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Extra Crunch roundup: Finding GTM, China’s edtech clampdown and how to define growth

"The not-so-secret secret here is that the key to great retention is really simple," says growth expert Susan Su.

Extra Crunch roundup: Seed-stage basics, SaaS marketing live chat, Zoom’s Five9 buy

A famous poem advises us not to compare ourselves with others, "for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself." The same holds true for startup fundraising.

Extra Crunch roundup: Think like a VC, CockroachDB EC-1, handle your stock options

Don't wait until it's too late to build your early-stage marketing team — but don't hire too hastily, either.

Extra Crunch roundup: Crucial API metrics, US startup funding, advanced SEO tactics

Thanks very much for reading Extra Crunch this week!

Extra Crunch roundup: NS1 EC-1, Pakistan’s tech ecosystem, SPACs bonanza

Just like NYC's flooded subway system, internet infrastructure doesn't attract much attention until there's a notable failure.

Extra Crunch roundup: Video pitch decks, Didi’s regulatory struggles, Nothing CEO interview

The numbers don’t lie. According to DocSend, the average pitch deck is reviewed for just three minutes. And if you think a senior VC is studying the presentation your team crafted for months as

Extra Crunch roundup: Unpacking BuzzFeed’s SPAC, curb your meeting enthusiasm, more

There's a kernel of truth in every joke, so whenever someone quips, "This meeting could have been an email!" you can bet that some small part of them meant it sincerely.

Extra Crunch roundup: SaaS founder salaries, break-even neobanks, Google Search tips

If you're a founder who's getting ready to knock on doors and ask strangers for money, read this first.

Extra Crunch roundup: Influencer marketing 101, spotting future unicorns, Apple AirTags teardown

We're off today to celebrate the Juneteenth holiday in the United States. I hope you have a safe and relaxing weekend.

Daily Crunch: iOS 15 is latest milestone on Apple Health’s evolutionary path

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

Extra Crunch roundup: TC Mobility recaps, Nubank EC-1, farewell to browser cookies

What, exactly, are investors looking for?

Extra Crunch roundup: EU insurtech, 30 years of ‘Crossing the Chasm,’ embedded finance’s endgame

This morning, Anna Heim and Alex Wilhelm dug into the EU insurtech market, interviewing European VCs and collating the biggest recent rounds to take the temperature of the waters across the pond.

Extra Crunch roundup: Security data lakes, China vs. Starlink, ExtraHop’s $900M exit

News broke this morning that Bain Capital Private Equity and Crosspoint Capital Partners are purchasing Seattle-based network security startup ExtraHop.

Extra Crunch roundup: Guest posts wanted, ‘mango’ seed rounds, Expensify’s tech stack

Prospective contributors regularly ask us about which topics Extra Crunch subscribers would like to hear more about, and the answer is always the same.

Extra Crunch roundup: Inside Sprinklr’s IPO filing, how digital transformation is reshaping markets

Since we were off yesterday for Memorial Day, today's roundup is brief, but we'll have much more to recap on Friday.

Extra Crunch roundup: first-check myths, Miami relocation checklist, standout SaaSy startups

We're off on Monday, May 31 in observance of Memorial Day; I hope you have a relaxing weekend!

Extra Crunch roundup: Lordstown Motors’ woes, how co-CEOs work, Brian Chesky interview

Lordstown Motors released its Q1 earnings yesterday, and the electric vehicle manufacturer is facing a few challenges.

Extra Crunch roundup: Jam City SPAC, startup PR, telemedicine market map, more

Full disclosure: the second time I worked at a startup founded by Mark Pincus, his dog Zinga slept behind my desk and I was one of her favorite dog-sitters.

Extra Crunch roundup: Selling SaaS to developers, cracking YC after 13 tries, all about Expensify

In an exclusive TechCrunch exposé, a founder shares the key lessons he learned while steering his startup through YC’s stringent selection process.

For unicorns, how much does the route to going public really matter?

"I think when money's chasing money, you don't want to be the last guy holding the money. You want to be the chase."
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