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Late-stage deals made Q3 2020 a standout VC quarter for US-based startups

October 19, 2020 0

Investors backed a record 88 megarounds of $100 million or more Alex Wilhelm 11 hours Remember back in March when the VC game was done

Crypto-driven marketplace Zora raises $2M to build a sustainable creator economy

October 16, 2020 0

Dee Goens and Jacob Horne have both the exact and precisely opposite background that you’d expect to see from two people building a way for

If data is labor, can collective bargaining limit big tech?

October 12, 2020 0

Erik Rind Contributor Erik Rind is the CEO of ImagineBC and an expert in understanding the largely untapped potential that blockchain and AI technologies bring

Latin America’s digital transformation is making up for lost time

October 1, 2020 0

Julio Vasconcellos Contributor Julio Vasconcellos is the managing partner of Atlantico, a venture capital fund focused on Latin America. He was previously the founder of

Calling Helsinki VCs: Be featured in The Great TechCrunch Survey of European VC

September 26, 2020 0

TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey the venture capital investors of Europe, and their cities. Our survey of VCs in Helsinki

Interswitch CEO Mitchell Elegbe to discuss African fintech at TechCrunch Disrupt

September 8, 2020 0

The CEO of Pan-African fintech unicorn, Mitchell Elegbe, is set to speak at TechCrunch Disrupt 2020 on September 16. He founded the company in Lagos

Mulberry, the warranty service for direct to consumer brands, approaches $10 million ARR

September 2, 2020 0

In the two years since Chinedu Eleanya founded Mulberry to be the warranty service for direct-to-consumer brands, business has boomed.  Already riding a shakeup in

Calling Warsaw VCs: Be featured in The Great TechCrunch Survey of European VC

August 27, 2020 0

TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey the venture capital investors of Europe. Our survey of VCs in Warsaw will capture how

After early-COVID layoffs, Hipcamp is buying competition, hiring

August 27, 2020 0

When shelter-in-place was first announced in the United States, most companies in the travel space saw bookings drop. Some shuttered. Hipcamp, a San Francisco-based startup

Humanity Inc. raises funding to allow us to monitor and affect our rate of aging

August 20, 2020 0

Most of us are now familiar with apps that track what’s known as our ‘digital biomarkers’. These include the steps, we’ve taken, our heart rate,

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