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Biodiversity loss raises risk of 'extinction cascades'
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:43

New research shows that the loss of biodiversity can increase the risk of 'extinction cascades', where an initial species loss leads to a domino effec...

Caricature of Thai scholar raises money for dissidents
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 03:24

BANGKOK — A cartoonist who lampoons Thailand's military government has done a caricature of a historian critical of the nation's monarchy and sold i...

JD.com Logistics Unit Raises $2.5 Billion for Expansion
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 21:50

(Caixin) Nasdaq-listed Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc. has announced that it has raised $ 2.5 billion to finance the expansion of its logistics ...

Online estate agency Home Made raises £850K seed at £4.3M post-money valuation
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 18:42

 Home Made, which is focused exclusively on London lettings for properties in the £500,000-plus range, has raised £850,000 in seed funding. The...

Montana-based mapping startup onXmaps raises a round of funding fit for Big Sky Country
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:55

 A mapping startup based in Missoula, Mont., which allows users to download sophisticated offline topographic maps outlining public and private l...

Chinese online retailer JD.com raises US$2.5 billion for logistics arm in latest round of funding
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 02:10

JD.com announced on Wednesday that it has raised US$ 2.5 billion in the latest funding round for its subsidiary JD Logistics and it comes at a time w...

India’s Zoomcar raises $40M led by automotive giant Mahindra & Mahindra
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:41

 India’s Zoomcar — which operates an on-demand car rental service — has raised a $ 40 million Series C round led by Mahindra ...

Workast raises cash to expand beyond Slack with its message-based task management toolkit
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:46

 Workast, the popular Slack-based task management toolkit, is looking to expand its messaging horizons. The company, which answered the prayers o...

Google raises price of YouTube TV, adds sports, Turner
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 23:41

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google is raising the price of its YouTube TV online service for new customers as it adds channels from Time Warner Inc's ...

Adikteev raises $12 million for its mobile marketing platform
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:40

 French startup Adikteev raised a $ 12 million funding round led by Ring Capital and BNP Paribas Développement, with existing investors ISAI, V...

UJET, a startup that wants to speed up customer support, raises $25M led by GV
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 19:56

 UJET, a startup that makes software to improve customer support, said today that it’s raised a $ 25 million Series B led by GV (formerly ...

Zervant raises €6M for its invoicing software for small businesses
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:47

 Finnish fintech startup Zervant, which provides online invoicing software for small business and entrepreneurs across Europe, has raised €6 mi...

Lotte Duty Free raises commission to attract more Chinese travelers
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:28

South Korea’s major duty-free operator Lotte Duty Free has increased the commission for Chinese shuttle traders when the 코리아헤럴드

Pence raises prospect of talks with North Korea alongside 'intensified' pressure
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 19:49

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence suggest the United States may be looking more favorably at diplomatic engageme...

Disney raises prices of some U.S. theme park tickets
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 06:22

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co said on Sunday it was changing the admission price for its U.S. theme parks, raising the cost of some single-day t...

Wynn case raises question: When do investors need to know?
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 15:30

Macau Daily Times feed When should a company have to tell investors that a top executive is facing sexual misconduct allegations? The question comes a...

Grove raises $2.1M to find the sweet spot between old-school financial advisors and chatbots
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 23:42

 Right now if you want financial guidance and planning help you basically have two options – shell out thousands (or more) a year for an ol...

Captain401, now Human Interest, raises $11M to open build a 401(k) for small businesses
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 21:40

 Pushing through a funding round is never an easy process — and for Captain401 co-founder Roger Lee, it was even more tricky this time arou...

Placements.io raises $3.8M to help digital publishers manage their ad revenue
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 07:47

 Placements.io says it’s helping online publishers get paid on time for ads. Placements.io offers a system for publishers to manage ad inve...

Broadcom Raises Offer for Qualcomm to Over $121 Billion. Investors Don't Bite
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 04:09

Broadcom made a sweetened offer for Qualcomm that valued it at $ 121 billion but did little to convince investors the would-be buyer could seal a dea...

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