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Screen Skinz raises $1.5M seed to create custom screen protectors

There has been much evolution in the personalized phone protector market, but nothing has truly captured screens yet.

Don’t blame MKBHD for the fate of Humane AI and Fisker

Humane AI raised more than $230 million before it even shipped a product. And when it finally released its Ai Pin — which costs $699 plus a $24 monthly subscription — pretty much every tec

FLO is improving EV charging infrastructure

Founded by Louis Tremblay, FLO is looking to build robust EV charging infrastructure that will create a reliable web for drivers to get to where they need to go.

Megan Thee Stallion’s favorite app is Pinterest, obviously

It actually makes sense that in an era of oversaturation, people would escape to a more quiet and rather peaceful corner of the internet to dream once more.  

Cambium is building a recycled wood supply chain

The global demand for wood could grow by 54% between 2010 and 2050, according to a study by the World Resources Institute. While some building materials like steel get consistently recycled back into

YC’s latest Demo Day shows fascinating wagers on healthcare, chip design, AI and more

As we did on Wednesday, a number of the TechCrunch crew watched the entire run of presentations, picking out a handful of favorites to highlight.

The 18 most interesting startups from YC’s Demo Day show we’re in an AI bubble

From AI-generated music and grant applications to neat new fintech applications and even some healthtech work, there was something for everyone.

Thrive Market’s Nick Green talks building a billion-dollar grocery company

Nick Green, one of the company's co-founders, stopped by Found to chat about his company and the market's evolution since he first launched it.

The UK threw a splashy event in New York this week to woo more American VCs

U.K. officials unveiled a hologram statue and threw a big party to celebrate the U.K. as the third $1 trillion tech economy.

New Summit is raising a new $100 million fund to back climate tech and underrepresented fund managers

The size of the new fund suggests that it is bullish that it can convince LPs to open their wallets based its impact-focused approach.

Vibrant Planet uses AI for land mapping and improving climate resiliency

As the planet warms due to human-caused climate change, damage from wildfires has increased with it. The amount of forest area burned by wildfires increased 320% from 1996 to 2021, according to the Na

Ramp CEO says the fintech startup is just scratching the surface

Fintech exploded over the last five years. Startups in the category raised more than $350 billion in VC funding from 2019 through 2023, according to data from CB Insights. Despite all that growth, Eri

Glacier is training AI-powered recycling robots

This week, Glacier co-founder Rebecca Hu chats with Found about wish-cycling and robots.

The women in AI making a difference

As a part of a multi-part series, TechCrunch is highlighting women innovators — from academics to policymakers —in the field of AI.

Techstars’ $80M partnership with J.P. Morgan is on the rocks, employees say

The fate of the Advancing Cities programs — and some of the around 20 people who work at Techstars in this program — is up in the air.

AI could be the solution for bureaucracy, with Emilie Poteat from Advocate

Founders have spent a lot of time over the past few years trying to build practical consumer use cases for AI and machine learning. AI startup Advocate thinks that the tech could help people apply for

Francine Bennett uses data science to make AI more responsible

TechCrunch has launched a series of interviews focusing on remarkable women who’ve contributed to the AI revolution.

Karine Perset helps governments understand AI

TechCrunch has launched a series of interviews focusing on remarkable women who’ve contributed to the AI revolution.

Stay up-to-date on the amount of venture dollars going to underrepresented founders

Stay up-to-date on the latest funding news for Black and women founders.

Ariel Kaye built a brand that’s outlasted the DTC boom

This week, Dom spoke with Ariel Kaye, the founder of the home lifestyle brand Parachute.
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