Kate Clark

Kate Clark


Kate Clark is a reporter at TechCrunch covering startups and venture capital. She’s interested in diversity & inclusion, consumer technology, mobility and more.

She previously covered the venture capital ecosystem for PitchBook News.

A Seattle native, she is a graduate of the University of Washington, where she studied journalism and international studies.

Reach Kate via e-mail at kate.clark@techcrunch.com or on Twitter @KateClarkTweets.

The Latest from Kate Clark

Startups seek sperm… and venture capital backing

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.

Uber lost more than $5B last quarter

Uber's second quarter earnings report is here.

Keith Rabois, BoxGroup back New York-based Brex competitor

Ramp Financial, led by Capital One-acquired Paribus founders Eric Glyman and Karim Atiyeh, has raised $7 million.

Sperm storage startups are raising millions

Men's fertility solutions capture the attention of venture capitalists.

Postmates expects to land first-ever permit to test sidewalk delivery robots in San Francisco

On-demand delivery business Postmates is expected to receive the first-ever permit for sidewalk robotics operations in the city of San Francisco. According to San Francisco Public Works, the permits a

The Pill Club is donating 5,000 units of emergency contraception

How birth control delivery startups can better support women in today's political climate.

Squad, the ‘anti-bro startup,’ is creating a safe space for teenage girls online

Why CEO Esther Crawford is rewriting the playbook for social startups

News discovery app SmartNews valued at $1.1B

SmartNews, an AI-powered news aggregation app, is the latest company to enter the unicorn club.

Instagram and Facebook are experiencing outages

Users reported issues with Instagram and Facebook Sunday morning. [Update as of 12:45 p.m. pacific] Facebook says the outage affecting its apps has been resolved. “Earlier today some people may

Startups Weekly: DoorDash gets a taste of Caviar

In this week's newsletter: Lux Capital raises $1 billion, Compass is worth a whole lot of money and Vacasa goes shopping.

Nyca Partners raises $210M to invest in fintech startups

VCs double down on fintech.

Unpacking DoorDash’s $410M Caviar acquisition

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.

With a new $800M fund, Oak HC/FT is staying true to its name

The healthcare and fintech-focused outfit has raised its largest fund yet.

Pinterest pops after delivering impressive second-quarter earnings report

Pinterest now has 300 million users, the company said in its latest earnings report.

CRV hires Anna Khan as a general partner focused on enterprise

Anna Khan and Kristin Baker Spohn have joined CRV as a GP and a venture partner, respectively.

Direct-to-consumer lingerie brand Lively acquired for $85M

Lively, a lingerie business founded and led by former Victoria’s Secret executive Michelle Cordeiro Grant, has sold to intimate apparel brand Wacoal for $85 million. The deal includes up to an addit

Clearbanc co-founder and president Michele Romanow is coming to Disrupt SF

Raising venture capital isn’t easy; for some, it’s impossible. Clearbanc offers startups a fundraising alternative, and in just a few short years, it’s become a household name in Silicon Val

Investors bet another $50M on Clearbanc’s revenue share model

That company disrupting venture capital just raised more venture capital. Clearbanc has attracted $300 million, including a $50 million equity investment led by Highland Capital with participation fro

Vacasa to acquire Wyndham Vacation Rentals for $162M

Vacasa, a provider of vacation rental management services akin to Airbnb, has agreed to acquire Wyndham Vacation Rentals from Wyndham Destinations. Portland-based Vacasa will pay Wyndham a total of $1

NakedPoppy launches curated beauty marketplace for wellness junkies

Cowboy Ventures, Felicis Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Maveron and more are betting on cruelty-free, organic and sustainable makeup sales.
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