F-U-N-D-E-D is a regular column looking -- and sometimes laughing -- at what Silicon Valley has backed in the last week.
Looking for someone to serve you? No matter where you live, there's probably a startup just waiting to become your virtual butler.
Beauty and fashion startups hope to edge out the local mall by creating software that learns and anticipates what people want to wear.
Automakers are pouring money into tech so that cars stay relevant.
Startups catering to religious groups promise more parishioners -- and donations.
A $20 million investment in SpotHero is just the latest sign of venture capitalists' increasing interest in changing the way the world parks.
Media and advertising companies turn to brain science to help deliver content you won't forget.
Record-level investments are flowing into food delivery startups.
Silicon Valley investments in robot startups surge amid crowdfunding campaigns backing technologies that track increasingly intimate parts of people's lives.
The would-be automaker's path highlights the untested (and weird) waters of the new era in crowdfunding.
The media giant's focus on fledgling startups comes as US companies increasingly play the role of venture capitalists.
The famously youth-focused tech industry has written big checks recently to companies built around the problems of aging.
Homebodies, rejoice! Venture capital wants to make sure you never have to get out of your pajamas.