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- Like student debt supermanThe company, which helps financial institutions and employers integrate student debt and savings modification products into employee benefits, has secured $20.5 million in new funding to help find student debt relief amid new U.S. policies. Christine It has more.
- Draw to your heart’s contentDevin covers reMarkable’s e-paper tablets and has researched every inch to bring you a product review that will help you get rid of paper for good.
- Then I saw your game, and now I’m a believerBeliever has secured $55 million in new funding from venture capital giants like Lightspeed and Andreessen Horowitz to focus on a new approach to multiplayer gaming. Ingrid He writes, “It starts with the original IP and stories ‘where player choice matters.’
Startups and VCs
The economy is a little better – sort of, maybe, sort of? While things seem to be moving in the right direction, it will be a long road. Plus, if you can’t find a job, positive macroeconomic trends are cold comfort. One of the good things Brian It’s nice to have a platform like TechCrunch as an opportunity to help people in that difficult situation – so here’s a list of robotics companies that are hiring.
The company is about to hit the generative AI hype train as Salesforce prepares to invest in a startup it calls “responsible generative AI.” Paul He wrote.
Here’s another punch:
Gatik’s Gautam Narang on the importance of knowing your customer
As the toxic railroad project in East Palestine, Ohio shows, our broken legacy supply chain is long overdue for recovery.
Autonomous vehicle startup Gatic operates approximately 40 driverless heavy-duty semi-trailers on routes up to 300 miles long, connecting distribution centers with smaller hubs.
Rebecca Bellan interviews Gatic CEO and Founder Gautam Narang to learn more about the company’s operations and investor expectations, and how the shortage of human drivers is impacting growth.
“We have never had free delivery. “So since 2019, we’ve been doing commercial deliveries, meaning every trip we’ve made has been paid for.”
Three more from the TC+ team:
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Big Tech Inc.
Sonos is preparing to launch two new speakers, so Brian From the company’s CEO, Patrick Spence, he received the right to repair, spatial audio, and endless lawsuits.
Thanks for reading, and have a great Sonos Day!
It’s been a busy day, so how about another six: