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Fintech startups collect war crates for the economic downturn – TechCrunch

Fintech startups for consumers were massively successful in 2019, attracting millions of new users and disrupting traditional retail banks and financial services with consumer-oriented mobile-first products. Despite the economic downturn in public markets and the massive wave of cuts in public and private companies in recent weeks, fintech startups have raised a lot of money. It feels like they’re all …

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Mount Sinai uses Google Nest cameras to monitor and communicate with COVID-19 patients – TechCrunch

The ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic has triggered many long-distance activities, but a new Mount Sinai Hospital project in collaboration with Google Nest shows how remote technologies can also make on-site maintenance safer. Clinicians on Mount Sinai have started using Google Nest cameras in patient rooms to provide video-based tracking of patient symptoms and vital signs, as well as bidirectional communication. …

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“People are in the struggles of their lives” with alcohol consumption disorders, and Monument wants to help – TechCrunch

Over 14.4 million Adults over the age of 18 in the United States showed some form of alcohol consumption disorder and only about 7.9 percent of these people were treated. Alcohol-related deaths kill approximately 88,000 people in the United States, making it the third leading preventable cause of death in the country. And alcohol-related illnesses cost $ 249 billion. For …

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India’s logistics aggregator Shiprocket raises $ 13 million for overseas expansion – TechCrunch

Shiprocket, a New Delhi-based logistics aggregator working with direct sellers, including several social media influencers, raised $ 13 million in a new round of financing to expand its platform overseas. Silicon Valley-based investment firm Tribe Capital oversaw Shiprocket’s Series C financing round. Innoven Capital and existing investor Bertelsmann India Investments also participated in the round, which raised the three-year startup’s …

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