Dolla' dolla' bill y'all
Here's an interesting financing that Nikhil on our team spotted on CB Insights.
Of course, the company is based in Brooklyn.
AI in healthcare goes international
Deals and dollars to AI-based healthcare companies are on track for a record high in 2016. Though 77% of the deals since 2012 have gone to US startups, there were major investments recently in other countries, including Israel, Canada, China, and India.
In Friday's newsletter, the winning headline was "a $230M dumpster fire" but in the newsletter, we had a typo and wrote $200M which caused some confusion.
Apologies for that.
For clarification, the dumpster fire we were referring to was Mode Media.
Cross over participation in travel tech
Crossover investors — those that are primarily focused on the public markets — have participated in nearly 60 travel tech deals since 2012, with funding from those deals totaling $3.6B.
Is this Google Glass part 2?
Last week, Snap fka Snapchat came out with wearable glasses that record video. Of course, the comparisons to Google Glass began quickly.
Below is an image that nicely captures the differences between the two.
We look at financing to greentech startups over the last five years. On a quarterly basis, total funding in Q2’16 saw a 60% jump over Q1’16, while deal count held steady.
What can brown do for you?
In this election, there is lots of concern about Mexicans but I say you better watch out for those freakin' Indians based on this data compiled by the WSJ.
A young tech trend
We analyze the quantum computing startup ecosystem. There are only a small number of private companies in the industry that have been able to raise over $1M, and since 2012, there have been fewer than 40 deals to the space.
The Industry Standard
VentureBeat. Gerard Grech (@gerardgrech) dives into the UK tech scene and references our H1 2016 Global Tech Exits Report.
Bloomberg. Ellen Huet (@ellenhuet), Alex Barinka (@alexbarinka), and Craig Giammona (@sitkawriter) write about Whole Foods' investment into Instacart and cite CB insights data on funding to the food delivery space.
Springfield News-Sun. Matt Sanctis (@mattsanctis) on EF Hutton's new brand and business model with a reference to CB Insights data on the financial services market.
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