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
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
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, 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
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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 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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Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. Global app spending reached $65 billion in th
Welcome to Startups Weekly, a nuanced take on this week’s startup news and trends by Senior Reporter and Equity co-host Natasha Mascarenhas. To get this in your inbox, subscribe here. To end the yea
EquityZen shared insights on secondary stock sales and a few IPO predictions that gave us food for thought.
Vijay Chattha, a seasoned startup comms expert, appeared on the Equity podcast to talk with Natasha Mascarenhas about startup storytelling and vulnerability.
Elon Musk reminded his followers on Friday that owning Twitter now means he controls every aspect of the company — including what its employees said behind closed doors before he took over. Earlier
Lora DiCarlo, a sex tech startup that made headlines in 2019 after being blacklisted from the Consumer Electronics Show, seems to have shut down. The company’s website is offline and reportedly
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Ye might have crossed the line by tweeting a swastika superimposed with a Star of David, but you can’t blame other Nazi apologists for getting mixed signals. On Thursday night, Musk personally inter
Watching AWS re:Invent this week, it was hard to get excited about the announcements, and it seems the age of innovation could be ending.
Prefabricated homes always seem to be on the cusp of something big — solving housing shortages, tackling systemic waste or just generally ushering in the “very up-to-date.” But in the U
Calling out to the die-hard procrastinators, last-minute decision makers and all you head-down-get-it-done types. TC Sessions: Space 2022 takes place next week on December 6, but you have just 12 shor
We’re a month out from the next CES. TechCrunch is returning to Vegas for the first time in a few years and — as usual — we’re on the hunt for the most fascinating startups. Work for a startup