Alex Wilhelm

Alex Wilhelm is the editor-in-chief of Crunchbase News and co-host of Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast.

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Daily Crunch: Bitcoin ‘is a big part of our future,’ says Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

China’s expected edtech clampdown may chill a key startup sector

When it comes to control, the Chinese government doesn't mind wiping out a few dozen billion dollars in market cap here and there. That's not a great system.

Duolingo’s bellwether IPO

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. We were a smaller team this week, with Natasha and Alex together

Daily Crunch: Today’s widespread internet outage ‘not a result of a cyberattack,’ says Akamai

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Canada’s startup market booms alongside hot global VC investment

Canada’s startup industry seems to be benefiting from both domestic and international trends, a wide genre focus and more than one hub. Let’s talk aboot it.

Daily Crunch: India’s most valuable startup buys US-based digital reading platform Epic for $500M

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What Robinhood’s warnings about crypto trading say about Coinbase’s near-term future

A decline in consumer interest in the next few months or quarters is not a huge deal, assuming one keeps a long enough perspective and the crypto-infused future that its fans expect comes to pass.

How WeWork’s Adam Neumann made a pigeon look like a swan

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture-capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. For this week’s deep dive, Alex and Natasha took a trip down m

Spreadsheet.com wants to put apps in your spreadsheets

An old rule of thumb for building a startup is to find a group of professionals who use spreadsheets to do their work and then build an app to replace their spreadsheet usage. Presto, you have a start

Daily Crunch: Jeff Bezos and 3 guests share Blue Origin’s first crewed flight

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The European VC market is so hot it may skip its summer holiday

Even though Europe has a reputation for lengthy summer vacations, investors don’t expect much -- if any -- slowdown to come in Europe during this sun-drenched quarter.

Mural raises $50M Series C after tripling its ARR in the last year

This morning Mural, a startup that builds digital collaboration software with a focus on visual presentation, announced that it has closed a $50 million Series C. The new capital, co-led by prior inve

Daily Crunch: In all-stock transaction, Zoom to purchase Five9 for $14.7 billion

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Duolingo’s IPO could cast golden halo on edtech startups

We are now seeing what growth will look like at Duolingo after its COVID-bump was digested.

The Zoom-Five9 deal is a big bet for the video conferencing company

Zoom is betting a little less than a sixth of its value on a single wager.

Robinhood targets IPO valuation up to $35B amid warning that crypto incomes are slipping

Robinhood's huge valuation indicates that its ascent in the last 18 months from breakout unicorn to category-defining upstart is about to be embraced by the public market.

Equity Monday: Zoom buys Five9 as Robinhood sets IPO price range

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest pri

How F1 got the data crunched for its new race car

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Daily Crunch: FedEx invests $100M in Indian logistics giant Delhivery

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ServiceMax promises accelerating growth as key to $1.4B SPAC deal

ServiceMax, a company that builds software for the field-service industry, announced yesterday that it will go public via a special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, in a deal valued at $1.4 billi
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