Starta Capital raises new fund, looks to acquire

Starta Capital, a New York-based company investing in post-Soviet technology players and start-ups, is in the process of raising a USD 70m Starta II fund, Ekaterina Dorozhkina, managing partner, told this news service.

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New company offers programmatic buying for voice-activated ads

СDigital voice-activated advertising platform Instreamatic.ai announced its formal launch this week. The service now offers programmatic buying for voice-activated ads that would run on smart home speaker systems and related technology.

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Bino, l’appli russe pour dénicher des clients mystères

Les deux fondateurs de Bino, Sergey Zverev et Ivan Terekhin, partent aux Etats-Unis. Leur modèle est calqué sur celui d’Uber.

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Future of Sex podcast creator Bryony Cole talks the future of funbots and New York’s first sextech hackathon

In what turned out to be a surprising SFW podcast Future of Sex podcast creator Bryony Cole joined us to talk about the future of sex, teledilonics and sex robots.

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This hackathon wants to help destigmatize the sex tech industry

In a pitch presentation that capped off hours of collaboration at New York's first SexTech Hackathon, the subject turned to a decidedly unsexy scenario: Parents talking to their kids about sex.

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The Sex Tech Industry Says Facebook and PayPal Are Censoring Its Work

Tech companies can't differentiate between sex-positive content and porn.

Kris Jandler is the cofounder and CMO of Emojibator, which cheekily produces vibrators shaped like emojis. Right now they offer an eggplant and chili pepper version.

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ADVANCED DATA ROBOTS WANTS TO TURN ROOKIE INVESTORS INTO QUANTS

Describe the company – the elevator pitch

ADR was established as a response to the lack of ready-to-use information on stocks for rookie investors. Most of the current available services provide raw data, numerical lists, or small bits and pieces of information that don’t show the bigger picture.

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This Startup Provides the Best Deal Since the Dutch Purchased Manhattan

Peter Minuit is credited with spearheading the purchase of the island of Manhattan for the Dutch from the Native Americans in 1626 in exchange for 60 guilders. Accounting for inflation, that price equates to $967 in today’s dollars. An incredible deal in a city where real estate is changing hands at an average of $1868 per square foot and over $9000 per square foot in the ultra luxury market.

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A universal infrastructure for augmented reality is closer than you think

At a recent GamesBeat conference, John Hanke, CEO of Niantic (the company best known for introducing Pokemon Go to the world) made waves when he told attendees that he’s “investing heavily in the AR cloud.”

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