Haje Jan Kamps

Haje Jan Kamps is the director of portfolio at Bolt, a venture capital firm focused on hardware startups and enabling technologies. He was also a staff writer for TechCrunch.

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Daily Crunch: WhatsApp extends its unsend time limit to ‘a little over two days’

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Five Flute annotates hardware product development into the current millennium

Product managers for software have a pretty thankless job — figuring out which features to put into a development sprint, how to prioritize what the developers work on and collecting requirement

Copyright law is going to get real interesting, y’all

As millions of people are playing with AI-powered image-generation tools like DALL-E and Midjourney, new works of art are generated by the billions. Many of them are curiosities, some of them are legi

Boundary Layer skims across the water with a cavalcade of launch partners

It seems like only a couple of months since Boundary Layer announced its $5 million-ish round of financing, but the company hasn’t been resting on its laurels. Today, its founders told me it sig

Daily Crunch: ‘Winter may be longer’ because unicorns won’t accept down rounds, says SoftBank leader

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Pitch Deck Teardown: Glambook’s $2.5 million seed deck

Glambook recently raised $2.5 million at a $12 million valuation, and I managed to talk it into letting me share its full pitch deck with you to see how the company wove its story to its investors.

Daily Crunch: Unknown hacker drains millions of dollars from thousands of Solana hot wallets

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A touch-up for Glambook’s bank balance, as it aims to be Airbnb for beauty professionals

In the world of beauty, independent professionals often end up renting a chair in a salon. Glambook reckons that market is ripe for some tech-forward disruption, not dissimilar from renting a chair in

Braxia buys KetaMD to get into remote-delivered ketamine treatments

Braxia Scientific is a Toronto-based company that focuses on depression, suicidality and related mental health conditions. Today, the company announced it is buying KetaMD to extend its telehealth pro

Daily Crunch: Sheryl Sandberg is out at Meta, and Zuckerberg’s not looking for a new COO

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It’s paintbrushes at dawn as artists feel the pressure of AI-generated art

If you’ve been anywhere close to the interwebs recently, you’ll have heard of DALL-E and Midjourney. The types of art the neural networks can generate — and with a deeper understandi

Daily Crunch: Did Bolt Mobility bolt? The startup left equipment and confused customers in its wake

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Daily Crunch: Mac sales down 10%, iPhones up 3% — Breaking down Apple’s quarterly numbers

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The passage of the CHIPS Act could launch another US startup renaissance

Intel's choice to build a $20 billion chip fabrication facility in Columbus, Ohio, along with the passage of the CHIPS Act, could set the stage for a startup ecosystem boost.

Daily Crunch: Indian government orders Apple, Google to delist popular game BGMI from app stores 

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Pitch Deck Teardown: Alto Pharmacy’s $200M Series E deck

Today we tear down the pitch deck that landed Alto Pharmacy a $200 million Series E.

Daily Crunch: Google Maps unveils improved bike navigation, location sharing and aerial landmark views

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It’s the era of at-home health diagnostics and Senzo is finding its flow

Biotech company Senzo just raised a $2 million round at a $20 million pre-money valuation to further extend options for lateral flow diagnostics. “Lateral flow,” in this case, is the same

First impressions of the Nimbus 3-wheeled urban transportation pod

It describes itself as the “future of urban mobility.” With a 93-mile range, and a 50 mph top speed, the futuristic-looking electric three-wheeler from Nimbus costs $10,000-ish and wants t

Root Global wants to be the operating system for food carbon neutrality

Our food chains are notorious for being not-exactly-amazing for the amount of carbon they crank into the atmosphere. Root Global just raised a round of funding in a bid to become what it calls the &#8
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