Data backup company Acronis secures $250M to expand datacenter footprint

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. Data recovery startup Acronis today announced that it raised $250 million at a valuation of over $2.5 billion post-money. The funds bring Singapore- and Switzerland-based Acronis’ total raised to over $408 million, following angel, debt, and later-stage raises from March 2014 […]

FromSoftware Parent Company Says Elden Ring Will Launch Before April 2022

If you’re a Dark Souls fan, there’s a good chance that you’ve screamed, “when’s Elden Ring coming?!” into the void. It’s been quite a while since we’ve heard anything about FromSoftware’s next game and gaming fans aren’t known for being patient. It’s gotten to the point that many are worried that the game may have […]

Lexon Breaks Company Record with 6 Wins at the Red Dot Design Award 2021

The French brand turns 30 and proves its continuous leadership in innovative product design PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 13, 2021– Lexon today announced that it has received 6 Red Dot Awards for its outstanding product design quality in multiple categories, setting a new company record for the number of awards won in a single competition. Sister company […]

Why company culture is the foundation of your company’s growth (VB Live)

Presented by TriNet How do you create a company culture that empowers your employees to grow and gives you a competitive edge? Learn how to build a positive environment, align your culture with your org’s values and goals, and more in the first of this three-part webinar series, The Employee Experience: From Recruitment to Retention. […]

The Pokemon Company Shares DJ Pikachu Video Remixing Classic Pokemon Tunes

It seems Pikachu has traded in his detective skills to become a DJ, with a new video debuting on Japan’s Pokemon YouTube channel. The “DJ Pikachu Lightning Remix” video features a variety of familiar tunes from the first generation of Pokemon games. The cool aspect is that while they have kept the original beats, they […]

NoSQL database company Couchbase confidentially files for IPO

Join Transform 2021 for the most important themes in enterprise AI & Data. Learn more. (Reuters) — Database software firm Couchbase has registered for a stock market debut that could come in the first half of this year and value it at as much as $3 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. The […]

Rogue Company Adds Bow User Seeker To The Roster

First Watch Games has enlisted a new bow and arrow character called Seeker for the free-to-play multiplayer shooter Rogue Company. He and a new stage are available to play today through the latest update. Thanks, Xbox Wire, for the information. Seeker is one of the youngest Rogues to be recruited but despite his age, he’s […]

GAME Parent Company Slams Government Relief Package As “Worthless”

Frasers Group, the parent company of retailer GAME, considers the UK government’s COVID-19 relief package useless, stating that it was disappointed by the business rates relief package that had been proposed, which includes a £2 million cap on the amount corporations can claim from July 2021 to March 2022. The statement adds that it “makes it a near worthless […]

Private Company Employees Tap Quid to Exercise Their Earned Equity, Circumventing Costly Out of Pocket Exercise Fees

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 3, 2021– Quid, a smart liquidity tool for private stock shareholders, solves a common pain point for employees at high-growth startups: the inability to afford extremely expensive option exercise costs before an IPO. Before Quid, if employees wanted to exercise equity before an IPO, there were limited options for shareholders which meant […]