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The Most Innovative Fintech Companies In 2019

| February 7, 2019

While crypto prices and ICOs collapsed, overall investment in fintech surged in 2018, hitting $55 billion worldwide, double the year before, Accenture reports. Big fintechs are getting bigger—19 of the 2019 Fintech 50 are valued at $1 billion or more.

But there are also 20 startups making their first appearance on our fourth edition of this list. Two areas with notable additions: payments technology and companies targeting the underserved, be they immigrants without U.S. credit histories or hourly workers living paycheck to paycheck. All our picks are private companies and have operations, customers or impact in the U.S., even if they’re not based here. Read rest here.

Roofr Raises $3M To Make Roofing Transparent

| February 6, 2019

The Y Combinator-backed startup has raised $3 million in new seed funding to make the roofing industry more transparent for clients and contractors. The startup uses aerial imaging to give customers quick estimates online and connects them with local roofing contractors in their area. Crosslink Capital led the company’s seed round, which brings Roofr’s total funding to $4 million.

Richard Nelson, the founder and CEO of Roofr, told Crunchbase News that the traditional roofing industry model is in desperate need of disruption. The Toronto-native should know—he comes from a long-line of roofers and decided to start the company after his own work experience. Read rest here.

Moen Takes Smart Water Design to the Next Level With Flo Technologies Partnership

| January 4, 2019

NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio & CULVER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The next generation of smart home technology and innovation is here, and it’s about to change the way consumers think about the water… Read More »

Why Autodesk Just Spent $1.15 Billion On Two Construction Tech Startups

| December 20, 2018

Autodesk’s construction software business is getting its second acquisition-fueled jolt of the past few weeks. The company announced on Thursday that it is acquiring startup BuildingConnected for $275 million. The… Read More »

WeRecover, the Kayak for addiction recovery, raises $2M

| November 13, 2018

Approximately 90 percent of people in need of rehabilitation services for drug and alcohol abuse don’t have access to them, according to a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration survey. Why?… Read More »

Silicon Valley Startup Closes $8M in Series A Funding to Help Enterprises Optimize Cloud Workloads for Cost, Performance and Availability

| November 7, 2018

MENLO PARK, Calif. – Nov. 7, 2018 – YotaScale, a leader in Autonomous Cloud Operations, today announced the general availability of its customer-proven, AI-powered cloud operations platform. YotaScale delivers Autonomous Cloud Operations with a… Read More »

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