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Uber will rent up to 50,000 Tesla EVs to drivers

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Here’s what’s happening today at TC Sessions: SaaS 2021

It’s go-time, folks. Get ready to soak up the latest tech and investing trends, receive actionable tips and advice and see the future trajectory of software-as-a-service. TC Sessions: SaaS 2021 kick

Divining the future of VC, saying goodbye to Danny

Hello and welcome back to Equity. This is a special, if somewhat bittersweet episode. It marks the final official podcast with our own Danny Crichton, who is off to other pastures in short order. Dann

Puffco keeps innovating dabbing

Puffco is announcing a new upgrade to its over-the-top Peak Pro vaporizer that increases the smoking experience and improves battery life. This upgrade requires users to swap the cooking chamber of th

LinkedIn rolls out its freelance services marketplace globally after picking up 2M users in smaller US beta

LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned platform for those connecting with others in their fields of work and those looking for work, has been known best in recruitment for sourcing candidates and advertising j

Nubank files to go public

This morning Brazilian neobank Nu, better known as Nubank, announced that it has filed to go public. Today its S-1 filing remains private, but the announcement of its existence implies that Nu is on t

Hinge launches a new ‘Voice Prompts’ feature to give users a new way to interact

Hinge is rolling out a new ‘Voice Prompts’ feature to give its users a new way to connect with their matches. Voice Prompts will allow users to answer a prompt through a 30-second voice recording.

Groopit announces $2M pre-seed to help execs access crowd-sourced company data

Groopit, an early stage startup from a 20-year Microsoft veteran, wants to help companies crowdsource data from information supplied by employees working in the field. Today, the company announced a $

Panda Express brings Beyond Meat orange chicken to additional locations across US

After a limited-edition pilot announced over the summer, Panda Express announced this morning that it will be bringing Beyond Meat-based orange chicken to 70 locations across the U.S. Initially introd

DJI’s latest GoPro competitor is a stunner, but can’t handle the heat

DJI’s second-generation GoPro killer couldn’t look better… on paper. The stunning little Action 2 is compact and boasts a full-featured list of specs with a fascinating modular desig

Adobe’s Project Strike a Pose uses AI to pose your models for you

One of the highlights of Adobe’s annual MAX conference is its so-called ‘Sneaks’ session, where the company shows off some of its most cutting-edge research projects. Some of these m

OurCrowd raises $25M from SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2

Israeli venture platform OurCrowd today announced that SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2 has made a $25 million convertible equity investment into the firm. As part of this deal, OurCrowd is also enterin

TikTok brings its Video Kit to desktop, web and consoles

TikTok announced today it’s expanding its Video Kit offering for developers to include those building apps for the web, desktop, and consoles, in addition to its previous support for mobile plat

InCloudCounsel raises $200M, rebrands as Ontra to expand its automation tools for contract management

A typical enterprise grapples with hundreds or thousands of agreements, contracts and other legal documents every year, and it usually engages costly legal counsel either inside or outside the company

Biotech startup Shiru sprouting plant-based ingredients with new capital infusion

The company plans to have ingredients ready by next year, which means we could see the first commercial products containing Shiru’s ingredients on grocery store shelves as early as 2023.

YETiCO raises Seed for its tap-a-device to simply divide the bill and tip restaurant staff

Earlier this year European startup Sundayraised $100 million in a Series A raise led by US investors Coatue and DST Global, just five months after launching. The proposition was relatively simple and

Truepill’s latest funding boosts valuation to $1.6B as it works on B2B side of healthcare

The new funding represents a “hyper growth moment” for the company, which is in position to bring in some $300 million in revenue this year.

Skyryse brings in $200M to make flying an aircraft as simple as swiping a touchscreen

Five-year-old startup Skyryse has raised a $200 million Series B to develop FlightOS, a flight automation technology stack that the company says will help experienced pilots operate new types of aircr

Extend raises $40M for its virtual card offering to help banks better compete with fintechs

We’ve written a lot about fintechs that aim to help other fintechs and traditional banks launch products and services.  But it feels like we have written far less about fintechs that exist solely t

Fellow raises $24M; wants you to enjoy going to meetings again

Over the last year, the company saw that list more than triple, as did the number of meetings hosted on the platform.
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