Revenue down by 6 percent as Sony dominates the market.”
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According to this research report, the total smartphone image sensor market witnessed a 15 percent year-over-year revenue growth in H1 2020. Sony captured the first position in the smartphone image sensor market with 44 percent revenue share followed by Samsung System LSI and OmniVision Technologies in the first half of the year. The top-three vendors capturedalmost 85 percent revenue share in the global smartphone image sensor market in H1 2020.
DENVER, Oct. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Engrain, the market leader in interactive mapping technology and data visualization software for the built environment, today announced that it has raised $3.7 million in new funding to fuel its national expansion. The round was led by RET Ventures, an industry-backed venture fund focused on single- and multi-family rent tech, along with participation from existing investors.
For Engrain, the funding validates the success of the company’s recent strategic expansion. Founded a decade ago, Engrain has long been known for its attractive mapping software and touchscreen touring, which are found on property websites and in leasing offices of multifamily communities across the country. Following its first outside fundraise a year ago, this funding round will enable Engrain to further realize product enhancements, accelerate strategic partnerships and grow its sales team.
“Whether considering a new apartment, navigating across a large property or even conducting
(Bloomberg) — U.S. stocks advanced, led by gains in the biggest technology companies, as investors weighed the chances Democratic lawmakers and the White House will reach a deal for a fiscal-stimulus package. Oil tumbled on concern the market may be oversupplied.
The Nasdaq 100 headed for its biggest gain in a month as Amazon.com, Microsoft and Tesla advanced. The S&P 500 Index’s advance was limited by declines in energy producers. Trading was volatile, with stocks pushed around by the latest developments tied to efforts to forge a stimulus bill acceptable to Democrats and Republicans. Talks were set to continue Thursday as officials sought a breakthrough.
European stocks closed slightly higher. Gold advanced, while Treasuries held steady. Oil tumbled to about $39 a barrel on concern about oversupply amid sluggish economic growth.
Matthew J. Liberatore and William Wagner are business professors who studied performance across men and women in mid-level jobs, and asked research subjects to rate how they thought they did.
While there were only insignificant differences in performance, they found women were strikingly less confident in how they performed than men.
It’s hard to know why this is the case, but studies suggest women tend to believe they’re less skilled at STEM-related tasks, including math and technology.
Narrowing the gender gap is going to require more than simply promoting equality in the workforce — schools, universities, and companies need to start initiatives to boost confidence in young women to go into STEM fields.
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In the workplace, women are now as good as men when it comes to computing performance, but there is still a gender gap when it comes to confidence, according to