An autonomous Skycatch drone

Funding Daily: Cute li'l drones

We ruffians at VentureBeat have a soft spot in our hearts for drones — especially when they’re little and cute. So do the folks in venture capital circles, apparently.

Men shaking hands

Funding Daily: the self-gratified edition

We love it when our conferences yield more than just self-serving back-patting. And they do: We hear again and again from attendees about how our events provide valuable, timely information and top-notch networking.

Gold coins Emil Flickr

Funding daily: Virtual books

Why use a camcorder? Why read a book? You can do these things digitally. Now e-book and digital video recording startups are getting some coin.