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Supercritical launches carbon removal offset marketplace for tech firms to reach net zero

It’s a little known fact that the carbon footprint of the technology sector is greater than the entire aviation industry (Aalto University and LUT University). At the same time, tech companies (like

GM is adding two new zero-emission commercial vehicles to its lineup

General Motors said Wednesday it is adding two new zero-emissions vehicles to its commercial portfolio as it looks to expand its first-to-last-mile business arm, BrightDrop. The first vehicle will be

Work-Bench will continue supporting early-stage enterprise startups with new $100M fund

In spite of the pandemic, New York City remains the center of commerce and business, and over the last decade a robust startup community has developed there. Work-Bench, the NYC VC firm that concentra

Next up on Synapse’s fintech services platform: White-labeled credit products

When Sankaet Pathak co-founded Synapse in 2014, he had a vision of doing more than just building a platform that enables banks and fintech companies to easily develop financial services.  He wanted t

Expand your SaaS empire: Network with CrunchMatch at TC Sessions: SaaS 2021

The power of networking will be in full force at TC Sessions: SaaS 2021 on October 27. This day-long virtual gathering of the global SaaS community features the sector’s leading voices — establish

Neobanks’ moves toward profitability could be the path to public markets

At least a portion of the neobanking world is financially stable enough to consider public offerings.

Passwordstate customers complain of silence and secrecy after cyberattack

It has been over three months since Click Studios, the Australian software house behind the enterprise password manager Passwordstate, warned its customers to “commence resetting all passwords.&

Reserve Trust raises $30.5M to become the ‘Stripe for B2B payments’

Reserve Trust, a Denver-based financial services provider, has raised $30.5 million in a Series A round led by QED Investors. FinTech Collective, Ardent Venture Partners, Flywire CEO Mike Massaro and

Third Wave Automation raises $40M to bring its autonomous forklifts to warehouses

The California-based startup, which was founded in 2018, has raised $40 million in a Series B round led by Norwest Venture Partners.

GM’s earnings dragged down by Chevy Bolt recall

The twice-issued recall for 2017 to 2019 Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles cost General Motors $800 million, the company said in its second-quarter earnings statement Wednesday. Costs associated with f

Amazon expands same-day Prime delivery to 6 more US cities

Amazon announced this morning it’s expanding its faster, same-day delivery service to half a dozen more U.S. cities. The service, which the retailer has been working to make same-day delivery ev

When the goals of PR and journalism don’t align

Update: We promised to link to Creighton’s Soundcloud. Here it is. Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headl

Robinhood is now a stonk

The wild swing in the price of Robinhood today appears from our vantage point to be another stonk moment.

Apax to combine three social impact software companies in deal valued at $2B

Who says there is no big money in software aimed at helping people? Private equity firm Apax Funds announced this morning that it is combining three social impact firms to create a platform of sorts i

Baleon Capital closes first fund to provide capital infusion to healthcare startups

Baleon Capital will invest in pre-Series A and Series A companies focused on health and medical care in the United States.

Financial concierge startup Zeni banks $34M to show SMBs their finances in real time

Zeni’s AI-powered finance concierge platform offers bookkeeping, accounting, tax and CFO services, essentially becoming a back-end controller for startups.

Buildots raises $30M to put eyes on construction sites

Buildots' technology automatically validates images captured by hardhat-mounted 360-degree cameras, detecting any gaps between the original design and what's actually happening on construction sites.

FullStory raises $103M at a $1.8B valuation to combat rage clicks on websites and apps

Even with all the years of work that have been put into improving how screen-based interfaces work, our experiences with websites, mobile apps and any other interactive service you might use still oft

Suma Brands raises $150M to acquire more third-party brands for its Amazon roll-up play

Amazon has become a lynchpin in the e-commerce machine over the years in part because it’s a site we consumers can visit to buy just about anything we want — sold either by Amazon or its 5

ByteDance rival Kuaishou is shutting down controversial app Zynn

Kuaishou Technology, a Chinese firm perceived as a ByteDance rival by many, said on Wednesday it will shut down its controversial short video app Zynn later this month. The app was only available in t
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