Number26 Adds Overdraft Feature To Its Modern Banking Experience

Overdraft fees suck, but sometimes you need more money than what you currently have on your bank account for a big purchase. Until now, Berlin-based startup <a target="_blank" href="https://number26.d

Meet The 5 Startups Launched At Troy Carter’s SMASHD LABS Demo Day

Today marked the demo day for the first batch of startups from SMASHD LABS, the LA-based accelerator started by legendary talent manager Troy Carter. When it launched, SMASHD promised that it would ac

Twitter Could Soon Give You More Than Two Options For Polls

Twitter began letting its users make polls on its service last month and already the company appears to have more substantive plans for the feature -- which TechCrunch's Drew Olanoff really hates, but

IBM Wants to Help Professional Sports Teams Enter The Digital Age

Say what you will about IBM, they are constantly trying new ways to generate business, and their latest initiative involves helping professional sports team modernize stadium operations and update t

Retail Software Maker Lightspeed POS Acquires SEOshop For E-Commerce Push

Lightspeed POS is announcing that it has acquired SEOshop, an Amsterdam-based maker of e-commerce software. As the name implies, Lightspeed’s offerings for brick-and-mortar retailers and restaur

For Entrepreneurs Suffering From Depression: Step Into The Light

Look past the smiles, the exuberance and the sales patter – you may just catch a fleeting glimpse of something that is silently destroying them, eating them away from the inside in a slow, determini

How New Technology Connects GED Graduates With New Opportunities

Most GED credential recipients say they take the test to further their education -- not end it. In fact, 65 percent of GED credential holders indicated they wanted a job that requires further educatio

Match Prices Its IPO AT $12 Per Share

Match has priced its IPO at $12 per share, raising $400 million . The company will begin trading on the Nasdaq tomorrow, under the ticker symbol ‘MTCH.’ The $12 per share is at the bott

Did Match Violate IPO “Quiet Period” Rules with Tinder Interview?, which is expected to price its IPO tonight, has just filed an updated document with the SEC, saying that it did not condone Tinder CEO’s Sean Rad interview with the London Evening Standar

Square Prices Its IPO At $9

Square's somewhat conservative pricing earlier this month just got a lot more conservative. Square today priced its initial public offering at $9, giving the company a valuation of $2.9 billion. Th

Townsquared Raises $5.3M To Expand A Nextdoor-Like Experience For Local Retail, Small Businesses

Even though Rohit Prakash was a dual MD and PhD researching optogenetics at Stanford University, his entrepreneurial itch kept returning him to his family’s small business roots. He and his co-f

Lyft Burning Cash On The Way To $500 Million Round

Lyft is raising a half a billion dollar round, but its financials look wobbly. According to Bloomberg, the ridesharing startup took a net loss of $127 million in the first half of this year, off less

BuzzFeed Hires Google’s Lenke Taylor As Its First Chief People Officer

BuzzFeed is hiring a new executive to lead recruiting and human resources — Lenke Taylor, who’s currently Google’s head of people operations for business functions in Europe, the Middl

The Entrepreneur’s Guide To Surviving A Tech Bubble 

There’s a general sense in Silicon Valley that many unicorn companies will not live up to their billion dollar status. According to Morrison & Foerster, more than half of the highly valued start

Microsoft Drops A Fresh Windows 10 Mobile Build

Quick hit here, comrades: Microsoft released a new Windows 10 Mobile version today, build 10586. Now, this new edition is for subscribers of the Windows Insider program in the ‘Fast’ ring

Amazon’s AWS Is Growing Up; Should You Be Scared?

AWS’ once welcoming waters turn murky as the platform continues to aggressively expand its footprint. Here’s how startups can stay competitive.

Meet The Team Helping Bring Pinterest’s Code To The Rest Of The World

Pinterest has built plenty of its technology on open source projects, so of course it wants to open its projects up to the developer community, as well. So the company has built a committee at Pinter

Seriously. Instagram Needs Two-Factor Authentication.

That’s it. It just does. If Instagram wants to be where we capture and share our most treasured moments, it needs to help us protect them. The easiest way to do this is offer the option to turn

Now You Can Steal Any Vine’s Audio To Jump On The Remix Bandwagon

Vine is a never-ending series of inside jokes. Every day, some weird video or audio clip becomes the trend and everyone races to make their own remix. Now you can play along without any extra editing

Hardware Battlefield Applications Now Close On Monday

We get it. You’re busy building a robot that can eat human food. That’s why we’ve extended the deadline for applications for TechCrunch’s Hardware Battlefield for a few more da
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