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Greylock GP Mike Duboe to discuss how to scale your company at TechCrunch Early Stage in July – TechCrunch

While the money flowing into Silicon Valley is reaching historic heights, the competition for getting customer attention and growing businesses is still a major challenge. At TechCrunch Early Stage: Marketing & Fundraising,...

Do you fit the mold for the next generation of values-driven VCs? – TechCrunch

Jonathan Greechan Contributor Jonathan Greechan is co-founder of the world's largest pre-seed accelerator, Founder Institute. More posts by this contributor These best practices maximize the value of your online events More individuals than ever are donning...

How startups can ensure CCPA and GDPR compliance in 2021 – TechCrunch

Beth Winters, JD/MBA, is the solutions marketing manager of Aparavi, a data intelligence and automation software and services company that helps companies find and unlock the value of data. Data is the...

cloud-first enterprise tech behemoths have massive potential – TechCrunch

Dharmesh Thakker Contributor Dharmesh Thakker is a general partner at Battery Ventures and a former managing director at Intel Capital. More posts by this contributor Tracking the explosive growth of open-source software The Money In Open-Source...

Coinbase’s direct listing alters the landscape for fintech and crypto startups – TechCrunch

Coinbase’s direct listing was a massive finance, startup and cryptocurrency event that impacted a host of public and private investors, early employees, and crypto-enthusiasts. Regardless of where one sits in the...

Casa Blanca raises $2.6M to build the ‘Bumble for real estate’ – TechCrunch

Casa Blanca, which aims to develop a “Bumble-like app” for finding a home, has raised $2.6 million in seed funding. Co-founder and CEO Hannah Bomze got her real estate license at the...

C2i, a genomics SaaS product to detect traces of cancer, raises $100M Series B – TechCrunch

If you or a loved one has ever undergone a tumor removal as part of cancer treatment, you’re likely familiar with the period of uncertainty and fear that follows. Will the...

Yak Tack is a super simple app to boost vocabulary – TechCrunch

Word nerds with a love for linguistic curiosities and novel nomenclature that’s more fulsome than their ability to make interesting new terms stick will be thrilled by Yak Tack: A neat...

Challenger bank N26 to offer insurance products – TechCrunch

Fintech startup N26 is launching N26 Insurance as it plans to offer insurance products that you can access from the company’s mobile app and website. The first insurance product is a...

Philippines ‘buy now, pay later’ startup Plentina raises $2.2M seed round – TechCrunch

Plentina co-founders Kevin Gabayan and Earl Valencia E-wallets are rapidly gaining popularity in the Philippines, overtaking credit cards, which have a penetration rate of under 10%. Fintech startup Plentina is leveraging that...

Cloud kitchen startup JustKitchen to go public on the TSX Venture Exchange – TechCrunch

JustKitchen, a cloud kitchen startup, will start trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) Venture Exchange on Thursday morning. It is doing a direct listing of its common shares, having already...

Sunday raises $24 million seed round to build a fast restaurant checkout flow – TechCrunch

Meet Sunday, a new startup that is going to attract some headlines as it has raised a $24 million seed round at a $140 million post-money valuation. That’s a lot of...

Amira Learning raises $11M to put its AI-powered literacy tutor in post-COVID classrooms – TechCrunch

School closures due to the pandemic have interrupted the learning processes of millions of kids, and without individual attention from teachers, reading skills in particular are taking a hit. Amira Learning...

How Pilot charted a course of not raising too much money – TechCrunch

A few weeks ago, we wrote about fintech Pilot raising a $100 million Series C that doubled the company’s valuation to $1.2 billion. Bezos Expeditions — Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ personal...

Zeta in talks with SoftBank to raise at over $1 billion valuation – TechCrunch

Banking tech startup Zeta is inching closer to the much sought-after unicorn status as it engages with investors to finalize a new round, two sources familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. SoftBank...

Coinbase opens at $381 per share, valuing the crypto exchange at nearly $100B – TechCrunch

Today shares of Coinbase began to trade after the company executed a direct listing. From a reference price of $250, Coinbase shares opened at $381 today, a change of around 52%....

Creator monetization and CRM startup Pico raises $6.5M – TechCrunch

Pico, a New York startup that helps online creators and media companies make money and manage their customer data, announced today that it has launched an upgraded platform and raised $6.5...

Apply to compete in Startup Battlefield at TC Disrupt 2021 – TechCrunch

Startup Battlefield — the matriarch of all pitch competitions — is the stuff of tech legend. Heck, it even played a role in the HBO show, “Silicon Valley,” and its influence...

How to pivot your startup, save cash and maintain trust with investors and customers – TechCrunch

A few years ago, founder Sean Lane thought he’d achieved product-market fit. Speaking to attendees at TechCrunch’s Early Stage virtual event, Lane said Queue, a secure digital check-in tablet for hospital waiting...

MIT startup Pickle raises $5.75M for its package-picking robot – TechCrunch

There’s no doubt this past year has been a major watershed moment for the robotics industry. Warehouse and logistics have been a particular target for an automation push, as companies have...

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