Smart mug maker Ember raises $23.5M, as it looks toward medical storage

Back in February, Ember’s new consumer CEO (ex-Dyson) Jim Rowan outlined for TechCrunch the company’s plans to expand beyond the temperature-controlled smart mugs that bear its name. At the time, the executive cited the cold chain – specifically medicine transport – as a potentially important category for the startup, going forward. Seems Ember is now ready to start making good on that promise, courtesy of a new $23.5 million Series E that pushes its total funding to around $70 million. Tellingly, the round was led by Foxconn subsidiary GOLDTek, along with Singapore-based EDBI. The latter comes as Ember announces plans … Continue reading Smart mug maker Ember raises $23.5M, as it looks toward medical storage

Polaris’ new Ranger XP Kinetic is an all-electric side-by-side with a lot of horsepower

Polaris has unveiled the Ranger XP Kinetic, an all-electric side-by-side and the first vehicle to emerge from the collaboration between the Minneapolis-based company and Zero Motorcycles. Polaris is hoping the electric Ranger will help attract new customers to the world … Continue reading Polaris’ new Ranger XP Kinetic is an all-electric side-by-side with a lot of horsepower