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Which way is up? The end of free money and the importance of keeping cash on hand

Someone once told me that successful companies each succeed in their own way, but companies all fail the same way: They run out of cash.

Is this what good news feels like?

Equity is getting into the holiday spirit. And by that, we mean thinking far too much about the geopolitical-technological landscape.

Check out what’s happening tomorrow at TC Sessions: Space

Happy TC Sessions: Space 2022 Eve! Tomorrow’s the big day in L.A. for everyone involved with or interested in pushing the boundaries of what’s possible and forging humanity’s future in space. Th

Twelve Labs lands $12M for AI that understands the context of videos

To Jae Lee, a data scientist by training, it never made sense that video — which has become an enormous part of our lives, what with the rise of platforms like TikTok, Vimeo and YouTube —

Loft Dynamics raises $20M to tackle pilot shortage with VR training

Loft Dynamics, a Swiss startup creating virtual reality (VR) simulation technology for helicopter pilots, has raised $20 million in funding from U.S. venture capital (VC) firms including David Sacks&#

If you’re a bootstrapped startup, turn to user-centered design to thrive during adversity

When it comes to user-centered design (UCD), the goal of each design process is the same: create a great product for your end users.

Temasek backs India’s HealthKart in $135 million funding

Indian consumer nutrition platform HealthKart has raised $135 million in a new financing round as it looks to expand in international markets and shore up cash to buy firms, it said Monday. Temasek le

Apple expands car key sharing, Bird charts out a strategy and layoffs come for Motional

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As demand for real estate VR booms, Founders Fund leads $16M round into Giraffe360 platform

The property industry now requires high quality photographs, floor plans and virtual tours, so the industry for software providers in the space is booming. The whole are was accelerated during the pan

Seoul court rejects warrants for former Terraform Labs employees and investors over Luna collapse 

A Seoul court rejected a request from prosecutors for warrants to detain eight people related to Terraform Labs, including the co-founder of Terraform Labs, Daniel Shin, early investors and former eng

Aigens scales digital menus in Asia with $14M round led by Ant

Aigens, a Hong Kong-based startup that provides online ordering and marketing tools for the food and beverage industry, picked up a fresh $14 million Series A funding round led by Ant Group, the finte

With $3M new funding, Egyptian startup OneOrder sets out on growth drive

OneOrder, Egypt’s supply chain solutions provider for restaurants, has raised $3 million seed funding led by Nclude with participation from A15, and Delivery Hero Ventures. The latest funding brings

Partech raises fourth seed fund

French VC firm Partech has closed another seed fund dedicated to early-stage tech startups — the fund is called Partech Entrepreneur IV. This time, Partech has raised €120 million. It represe

Social commerce startup Kapu, by ex-Jumia executive, comes out of stealth with $8M funding

Kapu, a social commerce startup, coming out of stealth today having raised $8 million seed funding, is hoping to help lessen the burden of buying food for Kenyan consumers, many of whom are grappling

Egypt’s SideUp raises $1.2M to grow its e-commerce support platform

After four years operating primarily as a logistics marketplace, Egypt’s Voo has rebranded to SideUp and transformed its strategy to offer a complete spectrum of e-commerce support services, includi

Engage with Aerospace Corp, Antaris, Orbital Reef, & Space Systems Command at TC Sessions: Space

We’re getting ready to launch our third TC Sessions: Space conference next week on December 6 in Los Angeles, and we still feel the thrill associated with space technology and the intrepid early-sta

Sam Bankman-Fried says unlikely to testify in Dec 13 House Committee hearing

Sam Bankman-Fried, the former chief executive of FTX, indicated on Sunday that he is unlikely to testify in the upcoming U.S. House committee’s hearing on the collapse of his crypto exchange, sa

When a startup’s founders are pretty much its board

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Taur’s Carson Brown on why owned scooters > shared scooters

Carson Brown, co-founder and head of product at Taur, discusses why Taur could be the brand ambassador the electric scooter market needs to flourish.

Climate tech is not doomed, despite climate doom

Climate tech investor Dan Goldman details what he thinks about today’s market and what he’s telling his portfolio companies about how to prepare for next year.
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