The founders of the Athletic, an 18-month-old online sports publication, see opportunity in the struggles of the biggest companies. Bloomberg.
Carrot aims to simplify the process of offering fertility benefits for workplaces. Buzzfeed.
Congrats to Picnic Health which won the “Built With Google” Award at the Google Cloud competition. TechCrunch.
CEO Ashley Wellington-Fahey wants to create a movement — and she has set her sights on original programming to do it. SportTechie.
A San Francisco startup that helps retailers analyze how customers shop their stores is growing fast with its first $3.8 million in funding and a new East Coast operation in Durham. Exit Event.
Rose Broome, CEO and Co-Founder of HandUp, wanted to make it easier to give directly to a specific person, and to see the impact of that donation. Conscious Company.
Advice for being a total boss from The Relish CEO, Ashley Wellington-Fahey. TeenVogue.
The San Diego company announced Tuesday a $1 million pre-seed round to help build out the service. The round was led by Social Capital and Precursor Ventures. GeekWire.
The enterprise voice space grows hotter today as VoiceOps announces its seed round with participation from Accel, Founders Fund and Lowercase Capital. TechCrunch.
Christine Carrillo is the Co-founder and CEO of Impact Health, which launched in 2014 with $1.3 million in seed funding. MillionaireMatch got the scoop on Carrillo’s entrepreneurial journey. Yahoo Finance.
Baltimore tech company Fixt is poised to grow its presence using marketing at M&T Bank Stadium during the 2017 NFL season after being named the winner of the Baltimore Ravens Innovation Challenge as part of Light City Baltimore. Baltimore Business Journal.
Flexibility isn’t just the future of feminism—it’s the future of work. Huffington Post.
“From the first time I met Luke, I could tell that he and the team had spent a lot of time getting their model right and were on to something big,” Charles Hudson told the paper. technical.ly
Now, for a flat fee, you can skip the hold music and hire GetHuman’s concierge to resolve the dilemma for you. US News.
Rose Broome from HandUp, Annie Dean from Werk and Anna Auerbach from Werk are all listed on this list of 19 exciting social entrepreneurs on the rise in 2017 – plus their inspirations, recommendations, and recent lessons. Conscious Company Media.
SendGrid, the leading delivery platform for customer communication that drives engagement and growth, today announced the acquisition of Bizzy, an email marketing automation startup that helps marketers at small-to medium-sized companies optimize their email campaigns. Yahoo Finance.
Fuse is an “integral part” of Rhone’s inventory forecasting. “Inventory management can make or break a company,” Malt says. “Companies can have too much product and be forced to do liquidation sales or not have enough and miss out on big sales opportunities.” IR.com.
Zenrez announces a $6 million in Series A funding from ARTIS Ventures, Precursor Ventures, Transmedia Capital and more. TechCrunch.
Pared aims to help alleviate the chronic short-staffing many establishments face by providing dishwashers and line cooks on demand, whether it’s weeks in advance or minutes. SF Chronicle.
Werk is trying to address the gender gap problem by negotiating for flexibility with employers before posting jobs, so employees don’t have to. NYTimes.