• Minds, the blockchain-based social network, grabs a $6M Series A

    25 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Minds , a decentralized social network, has raised $6 million in Series A funding from Medici Ventures, Overstock.com's venture arm. Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne will join the Minds Board of Directors.
    What is a decentralized social network? The creators, who originally crowdfunded their product, see it as an anti-surveillance, anti-censorship, and anti-“big tech” platform that ensures that no one party controls your online presence. And Minds is already seeing solid movement.
    “In June 2018, Minds saw an enormous uptick in new Vietnamese of hundreds of thousands users as a direct response...
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  • Pulumi raises $15M for its infrastructure as code platform

    Pulumi raises $15M for its infrastructure as code platform

    25 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Pulumi, a Seattle-based startup that lets developers specify and manage their cloud infrastructure using the programming language they already know, today announced that it has raised a $15 million Series A funding round led by Madrona Venture Group. Tola Capital also participated in this round and Tola managing director Sheila Gulati will get a seat on the Pulumi board, where she'll join former Microsoft exec and Madrona managing director S. Somasegar.
    In addition to announcing its raise, the company also today launched its commercial platform, which builds upon Pulumi's open-source work...
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  • Atlanta Hawks star rookie shines in warm up to home debut

    Atlanta Hawks star rookie shines in warm up to home debut

    25 days ago - By Biz Journals

    For the Atlanta Hawks' $192.5 million makeover to be a true success, the team is banking on more performances like the one delivered Sunday by star rookie Trae Young.
    The Hawks' 2018 first-round pick put on a show during a 133-111 win in Cleveland, the team's first victory of the season, by scoring 35 points and adding 11 assists. The Hawks made a team record 22 3-pointers, of which Young made six.
    The Hawks traded for Young on draft day, swapping him for Slovenian sensation Luka Doncic, who...
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  • Synthetic Minds raises $5.5 million to build trust in blockchain code

    Synthetic Minds raises $5.5 million to build trust in blockchain code

    25 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Synthetic Minds, a company building safer blockchain code, announced today it has raised $5.5 million in a new round of funding.
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