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: Citing regulatory restrictions, Microsoft shuts down LinkedIn in China

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3 things GitLab’s wild IPO pricing says about public markets

At minimum, we can say that public markets are as welcoming to high-growth SaaS as private markets. And perhaps, with GitLab's IPO pricing, slightly warmer.

Investors say Indian startup funding could get even hotter after record Q3

Despite the Series B and C crunch, there’s plenty of evidence that India’s latest venture capital results are not the high-water mark of this startup era.

Microsoft to pull LinkedIn from Chinese market

American technology giant Microsoft announced today that it will pull its professional social network LinkedIn from the Chinese market later this year. Microsoft purchased LinkedIn for more than $26 b

Daily Crunch: Blue Origin’s second crewed launch includes guest star William Shatner

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GitLab raises IPO range, targeting valuation of as much as $11B

At $11.7 billion, GitLab would be worth around 50x its current annualized revenue run rate.

Weights & Biases raises $135M Series C to keep building MLOps software

Update: The round in question was $135 million, not $100 million as originally noted. I apologize for the mistake! What do you call AI these days? ML in a suit. ML, or machine learning, is a big marke

How to sell clothes online and actually make money

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, the time of the week when we niche down t

Canadian startup Rose Rocket raises Series A to scale its transport software business

Freight transportation-focused Rose Rocket recently raised a $25 million round. The Toronto-based startup calls the round a Series A, with Addition Capital and Shine Capital leading the deal. Per vent

Daily Crunch: Bangalore-based, SME-focused neobank Open raises $100M Series C

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Atomic aims to give consumers more control over their income with payroll-connecting APIs

Fintech startup Atomic announced this morning that it has closed a $22 million Series A. Core Innovation Capital led the round, which saw participation from preceding investors. The company has raised

Venture capital is going to need a record-breaking run of IPOs to clear its own decks

New data makes it clearer than ever that the venture capital world is investing as if there is a future exit wave coming that will put prior IPO cycles to shame in its intensity and length.

Daily Crunch: Pali Bhat becomes first chief product officer in Reddit’s 16-year history

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NerdWallet’s IPO filing reveals high-margin content business, accelerating marketing spend

The NerdWallet IPO comes at an interesting time. It provides financial product recommendations to both consumers and SMBs, meaning that it dabbles in the same market that fintech startups play in.

Equity Monday: I hear this fintech thing is going to be big

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

Counting down to our AI rapture

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Daily Crunch: Questions raised over natural gas fuel source for Elon Musk’s Texas spaceport

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Why Techstars is doubling down on Europe

As we get into our dive into Q3 2021 venture capital numbers, one region in particular has our attention: Europe.

Community is the new AI

Natasha and Mary Ann and Alex were all aboard this week with Grace on the dials, which meant that we had a flat lovely time recording Equity for you. Of course, Equity is TechCrunch’s ventu

Daily Crunch: India’s Rebel Foods scores $1.4B valuation after raising $175M Series F

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