Startup News: 15th August 2022 - 21st August 2022

Sajitha

22nd Aug'22

Good Morning!! As we enter a new week, let’s take a look at the latest trending startup news insights.

 

15th August 2022

 

 

1. Your future shrimp meal could come from Atarraya’s farming technology

Atarraya, creator of Shrimpbox, a sustainable “plug-and-play” shrimp farming technology, is swimming to the surface after being in stealth mode since 2019. Read More

2. Porsche signs 25-year solar energy deal

The installation of Porsche’s microgrid, an on-site electrical network that harnesses power from solar panels, will begin in September and conclude in 2023. Read More

 

16th August 2022

 

 

1. Shopify launches Collabs, a new way for creators to earn revenue on the platform

Shopify announced that it’s launching a new “Shopify Collabs” offering to connect creators with merchants on its platform and give them a new way to make money. Read More

2. Qeepsake, a journaling app that helps families capture and store memories, raises $2M

Qeepsake, a New York-based family journaling app, has raised $2 million in seed funding. Founded in 2015, Qeepsake sends its users daily questions via text or push notifications to encourage them to reflect on their day, children, parenting and more. Read More

 

17th August 2022

 

 

1. Ratan Tata invests in startup for elderly

Mumbai-based startup Goodfellows, which connects the elderly to youngsters willing to assist them as companions, has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons. Read More

2. Insurtech startup MetaMorphoSys raises 23 cr seed funding

Insurtech startup MetaMorphoSys on Wednesday said it has secured 23 crore ($ 3 million) in a seed round led by Capital2B, a technology fund backed by Info Edge. Read More

 

18th August 2022

 

 

1. Quora is shutting down the English version of its Partner Program

Quora is shutting down the English version of its Partner Program on September 1, the company announced on its website. The Partner Program will remain active in other languages. Read More

2. Google will roll out new updates to reduce low-quality and unoriginal content in search results

Google announced today that it’s rolling out new Search updates over the next few weeks that will aim to make it easier for people to find high-quality content. Read More

 

19th August 2022

 

 

1. DoorDash is ending its delivery partnership with Walmart

DoorDash decided to end its partnership with Walmart because it was no longer mutually beneficial and because the delivery company wanted to focus on “its long-term customer relationships.” Read More

2. Wayfair to lay off 5% of its workforce, or nearly 900 employees

Wayfair, the online home goods retailer, announced today it was laying off close to 900 employees as a way to reprioritize investment needs and meet the company’s current needs. Read More

 

20th August 2022

 

 

1. Mark Zuckerberg says the metaverse won’t be as cringey as his cursed selfie    

To mark the expansion of Meta’s bland virtual reality platform, Horizon Worlds, into France and Spain, Mark Zuckerberg recently shared a selfie. Read More

2.  John Carmack’s AGI startup raises $20M from Sequoia, and others

John Carmack, the game developer who co-founded id Software and served as Oculus’s CTO, is working on a new venture and has already attracted capital from some big names. Read More

 

21st August 2022

 

 

1. The emergence of the chief automation officer

AI-powered automation enables organizations to apply intelligence across their business, bridging gaps in workflows between business and IT. IBM uses this approach of actionable intelligence to help organizations. Read More

2. SPolestar CEO sees value in EVs, even when they’re parked

Polestar has placed into production two vehicles and announced the delivery schedule of four additional vehicles. The latest, the Polestar 6, is an electric roadster that’s due to hit the road in 2026. It’s an impressive pace for a new company. Read More

 

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Sajitha is a content writer who predominantly writes for EdTech Industry and also pens poetry, eBooks, and fascinating content. She believes writing should intrigue her audience and work with passion. She is an avid reader and holds her master's in literature. Her hobbies include traveling, music, and self-publishing!

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