Atrium, which help sales managers more easily see who is (or isn’t) crushing it, just raised $13.5 million

Atrium, which help sales managers more easily see who is (or isn’t) crushing it, just raised $13.5 million
There’s no shortage of data-driven sales management tools in the market. Naturally, Atrium, a five-year-old, San Francisco-based company cofounded by serial entrepreneur Pete Kazanjy, says it does a far better job of empowering sales managers to improve their team’s performance. How? By giving them easy, digestible, real-time insights into who on their team is outperforming, ...

F1 won’t introduce two-day grand prix weekends – Domenicali | RaceFans Round-up

In the round up: Domenicali dismisses two-day weekends • Vandoorne found redemption in Rome win • Canadian Grand Prix dependent on government grant Source: F1 Fanatic

Stoker becomes second candidate to announce bid for FIA presidency | 2021 F1 Season

Graham Stoker, the FIA deputy president for sport, has announced he will stand as a candidate to succeed Jean Todt as president of motorsport’s governing body. Source: F1 Fanatic

DRS zone extended at Imola for Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix | 2021 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix

The DRS activation zone has been extended at Imola for the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix, to encourage more overtaking. Source: F1 Fanatic

Is Imola a must-win for Red Bull to break Verstappen’s Italy curse?

But amid the disappointment felt on the Red Bull pit wall in the aftermath of Max Verstappen’s defeat to Lewis Hamilton, there was an underlying optimism that this could be its best chance of a title assault in nine seasons.Hamilton may have outfoxed Verstappen in the closing stages with his defence at Turn 4, taking ...

Ireland opens GDPR investigation into Facebook leak

Ireland opens GDPR investigation into Facebook leak
Facebook’s lead data supervisor in the European Union has opened an investigation into whether the tech giant violated data protection rules vis-a-vis the leak of data reported earlier this month. Here’s the Irish Data Protection Commission’s statement: “The Data Protection Commission (DPC) today launched an own-volition inquiry pursuant to section 110 of the Data Protection ...

Sunday raises $24 million seed round to build a fast restaurant checkout flow

Meet Sunday, a new startup that is going to attract some headlines as it has raised a $24 million seed round at a $140 million post-money valuation. That’s a lot of money for a company that started just a few months ago but that’s because Sunday wants to move quickly. Sunday is getting noticed because ...

ZeroAvia’s hydrogen fuel cell plane ambitions clouded by technical challenges

When ZeroAvia’s six-seater aircraft completed an eight-minute flight from Cranfield Airfield in the U.K. last September, the company claimed a “major breakthrough” with the first-ever hydrogen fuel cell flight of a commercial-size aircraft. The modified Piper Malibu propeller plane was now the largest hydrogen-powered aircraft in the world, wrote the company. “While some experimental aircraft ...

Why expensive workout gear is actually cheap

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. For this week’s deep dive Natasha and Alex wanted to dig into the Tonal EC-1, a huge document spread across a number of posts. Our goals were pretty simple: To better understand Tonal’s journey, and also to get into the ...

A quick peek inside Fontinalis, one of Detroit’s best-known young venture firms

A quick peek inside Fontinalis, one of Detroit’s best-known young venture firms
Fontinalis, the 12-year-old, Detroit-based early stage venture firm, is known for being among the very first investing outfits to focus squarely on mobility as an overarching theme. It wasn’t a surprising mandate, given that the outfit’s cofounders include Bill Ford, the great grandson of Henry Ford and the executive chairman of Ford Motor Company. Nevertheless, ...