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GirlGaze Network looks to connect brands with female creatives


It started with a hashtag. Amande de Cadenet, photographer, author, and TV host, was spending time with her sister, a director and photographer in her own right, when an ACLU study on the lack of diversity among directors was published in the NYT Magazine, with de Cadenet’s sister an interviewee in the cover story. “It’s […]

iRobot acquires education startup, Root Robotics


In a bid to expand its educational offerings, iRobot has acquired local Massachusetts-based startup, Root Robotics. The company is the creator of the eponymous coding robot, a two-wheeled device designed to draw on whiteboards and other surfaces, scanning colors, playing music and otherwise playing out coding instructions. We had the company at our CES stage […]

Top tech news, June 20: Ofo can’t pay its debts, but says it is confident of a comeback


The company says it has no assets to clear its accounts with creditors and users Ofo can’t pay its debts, but says it is confident of a comeback [KrAsia] After abandoning its overseas operations, Ofo just refuses to die. After a Tianjin court ruled that Ofo is unable to repay RMB 250 million (US$36 million) […]

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Indonesian NLP startup Prosa.ai secures funding from GDP Venture


Prosa.ai focusses on Natural Language Processing and Speech in Indonesian language Indonesia-based Prosa.ai, an AI-powered startup that provides Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Speech in the country’s local language, announced that it has received a Series A investment from GDP Venture. Prosa.ai was built in 2018 as a result of the research conducted by its […]

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10 contributor articles that we think you should check out


Sifting through our e27 archives? If you’re looking for a good read, here are a few suggestions Throughout the history of e27, contributors have always found themselves at the heart of what e27 brings to the tech community of Asia-Pacific and beyond. We believe in preserving a healthy marketplace of ideas where thought leaders and […]

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Singapore’s Qualgro lands in Europe with a US$11.2M Series A in Pazzi


Qualgro makes its first foray into Europe with an investment in French robotic food tech company Pazzi Singapore-based investment fund Qualgro has entered Europe via a US$11,2 million Series A funding in Pazzi, a France-based robotic food tech startup. Joining the investment round are French fund Eutopia, Partech and daphni, as well as American and […]

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