Category: ceo

Boeing CEO out following 737 Max fiasco, will be replaced by current board chairman 0

Boeing CEO out following 737 Max fiasco, will be replaced by current board chairman

Boeing’s CEO Dennis A. Muilenburg is CEO no longer, the company announced today. Effective January 13, 2020 current Board Chairman David L. Calhoun takes over the top executive officer spot at the aerospace company,...

UK’s health data guardian sets a firm line for app development using patient data 0

Paige raises $45M more to map the pathology of cancer using AI

One of the more notable startups using artificial intelligence to understand and fight cancer has raised $45 million more in funding to continue building out its operations and inch closer to commercialising its work....

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Nigeria’s Rensource raises $20M to power African markets by solar

Nigerian startup Rensource Energy has raised a $20 million Series A round co-led by CRE Venture Capital and the Omidyar network. The renewable energy company builds and operates solar powered micro-utilities that provide electricity...

Domio raises $100M in equity and debt to take on Airbnb and hotels with its curated apartments 0

Domio raises $100M in equity and debt to take on Airbnb and hotels with its curated apartments

Airbnb has well and truly disrupted the world of travel accommodation, changing the conversation not just around how people discover and book places to stay, but what they expect when they get there, and...

Virtual product placement is coming for TV and movies and Ryff has raised cash to put it there 0

Virtual product placement is coming for TV and movies and Ryff has raised cash to put it there

In a world where ad rates are declining for traditional broadcast media, the corporations responsible for making the fictions that millions devour daily need to find a new business model. Subscription services are on...

1-800 Contacts buys the at-home eye exam provider 6over6 Vision 0

1-800 Contacts buys the at-home eye exam provider 6over6 Vision

New developments in sensor technologies, computer vision and machine learning technologies are combining to drive medical diagnostics further into the home and the latest company to make a move to push services deeper into...

Payment startup Chipper Cash raises $6M for Southern Africa expansion 0

Payment startup Chipper Cash raises $6M for Southern Africa expansion

African cross-border fintech startup Chipper Cash has raised a $6 million seed-round led by Deciens Capital. The San Francisco-based company offers mobile-based, no fee, P2P payment services in six countries: Ghana, Uganda, Nigeria, Tanzania,...

Arbe raises $32 million to bring its high-resolution radar to autonomous vehicles 0

Arbe raises $32 million to bring its high-resolution radar to autonomous vehicles

It’s not enough for an autonomous vehicle to see the world around it. These vehicles need to understand what they’re seeing in real time. That understanding piece is critical and it requires being able...