Pipe co-founder raises $6M for CapStack, a bank-to-bank marketplace aimed at ‘de-riskifying portfolios’

CapStack, a startup formed by Pipe co-founder Michal Cieplinski, has raised $6 million toward its effort to build an integrated operating system for banks. In simpler terms, Cieplinski described CapStack as the “first bank-to-bank marketplace,” giving the institutions the ability to share and have visibility into one another’s portfolios. Cieplinski started CapStack in March with […]

Topanga banishes single-use plastics from your Grubhub order

As a person who cares about the environment, a steel vacuum mug for coffee and matching water bottle are companions that live with me when I’m out and about. When I order food for takeaway or delivery, I’m (almost always) left with a disposable packaging problem. Containers and packaging made up nearly one-third of U.S. […]

Google’s AI-assisted note-taking app gets limited launch as NotebookLM

Google is making its “AI notebook for everyone” available to a select few and renaming it from Project Tailwind to NotebookLM. If you struggle to make sense of the pile of information in your Google Drive, a light coating of AI could be just the thing. The project was announced at I/O in May as […]

US consumers spent $6.4 billion on the first day of Amazon’s Prime Day event

The first day of Amazon’s two-day Prime Day event saw U.S. sales rise nearly 6% year-over-year to $6.4 billion, according to Adobe Analytics Data. The number represents the single biggest e-commerce day so far in 2023. Amazon’s Prime Day event takes place on July 11 and 12 this year. The sales event gives Amazon the […]