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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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

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter for your weekend enjoyment.

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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Microsoft acquires Ally.io, OKR startup that raised $76 million

Microsoft announced today that it has acquired Ally.io, a software service that helps companies measure their progress against OKRs (objectives and key results), a common way that management measures

Global startups raise $158B in Q3, an all-time record

We're beginning to see why it feels so busy out there. It is!

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong might not be having fun at work, you guys

Aside from billions in personal wealth and impressive levels of corporate control, what's the point of being a successful tech CEO these days? I'm not asking in the abstract. There are tweets.

Daily Crunch: Leaker releases huge cache of Twitch data, promises more to come

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Announcing the final agenda for TechCrunch Sessions: SaaS 2021

TechCrunch Sessions is back! On October 27, we’re taking on the ferociously competitive field of software as a service (SaaS), and we’re thrilled to announce our final packed agenda, overflowing w

VCs say there are more startup opportunities to chase in Latin America

There are still founders in Latin America that are not benefiting from the funding boom, which implies that there is more capacity to absorb capital there than is currently being taken advantage of.

The Athletic’s numbers look fine actually?

Next year, The Athletic expects cash consumption of merely $7 million against $119 million in revenue. That seems just fine.

The metaverse is coming for ‘Squid Game’

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 do

Daily Crunch: Sora selected as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s final DLC character

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Udemy files to go public on back of growing B2B incomes

If we only valued Udemy on its business revenues, at its final private-market valuation, it would be worth 4.5x its Q2 2021 ARR. That's incredibly cheap.

Appsmith raises $8M to take on the internal corporate app market with open source code

Appsmith, which provides open source software that helps companies quickly build internal applications, announced an $8 million Series A round of funding this morning. Unlike some upstart tech compani

What Rent the Runway’s IPO filing says about the business of loaner garments

Rent the Runway has a truly epic selection of items, and shopping for designer items at rental prices is good fun. But is it a good business?

Daily Crunch: DNS outage takes down Facebook’s social networks around the globe

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