Reliable Robotics is bringing remote piloting to small cargo planes – TechCrunch

Nearly one year ago, a Cessna 172 Skyhawk stealthily made aviation history when it landed at a small airport in Northern California marking the completion of the first successful remote-piloted … Read More

Y Combinator’s Vitable Health is bringing basic healthcare to underserved populations – TechCrunch

Joseph Kitonga, the 23-year-old entrepreneur behind Vitable Health, first saw the need for a new kind of healthcare service growing up in Philadelphia and seeing the experience of the home … Read More

ClassPass co-founder Sanjiv Sanghavi joins Arcadia, bringing consumer marketing savvy to clean energy – TechCrunch

“Helping navigate the elusiveness of product market fit” is how Sanjiv Sanghavi, the co-founder of ClassPass and itinerant startup executive describes his roles at different companies.  From ClassPass through Knotel, … Read More

Robinhood raises $320M more, bringing its latest round to $600M at an $8.6B valuation – TechCrunch

The stakes keep getting higher for American discount brokerage Robinhood, which today disclosed that it has added hundreds of millions of dollars to its previously disclosed funding round. Including the … Read More

Indianapolis’ venture studio High Alpha launches new business bringing studio model to corporations – TechCrunch

The Indianapolis-based venture studio High Alpha has created a new business line called High Alpha Innovations to bring its startup spinup approach to big business. So far the firm has … Read More

Emerging from stealth, Octant is bringing the tools of synthetic biology to large scale drug discovery – TechCrunch

Octant, a company backed by Andreessen Horowitz just now unveiling itself publicly to the world, is using the tools of synthetic biology to buck the latest trends in drug discovery. … Read More