Sophie raises funds to develop no-code mobile app testing platform – TechCrunch

Sofi, which develops a testing platform for mobile app devices used by Microsoft, closed a $7.75 million seed round today, bringing its total capital to $9.5 million. Voyager Capital led the round with participation from PSL Ventures, GTM Fund and Revolution, which CEO Syed Hamid said will be used to fund Sof’s overall growth and […]

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Rocket Space Raises $9 Million in Seed Funding to Build ‘Fidelity for Crypto’ – TechCrunch

Rocket Space, which aims to build a “next-generation asset management platform for crypto,” has raised $9 million in a seed funding round. A few things stand out in this case. For one, the currency comes at an exciting time in the crypto world – a period known as the “Cryto Winter” that has seen other […]

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New mobile app lets creators record video collaborations of ‘infinite length’ – TechCrunch

All major social networks, including Instagram, TikTok, and Snapchat, have their own take on how collaboration should work. But most of these features have limitations such as time limits and the number of creators included in a clip. A new app called Along wants to remove all of these limitations to allow for unlimited collaborative […]

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Tiger Global, YC back Rebill subscription payment platform for Latin America – TechCrunch

Argentina-based startup Rebill has raised $3.6 million to continue building automated payment collection and subscription management tools for Latin America. The funding announcement includes $600,000 from early seed funding. The $3 million seed round was led by Tiger Global Management and included Y Combinator, Soma Capital, SV Angel and a group of angel investors, Dropbox […]

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WebMD acquires French medical news and information platform Jim.fr – TechCrunch

Health information publishing giant WebMD has announced that it will acquire Jim.fr, a French-language medical news and information website aimed at healthcare professionals (HCPs). Terms of the deal were not disclosed. It was founded in 1979 International Journal of Medicine (Jim) By a young hospital intern named Dr. Gilles Haroche, Paris-based Jim.fr provides and presents […]

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Paris-based Coolbox closes $2.5M seed round to expand solar refrigeration across Africa – TechCrunch

Power grid access in Africa is erratic and inconsistent, affecting rural and urban households and businesses. For restaurants or neighborhood stores that deal with perishable, frozen foods and beverages, intermittent electricity can hinder the growth of their businesses. Some go to generators that run on diesel, which is expensive and toxic, to provide electricity. Companies […]

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Google will retire its IoT Core service in August 2023 – TechCrunch

To get TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3pm PDT; Register here. Hello Crunchy McCrunchface! (Still a work in progress, we’re calling Daily Crunch readers.) Supermind to share with you something double-plus-amazing: the end of months of work Zach It’s finally live — we’ve released TheTruthSpy spyware detection […]

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