The climb uphill toward a Series B can get much easier if a robotics startup can showcase a solid business model, measurable metrics and a plan for the next 18 months.
A strong sales organization is the tip of the spear for every SaaS startup, but because so few founders have meaningful experience in this arena, they don't know how to set their teams up for success.
Join us for a jolly jaunt through our list of events that we failed to predict in Q3, and what we expect to happen in Q4 2022.
Geely Holding Group acquired a 7.6% share of British luxury automaker Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings, helping cement the Chinese company’s stake in luxury and European brands. Geely will n
Are you ready to rumble, TechCrunch style? Twenty of the most promising and creative early-stage startups — chosen from the elite Startup Battlefield 200 — will bring the heat for $100,000 in the
YouTube TV launched a new option that allows subscribers to purchase add-ons without subscribing to the full channel offering in the service’s Base plan. With this new à la carte plan, subscrib
Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Before we get into this week’s show notes, some programm
EV startup Arrival said Friday it has produced its first battery-electric van, a significant step toward its goal to deliver the vans to commercial customers at scale. The Arrival van is the first veh
Astra is bringing on Silicon Valley veteran Axel Martinez as its new chief financial officer, a C-suite change that in many ways demarcates a new chapter for the space company. Martinez’s career inc
The inquest into the death of British schoolgirl, Molly Russell, has concluded that social media was a factor in her demise, the BBC reports. The 14-year-old had viewed thousands of pieces of content
Microsoft has confirmed two unpatched Exchange Server zero-day vulnerabilities are being exploited by cybercriminals in real-world attacks. Vietnamese cybersecurity company GTSC, which first discovere
Waves of Amazon-merchant aggregator startups, floating close to $15 billion in funding, have rushed in, rolled up and rushed out of the e-commerce market in the last several years. Now, a new tide, an
HSBC Asset Management, the investment arm of Britain’s HSBC Group, has led a seed round of $4 million in Singapore’s customer intelligence and risk assessment startup Bizbaz, the two said Friday.
Created by a developer who needed to test apps at scale, TestGrid is an on-demand platform that lets users run tests on websites and apps across browsers and operating systems. The startup, which is l
Uniswap Labs is in early stages of putting together a new round, according to four sources familiar with the matter, as the parent firm of the world’s largest decentralized exchange gears up to
Amazon has launched QVC-style livestream shopping in India, the company said Friday, broadening its offerings in the key overseas market where it has deployed over $6.5 billion to win customers. The r
This year, around 3.2 billion people — or about 40% of the world’s population — will play games, with total spending nearing $200 billion, estimates industry researcher Newzoo. The p
When it comes to the decentralized world of crypto, few single entities loom larger or carry more weight in the industry than exchange behemoth Binance. The blockchain giant processed $34 trillion in
The Vision Fund, a venture capital arm of SoftBank, has launched a sweeping layoff process, cutting at least 30% of its workforce globally, or approximately 150 of the 500 employees, according to a re
Alex Wiltschko has what he thinks is a big idea. He wants to build a company that digitizes scent. It’s a natural step for Wiltschko, who has a PhD in neurobiology from Harvard, where he studied