More venture capital keeps trooping into Africa’s B2B e-commerce retail, a space where startups are digitizing informal trade to get thousands of merchants to operate more efficiently. This time, it
It's nice to see an investing group put their dollars where their vision is even when the market is trash, instead of merely shouting on Twitter that they, or their firm, are still doing deals.
As members of the Terra community try to pick up the pieces from its currently defunct economy, Polygon is beckoning to the dozens of developers who had projects built on the inoperative blockchain.
It continues to be a very rough week for e-commerce companies in Europe. In the latest development, TechCrunch has learned and confirmed that Getir — the $12 billion quick commerce upstart that
Yubo, a social livestreaming app popular with a Gen Z audience, announced today it’s becoming one of the first major social platforms to adopt a new age verification technique that uses live ima
They say the third time’s the charm, so if you haven’t purchased your ticket to TechCrunch’s Annual Summer Party, it’s time to get ‘er done. Bonus: This third wave of tickets coincides beaut
As app store legislation targeting tech giants Apple and Google moves forward in Congress, Apple today is out with two more new reports meant to demonstrate how successful the app economy has been und
Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single to
A group of more than 40 Democratic members of Congress has urged Google to stop collecting and retaining “unnecessary” location data over fears it could be used to identify people seeking abortion
StarkWare Industries raised $100 million at a valuation of $8 billion just six months after the unicorn closed a $50 million Series C, quadrupling its valuation from $2 billion to $8 billion.
At its best, the cloud promises to ease the transition from offline, manual processes to managed automation. But the cloud has a major downside, and it concerns cost.
Government tends to struggle when it comes to keeping up with tech innovation. The past U.S. tax season that just wrapped up in April was particularly stressful for investors and the Internal Revenue
As the demand for AI-powered apps grows, startups developing dedicated chips to accelerate AI workloads on-premises are reaping the benefits. A recent ZDNet piece reaffirms that the AI edge chip marke
In sales, a win/loss analysis is the process of determining why deals are ultimately won or lost. That’s relatively self-explanatory, but more specifically, a win/loss review aims to contrast a
Affordability is one of the biggest impediments for insurance penetration in Kenya. Often, policy holders are required to make one-off payments for long-term covers, and the quoted sums are usually be
Some of buywith's unique features include a “Shop With Me" screen-sharing component and that it does not require an app download or code integration.
The process to make any purchase within a business can be long and cumbersome, involving multiple departments and lots of back and forth. A pair of Airbnb alums have teamed up to build a software busi
Only a handful of “whales,” or big spenders, still own the majority of NFTs. While the digital assets have piqued widespread consumer interest, the user experience associated with actually
The “Death Tech” industry might seem unsettling — do you really need to turn your dead relative’s ashes into a diamond? But when it comes to storing digital memories of loved o
Car subscription platform Finn has raised $110 million in equity to expand in the U.S. and Europe and reach 30,000 subscriptions by the end of the year, according to the company. The funding, which br