Neurofenix puts a new spin on home stroke rehabilitation with the NeuroBall

Millions around the world suffer strokes every year, and millions more are in recovery from one they’ve suffered. Regaining the use of affected limbs and capabilities is a long road, but one that can be shortened by intensive rehabilitation efforts — which Neurofenix has shown can take place in the home rather than during frequent … Read more

Paris-based Koolboks closes $2.5M seed round to scale solar refrigeration across Africa

The power grid supply in Africa is erratic and inconsistent, affecting rural and urban households and businesses. For restaurants or neighborhood stores dealing with perishables, frozen foods and beverages, having intermittent electricity inhibits the growth of their businesses. Some of them turn to diesel-fueled generators, which are expensive and toxic, to provide electricity. Companies such … Read more

Daily Crunch: 7 months after emerging from stealth, YC alum Arc secures $20M Series A

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