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Pet Tech Industry News

Chewy to go Public

PetSmart, the owner of Chewy.com, has started the process to take the online pet retailer public. Chewy lost $267 million on revenue of $3.53 billion in 2018. Despite this loss, Petsmart should come out ahead as it purchased Chewy for an estimated $3.4 billion in 2017...

2019 Purina Pet Care Innovation Winners

Purina named 5 winners for the 2019 Pet Care Innovation Prize, which included $10,000 and a week at a pet business boot camp. The grand prize went to GuardianVets, a B2B telehealth service from Chicago. Other winners were: Shameless Pets, which recycles unused food...

Felcana Secures Funding

Felcana, a London-based maker of smart trackers, has secured a round of investment capital from Global Venture Partners and Seedrs.  Felcana's trackers use Bluetooth technology instead of GPS and are focused primarily on monitoring a pet's activity and health. Lots of...

Link AKC Sold Again

Well, that didn't last long. The Link AKC smart-collar has been sold for the second time in the last 6 months. The most recent buyer is a Florida-based company called Smart Tracking Technologies. This move comes roughly six months after Wagz purchased Link AKC from a...

Dog Spot Featured on The Pitch Podcast

We are huge fans of podcasts, so we were excited to listen to a pet tech company called DogSpot on the latest episode of The Pitch. The Pitch podcast is basically an audio version of Shark Tank. A startup tries to raise funds from four investors. You can't see the...