What the CHIPS and Science Act means for the future of the semiconductor industry

Simon Butler Contributor Share on Twitter Simon Butler was founder and CEO of Methodics Inc, acquired by Perforce in 2020. He is currently the general manager of Perforce’s Methodics Business unit. This year is proving to be momentous for U.S. semiconductor...

Dame Products expands sexual wellness product line following $7M raise

Sexual wellness company Dame Products is targeting audiences at a new price point after raising $7 million in new Series A funding. The New York–based company launches the Dip vibrator on October 12, which it describes as “an unintimidating, inclusive entry point to...

Retail tech startup Swiftly valued at $1B after bagging another $100M

Swiftly Systems entered unicorn territory after announcing today that it grabbed another round of $100 million, this time in a Series C. The new funding was led by BRV Capital Management. If you’re feeling some deja vu, you would be right: this is the second $100...

Bainbridge Growth wants e-commerce brands to stop sales guessing game

Bainbridge Growth, a Boston-based software startup providing data, analytics and financial modeling for e-commerce companies, inked $4 million in seed funding. Ben Tregoe and Austin Gardner-Smith started the company in January 2021 after meeting at Nanigans, an...

Grocery delivery startups with low margins might drop IPO dreams for M&A reality

Getting a bunch of bananas and avocados from your favorite 15-minute grocery delivery company at 3 a.m. might be the greatest thing since sliced bread, but some of these companies are finding themselves in somewhat of a cost-related pickle in such a low-margin...