Tag "coronavirus"

Tech’s role in the COVID-19 response: Assist, don’t reinvent

October 8, 2020 0

The pandemic has affected just about every business in the world, but tech has also geared up to fight back in its own way, as

Transportation VCs suggest frayed US-China ties will impact mobility markets

October 7, 2020 0

On Tuesday, during TechCrunch’s annual Mobility event, we had the opportunity to interview three investors who spend much of their time focused narrowly on shifts

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

Healthcare entrepreneurs should prepare for an upcoming VC/PE bubble

September 29, 2020 0

Bird Blitch Contributor Bird Blitch is the CEO of Patientco, a payment technology company founded specifically to rethink the healthcare payment experience. While many industries

9 VCs in Madrid and Barcelona discuss the COVID-19 era and look to the future

September 29, 2020 0

Spain’s startup ecosystem has two main hubs: Madrid and Barcelona. Most observers place Barcelona first and Madrid second, but the gap appears to close every

4 things to remember when adapting AI/ML learning models during a pandemic

September 26, 2020 0

The COVID-19 crisis brings a unique opportunity for updates and innovation Pedro Alves 1 day Pedro Alves Contributor Pedro Alves is the founder and CEO

Outschool, newly profitable, raises a $45M Series B for virtual small group classes

September 18, 2020 0

Outschool, which started in 2015 as a platform for homeschooled students to bolster their extracurricular activities, has dramatically widened its customer base since the coronavirus

As COVID-19 era drags on, VCs look beyond Zoom calls for due diligence and sourcing

September 12, 2020 0

While the coronavirus has accelerated the dealmaking pace for many early-stage startups, activity has not come without adaptation. Remote investment struggles for investors were clear

Unicorn layoffs prompt more startups to consider acqui-hiring

September 12, 2020 0

Alex Zajaczkowski was just months into her role at Toast, a restaurant point-of-sale software company, when she was let go during COVID-19 layoffs. Toast, last

Shift’s George Arison shares 6 tips for taking your company public via a SPAC

September 9, 2020 0

The used-car marketplace announced its SPAC in June 2020 George Arison 9 hours George Arison Contributor George Arison is the co-founder and co-CEO of online

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