Monday, August 5th, 2019


Deliveroo Acquires Cultivate
Press Release

The on-demand food delivery startup announced that it has acquired the software development and design firm.

The move will be its first UK tech office outside of its London headquarters.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.


SmartNews Gets New Funding
TechCrunch

The artificial intelligence news aggregator startup landed $28 million in new funds, which values the company at $1.1 billion, this is according to a report by TechCrunch.

The report states that the news app has a reader base of approximately 20 million active users in the United States and Japan.

SmartNews was founded in Tokyo in 2012.


T-Mobile Donates $1 Million to Feeding America
Press Release

The telecommunications company announced that the donation is equal to 10 million meals. The company stated that the donation resulted from sales of its CEO John Legere’s #SlowCookerSunday cookbook.

Feeding America helps approximately 1 in 7 Americans through a network of 200 regional food banks, and 60,000 local food pantries across 50 states.