Investors Unleash Millions Into Pet-Tech Startups

Funding in pet startups surged by 334 percent to $291.8 million compared to $67.2 million over in 2012, according to Crunchbase research. And so far, funding totals in pet-related startups have already reached $519.3 million in 2018—78 percent higher than all of last year.

June 22, 2018

VC Boosts Assistive Tech Startups To Make The World More Accessible

For most of us, our ability to see, hear, and move without assistance are but fleeting privileges. We will grow old and, with age, feel the abilities we take for granted today slowly but inexorably slip away. And then there are many people who, by circumstance of birth or later life events, aren’t able to see, hear, or move parts of their bodies without assistance. There are startups aiming to help.

June 21, 2018

Aaptiv Raises $22M To Bring Flexibility To Exercise

Last month, Crunchbase News explored the world of startups that are looking to cash in on our obsessions with fitness and wellness. Today, one of those startups, Aaptiv, announced that it closed a new round of funding to give companies like ClassPass and Peloton a run for their money.

June 20, 2018
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