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HubSpot buys chatbot maker Motion AI

Motion AI technology will be integrated into HubSpot, which was previously a Motion AI customer Automation and artificial intelligence have become ubiquitous in tech startups. I've had some investors tell me that they don't even see these as separate spaces anymore, since every single company has to ...

Occipital releases new AR app for interior designers

Adds to Occipital's line of products and services for home improvements and DIYersAugmented reality is for more than just "catching them all," and companies are finally starting to implement the AR tech into services that have some real world uses. Occipital is one such company. Headquartered in ...

Who takes on risk in a value-based care model?

At SplashX, it was discussed how patients and providers can take on some risk in emerging modelsLast week, Vator teamed up with HP to hold the SplashX: Invent Health event, where we asked some of the most prominent VCs, entreprenuers and members of the health community to give us their thoughts ...

Why George Bousis founded gift card platform Raise

Raise gets $60M to build out its gift card trading platformCorrection: to trading gift cards Do you have gift cards with remaining balances that take up extra space in your wallet or desk drawer? Gift cards that are often forgotten, lost, or expire before you get to the store where you never ...

What are value-based care models that work?

At SplashX, healthcare investors discussed emerging value based business models Last Friday, Vator teamed up with HP to hold the SplashX: Invent Health event, where we asked some of the most prominent VCs, entreprenuers and members of the health community to give us their thoughts about the state of ...

Money going to mobile video ads more than doubled in Q2

Advertisers are putting nearly all of their dollars into in-app ads, ignoring the mobile WebThere's no question that ad spending on digital and mobile video is starting to shoot up, and that this is only the beginning of the trend. It is speculated that the total amount spent on these ads will reach ...

Do physicians make less in a value-based care model?

At SplashX, doctors and providers discussed how they are compensated for value based careLast week, Vator teamed up with HP to hold the SplashX: Invent Health event, where we asked some of the most prominent VCs, entreprenuers and members of the health community to give us their thoughts about the ...

Birdies lands $2M for comfy women's slippers

Get ready women -- your feet will long to be slipped into these comfy shoesThere's nothing like a pair of slippers to feel relaxed and cozy at home. But often they don't exactly make the outfit, unless the attire for the day is sweats. Think about it: when you have a lunch or dinner party at your ...

At SplashX: Business imperative vs policy incentive

Healthcare investors were asked what they want to see before they invest in value based careLast night, Vator teamed up with HP to hold the SplashX: Invent Health event, where we asked some of the most prominent VCs, entreprenuers and members of the health community to give us their thoughts about ...

How does AppDynamics make money?

AppDynamics makes most of its money selling subscriptions for its app performance monitoringAfter a pretty rough 2015, 2016 was the beginning of a turnaround for tech companies looking to go public, at least in the second half of the year. So far, 2017 has been even better, with some very well known ...