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In Q2 2018, late-stage deals led the world’s venture capital market

Jason Rowley Contributor Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor In Q2 2018, late-stage deals led the world’s venture capital market Old VC firms hold entrenched position in fundraising despite fresh entrants Here is what you should take away from

3D printed guns are now legal… What’s next?

Jon Stokes Contributor Jon Stokes is one of the founders of Ars Technica, an author, and a former Wired editor. He currently hacks ruby at Collective Idea, and runs AllOutdoor.com. More posts by this contributor How President Trump could abuse big data and the surveillance state How Intel missed the

Furniture startups skip the showroom and go straight to your door

Holden Page Contributor Share on Twitter Holden Page is an editor and journalist at Crunchbase News. Startups making delivery and transport easier than ever are a hit with venture capitalists, so it’s not a surprise that young tech companies delivering home staples — living room sets, dining room tables, couches

MallforAfrica and DHL launch MarketPlace Africa global e-commerce site

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 accepted into YC, raises $1.2 million Breaking down France’s new $76M Africa startup fund MallforAfrica and DHL are giving African merchants

Enterprise software investments may be tepid now, but they’re poised to engage

Logan Bartlett Contributor Share on Twitter Logan Bartlett is a vice president with Battery Ventures. More posts by this contributor The SaaS Success Database Have we reached “peak software”? Just like the idea of “peak oil”—the hypothetical point at which global oil production could max out—you could say we’re approaching

Space tech has outpaced space law, and we’re at risk of killing innovation

Lyon Brad King Contributor Lyon Brad King is chief executive and co-founder of Orbion Space Technology and the Ron and Elaine Starr Professor in Space Systems, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, at Michigan Technological University. “Disruption” is a term (over)used in the technology world to describe some development or product that is

Summer road trip tech essentials and extras

Makula Dunbar Contributor Makula Dunbar is a writer with Wirecutter. More posts by this contributor Gear for making outdoor fitness more enjoyable The best home Wi-Fi and networking gear Editor’s note: This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter

Technology in healthcare is moving from mainframes to iPhones

Justin Butler Contributor Share on Twitter Justin Butler is a partner at Eclipse Venture Capital. New technologies are often first manifested in behemoth machines that may take up entire rooms, only to be miniaturized as the technology matures. We have witnessed this shift over the last 70 years in computers,