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Median California Home Price Drops to $808,890

California home sales closed out the third quarter by reversing a four-month decline and posting the largest monthly increase in more than a year, according to a monthly report for September by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS (C.A.R.). Closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California totaled a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of […]

Venture Capital

Culture Biosciences Raises $80 Million Series B

SAN FRANCISCO — Culture Biosciences, a company enabling biotech firms to develop and scale manufacturing processes in the cloud, announced a Series B financing of $80 million led by Northpond Ventures. Synthesis Capital also participated in the round. Existing investors Cultivian Sandbox Ventures, The Production Board, Craft Ventures, E14 Fund, Box Group, Verily Life Sciences, and Section 32 […]

Venture Capital

Spacelift Rises With $15 Million Series B

REDWOOD CITY — Spacelift has raised $15 million in Series B funding led by Insight Partners to scale its management platform for Infrastructure as Code in the US market. Existing investors Blossom Capital, Inovo Venture Partners, and Hoxton Ventures also participated in the round. This new investment will allow Spacelift to quadruple its engineering team […]

Apple News

Apple Unveils New Homepod Mini, Siri-Based Music Subscription

CUPERTINO — At a pre-taped keynote presentation, Apple today introduced HomePod mini in three bold new colors — yellow, orange, and blue. At just 3.3 inches tall, HomePod mini offers a great music-listening experience, the intelligence of Siri, and smart home capabilities, with privacy and security built in. Its seamless integration across Apple’s products and […]

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Hubilo Locks In $125 Million Series B

SAN FRANCISCO — Hubilo, a global virtual events platform, announced a $125 million Series B funding round led by Alkeon Capital and additionally, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Balderton Capital. The new fund will h development of the future of events and engagement on Hubilo’s platform. This brings the company’s total funding to $153 million to date in less than 18 months. The […]

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AutoGrid Gobbles Up $85 Million Round

REDWOOD CITY – AutoGrid Systems Inc, a Virtual Power Plant provider, announced an $85 million new round of funding to accelerate energy transition through adoption of electric vehicles, battery storage and renewables generation. SE Ventures, a $500 million fund established by Schneider Electric led the Series D-2 round. Other major funding came from new investors, which […]

Venture Capital

Reliable Robotics Reels In $100 Million

MOUNTAIN VIEW — Reliable Robotics, a developer of automated aircraft systems, has reeled in a $100 million Series C funding round led by Coatue Management. Coatue joins past investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Eclipse Ventures, Teamworthy Ventures and Pathbreaker Ventures to bring total fundraising over $133 million. With its innovative airframe independent technology, Reliable’s Remotely Operated […]

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EA Launches NHL 22 Worldwide

REDWOOD CITY — Electronic Arts has launched the new videogame EA SPORTS NHL 22, now available worldwide on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PS5 & PS4 for $99.99. EA Play members can get 10% off. As the first EA SPORTS NHL game powered by the Frostbite engine, NHL 22 brings players closer to the ice than ever […]

Venture Capital

Tiger Global Leads $110 Million Round in Outschool

SAN FRANCISCO – Outschool has landed a $110 million Series D funding round with a $3 billion valuation. Outschool offers live online education experiences that connect real-life teachers with learners in small-group settings to explore everything from Minecraft, Pokemon and Cooking to Chemistry, Algebra and Literature. Outschool offers over 100,000 online classes. Classes on Outschool […]