Kubo’s kindergarten robotic kit secures €100k after winning Web Summit’s pitch competition

Kubo-robot is an educational coding robot started as a research project investigating new and better ways for young children to learn with and about technology. Research group from University of Southern Denmark secured €100k to develop the idea further after winning Web Summit's pitch competition in Lisbon last week. Research project started in September 2014 addresses very important issue -…

Toast closes $1.5M seed round to revolutionise payments for migrant workers in Asia

Toast, a financial services startup offering low-cost peer-to-peer user-to-withdrawal and user-to-user money sending in Asia, closed a new seed round of $1.5M this week. Primarily targeting migrant workers in Asia (for example, those working in Hong Kong and sending money back to relatives in the Philippines), Toast helps users save on fees a fraction of the cost of traditional bank…
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