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: Cell network provider Google Fi confirms customer data breach

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The Team Slide is the most important slide in a startup pitch deck

In the early stages of a company, a good story around a startup's team is crucial. Here's how to tell it.

TBD Health is rolling out at-home sexual healthcare to all US states

Reproductive rights is a hot-button topic for much of the political spectrum in the U.S. Against that backdrop. TBD Health is not-so-quietly making patient-focused and inclusive sexual healthcare avai

Plugable’s new dock turns your tablet or phone into a workstation

Laptops and tablets are getting better and more powerful by the day but our fingers aren’t getting any more precise, and for extended writing and work, it’s still more helpful to have a ke

Daily Crunch: Marqeta acquires fintech infrastructure startup Power Finance for $275M

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Daily Crunch: Stripe responds to report that it seeks to raise $2B with a terse ‘no comment’

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Atomos tows a $16M load of funding to create tugboats in space

You may not have known that space needs tugboats, but now you do — and Atomos Space just closed a $16.2 million Series A investment, which will enable the company to complete its demonstration m

What’s going on in the Dutch startup scene?

TechCrunch spoke with HRH Prince Constantijn at CES earlier this month about startup innovation in the Netherlands.

Daily Crunch: Berlin-based design platform Kittl raises $11.6M Series A to take on Adobe and Canva

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Pitch Deck Teardown: Orange’s $2.5M seed deck

Orange is taking a different approach to EV charging, and it shared with us the deck it used to raise a $2.5 million seed round.

Daily Crunch: ‘Network issue’ causes cloud outage that takes down multiple Microsoft services for 4+ hours

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Daily Crunch: Hackers pinched LastPass customers’ encrypted password vaults, parent company admits

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Orange you glad this company is making it easier to get EV charging in your building

One of the biggest bottlenecks in the EV rollout is charging infrastructure. There’s no shortage of companies taking a stab at it, but Orange believes it has a smarter approach. Working within t

Daily Crunch: Days after announcing plans to cut 10K jobs, Microsoft invests billions more in OpenAI

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Daily Crunch: Alphabet CEO lays off 12,000 people, says company ‘hired for a different economic reality’  

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GoodOnes raises to help make sense of your mess of a camera roll

You know what it’s like — you’ve been on vacation and you’ve taken 28 million photos, and you just want to select the best 12 so you can make a calendar. Ain’t nobody got

Daily Crunch: Amazon cancels charitable donation initiative so it can focus on ‘programs with greater impact’

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Pitch Deck Teardown: Scrintal’s $1M seed deck

Let's take a look at the deck collaborative knowledge base tool Scrintal used to raise a $1 million seed round.

Daily Crunch: GoMechanic lays off 70% after investors discover ‘founders knowingly misstated facts’

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Scrintal raises $1 million for its visual collaboration tool

Founded by Ece Kural and Furkan Bayraktar, Scrintal is a visual note-taking and collaboration tool. The Sweden-based company’s product combines visual canvases with documentation to help profes
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