Lawmakers want to expand AMBER Alerts to US territories

Two US lawmakers have introduced legislation that would help expand the AMBER Alert system to all territories, which include American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Marianas Islands, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Established nationally in 2003, the system sends alerts over TV, radio, digital billboards and cellphones and has helped find more than 900 […]

We tried the athleisure brand Canadian women can’t get enough of — it just raised $18 million to expand across the US, so you can expect to see it everywhere soon

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Lolë Montreal-based company Lolë makes activewear that yogis, wellness advocates, and travelers love.  We can confirm that its technical apparel is at once stylish, feminine, and comfortable.  Though the company […]

Andreesson Horowitz leads $20 million investment in Wonderschool to expand marketplace for in-home preschools

Wonderschool, an education technology (edtech) startup that enables any qualified person to launch their own in-home childcare services, has closed a $ 20 million series A round of funding led by Andreesson Horowitz, with participation from Omidyar Network, First Round, Gary Community Investments, Cross Culture Ventures, Uncork Capital, Rethink Educ…Read More

Deliveroo will expand its network with restaurants’ own riders

Deliveroo has taken leaf out of Just Eat’s book and will allow partner restaurants to use their own riders. That means it can now team up with establishments that have their own fleet. The British food delivery app will launch a new service called “Marketplace+” in July — its partners can then use it to […]

When should your startup expand into international markets?

GUEST: Startups from countries with a population of less than 50 million go international twice as fast as startups from countries with a population of more than 50 million: 1.4 years as opposed to 2.8 years. Smaller countries need to think internationally from an early stage. A founder in the U.S. or China can focus 100 […]

Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Australia Expand Codeshare Relationship

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London’s Octopus Ventures raises $280 million to expand its seed and early stage investing

Octopus Ventures announced that it has raised an additional $ 280 million, bringing its total assets up to $ 1.2 billion as it continues to pursue international expansion of its early stage investment strategy. Founded just over a decade ago, Octopus has backed 89 startups through 199 funding rounds. That includes 16 new companies over […]

Elite Colleges Expand Efforts to Enroll and Support Low-Income Students

A growing group of highly ranked colleges and universities have joined an effort to bring in more low- and moderate-income students. And as more needy students enroll, the schools are helping with costs beyond tuition, such as those for art supplies or meals, and working to close graduation gaps.

Google launches ARCore out of preview, will expand Lens to Android and iOS devices

Ahead of Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Google today launched ARCore 1.0, letting developers create AR experiences on Android. Releasing ARCore out of preview means developers can publish apps that can understand your environment, and place objects in it, on the Google Play store. Google today also announced plans to expand its Google Lens […]

Sling TV offers League Pass to expand its NBA streaming options

A day after Sling TV revealed that it counts 2.2 million subscribers, the over-the-top internet service announced that it’s added new add-on options to watch NBA games. Users can access NBA League Pass today to watch out-of-market games, and in the coming weeks they’ll be able to subscribe to Team Pass to follow a single […]