PhotoMath Brings Its Awesome Math Equation Solving App To Android

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01 PhotoMath-formula-scan-Android PhotoMath is a nifty little app. You point your phone camera at a math equation, and it will give you the answer and show you all the steps to solve this particular equation. Following its huge success in the App Store, the app is coming to Android. When I first played with PhotoMath before the team took the stage in our Battlefield competition at Disrupt London, I was impressed by its design… Read More

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Zillow’s Home Price Estimates Now Reflect Edits Immediately

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Zillow_ Real Estate, Apartments, Mortgage & Home Values in the US Zillow now makes it easier for homeowners to edit facts about their homes and have those changes immediately reflected in its price estimates. Zillow’s so-called Zestimates are one of the key features of its service. For every house in the U.S., Zillow will try to estimate its current value. Currently, that’s about 100 million homes, the company’s chief economist Stan… Read More

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Grofers, An On-Demand Delivery Service For Indian Cities, Raises $10M From Sequoia And Tiger Global

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Grofers An Indian startup called Grofers wants to help local shops take advantage of the e-commerce boom by not only providing them with a mobile platform for their inventory, but also facilitating on-demand delivery within 90 minutes. The startup just got a vote of confidence in the form of a $10 million series A round led by Sequoia Capital (a returning investor) and Tiger Global. Read More

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Citymaps Raises $6M As Its Mapping App Goes Global

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citymaps Mapping startup Citymaps today announced a new $6 million funding round. The company’s app, which was previously available on iOS, also launched on Android, and it expanded its previously US-centric coverage to 80 million points of interest across the world. So why would you need another mapping app? Co-founder and President Aaron Rudenstine came by the TechCrunch office to demo Citymaps… Read More

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YC-Backed Booktrope Rethinks Book Publishing

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books If you’re a writer, you’ve probably heard horror stories about the publishing industry — books that are rejected by publisher after publisher, books that sit in submission piles for years, books that are published but basically disappear without publisher support. At the same time, self-publishing has its risks for authors, too. You could end up paying a lot of your own money… Read More

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Hiring SaaS Platform Workable Raises Another $5M

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Workable has secured $5 million in additional funding from its existing investors, including Greylock Israel (which has since become 83North) and Greece-based seed investors Openfund. Workable enables smaller companies to post to multiple jobs boards, review candidates and schedule interviews. Read More

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PR Analytics Startup TrendKite Raises Another $5M

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trendkite Erik Huddleston joined PR analytics startup TrendKite as its new CEO back in the middle of 2014, and he told me the company’s been growing quickly since then — there’s been triple digit revenue growth “not just quarter-over-quarter, but almost month-over-month,” and headcount has gone from six employees to 35. Now Hudddleston plans to speed things up even more… Read More

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Boston Meetup. Tonight. Be There.

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atlanta-meetup Dear Boston,
TechCrunch has arrived. And even through all the snow, I can honestly say that you folks are looking wicked smaht this year. Read More

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Twenty20 Raises $8M, Launches Crowdsourced Photo-Licensing Service

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Twenty20-web-home-page Twenty20, the startup formerly known as Instacanvas, today announced that it has raised an $8 million Series A round led by Canaan Partners. With this funding round, Twenty20 has also finalized its transformation from printing service for Instagram pictures to photo-licensing service. Indeed, with over 45 million photos from 250,000 photographers in its library, Twenty20 is now larger than… Read More

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Flow Kana Brings You Pot Straight Off The Farm

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Mu47mNrVXg4Qznzx79qgE8bOs7ItJtXz6peXUl-GueM Think of it as the first “farm-to-bowl” concept. Flow Kana just launched an on-demand medical cannabis delivery service that skips the brick-and-mortar dispensary to bring pot from local, organic weed farmers straight to you. “It’s the clean cannabis movement,” founder Michael Steinmetz says. “It’s important for the consumer to know where their… Read More

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