• Daimler pours millions into electric bus company Proterra

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Proterra has raised $155 million in a funding round co-led by Daimler and Tao Capital Partner, a deal that could transform the school bus market in North America.
    Until now, Proterra has focused on producing electric buses for municipal, federal and commercial transit agencies. The company has developed a line of electric buses that can travel 350 miles on a single charge, enough range to last entire day. Proterra has sold hundreds of its all-electric buses as cities try to reduce tailpipe emissions.
    This latest investment comes with a catch: Proterra will work with Daimler to possibly...
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  • After shutting down Tribe, French co-founder launches blockchain investment fund Starchain Capital

    After shutting down Tribe, French co-founder launches blockchain investment fund Starchain Capital

    2 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    A pair of French entrepreneurs today announced the launch of Starchain Capital, an early-stage investment fund that has raised about $12 million to invest in blockchain projects. Starchain's founders include Andréa Riom, based in Paris, and Cyril Paglino, based in San Francisco. Paglino relocated to San Francisco a few years ago to build out...
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