Boston startup Thync (California) that made the device to improve mood, came to Ukraine. R&D-office already opened in the river and there are developing a mobile part of the product. Investors do not tell us how many employees are working and how many people they plan to hire more. We only know that the number of employees will grow.
The entrepreneur Aisi Goldwasser and professor of biology and engineering of health systems Jamie Tyler established the Thync in 2011. They have developed a device with bluetooth-control, which allows you to get rid of stress and improve your mood.
In 2014 Thync raised $13 million from Khosla Ventures and Velos Partners and in 2015 was preparing to enter the IPO, but was unable to attract a new round of funding and nearly went bankrupt.
According to unconfirmed reports, the venture capital fund of a Ukrainian Maxim Polyakov Noosphere Ventures Americans saved from closure. In January 6th, 2016 the two companies closed the deal, but the amount and terms were not disclosed.
Apple Inc, according to a lawsuit filed by Epic Games Inc., must allow mobile app developers to redirect users to alternative resources to pay for services in the App Store. The Wall Street Journal reported this. A 30% commission is now charged on each purchase. Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers concluded that Apple’s practice was uncompetitive […]
The World Bank will provide Ukraine with a second tranche of $ 350 million, but subject to certain conditions. WB Vice President for Europe and Central Asia Anna Bjerde told Interfax-Ukraine what exactly is expected from Kyiv. “The prospects for the second tranche of the Economic Recovery Development Policy Loan depend on maintaining an adequate […]
September 13, 2021 — Stockholm, Sweden — Beetroot AB, the tech division of the Beetroot ecosystem, opens a new location in Mariupol, Ukraine. The company is currently accepting applications for over fifty software development vacancies in its international client projects. In Mariupol, Beetroot will focus on building teams of tech specialists to work on a […]
The American multinational corporation Google, fined in France for copyright infringement, has announced its intention to appeal the decision of the French regulatory authorities. This was announced on Wednesday, September 1, the chairman of the board of Google France Sebastien Missoff. “We do not agree with some legal nuances and consider the amount of the […]
As of September 1, 11,499 agreements have been concluded within the land market. Poltava (2,873.6 ha) and Kharkiv (2,747.4 ha) regions are in the lead. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy. It is noted that 4836 notaries have applied for access to the State Land Cadastre. A total […]
In the first half of 2021, Metinvest earned $ 2.769 billion compared to a loss of $ 240 million a year earlier, according to the company’s press service. According to the financial report, as of June 30, the Group’s net debt decreased by 52% since the beginning of the year – to $ 1.016 billion, […]
The State Property Fund of Ukraine has put the Vinnytsia diamond processing plant Crystal up for privatization auction for almost 90 million hryvnias. This is stated in the message of the Foundation. It is noted that the plant not only cuts and grinds precious stones, but also makes jewelry. They produce more than five thousand […]
In the first half of the year, the National Bank suffered UAH 12 billion in losses, according to the central bank’s press service. In this regard, next year, according to the forecast, the NBU will transfer to the budget UAH 13.6 billion, which is 1.8 times less than this year (UAH 24.4 billion). It is […]
The tripartite international project will be directed to the implementation of woods full state accounting and maintaining the state forest inventory. Kristina Yushkevich,acting chairman of the State agency of forest resources, held a meeting with the Michael Kharms director of Committee of the East European economic relations (Germany) and the Mikael Sutter representative of environmental […]Next
American company Zynga Inc. that creates popular social network games has closed a deal to buy everyone in circulation in the shares of the Turkish Peak Games. It is reported that the payment was almost equal to the funds and ordinary shares of the company. As part of the operation, Zynga received two franchises from […]Next
During his visit to Kyiv, French Minister of Economy, Finance and Reconstruction Bruno Le Mer will sign four strategic intergovernmental agreements worth a total of 1.3 billion euros. He said this in an interview with Interfax-Ukraine. “During my visit, France will sign four strategic intergovernmental agreements with Ukraine totaling 1.3 billion euros. This is very […]Next
The United Nations has raised its GDP growth forecast to 5.4% (from 4.7% in January) in 2021. This is stated in the report of the organization. According to the UN, after a sharp decline of 3.6% in 2020, the world economy is expected to grow by 5.4% this year. It is noted that global growth […]Next
During the times of Kyivan Rus people which came from Scandinavia, the Vikings, were often called Varangians. In the 19th century, according to the chronicle, they had not only strong trade but also political relations with Russia (it is worth mentioning that the wife of Yaroslav the Wise, princess Ingigerda, was the daughter of Swedish […]Next
In the second quarter of 2020, Japan’s economy shrank by 7.8% over the previous three months. Such preliminary official data was published by Trading Economics. It is noted that the fall of GDP was recorded for the third consecutive quarter and became a record, due to the negative impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. At […]Next
Monte Paschi Italian bank turned up under the threat of nationalization. It was reported by international business publication Bloomberg, referring to its own sources. According to official information, currently a European financial institution needs an additional capitalization for the amount of 5 billion euros. However, currently it is impossible to realize such a task, due […]Next
The public service is the channel of sales department and marketing for news distribution. Michael Shmilov, the Viber director informs that application interface could optimise by the concrete organisation. After public account creation, the administrators could send the messengers to subscribers in different ways: through CRM system manually or through chat-bots in private messengers. The […]Next
The introduction of state regulation of oil prices for gas stations will lead to an increase in illegal production and fuel shortages. Some experts and representatives of the relevant association stated this. “The initiative of the Ministry of Economy and Agriculture of Ukraine to introduce state regulation of oil prices at gas stations will deal […]Next
Shares of Pfizer and BioNTech fell 1.74% and 2% (respectively) on Thursday amid news that companies will deliver half of their planned number of vaccines against COVID-19 in 2020. On November 20, Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech applied to the FDA (US Food and Drug Administration) for permission to use their vaccine in an […]Next
Ukrainian banks have already issued UAH 8 billion in available loans under the “5-7-9” program. This was announced by Finance Minister Serhiy Marchenko on the talk show “Freedom of Speech of Savik Shuster”. “Today, 80 coins from the hryvnia loans are provided under the program of ” 5-7-9 “. UAH 8 billion and 3,000 loans […]Next
The judicial panel on criminal cases of the Kiev Court of Appeal March 16, 2016 considered and settled the appeal, canceling the seizure of property of the GREENSTONE group of companies: “Petroprodukt-Ukraine”, “Yagotynske HPP”, “Protein-Production” and “League “. This was said in the press release. At the request of the investigator of the National Police – […]Next
Harley-Davidson Inc., the largest motorcycle manufacturer in the United States, has announced its plans to cut about 700 jobs worldwide as part of a global business reorganization caused by the economic crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the company press release, the restructuring plan expected to reduce its global staff by about 13% […]Next
In the coming years, under the condition of implementation of reform and modernization of the economy, the influx of foreign investment in Ukraine can be increased two-fold to $ 8 billion, and more. This was stated by Deputy Minister of Economic Development Maksym Nefodov during the the discussion about interim plan of priority actions of […]Next
Deutsche Bank was able to resolve the conflict with the US regulator, agreeing with the charges of tax evasion and taking on the obligation to pay a fine in the amount of $ 95 million. It is reported by financial portal MinFin with reference to the foreign sources. In a statement, the bank’s press secretary […]Next
Nordea, the €190bn (£135.6bn) Scandinavian fund manager, has become the first major investor to signal it is preparing to sue Volkswagen over the carmaker’s manipulation of emissions tests. Nordea Asset Management told reporters over the weekend that it planned to join “several different class actions” against Volkswagen. The emissions fixing scandal has left investors with billions of […]Next