Good Morning!! As we enter a new week, let’s take a look at the latest trending startup news insights.
Norwegian startup, Glint Solar, has built a SaaS platform to help developers identify strong contenders for ground-based or floating solar projects with the goal of supporting a fast-growing industry to spin up a strong pipeline of projects. Read More
The company says it’s currently working with the FAA to help secure permission for drone-based deliveries, which are planned to begin before the end of the year. Select users in the area will begin to receive the option for drone deliveries on thousands of items. Read More
Overair, a California-based electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle startup, has secured $145 million in funding that will go toward the development of Butterfly, the company’s experimental aircraft prototype, by the second half of 2023. Read More
Today, the company announced that it is open sourcing this tool, which should make it easier for companies in regulated industries that can’t use the Grafana Cloud to use it as well. It’s worth noting that OnCall is also part of the free Grafana Cloud offering. Read More
After Apple shook up the buy now, pay later market with news that it would now be a competitor to established firms, PayPal this morning is introducing another buy now, pay later product to follow the 2020 launch of its “Pay in 4” installment program. Read More
Dukaan, an Indian startup that helps merchants set up online stores, is expanding its platform worldwide as it looks to challenge established players such as Shopify, the startup’s founder said. Read More
Corvus’s drones are custom built for the job, featuring indoor obstacle avoidance and the ability to read barcodes, even in low-light warehouse conditions. The systems also feature an on-board autonomy stack, so they can keep operating even in poor Wi-Fi conditions. Read More
Tabnine, which develops an AI-powered assistant for software developers that can anticipate code to be written for specific apps and fills in blanks with the appropriate snippets, launched a new version of its time-saving application programming interface. Read More
New York-based Wonder, a mobile restaurant delivery service led by Marc Lore, has raised $350 million in Series B funding. The company is now worth about $3.5 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal. Read More
FanClash, a two-year-old Indian startup, is attempting to bring esports such as sleeper hit titles PUBG Mobile, COD and DOTA 2 to this fantasy sports world. Investors are predicting that this model and the FanClash team will deliver. Read More
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that the company is launching a digital designer clothing store called the “Meta Avatars Store.” Zuckerberg made the announcement during an Instagram Live with Instagram’s vice president. Read More
Pentaform launches its AbacusBasic, a computer built into a keyboard. It comes with Windows 10 and everything you need to do computer-y things. You still need a monitor, but there are a few solutions for sorting that out. Read More
Three months after announcing it would make a big push into software and enterprise, fintech giant Brex confirmed that it is apparently abandoning a segment it started out to serve small-to medium-sized businesses. Read More
As several Apple stores across the country fight to unionize, workers in Towson, Maryland became the first to win formal recognition. Out of 110 eligible employees, the union received 65 yes votes and 33 no votes. Read More
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