Blade, backed by Lerer Hippeau and Airbus, has begun chauffering the Bay Area's elite.
A popular family tracking app was leaking the real-time locations of more than 238,000 users for weeks after the developer left a server exposed without a password. The app, Family Locator, built by A
From Extra Crunch We hope all of you enjoyed the conversation with Eric Peckham and Lucas Matney on GDC and game streaming. For those who couldn’t join, a transcript should be coming shortly. Our en
In a recently published, roughly 75-page report, British non-profit organization The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts (RSA) outlined several scenarios for how the UK labor market will be im
Biotech venture funding has been on a tear for the past couple of years, and corporate investors in the space are doing their part to boost the totals.
Apple popped out a new pair of AirPods this week. The design looks exactly like the old pair of AirPods. Which means I’m never going to use them because Apple’s bulbous earbuds don’t
Autonomous delivery startup Nuro is bursting with ideas since SoftBank invested nearly $1 billion in February, new filings reveal. A recent patent application details how its R1 self-driving vehicle c
In this week's newsletter: Details on Pinterest, Lyft, Uber and Zoom's upcoming IPOs, plus Glossier and Rent The Runway's big rounds.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk argued Friday that his Twitter use did not violate a settlement agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and that the agency’s request to have him held in c
This post reveals the cost of acquiring a customer on every ad channel my agency has tested.
In the latest Equity Shot, Kate Clark and Alex Wilhelm take a closer look at Pinterest and Zoom's IPO filings.
Silicon Valley is known for its massive wealth. When these companies file to go public, we all finally get to know how much money these executives take home each year, and the millions they’ll t
Heathcare kiosks, a home-cooked food marketplace, and a way for startups to earn interest on their funding topped our list of high-potential companies from Y Combinator’s Winter 2019 Demo Day 2.
Earlier this year, Helen Greiner-founded drone startup CyPhy Works announced a major change. The company was rebooting and renaming itself Aria Insights, a move that arrived with a newfound AI/data-dr
The visual search engine will go public on the NYSE under the ticker symbol "PINS."
Zoom posted $330 million in revenue in the year ending January 31, 2019, a remarkable 2x increase year-over-year
The biggest surprise about next week’s Apple event may be the fact that the company has anything left to announce. This week, several core pieces of Apple hardware received upgrades, including the i
A couple of years ago, Clark, a New York-based startup, appeared on the scene with tutoring software that aimed to both make it easier for educators to start and manage a tutoring business by handling
Pretty much every self-driving car on the road, not to mention many a robot and drone, uses lidar to sense its surroundings. But useful as lidar is, it also involves physical compromises that limit it
Mailchimp today announced that the Mailchimp app, which let its users use their Shopify data to create targeted email campaigns, for example, is no longer available in the Shopify marketplace. The rea