Solar-powered airplane designer Skydweller Aero includes $8M to Series A, partners with Palantir

Solar-powered airplane designer Skydweller Aero includes $8M to Series A, partners with Palantir

Airplanes and drones today, no matter size or fuel type, all face the exact same limitation: eventually they have to land. Skydweller Aero, the U.S.-Spanish aerospace startup, wishes to break free from that restraint by establishing an autonomous solar-powered airplane it states will eventually be efficient in perpetual flight. Their pitch, which assisted the business raise […] Image Credits: Skydweller Aero (opens in a new window) Skydweller’s tech was born out of the Swiss solar aircraft airplane task Solar Impulse, which was helmed by Bertrand Piccard and AndrĂ© Borschberg. The project run for 14 years and invested $190 million into the solar-powered airplane prior to the structure behind it sold the intellectual residential or commercial property to Skydweller in 2019. He added that “in an extremely brief horizon” the business will be test flying the self-governing aircraft, including take-off, complete flight and landing, with future milestones focused on finishing long-endurance flights.

Dataiku gets $400M at a $4.6 B evaluation, led by Tiger Global

Information science platform Dataiku announced today it has raised a $400 million Series E, bringing its appraisal to $4.6 billion. The round was led by Tiger Global, with participation from returning financiers like ICONIQ Development, CapitalG, FirstMark Capital, Battery Ventures, Snowflake Ventures and Dawn Capital. New investors included Insight Partners, Eurazeo, Lightrock and Olivier Pomel, […] Established in 2013, Dataiku is utilized by information researchers, but also designed for company experts and other individuals with less technical backgrounds. Co-founder and CEO Florian Douetteau informed TechCrunch at the time Dataiku Online is focused on getting more startups and SMBs onto the platform.

Taiwan-based TNL Media Group raises $8 million to build its publishing and data analytics organisations

Taiwan-based TNL Media Group raises $8 million to build its publishing and data analytics organisations

Given that launching in 2013, Taipei-based TNL Media Group has grown from an independent news site to a media company with several online publishing verticals and a data analytics company. The business, formerly called The News Lens, announced today that it has actually raised $8 million from New York-based financial investment firm Palm Drive Capital, as part […]
Co-founder and chief executive officer Joey Chung told TechCrunch that its most current infusion of financing will be used to add more media verticals, continue TNL Media Group’s international expansion and complete its existing pipeline of information analytics and tech service items. TNL Media Group’s previous financiers include North Base Media, the firm co-founded by Washington Post and Wall Street Journal experienced Marcus Brauchli (who is also a member of the start-up’s board). Because TNL Media Group already has workplaces in Taiwan and Hong Kong, and likewise has a media vertical devoted to covering Southeast Asia, Chung stated the business is now looking for opportunities to broaden there. …

Hevo draws in $8 million Series A for its no-code data pipeline service

Hevo draws in $8 million Series A for its no-code data pipeline service

According to information pipeline startup Hevo, lots of little- to medium-sized companies juggle more than 40 different applications to handle sales, marketing, finance, client support and other operations. All of these applications are important sources of data that can be evaluated to improve a company’s efficiency. That information frequently stays different, nevertheless, making it tough for […] In a statement, Puneet Bysani, tech lead manager at Marqeta, stated, “Hevo saved us numerous engineering hours, and our data teams could focus on creating significant KPIs that include worth to Marqeta’s company. Hevo immediately extracts and organizes the information from those sources and prepares it for cloud-based data storage facilities, such as Amazon Redshift and Snowflake. Hevo also focuses on integrating data in real-time, which is specifically essential for business that provide on-demand shipments or services. In a declaration about the funding, Qualgro handling partner Heang Chhor stated, “Hevo provides a really innovative service for extracting and transforming data across multiple data sources– in genuine time with full automation. …

Insurance data analytics platform Planck raises $16 million Series B

Insurance data analytics platform Planck raises $16 million Series B

Planck, an AI-based information platform for insurance underwriting, announced today that it has raised a $16 million Series B led by Team8 Capital. All of the startup’s existing financiers– Viola FinTech, Arbor Ventures and Eight Roads– also got involved, while Nationwide and Hannover Digital Investments signed up with as tactical financiers. Based in New York, Planck offers big insurer […] , an AI-based data platform for insurance coverage underwriting, revealed today that it has actually raised a $16 million Series B led by Team8 Capital. Its platform’s ability to supply real-time insights indicates can assist insurance providers keep up with increased queries throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Tsur stated. Planck was introduced in 2016 by Tsur and Cohen, co-founders of data mining start-up BlueTail, which was obtained by Salesforce in 2012 and rebranded as Salesforce Einstein, and David Schapiro, former CEO of banking and insurance pricing SaaS company Earnix. …

Indonesian startup Delman raises $1.6 million to assist business clean up information

Indonesian startup Delman raises $1.6 million to assist business clean up information

Delman, a Jakarta-based information management startup, has raised $1.6 million in seed funding. The round was led by Intudo Ventures, with involvement from Prasetia Dwidharma Ventures and Qlue Performa Indonesia, and will be utilized to establish a research and development center and work with software engineers and information scientists. Delman was founded in 2018 by chief […] Initially introduced as an end-to-end huge data analytics service provider, Delman shifted its focus to information preparation and management after talking to customers in Indonesia, said Halim. Many business said they had allocated for pricey data analytics solution, however then realized their data was not all set for analysis because it was spread throughout several formats. While newer start-ups and companies have cleaner datasets, Halim said many older Indonesian business, especially ones with branches in numerous cities, frequently have large amounts of data spread throughout pen-and-paper journals, Excel spreadsheets and other software. …