It’s a hard time to be building in public. Which means that it’s a hard time to tell your story as an entrepreneur. Which means that for a new venture firm like VSC, which offers public relations
ThreatX, a vendor selling API protection services to mainly enterprise clients, today announced that it raised $30 million in a Series B funding round led by Harbert Growth Partners with participation
How angels invest shapes your cap table, how many investors you need to wrangle signatures from and how many headaches you have to deal with down the road.
Cybersecurity giant Malwarebytes has laid off 125 employees, or about 14% of its global workforce. News of the layoffs began circulating on LinkedIn last week, with former employees sharing that they
Cloudera, the Hadoop-centric big data company that IPO’d in 2017 and then went private again in a $5.3 billion deal in 2021, is now putting its emphasis on becoming the unified data fabric for h
As the U.S. and Europe bake in abnormal summer heat, the climate continues to climb up the world’s agenda. With everyone now talking about energy, how commodities are traded is also becoming a talki
Any Redditor knows that the best thing about Reddit is bearing witness to the strange and occasionally brilliant stuff that the community itself comes up with — and the company is well aware of that
Once you're on the VC-fueled treadmill, you can't easily step back off.
Spotify is again expanding its 2018 partnership with Samsung in 2022, the company announced. This year, Samsung and Spotify are working together on a number of cross-platform integrations involving Sa
Swiss startup Typewise is showing the power of sticking at it: The team behind patented text prediction technology — whose fascination with typing productivity started off as a consumer keyboard
TikTok announced today that it’s launching a new commerce ad suite called “Shopping Ads” to make it easier for brands to advertise on the platform. The company is currently testing t
TechCrunch today launched a spyware lookup tool that allows anyone to check if their Android device was compromised by a fleet of consumer-grade spyware apps, including TheTruthSpy. The aim is to help
I’m thrilled to have Ethena’s CEO Roxanne Petraeus and Homebrew’s Hunter Walk on TechCrunch Live this week to speak on the importance of pitching a vision and strategies used to tackle and g
It's said that the best investment opportunity in a gold rush is the business selling the picks and shovels. But an even better place to invest is the land all those shops and miners need to rent.
Crowdfunding website Kickstarter sparked fears overnight of a possible security incident after the company sent unsolicited password reset emails to millions of users without prior explanation. The em
Google Cloud announced this week that it’s shutting down its IoT Core service, giving customers a year to move to a partner to manage their IoT devices. The announcement appeared at the top of the I
By focusing on e-commerce, Highbeam is able to provide a single financial view of the business and help entrepreneurs decide the right cash and credit options.
Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single to
Cloud-based human resource (HR) platform HiBob today announced that it has raised $150 million in a Series D round of funding at a $2.45 billion valuation. This represents a nearly 50% increase compa
While the venture scene in Israel mirrors the same funding pullback as other geographies, it seems to be doing so with fewer negative outcomes.