Daimler Trucks partners with Waymo to build self-driving semi trucks – ITPro.works

Two automotive giants are teaming up to bring self-driving semi-trucks to market. Under this deal, Waymo and Daimler Trucks are partnering to build an autonomous version of the Freightliner Cascadia … Read More

Coalition for App Fairness, a group fighting for app store reforms, adds 20 new partners – ITPro.works

The Coalition for App Fairness (CAF), a newly formed advocacy group pushing for increased regulation over app stores, has more than doubled in size with today’s announcement of 20 new … Read More

Eat Just partners with Proterra to launch a new subsidiary in Asia – ITPro.works

Eat Just, the plant-based food startup, is launching a new Asian subsidiary through a partnership with Proterra Investment Partners Asia. The agreement includes building Eat Just’s first factory in Asia, … Read More

SAIF Partners rebrands as Elevation Capital, secures $400 million for its new India fund – ITPro.works

SAIF Partners has raised $400 million for a new fund and rebranded the 18-year-old influential venture capital firm as it looks to back more early-stage startups in the world’s second … Read More

Adding Claire Díaz-Ortiz to its partnership, Magma Partners launches initiative to invest in female founders in LatAm – ITPro.works

Claire Díaz-Ortiz has been many things over the course of her career — an angel investor, an early Twitter employee (who notably got the Pope on Twitter), the founder of … Read More

India approves Apple partners and Samsung for $143 billion smartphone manufacturing plan – ITPro.works

Samsung and three major contract manufacturing partners of Apple are among 16 firms to win $6.65 billion incentives under India’s federal plan to boost domestic smartphone production over the next … Read More

Quantum photonics startup Nu Quantum raises £2.1M from Amadeus Capital Partners – ITPro.works

For Quantum cryptography and simulation to become real, the technology requires high-performance light-emitting and light-detecting components that operate at the single-photon level and at ambient temperature. One of the few … Read More

2 Kindred Capital partners discuss the firm’s focus and equitable venture model – ITPro.works

‘Many investors talk about product-market fit, but we are also great believers in founder-market fit’ Steve O’Hear @sohear / 7 hours Kindred Capital, the London-based VC that backs early-stage founders … Read More

Bolt Threads partners with Adidas, owners of Balenciaga and Gucci, and Stella McCartney on mushroom leather – ITPro.works

Bolt Threads has brought together some new and existing partners including Stella McCartney, Kering (the fashion house behind brands like Balenciaga, Gucci, Alexander McQueen and Bottega Veneta), Lululemon and Adidas … Read More