Continental invests in DigiLens again with $25 additional million

25 additional millions for DigiLens, which now $60M in investments since the startup creation. The German car manufacturer Continental acquired shares of the company for the second time. Funded by Jonathan Waldern, DigiLens develops holographic waveguide technologies, enabling head-up displays for different applications including automotive, aviation and motorcycle helmets. Its waveguide products superimpose basic driving… Read More

Suki raises $15M to create a voice assistant for doctors

The teams behind Suki, a future voice assistant for doctors, just raised a 15M funding round. Helping doctors take notes, complete medical records or prescriptions : some of the tasks Suki should be able to do as a voice assistant for doctors. The startup just closed a $15M funding round led by Venrock (which already… Read More

GuesttoGuest, now available in 187 countries, acquires its Canadian concurrent

GuesttoGuest now proposes more than 450.000 accommodations across the globe as it just acquired its Canadian concurrent Echangedemaisons.com. A new opportunity to keep developing its business internationally. GuesttoGuest just acquired the Canadian Echangedemaisons.com, after Tremplinn (France), HomeforHome (Spain) and HomeExchange (US). The home exchange website now proposes more than 450.000 different accommodations in 187 different… Read More

Nike can now scan its clients’ feet thanks to Invertex

Nike just acquired Invertex, a Isreali startup specialised in machine vision technology. A big step towards tailor-made shoes ? Nike tries to improve its clients’ experience and just announced the acquisition of Invertex to speed up its evolutions. The Israeli startup, specialised in machine vision technology, allows users to scan their feet on a dedicated… Read More

Checkr, the background-checking startup, raises 100 millions to develop its customer base

Checkr checks job candidates’ profiles for companies. It recently decided to expand its customer base. Its first new clients are Adecco and Allstate. Funded in 2014 by two French men, Daniel Yanisse and Jonathan Perichon, Checkr checks the backgrounds of job candidates for the companies looking for new employees. In 24 hours, the startup teams… Read More