• June.ai looks to take on the inbox with $1.5 million

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Email continues to be a tempting target to entrepreneurs. After all, email is nearly ubiquitous, and yet almost no one loves the experience of using it.
    June.ai today joins a long list of startups that looked to change up the way we use email, but this latest company is taking a different approach.
    Co-founder and CEO Allie Sutton said that the team didn't look at the way people use email as a starting point, but rather looked at the way people deal with communication and information flow on the whole. That then led June to build a platform that doesn't necessarily replace email, but is...
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  • June.ai raises $1.5 million for AI-powered email management

    June.ai raises $1.5 million for AI-powered email management

    2 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Let's face it: email inboxes are unwieldy. For the average person, reading and replying to messages takes up about half the workday - as much as two and a half hours. Worse, workers spend about 17 hours per week addressing emails that aren't urgent, and about 4.5 hours a week searching for old messages attachments. June.ai aims to...
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  • GoFundMe partners with Michelle Obama on the Global Girls Alliance Fund, to back charities helping adolescent girls

    GoFundMe partners with Michelle Obama on the Global Girls Alliance Fund, to back charities helping adolescent girls

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    GoFundMe , the social fundraising platform that has raised over $5 billion from over 50 million donors for causes, today is taking a big step into fundraising for charities and other non-profit organizations, and specifically helping charities dedicated to adolescent girls in the process. The startup is partnering with former First Lady Michelle Obama and the Obama Foundation to launch the Global Girls Alliance Fund , a platform within GoFundMe designed for fundraising specifically for grassroots organizations that work on girls education initiatives.
    The new platform is being rolled out...
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  • Y Combinator-backed delivery startup Chaldal raises $5.5 million for ‘nano-warehouse' technology

    Y Combinator-backed delivery startup Chaldal raises $5.5 million for ‘nano-warehouse' technology

    2 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    EXCLUSIVE: At 19,447 people per square mile, Dhaka, Bangladesh is one of the world's most densely populated cities. The metropolis of more than 18 million people is notoriously difficult to navigate; expensive real estate (land prices grew by an average of 100 to 125 percent in 2016) and standstill traffic (the average road speed was about 4...
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