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Cowboy, the Belgian e-bike startup, raises €10M Series A

By | Cowboy, electric bicycles, Europe, Gadgets, Recent Funding, Startups, TC, Transportation

Cowboy, the Belgian startup that designed and sells a smarter electronic bicycle, has raised €10 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is Tiger Global Management, with participation from previous backers Index Ventures and Hardware Club. The new capital will be used to scale operations and expand beyond Belgium into Germany, U.K., Netherlands and […]

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Safety and inspection bot startup Gecko Robotics adds $7 million to the coffers

By | founders fund, Gadgets, Gecko Robotics, Hardware, industrial equipment, Justin Kan, machine learning, mark cuban, pittsburgh, Recent Funding, Robotics, Silicon Valley, Startups, TC, Y Combinator, yc

Gecko Robotics aims to save human lives at our nation’s power plants with its wall-climbing robots. To continue doing so, the startup tells TechCrunch it has just secured $7 million from a cadre of high-profile sources, including Founders Fund, Mark Cuban, The Westly Group, Justin Kan and Y Combinator. We first reported on the Pittsburgh-based company when […]

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Bird has officially raised a whopping $300M as the scooter wars heat up

By | bird, electric scooters, Gadgets, lime, Mobile, Recent Funding, sequoia capital, skip, Startups, TC, Transportation

And there we have it: Bird, one of the emerging massively hyped Scooter startups, has roped in its next pile of funding by picking up another $300 million in a round led by Sequoia Capital. The company announced the long-anticipated round this morning, with Sequoia’s Roelof Botha joining the company’s board of directors. This is […]

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