Test your fertility at low prices thanks to Modern Fertility

The US startup Modern Fertility just garnered $ 6 million through a round of investments led by Maveron and UN Venture. The company specializing in women’s health offers affordable hormone testing to assess fertility directly at home. The CBC’s Journalism Lab [RAD] recently reported that egg freezing is one of many solutions to women’s concerns… Read More

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

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

Thanks to its mobile app, Element identifies millions of people around the globe

Element created a biometric identification technology available on mobile for everyone. This application could help identifying millions of people in more efficient ways. In Asia and Africa alone, more than a billion people are not identified correctly. Element tries and tackles this very serious issue and created a biometric identification platform using some of the… Read More

Instacart raises $150M and tries to compete with Amazon

The groceries collaborative deliveries service just closed a $150 millions round. Amazon’s new delivery services force Instacart to accelerate its development and international implantation. Funded in 2012, Instacart allows its users to order groceries products directly on its website. Buyers then go shopping for their clients and deliver their commands in less than an hour…. Read More