WestJet to purchase Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners
WestJet has entered into a  definitive purchase agreement with The Boeing Company for up to 20 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner...
Jeff Harmening Named Chief Executive Officer of General Mills
General Mills board of directors has elected Jeffrey L. Harmening Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective June 1, 2017. The board...
Carvana Continues Rapid Growth While Revolutionizing the Car Buying Industry
Carvana, the leading national online auto retailer and creator of the world’s first coin-operated Car Vending Machine, closed a...
Nod Labs Closes $13.5 Million Series A Funding
E3 CONFERENCE — Nod Labs, the world leader in gesture recognition and motion tracking hardware and software, announced a $13.5 million round of funding. The Series A round is led by Atlantic Bridge Capital and includes Walden Riverwood Ventures, PointGuard Ventures, and Nautilus Venture Partners. The funding follows a... Read more
Eppa Organic Sangria Embarks On 7,000-Mile Cross Country Tour To Celebrate The ‘Summer Of Sangria’
Eppa Sangria, the only premium organic sangria made with superfruits and antioxidants is celebrating the launch of its first-ever mobile tour, on a mission to spread the word about making smarter choices for a healthier lifestyle while having fun this summer. The Eppa Sangria Organic Oasis: Summer of Sangria... Read more
Anthony Bourdain Invests in Food & Travel Startup, Roads & Kingdoms
Anthony Bourdain, America’s favorite chef and TV host, is now an investor and Editor-At-Large for Roads & Kingdoms. Bourdain made this announcement Wednesday that he has committed to this three-year-old digital magazine that publishes content about travel food and culture. Roads & Kingdoms will publish anything from the brewing... Read more
Qapital, a New Everyday Banking App, Lets Debt-Burdened Millennials Save Small While Living Large
Qapital, a new mobile-first banking app dedicated to changing the way that young professionals and millennials save and spend. Millennials are more credit-shy and debt-burdened than their parents, and the ongoing fallout of the Great Recession has diminished their trust in conventional banking. Qapital uses gamified, automatic savings to... Read more
Sprig Raises $45 Million Series B to Bring Healthy, On-Demand Meals
Sprig, the leading on-demand meal service, has raised Series B financing of $45 million USD from lead investor Social Capital and existing investor Greylock Partners. The company also announced it will be expanding its service from San Francisco to cities across the country, beginning first with the rest of... Read more