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With $3M new funding, Egyptian startup OneOrder sets out on growth drive

OneOrder, Egypt’s supply chain solutions provider for restaurants, has raised $3 million seed funding led by Nclude with participation from A15, and Delivery Hero Ventures. The latest funding brings

Partech raises fourth seed fund

French VC firm Partech has closed another seed fund dedicated to early-stage tech startups — the fund is called Partech Entrepreneur IV. This time, Partech has raised €120 million. It represe

Social commerce startup Kapu, by ex-Jumia executive, comes out of stealth with $8M funding

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

Egypt’s SideUp raises $1.2M to grow its e-commerce support platform

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

Engage with Aerospace Corp, Antaris, Orbital Reef, & Space Systems Command at TC Sessions: Space

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 says unlikely to testify in Dec 13 House Committee hearing

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

When a startup’s founders are pretty much its board

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Taur’s Carson Brown on why owned scooters > shared scooters

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 is not doomed, despite climate doom

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.

LastPass hacked, OpenAI opens access to ChatGPT, and Kanye gets suspended from Twitter (again)

Aaaaand we’re back! With our Thanksgiving mini-hiatus behind us, it’s time for another edition of Week in Review — the newsletter where we quickly wrap up the most read TechCrunch storie

This Week in Apps: The year’s best apps, Twitter rival Hive’s security woes, App Store backlash grows

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

Copycats can drown  

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

It’s foie gras season in unicorn land

EquityZen shared insights on secondary stock sales and a few IPO predictions that gave us food for thought.

Tech’s growth story shifted this year. How has that impacted transparency?

Vijay Chattha, a seasoned startup comms expert, appeared on the Equity podcast to talk with Natasha Mascarenhas about startup storytelling and vulnerability.

Elon Musk vicariously publishes internal emails from Twitter’s Hunter Biden laptop drama

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

Looks like sex tech startup Lora DiCarlo is done for

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

Daily Crunch: ChatGPT’s user experience and implementation ‘should have Google scared’

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Elon Musk just brought an infamous neo-Nazi back to Twitter

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

The era of constant innovation at Amazon could be over

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.

Plant Prefab nabs $42M to crank out ‘extremely sustainable’ custom homes

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
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