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Pitch Deck Teardown: Laoshi’s $570K angel deck

Laoshi raised $570,000 for its very early-stage language-learning app targeted at Chinese tutors and their students. Here's the deck it used to raise an angel round.

Samooha launches with tech that lets companies share data securely

Samooha, a startup developing a “cross-cloud” data collaboration platform, today announced that it raised $12.5 million in a funding tranche backed by Altimeter Capital and Snowflake Ventu

OneHouse is building a neutral data lake integration layer on top of Apache Hudi

OneHouse emerged last year with a cloud data lake product built on top of the open source Apache Hudi project. The startup wants to act as an integration layer to move data between different repositor

Political ads face tougher targeting restrictions in EU if MEPs get their way

Europe has moved a step closer to having dedicated rules on online political ad targeting and transparency after the European Parliament fixed its negotiating position — paving the way for talks

Bollinger Motors sues Munro Vehicles over similarity of its EVs

Two EV startups may soon be battling it out in court over alleged breach of contract and patent infringement. EV startup Bollinger Motors filed a lawsuit this week in the U.S. District of Southern New

Triple Whale raises $25M for its smart Shopify data platform

Shopify powers a massive number of e-commerce sites, so it’s also no surprise that there is a vast ecosystem of tools around it that help these merchants manage all aspects of running their stor

Roblox to host a free virtual Super Bowl concert featuring Saweetie

Hip-hop artist Saweetie is performing exclusively in Roblox for the NFL’s Super Bowl LVII pregame on February 10, the National Football League announced today. The virtual concert will take place at

How Fictiv is making hardware manufacturing more like building software

What do you want to be good at as a startup? Running supply chains or creating and selling cool products?

BlockJoy raises $12M to help cut operating costs for businesses running blockchain nodes

BlockJoy, a startup providing white label blockchain nodes as a service, raised a total of $12 million from its seed and Series A rounds, the company exclusi1vely shared with TechCrunch. The Boston-ba

TikTok introduces a strike system for violations, tests a feature to “refresh” the For You feed

TikTok today is announcing several changes to its service, including what it claims will be increased enforcement against bad actors as well as tests of new user-facing tools that will force a refresh

Some Salesforce employees just found out they’re part of the 10% layoff announced last month

When Salesforce announced it was laying off 10% of its workforce last month, you might have assumed that meant that everyone who was affected was informed at that time. With social media flush with pe

Netflix to include more EVs in its TV shows and movies as part of new partnership with GM

Netflix and General Motors announced today that the streaming service will join the automaker’s “Everybody In” campaign that aims to accelerate mass adoption of electric vehicles. As

Apple’s hardware VP on the HomePod’s return

Maybe nothing ever truly dies in Apple land. The Mac Pro went on an indefinite hiatus as the hardware design team regrouped and reengineered. MagSafe appeared to be gone forever, only to be reborn in

ToolJet, an open source low-code app builder, wants to help companies do more with less

“Do more with less” has emerged as something of a business mantra over the past year, as businesses across the industrial spectrum have faced growing economic headwinds. Companies have bee

Meet Beek, a startup bringing audiobooks to LatAm with big-name backing

Growing up in Mexico City, Pamela Valdes says she was a bullied child who was inspired by stories her parents told of other bullied individuals, such as Bill Gates, who went on to be very successful.

Want to buy an EV or heat pump? New coin will help you defray the costs

Fintech startup Future offers a debit card that incentivizes climate-friendly purchasing behavior, and today it’s introducing a way to let people sell their own carbon credits.

Minu knows financial, employee wellness are connected, so it built 30 gamified benefits

Two years after profiling minu, the company has over 300 enterprise customers and its revenue grew more than five times between 2021 and 2022. 

Lyft wants to reshape shared micromobility with dockable e-scooter

Lyft wants to see a more organized shared micromobility landscape, with fewer free-floating scooters and more dependable, docked vehicles. To help achieve this vision, the company revealed Thursday it

Dashlane publishes its source code to GitHub in transparency push

Password management company Dashlane has made its mobile app code available on GitHub for public perusal, a first step it says in a broader push to make its platform more transparent. The Dashlane And

European Parliament agrees a way forward on platform workers’ rights

A European Union legislative proposal targeting the gig economy’s tendency to ride rough-shod over workers’ rights has inched a step closer today as the parliament agreed its negotiating p
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