VC Daily: Remote Work Boosts Blogging Platform; -2- –

Motion2AI, a Mountain View, Calif.-based provider of artificial intelligence services for warehouse mobility, closed a $12.6 million Series A round led by Mir Ventures.

Wynd Technologies Inc., a Redwood, Calif.-based provider of indoor air monitoring and purification technologies, grabbed a $10 million Series A round co-led by DBL Partners and Greensoil PropTech Ventures.

The Rattle, a global community of artists and creators based in London and Los Angeles, announced the first U.K.-recipients of its venture funding initiative targeting creative projects that can grow into viable startups. Investors including European venture fund LeanSquare SA have put $1.5 million into the project, which is named Venture Label. Too Many T’s, Our Man In The Field and Feed are among the first recipients of the fresh capital.

Tech News

‘Big Short’ investor Michael Burry, other hedge funds bet against Cathie Wood’s ARK Innovation ETF

Walmart’s earnings report shows sales rose as shoppers returned to stores

T-Mobile says hackers breached company database

Around the Web

I think an AI is flirting with me. Is it OK if I flirt back? (Wired)

JPMorgan bets on Plaid months after Dimon’s data criticism (Bloomberg)


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