Startup Digest

Internet of Things

August 26, 2016

The latest IoT startups, investments, and trends.

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Smart Home Market Map: 67 Startups In Home Automation, Smart Appliances, And More


CBInsights provides a map and list of startups who are "transforming homes with products such as smart locks, doorbells, lighting", among many other types.

Their writeup also researches trends in investment deals for younger companies who are venturing into the space, and how those trends shift from year to year.

This Cutting Edge Mirror is Like a Smartphone for Your Bathroom

Scott Tharler - Maxim

Author writes about Perseus Smart Mirror's commute wizard, text message notifications, and personalization options for different family members.

There are 3 days left in Perseus' Kickstarter campaign. One backer option gets a mirror for 50% off the planned retail price, as discussed in the article.

"Yes, there's more to reflect on than just your gorgeous mug."

$4M In Seed Funding to Start a Prenatal Health Revolution

Smart pregnancy wearable company, Bloomlife, announces their $4M seed round.

They discuss their development over the last two years, investors who came on board (including Marc Benioff), and planned use of funds. The company also covers the exclusive early access program for their device.

Remember operator billing?

Operator billing was once thought to be the perfect mobile commerce platform. But for various reasons, it failed to pick up traction. Learn why, and find out about the new future of m-commerce, here.

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