Travel Industry Continues to Rebound in 2022 With 32% Growth on Start.io Platform

2022 saw an increase of 250 million smartphone users, bringing the total number to nearly 6.6 billion smartphone subscribers worldwide. More people than ever are using their smartphones for almost all of their interactions and transactions. In 2022, two-thirds of mobile users said they couldn’t make it through the day without their devices. An analysis … Read more

Sleepagotchi Raises $3.5M to Build Sleep Gamification and Digital Collectibles App

Sleepagotchi, a mobile application with gamification and social elements that helps users improve their sleeping habits across the world, raised a $3.5M seed round from investors including 6th Man Ventures, Collab+Currency, Shima Capital, 1kx, DeFi Alliance, Sfermion, Emoote, and LCA Game Guild. Notable angels include Cem Kansu (VP Product at Duolingo), Santiago R Santos, and … Read more

Disruptive Technology Start-Up RedCarpet™ Ships World-Famous Chicago and New York Pizza to Consumers Nationwide

For two entrepreneurs, best friends, and passionate foodies, the RedCarpet™ story began in 2021 by scratching their own itch: “Why can’t we get some of that great pizza from Chicago delivered to our doors?” asked Sean Bandawat, founder of RedCarpet™. Today, nearly a year and a half later, Bandawat and co-founder Michael Mulé have developed … Read more

Consequence Launches Newly Designed Mobile App for Both iPhone and Android

Consequence (https://consequence.net) today unveils a brand-new mobile experience for fans of music, movies, TV, and all things pop culture. The Consequence App is now available for free download via the Apple App Store or Google Play. The app offers a new easy-to-use, on-the-go, and fully customizable experience for readers of Consequence, the largest independently owned music and pop culture … Read more

FanUp Closes $4M Seed II Round With Lead Investors of DraftKings, Skillz and The Score

FanUp, Inc., an ultra-innovative mobile gaming company (U.S. and India), announced the successful close of its oversubscribed Seed II Round of $4 million led by industry titans, including Accomplice (DraftKings, Skillz), Alumni Ventures Group (Circle – Crypto), John Albright (co-founder, Relay Ventures, lead investor in The Score), Ruttenberg Gordon Investments, and The Carpenter Family (former … Read more

Artificial Paintings Produces iPhone Cases With AI-Generated Prints

Artificial Paintings specializes in the popularization and production of AI-generated artworks. The company has already sold hundreds of paintings and video arts and quickly became prominent in the circles of tech fans and art enthusiasts. This month the Artificial Paintings team decided to treat connoisseurs of art with something unique — the company has announced … Read more

Orlando Magic Announce New Partnership With Drop; Encourage Fans to ‘Squeeze Every Drop’ Ahead of Black Friday Shopping

The Orlando Magic is announcing a new partnership with the free rewards app, Drop. To celebrate, Magic fans can get $15 worth of Drop Points when they register using the invite code: “magicfriday” and link a debit or credit card before Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. The Magic are the first sports team to partner with Drop. … Read more

Later Ranks on the Deloitte Fast 50 and Fast 500 for a Second Year in a Row

Today, Later announced it ranked 19th on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and 119th on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech, and energy tech companies, now in its 27th year. Later grew 1,135% during this period. Later’s chief executive officer, Roger Patterson, credits the team’s dedication … Read more