France Announces $4.3 Billion Plan To Support Startups

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TripActions reportedly lays off hundreds amid COVID-19 travel freeze: Natasha Lomas


The coronavirus demand crunch has taken another bite: Palo Alto-based corporate travel-focused unicorn, TripActions, reportedly laid off hundreds of staff yesterday. Per this post on Blind — written by someone with a verified TripActions email address — the c…

Kry launches free service for doctors to do video consultations during COVID-19 crisis: Natasha Lomas


Swedish telehealth startup Kry has launched a tool for healthcare professionals to conduct remote consultations during the coronavirus pandemic. Calls for EU citizens to self isolate to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is driving major demand for video appointme…

France announces $4.3 billion plan to support startups: Romain Dillet


France’s Ministry of State for Digital Affairs Cédric O and public investment bank Bpifrance announced a comprehensive support plan for startups this morning. Some French startups are going to face revenue issues as well as funding issues in the coming months…

New coronavirus research suggests vaccines developed to treat it could be long-lasting: Darrell Etherington


A new study from Italian researchers suggests that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which is the cause of the COVID-19 pandemic currently causing a global health crisis, is relatively slow to mutate – meaning that any effective vaccine that is developed to prevent…

Senate, White House reach deal on $2 trillion stimulus package to lessen COVID-19’s economic impact: Catherine Shu


After five days of negotiations, Senate leaders and the Trump administration the White House said early Wednesday morning that Senate leaders and the Trump administration have reached a deal on a $2 trillion stimulus package to help relieve the economic impac…

Fox Sports to broadcast the full season of NASCAR's virtual race series: Kirsten Korosec


Esports racing, helped by record-setting viewership, is hitting the big time. Fox Sports said Tuesday it will broadcast the rest of the eNASCAR Pro Invitational iRacing Series, following Sunday’s virtual race that was watched by 903,000 viewers and attracted,…

Rocket Lab postpones next mission due to coronavirus pandemic: Darrell Etherington


Rocket Lab is the latest new space company to feel the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic: The small satellite launcher announced on Tuesday that it would be suspending its next launch, a mission called ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’ that was set to take-off from…

Second Life-maker calls it quits on their VR follow-up: Lucas Matney


The game developer behind Second Life has abandoned its grand efforts for a virtual reality follow-up to its early 2000s hit. SF-based Linden Lab announced today that they’ve sold off assets related to Sansar to a small, little-known company called Wookey Sea…

Wefunder launches campaign to help coronavirus-impacted small businesses crowdfund loans: Lucas Matney


With the COVID-19 crisis, startups across Silicon Valley are looking for opportunities where they can both increase the visibility of their services and be helpful to people and businesses deeply affected by the pandemic. Wefunder, an investment crowdfunding …

Looking back at Zoom’s ascent a year after it filed to go public: Alex Wilhelm, Ron Miller


Zoom, a video chat service then popular with corporations, filed to go public on March 22, 2019. Best known in venture and corporate circles, Zoom was far from a household name at the time. However, the groundwork for its 2020-era consumer breakthrough during…


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