Boston startups raised more than $1.2B in April. Notable hardware companies were:
Guardian Agriculture - $10.5M
SES - $139M
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Find the latest updates of the hottest Boston Startups here.
American Robotics Ondas Holdings announced a definitive agreement to acquire American Robotics for $71 million. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter. Get the full scope here. (Source: Businesswire)
Boston Materials closed an $8 million Series A round to expand deployment of their high performance and sustainable carbon fiber technology. Congrats BM gang!. Read more about this here. (Source: PRNewswire)
Blackburn Energy launched a Hardware As A Service program that eliminates the upfront cost of initial installation and the RelGen Hybrid Charging units. Find out more here. (Source: Blackburn Energy)
Embr Labs latest Wave 2 has won the 2021 IF DESIGN Product design award. Congrats! See the story here. (Source: IF World Design Guide)
Brio Systems was selected as the Only Employer-Specific COVID-19 Testing Honoree in Fast Company's 2021 World-Changing Ideas Awards. Find out more here. (Source: PRNewswire)
Righthand Robotics unveiled its RightPickTM Center Europe. The new Center is located in Nürnberg, Germany to strengthen their presence in Europe. More on this here. (Source: Intrado)
Tertill secured a $4.5M seed round to accelerate further product development of its solar-powered, weed-snipping robot for home gardens. More details can be found here. (Source: BBJ)
Tive announced a strategic partnership with Transvoyant to add continuous analysis of real-time and predicted supply chain behavior. Read more about this here. (Source: SupplyChainDive)
Legalizing Psychedelics, it sure looks like it. The Center for Psychadelic & Consciousness Research at John Hopkins University is looking at psilocybin, MDMA (aka ecstasy), and others to treat various conditions, including PTSD, depression, anxiety, and addiction. "Magic Mushrooms" have been decriminalized for personal possession in several US cities, incl. Somerville, Cambridge, and Northampton, MA. What an Acid trip(Source: NYT)
DIY Dentistry is on the rise. One in four UK households chose at least one form of DIY dentistry. Say Ahhhhhhhh(Source: Dentistry)
Billions of dollars are spent in the US on.......drumroll........ damage and control of Feral Hogs. It's amazing how difficult it is to solve this problem. How to Poison a Hog. (Source: The Atlantic)
You all have a great rest of your week and a stellar Memorial Day!
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