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Virtual events startup Run The World just nabbed $10.8 million from a16z and Founders Fund

May 22, 2020 0

Run The World, a year-old startup that’s based in Mountain View, Calif., and has small teams both in China and Taiwan, just nabbed $10.8 million

Practice Fusion, once backed by top VCs, pushed doctors to prescribe opioids in kickback scheme

January 28, 2020 0

Practice Fusion, a medical records startup that attracted more than $150 million from VCs, including at Founders Fund, Kleiner Perkins, and Artis Ventures, has received

VC Cyan Banister on who decides what at Founders Fund (and much more)

November 17, 2019 0

Cyan Banister is an American success story. A homeless teenager who originally supported herself by making hemp necklaces, then silk-screen T-shirts, she went on to

VC Cyan Banister on her path, who decides what at Founders Fund and the state of San Francisco

November 16, 2019 0

Cyan Banister is an American success story. A homeless teenager who originally supported herself by making hemp necklaces, then silk-screen T-shirts, she went on to

Scanwell Health launches smartphone tests for UTIs in partnership with Lemonaid Health

November 5, 2019 0

Companies continue to refine digital diagnostic tools for in-home healthcare at a rapid clip. The latest to launch is an at-home test for urinary tract

Growth is out, profitability is in

October 25, 2019 0

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week Kate and Alex held the reins

Superhuman founder seeks to raise debut venture fund

October 21, 2019 0

The founder of one of 2019’s most buzzworthy startups is putting on his VC hat. Rahul Vohra, the creator of the $30/month subscription emailing service

Why we’re still waiting on the Postmates S-1

October 6, 2019 0

In a wide-ranging conversation at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco last week, Postmates co-founder and chief executive officer Bastian Lehmann made light of the company’s lack

SexTech, Kobalt, sales efficiency, philanthropy and ethics, Brexit, and startup growth tactics

September 14, 2019 0

Tech startups want to destigmatize sex Sex, despite being one of the most fundamental human experiences, is still one of those businesses that some advertisers

Y Combinator Demo Day, revenue-based VC funding, Pivotal, Dell, Tumblr, WeWork, and more

August 25, 2019 0

Editor’s note Due to bad travel logistics (thanks SFO), I wasn’t able to get the mid-week edition of the Extra Crunch roundup newsletter out. Sorry

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