CADDi raises $89M Series C to scale its B2B supply chain marketplace for manufacturing parts 

Existing investors Globis Capital Partners, DCM Ventures, Global Brain, World Innovation Lab (WiL), JAFCO and Minerva Growth Partners participated in the Series C financing along with four new investors, including SMBC Venture Capital and Mitsubishi UFJ Capital.  Yushiro Kato (CEO), a former consultant at McKinsey & Company, and Aki Kobashi (CTO), who previously worked for […]

Daniel Ek’s Neko Health raises $65M for preventative healthcare through full-body scans

The Series A round was led by Lakestar, with participation from Atomico and General Catalyst. Each scan apparently takes around 10 minutes and costs €250, according to the company, and is followed by an in-person consultation where the results are explained. Neko Health scan Image Credits: Neko Health The Stockholm-headquartered company claims a team of […]

Meta’s Threads app is a privacy nightmare that won’t launch in EU yet

Information provided about the app’s privacy via mandatory disclosures required on iOS shows the app may collect highly sensitive information about users in order to profile their digital activity — including health and financial data, precise location, browsing history, contacts, search history and other sensitive information. Currently, the adtech giant does not even offer users […]

Adam Mosseri says Meta’s Threads app won’t have ActivityPub support at launch

When you tap on the button next to someone’s profile, Threads shows a popup saying users will soon be able to interact with people on other servers on the fediverse. “Soon, you’ll be able to follow and interact with people on other fediverse platforms, such as Mastodon. They can also find people on Threads […]