Press Releases

 

ACTO Acquires Scrimmage, Disrupting Life Sciences Learning and Engagement Market

We are happy for ACTO, who have just announced their acquisition of mobile learning provider, Scrimmage. They are now poised to bring learning to life-sciences, anywhere, any time all over the world!

ACTO Announces $11.5M USD Series A Raise During the COVID-19 Pandemic

We are very proud of portfolio company ACTO for completing their Series A fundraise! We are looking forward to seeing even more positive impact in the life-sci space.

SWTCH Energy Inc. Raises $1.1 Million to Bring Smart Electric Vehicle Charging and Energy Management to Cities Across North America

Congratulations to Cogito Ventures portfolio company, SWTCH for successfully raising their Seed round of fundraising. We look forward to working with you and growing together!

Industry News

 

Facebook Portal gets serious about remote work with BlueJeans, GoToMeeting, Webex and Zoom apps

Interesting to see the convergence of software, hardware and telecom during COVID times. Once the smoke clears, there will be interesting cases of success and failure to review.

WSJ: Facial Recognition’s Next Big Play: the Sports Stadium

COVID-19 accelerated adoption from commercial real estate, hoping that they partner with technologies mature enough to provide good user experiences. Otherwise, they will fail and push adoption for other technology behind.

InkSmith Spins Off Into The Canadian Shield, Providing Canadians with PPE Directly

Great example of a startup pivoting to provide critical value during COVID-19 times.