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- November 10, 2015
PeachWorks Releases Premium Version of Log – a Digital Logbook for Restaurants
PeachWorks, formerly WhenToManage, the leading restaurant management cloud platform for franchise chains, independent operations, and specialty retail and food service operations, announced today that its popular app Log is now available in a premium version with enhanced features and additional capabilities. Log, subscribed by 1,250 accounts since its launch in December 2014, has been enabling […]
- November 10, 2015
SkySpecs closes on $3M funding round, lands first customers
SkySpecs Inc., an Ann Arbor-based company that provides drones for the inspection of wind turbines, bridges and other infrastructure projects, has closed on an investment round of $3 million. The company has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly its drones, has landed its first two customers and hopes to hit at least $1 million […]
- November 6, 2015
Postmates CEO Says He’s Raising Money Again In January To Build The ‘Anti-Amazon’
Ask Bastian Lehmann, the CEO of delivery service startup Postmates, what company he’s gunning for, and you might be surprised. It isn’t Lyft and it isn’t Uber, whose forays into food delivery don’t have him worried in the slightest. “We’re building the anti-Amazon,” he said. It’s a bold statement–one he isn’t afraid to repeat. But in order […]
- October 28, 2015
Ambiq Micro’s low power MCU enables added functionality in Misfit’s next-generation wearable
Ambiq Micro, the leader in ultra-low power solutions, today announced Misfit, Inc. has selected the Apollo microcontroller (MCU) as the ‘brain’ in the Misfit Shine 2 Fitness and Sleep Monitor. Announced just last week, the next-generation Misfit Shine 2 provides new features, functions and capabilities without sacrificing its market leading 6-months of battery life. Shine […]