Startup News: 27th Sep 2021 - 3rd Oct 2021

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


27th September, 2021


Weekly Startup News


1. iUNU makes another acquisition to bolster indoor agtech software

Agtech startup iUNU announced another acquisition, it is Artemis, a Lake Ariel, Pa.-based startup. It did incredible job in building advanced analytics solutions for the most critical element of your operation - the plants. Read more

2. New Age Meats bites into $25M for cultured meat product line development

Berkeley-based cultured meat company New Age Meats, raised funds under Series A that will enable the company to double its workforce, expand R&D and build a 20,000-square-foot pilot manufacturing facility in Alameda. Read more


28th September, 2021


Weekly Startup news


1. Fairmat creates a new material based on recycled carbon fiber composite

Fench startup that wants to improve the recycling process for sophisticated composite materials. The company wants to produce new kinds of materials from material waste and sell them to industrial companies. Read more

2. Qovery raises $4 million for its cloud deployment service

French startup Qovery, integrates directly with your git repository and lets you deploy your code to a public cloud without having to manage the infrastructure yourself. Read more


29th September, 2021


Weekly Startup News


1. HealthTech startup Wider Circle bags $38M in Series B funding

WiderCircle is a California HealthTech startup on a mission to ensure that the health of seniors and their basic needs are met. Read more

2. Toothfairy’s virtual dentist app raises £3M seed round led by ADA Ventures and Slingshot

Toothfairy is a U.K. startup that has a variation on this approach. Toothfairy connects patients to dentists on-demand via video, with the app being officially approved by the NHS. Read more


30th September, 2021


Weekly Startup News


1. TikTok owner ByteDance acquires VR tech startup Pico to expand into virtual reality and gaming

The Beijing, China-based ByteDance has acquired Pico to expand into virtual reality space. Pico is the third-largest virtual reality headset maker globally in the first quarter of 2021, read more.

2. Mobile gaming company Voodoo acquires Beach Bum

French startup Voodoo has made a significant acquisition in the casual mobile gaming market. Voodoo is better known for its hyper-casual games, such as Helix Jump, Crowd City, or 2. Read more


1st October 2021


Weekly Startup News


1. Backed by Volvo and Geely, Polestar is all set to go public very soon

EV startup Polestar is all set to go public very soon. Startup looking forward to establishing itself in the U.S whilst giving its resident competitor Tesla, a run for its money. Read more

2. SquadPal is a social app to help remote working teams gel

SquadPal app provides a place where teammates can learn more about each other and share personal moments. The pre-seed funds will be put toward integrating the app within teams’ workplaces (Slack, Teams, Zoom etc.). Read more

3. Haxson has unveiled what it’s calling the “world’s first smart fan"

According to the company, it will be able to cool you down or warm you up, filter out air impurities, play your favorite music, help you make phone calls from bed, and even make sure you get up on time in the morning. 


2nd October, 2021


Weekly Startup News


1. Media startup Ozy shuts down after New York Times report

Ozy, a digital media startup, is shutting down less than a week after a New York Times column raised questions about the organization’s claims of millions of viewers and readers, read more.

2. All Day Kitchens wants to expand every independent restaurant’s delivery network

The company doubled the number of satellite kitchens in its network this year and now operates more than 15 locations throughout the Bay Area and Chicago, read more.


3rd October, 2021


Weekly Startup News


1. Jeff Bezos invests in Indonesian e-commerce Ula

Indonesian e-commerce startup Ula, raised over $30 million and courted many high-profile investors since launching last year. It helps small retailers solve inefficiencies that they face in supply chain, inventory and working capital, read more.

2. A Hong Kong-Thai start-up is using blockchain to slice up a US$462 million portfolio of Thai properties

By dividing up illiquid, chunky assets such as real estate into smaller, fractional digital tokens, blockchain promises to tear down the high barrier of investing, read more.


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