Top VC deals: Chinese AI robots land $150 million; a high school esports league picks up a major league backer

Top VC deals: Chinese AI robots land $150 million; a high school esports league picks up a major league backer

Autodesk Autodesk president and CEO Andrew Anagnost. Autodesk this week agreed to buy construction software company PlanGrid for $875 million. The San Francisco-based start-up previously raised $69 million in funding from investors including YCombinator, Sequoia Capital and Tenaya Capital. PlanGrid enables real-time construction tracking for contractors and and architects. Autodesk “makes software for people who make things.” Start-ups Beijing-based robotics company Geek+ completed a $150 million Series B round from backers including Warburg Pincus, Volcanics Venture and Vertex Ventures. The company develops artificial intelligence and robotics technology for supply chain…

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Is Lasith Malinga’s career Over? Lankan to overlook Caribbean top-quality League Too

Is Lasith Malinga’s career Over? Lankan to overlook Caribbean top-quality League Too

NDTV cricket professional Dean Jones stated Malinga’s profession became on the brink and it’d be hard for him to return to international cricket. The Jamaica Tallawahs have moved fast to update the injured Malinga with South Africa’s Dale Steyn. this could be Steyn’s maiden CPL season. A former range-one ranked take a look at bowler, the 32-year-antique Steyn has claimed fifty eight wickets, with an financial system rate of 6.seventy one, that is a fraction above (6.sixty eight runs in keeping with over) overall career figures in 20-over cricket wherein…

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Vitara Brezza’s Pricing Could Catapult Maruti In SUV League

Vitara Brezza’s Pricing Could Catapult Maruti In SUV League

Maruti is counting on the success of Brezza to make it a dominant player in the utility-vehicle space Maruti Suzuki, which launched its all-new Vitara Brezza model on Tuesday, will benefit from the compact SUV’s aggressive pricing, says Ambit Capital Research. “Brezza has been launched at a starting price of Rs. 6.99 lakh (for the base LDi model). This is around 15 per cent cheaper than the entry-level model of EcoSport and close to 4 per cent cheaper than the entry-level TUV300 model,” the brokerage said. Ambit estimates the Vitara…

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Robin Uthappa and Dhawal Kulkarni Join The League of Married Indian Cricketers

Robin Uthappa and Dhawal Kulkarni Join The League of Married Indian Cricketers

Robin Uhappa with wife Sheethal Goutham. (Image credit: Stories by Joseph Radhik) Mumbai: Indian Pacer Dhawal Kulkarni tied the nuptial knot with Shradha Kharpude, a fashion co-ordinator, in a private ceremony in Mumbai on Thursday. The couple had met four years ago through a common friend. The marriage ceremony was attended by the couple’s family members and close friends. Kulkarni and Shradha were dressed in Maharashtrian traditional attire. Kulkarni’s Mumbai teammate, India batsman Rohit Sharma, who is currently in Bangladesh for national duty, took to social networking site to congratulate…

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