ISSUE – May. 26 | Chasing Dreams May Be The Next Sleeper Hit For Venture Capitalists

A lot of startups are pitching ways to put us to sleep lately. In response, investors are perking up and writing big checks. Call it Big Sleep. After decades spent funding technologies tailored to deprive us of sleep (see: streaming video, gaming, social networks, and 24/7 online shopping), the venture capital industry has decided to direct its considerable capital reserves at helping us get more shut-eye. [ CrunchBase ]