Category: management

Daybridge, a time management app by former Monzo engineer Kieran McHugh, raises £750K seed
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Daybridge, a time management app by former Monzo engineer Kieran McHugh, raises £750K seed

Daybridge, a productivity and time management app by former Monzo engineer Kieran McHugh, has picked by £750,000 in a seed round led by early Monzo backer, Passion Capital. Also participating is a number of London-based angel investors — including, I understand, other Monzo alumni. Passion Capital’s Eileen Burbidge has joined the Daybridge board. Started as…

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Workplace management startup Legion raises $22 million
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Workplace management startup Legion raises $22 million

Legion, an artificial intelligence driven platform for workplace management, has raised a $22 million series B round led by Stripes with participation from Workday Ventures and others. Legion is designed to help employers better manage their hourly workforces by automating certain decisions, like how much labor to deploy to meet the needs of the company…

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Restaurant management platform Toast cuts 50% of staff
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Restaurant management platform Toast cuts 50% of staff

Last valued at $5 billion, restaurant management platform Toast has joined the sweep of startups laying off employees due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Toast reduced the size of its staff by 50% through layoffs and furloughs, according to a blog post from Toast’s CEO, Chris Comparato. It also reduced executive pay…

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GameStop Management Needs to Be Prosecuted for Trying to Profit from Coronavirus
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GameStop Management Needs to Be Prosecuted for Trying to Profit from Coronavirus

GameStop has been heavily criticized for remaining open during the coronavirus crisis. They’re now claiming that they’re ‘essential retail,’ and telling staff to prevent law enforcement from shutting down stores. This sort of behavior is absolutely monstrous and should result in company leadership facing prosecution. The other day we talked about how GameStop was exploiting…

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EV fleet management gets another venture-backed contender as Electriphi raises $3.5 million
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EV fleet management gets another venture-backed contender as Electriphi raises $3.5 million

Electriphi, a provider of charging management and fleet monitoring software for electric vehicles, has joined the scrum of startups looking to provide services to the growing number of electric vehicle fleets in the U.S. The San Francisco-based company has just raised $3.5 million in seed funding from investors including Wireframe Ventures, the Urban Innovation Fund,…

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