18/10/2018

Unique Startup of the Day #1

Paidy is a Japanese fintech startup that potentially will allow shoppers to shop online without a credit card! Instead, shoppers pay cash on delivery or at convenience stores, which function as combination logistics/payment centers in many Japanese cities. This solution protects the customers from fraud as they do not have to enter their credit card information online and worry about where that data is being stored or where it goes...
23/10/2018

Unique Startup of the Day #2

x.ai is an artificial intelligence-driven personal assistant who schedules meetings for you. X.ai has raised $44 million to tackle a substantial small problem: scheduling emails. When emailing to set up a meeting, a user copies amy@x.ai or andrew@x.ai to take over the logistics. These bots process natural language in order to set up a meeting the way a human assistant would — but for much less money. Instead of sending several emails back...
30/10/2018

Unique Startup of the Day #3

Taxis, car sharing and similar services are always in competition around the world. The Hamburg-based startup provides a range of mobility services, from carpooling to electric scooter rentals and has raised $30 million in Series B funding. The round was led by KCK Group, with participation from previous backer Blumberg Capital and other non-disclosed investors. The German company says the investment will be used to expand the company’s...