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Nikkei Asian Review

Japanese soccer star's fund bets on Elon Musk startups

Bleacher Report, Gen-G

'Team Bumble' All-Women's Fortnite Team Formed Following 2019 Fortnite World Cup

Variety, Sandbox VR

Sandbox VR to Launch “Star Trek” Location-Based Reality Experience (EXCLUSIVE)

The Esports Observer, Gen-G

Gen.G Esports Inks North American Apparel Deal with Meta Threads

VentureBeat, Gen-G

Gen.G completes 13,000-square-foot esports training facility in Los Angeles

Tech in Asia, Sandbox VR

How Hong Kong startup Sandbox VR built hyperrealistic virtual reality games

Pulse 2.0, NODE

Node: How This Artifical Intuition Is Powering Predictable Business Outcomes

Fast Company, HomeCourt

The NBA just invested in this AI startup to train and find its next crop of global superstars

Business Wire, NODE

Node Unveils Artifical Intuition Platform, Enabling Users of Business Applications to See Into The Future

Fortune, BOLT

Checkout Startup Bolt Raises $68 Million to Help Smaller Retailers Take On Amazon

PopSugar, CubCoats

Your Child's New Favorite Toy (the CubCoat!) Is Finally on Amazon in Time For Prime Day

Amazon Press center, JUST Water and CubCoats

Amazon is Delivering Star-Studded Deals for Members on Prime Day

The Hollywood Reporter, Boba Guys at ArcLight

ArcLight Cinemas Launches Culinary Collaborations

Press Release, Genome Medical

Genome Medical Raises $23 Million in Series B Financing to Advance the Adoption of Genomics in Everyday Medical Care

TechCrunch, Step

Step raises $22.5M led by Stripe to build no-fee banking services for teens

Spectrum News 1, Boba Guys

Boba Guys Uses Small Business to Bridge Cultures

Beam Therapeutics

Beam Therapeutics and Bio Palette Announce Exclusive License Agreements for Base Editing Technologies

VentureBeat, Sandbox VR

VR Fund: Virtual reality ecosystem has more than 500 companies

Food & Wine, Boba Guys

Historic Filipinotown Is L.A.’s Next Great Dining Neighborhood

Press Release through Cision PR newswire, SPARK Neuro

SPARK Neuro Catapults Neuroanalytics Industry into New Frontier with Investments in Advanced Technology

GEN (Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News)

Top 10 Under 40 of 2019

NY Mag, Tonal

I Tried Several ‘Smart’ Fitness Machines (and Mirror) to Find Out What’s Worth It

BEAM Therapeutics

Base Editing Technology Shows Potential Use in Creating CAR-T Cell Therapies

Grist, SPARK Neuro

Why your brain doesn’t register the words ‘climate change’

Wall Street Journal, NEA

NEA Makes a Land Grab in Booming Wellness Marketplace

Bloomberg, Gen. G

Will Smith Takes Slice of Esports Team's $46 Million Financing

ESPN, Gen. G

Gen.G raise $46 million with investments from Will Smith, Clippers minority owner

Fast Company, Tonal

The next Peloton? Connected fitness startup Tonal raises $90M to date

Forbes, The Well

Hot New Holistic Wellness Retreat Is Coming To New York City

Medium, PIETRA

Pietra: Diamond & Custom Fine Jewelry Marketplace

FLOCKJAY, Tech Crunch

The top 10 startups from Y Combinator W19 Demo Day 1

A16Z/Andreessen Horowitz, Pietra

Marketplaces, Pietra, and the Network Effects of Next Startup Talent

BostInno, NEVY Awards

Exclusive: Meet the Nominees of This Year's NEVY Awards

Endpoints News, BEAM Therapeutics

Gene editing upstart backed by Broad star Feng Zhang nabs $135M, blueprinting a platform biotech for the long haul

Devoted Health, Business Insider

We got a look at the slide deck that buzzy startup Devoted Health used to hit $1.8 billion valuation before it signed any customers

CBS New York, SPARK Neuro

Cutting Edge Neuro-Technology Helps Fine Tune Ads For This Year's Super Bowl

Eater Los Angeles, BobaGuys

SF’s Popular Boba Guys Drop Surprise Second Shop in Historic Filipinotown

Tech Crunch, Oura Ring

Sleep-tracking ring Oura surpasses $20 million in funding

Fast Company, CubCoats

Cubcoats, the viral toy that turns into a hoodie, lands $5M

Tech Crunch, Cubcoats

Peak Theory lines up media partners and funding as Cubcoats becomes a phenomenon

Forbes, Spark Neuro

Rewiring Storytelling: Neuroanalytic Brand Boosting From The Startup That Predicted The Trump Win

VOX, Prince Harry, Oura Ring

Everything you need to know about Prince Harry’s sleep tracker fitness ring

Game Closure, PocketGamer

At Game Closure the future of gaming is social

Tech Crunch, Devoted Health

With $300M in new funding, Devoted Health launches its Medicare Advantage plan in Florida

Business Insider, Devoted Health

Investors including Andreesen Horowitz just made a $300 million bet that a startup can take on healthcare giants at caring for elderly Americans

Forbes Japan

Why Will Smith and Keisuke Honda created the "Dreamers Fund"

Forbes, Spark Neuro

Neuroscientists Spent Five Years To Create An Algorithm That Can Help You Be More Persuasive

Tech Crunch, Spark Neuro

Spark Neuro raises $13.5M to measure your emotional response to ads and movies

EU-Startups, Oura Ring

Finnish HealthTech startup Oura Health raises additional €5 million to help more people to sleep better


Will Smith, Japanese Soccer Star to Launch $100M Startup Fund

Japan Today

Japanese footballer Honda founds venture fund with Will Smith

Japan Times

Keisuke Honda launching venture fund with Will Smith

KSK Group Press Release

Established a venture fund to invest in leading American startups with Keisuke Honda, Will Smith, and Nomura HD as anchor investors

Nikkei Asia

Soccer star Honda plans $100m venture fund with Will Smith