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Startup Funding: May 2020

Interesting startups to watch: 18 brought in $446M this month, with chips getting some big funding.

Startup Funding: April 2020

Twenty-two startups drew $375M in April, with a big win for semi-autonomous trucking in China.

Startup Funding: March 2020

Seventeen startups bring in $525 million, with a strong showing for quantum computing.

Startup Funding: February 2020

From photoresists to LIDAR, 14 startups brought in $1B this month.

Startup Funding: January 2020

Twelve startups bring in over half a billion in new funding; connectivity startup emerges from stealth.

November 2019 Startup Funding

Sixteen startups attracted funding rounds of nine figures in November.

October ’19 Startup Funding: Mega Harvest

Seventeen startups took in mega-rounds of $100 million or more during October, with a cumulative total of just over $3.2 billion.

Optima Design Launches, Focuses On Functional Safety

Startup offers fault analysis tools to meet automotive ASIL-D safety standards.

Over $7 Billion Raised In Mega-Rounds By 27 Firms

September was spectacular for startups, as 27 tech companies raised $100 million or more, taking in a total of $7.1 billion during the month.

August 2019 Startup Funding Report

18 firms received more than $100 million.

July’19 Startup Funding

Twenty-one startups raised mega-rounds.

PurpleAir: IoT Sensor Soars To 13,000 feet

Air pollution sensors find IoT niche.

June’19 Startup Funding

Fifteen startups raised mega-rounds in June.

Aspinity’s Analog Neural Net Wake-Up Call

Startup’s analog neural network chip and ‘analyze-first’ architecture may lower power use and data congestion in always-on voice systems.

AiMotive Is EDA For Self-Driving Cars

Staying alive in the automated vehicle biz.

May’19 Startup Funding: Mega-Funding Rounds Continue

Startups revel in investments of billions of dollars.

April’19 Startup Funding: Corporate Gushers

Money pours into startups with more big investments on the way.

Uhnder: Digital Radar Chips

Startup developed a single-chip solution that will dramatically decrease the cost and increase the performance of radar systems in cars.

March’19 Startup Funding: Money Springs Forth

The SoftBank Vision Fund figures in some of the biggest rounds in the month.

Rogue Valley Microdevices: MEMS Foundry

Oregon-based specialty fab takes different approach.


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