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...
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 new $160 million Series C funding round, bringing total funding to $460 million. Founded in 2013 and based in Phoenix, Ariz., Carvana is the first complete online auto retailer offering vehicle... Read more
BuildingConnected Raises $8.5 Million To Modernize Construction Bid Management
BuildingConnected, the refreshingly different bid management solution, has closed $8.5 million in Series A funding to bring the construction industry ridiculously easy tools to save time and money during the bidding process. The investment was led by CrossLink Capital, with participation from existing investors Homebrew, Freestyle, Bee Partners and... Read more
Fast-Growing Beauty Brand, GLAMSQUAD Raises $15 Million
(Pictured Above): Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, Co-founder and CEO of GLAMSQUAD GLAMSQUAD, the market leader in mobile beauty services, raises $15 million Series B financing round from New Enterprise Associates (“NEA”) , with participation from existing investors SoftBank Capital, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Montage Ventures and AOL’s BBG Ventures. GLAMSQUAD, which... Read more
Innit Raises $25 Million to Unlock Information Within Food
Innit, a new company that manages and connects food information, launched at the Smart Kitchen Summit in Seattle with initial funding of over $25 million from founders and strategic investors. Innit unlocks and listens to the information within food through science, technology and culinary expertise. Through its cloud-based platform,... Read more
MBDA Announces 2016 Funding Opportunities to Grow Minority Businesses
The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) announced a third grant competition for programs that will start in 2016.i MBDA is presently seeking a cooperative partner to operate a business consulting project in the San Francisco Bay Area. This project is expected to operate without a... Read more