Inventables announced this morning that it has raised an $11.5 million Series C. The round, led by Cue Ball, alongside True Ventures, Greycroft, Pipeline Capital and Draper Associates, brings the Chicago-based startup’s total funding cup to $21 million, per Crunchbase. The company specializes in desktop 3D carving — or subtractive manufacturing (not to be confused […]

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The TwelveSouth StayGo is a new USB-C dock from a company that makes a ton of great and unique Mac and iOS device accessories. True to the company’s track record, it offers a slightly different take on a popular accessory category — and ends up excelling as a result. The StayGo’s unique twist is a […]

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Placed against our sci-fi expectations, robotics have largely fallen short — with one notable exception. In 2019, automation is a mainstay in factories and warehouses. There the technology has been proven out in the field, and VCs are happy to invest millions. This morning Fetch Robotics announced a $46 million Series C raise. The round, […]

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Mixhalo — the startup co-founded by Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger and his wife, violinist Ann Marie Simpson-Einziger — has raised $10.7 million in Series A funding. The company’s initial goal was to bring better sound quality to concerts. Instead of hearing music blasted out of speakers, users can connect their smartphone to a network (the […]

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U.S. attorney general William Barr has said consumers should accept the risks that encryption backdoors pose to their personal cybersecurity to ensure law enforcement can access encrypted communications. In a speech Tuesday in New York, the U.S. attorney general parroted much of the same rhetoric from his predecessors and other senior staff at the Justice […]

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