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Lockheed, Masten, and ispace will talk going to the moon (and back) at TC Sessions: Space

Going to the Moon is a laudable ambition, but what are you going to do when you get there? NASA and the private space industry aim to make the most of the lunar surface, and to do so they need to stud

Apple’s App Privacy Report launches into beta to show you what your apps are up to

Apple has now launched a beta version of its “App Privacy Report,” a new feature that aims to provide iOS users with details about how often their everyday apps are requesting access to se

OneRoof raises $1.25M to build a hyper-localized Nextdoor

As urban rental markets recover and people flock back to cities, people are once again finding themselves with plenty of new neighbors in communities which are trying to embrace a renewed vibrancy of

Bionic hydroponic

You’ll have to forgive me, I’ve been thinking a lot about farming — specifically what it might look like in the future. This is largely due to the recent publication of my Bowery Farming TC-

NeuraLight emerges from stealth with $5.5M to digitize neurological evaluation and care

NeuraLight has launched from stealth with $5.5 million in seed funding to apply AI to advance drug development for neurological disorders. The company was co-founded by Micha Breakstone, the co-founde

Allbirds flotation should help the market sort the value of tech-enabled IPOs

Allbirds gave us pricing information for its IPO this week, providing another window into the world of tech-enabled valuations.

Twitter Blue introduces ‘Labs’ to give users early access to new features

Twitter is rolling out a new feature called ‘Labs’ for Twitter Blue, its premium subscription service. Labs will give Twitter Blue subscribers early access to features that Twitter is test

Tiger, Coatue double down on Hinge Health with new $400M infusion

The company touts that it is "now one of the most valuable companies in digital health."

Xeal raises $11M to expand its digital token payment system for EV chargers

Electric vehicle charging companies depend on reliable internet access to sell electricity to customers, track usage data, authenticate users and receive over-the-air updates. If a WiFi connection is

Marc and Lynne Benioff, Salesforce donate $300M to encourage climate action

Marc and Lynne Benioff announced a $200 million donation this morning to combat climate change and encourage others to take action. Marc Benioff’s company, Salesforce, threw in $100 million more

Crafting a pitch deck that can’t be ignored

What do you do to build a deck that can’t be ignored? To answer that question, we assembled a group of three exceptional venture capitalists on the Extra Crunch stage at TechCrunch Disrupt 2021.

‘AWS for blockchain’ Alchemy boosts valuation to $3.5B with $250M raise

Exactly six months after raising $80 million at a $505 million valuation, blockchain and Web3 development SaaS startup Alchemy has raised $250 million in a Series C funding round that values the compa

Monashees backs grain trading startup Tarken

Tarken connects grain buyers and sellers around more transparent pricing for commodities, starting with corn.

Bird shared vehicles now featured in Moovit transit planning app

Transit planning app Moovit is now featuring Bird’s shared e-scooters and e-bikes in its app. As of Thursday, Moovit users in 65 cities across 12 countries — including Austria, Belgium, France

Institutional investors double down on Rad Power Bikes with $154M Series D raise

Fat tire e-bike manufacturer Rad Power Bikes just raised another $154 million. The Series D raise from existing investors, which brings the company’s total funding to $329 million, comes just ei

Fleksy raises Series A to expand its keyboard SDK biz after 10x growth

Barcelona-based mobile keyboard software maker, Fleksy, has bagged a $1.6 million Series A to cement a pivot to b2b for its white-label SDK for Android and iOS. The round is led by Spanish asset manag

Yugabyte stores up $188M more for its open-source distributed SQL database model, now valued at $1.3B+

Today’s world is run on data, and the amount of it that is being produced, managed and used to power services is growing by the minute — to the tune of some 79 zettabytes this year, accord

Gamma brings in $7M to bring the slide deck into the 21st century

Co-founder and CEO Grant Lee refers to building content in Gamma like “choosing your own adventure.”

N!CK’S grabs $100M to create better-for-you snacks

The new funding will accelerate the company’s goal of doubling its stores in the U.S. and Europe.

Android search choice screen is needed to tackle Google’s market power, says Australia’s ACCC

Australia could be next to mandate a choice screen in a bid to break Google’s dominance of the search market. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is recommending it is give
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