The security-robotics company Cobalt raised $13 million in a Series A round of financing this year, despite putting together a pitch deck the night before meeting with venture capitalists.
Cobalt's CEO, Travis Deyle, 35, said the company wowed investors because it was able to deliver on two goals.
Deyle set out to have a product on the market within the first year and land a paying customer before building anything.
Raising venture capital for a startup is no cakewalk. There are high stakes,...
On Tuesday morning, Waterfront Toronto's board unanimously approved Sidewalk Labs' plans to develop a 12-acre swath of the city into a high-tech neighborhood.
Sidewalk committed $10 million for planning process, and an additional $40 million in investment has now been unlocked. The entire development is expected to cost at least $1 billion.
The company has been quiet about the exact plans for the neighborhood, but its CEO, Dan Doctoroff, has spoken about how self-driving cars, embedded sensors...
She lost her leg after contracting a rare, life-threatening infection, forcing amputation above the knee.