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When it comes to sanctions, PE firms must proceed with great caution

In order to effectively mitigate sanction risks, PEs are doing due diligence on their LPs and investing in the management of compliance programs and policies at their portfolio companies.

Regard serves as a ‘medical co-pilot’ for busy physicians

Legacy healthcare software systems are often complicated and cumbersome for providers to use, leading to less time with patients. That’s why Regard (formerly HealthTensor) developed a platform to he

One to watch: Debut Capital’s Pilar Johnson works to augment funding for overlooked founders

Debut Capital raised $1 million in three months. Its founder, Pilar Johnson, had no previous experience in the industry.

Audience Choice: Vote for the roundtable sessions you want to see most at Disrupt

Ever hear a great idea that’s so obvious — like wheels on luggage, for example — that you can’t help but wonder why someone didn’t think of it sooner? Welcome to Audience Choice at TechCrunc

Today’s TechCrunch Live starts at 3:00 pm EDT/ 12:00 pm PDT. Register for the free event here

Today’s TechCrunch Live event should be fantastic. We have Vanessa Larco, a partner at NEA, and Deon Nicholas, co-founder and CEO of Forethought AI, and they promised not to get rowdy. That basi

With $2.4M seed, Zing Data wants to put data analysis in the palm of your hand

If data is at the heart of any modern business, it needs to be easier to access and manipulate it without expertise. While there are many data analysis tools available, including the sophisticated dat

Helios wants to tame the microservices development chaos

Helios, a Tel Aviv–based startup that wants to make it easier for developers to understand, troubleshoot and test their distributed systems during the development phase, today announced its general

Understanding the not-so-fine print of 2022 term sheets

This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single topic, think about a question and unpack the rest. This week, Natasha asked: What’s in the fine print for term sheets these days, and wha

Today’s startup layoffs have nothing on the 2020 correction

The point at which layoffs started to rise as a percentage of all changes to startup employment was loosely the same moment that everyone decided that paying 100x ARR was probably too much.

Gmail’s redesigned interface including Chat and Meet is now the new default

Gmail is now rolling out a new user interface that will show Chat and Meet sections in the side pane by default — unless you’ve already disabled them. Google introduced this new integrated vie

Hyundai reveals the IONIQ 6 EV sedan, the eagerly anticipated follow-up to its IONIQ 5

Hyundai previewed the IONIQ 6 sedan Wednesday, the heavily-anticipated follow-up to the brand’s popular first battery-electric model, the IONIQ 5 SUV. The automaker won’t announce details

Snapchat officially introduces its paid subscription at $3.99 per month

Snapchat officially launched its paid subscription plan called Snapchat+ today that will offer exclusive features like the ability to change the app icon and being able to see which people have rewatc

April taps AI to help personalize and autofill tax filings

Most Americans dread doing their taxes. Surveys show as much. But as many as 40% rely on money from tax refunds to satisfy some financial obligation. Ben Borodach, a former Deloitte fintech strategist

Delta and Misapplied Sciences launch a personalized flight information board in Detroit

Flight information boards, especially the old electromechanical ones with their clacking letters, are often an iconic part of an airport. But just like flying today is quite different from 30 years ag

Europe proposes ban on flavored vapes

European Union lawmakers are proposing to ban flavored heated tobacco products — a category that covers vaping — in a move they say is intended to protect the health of young people after

Walmart is acquiring Memomi, an AR startup powering virtual try-on for eyewear

Walmart is expanding its array of virtual try-on services for shoppers with today’s news that it’s planning to acquire Memomi, an AR optical tech company and current Walmart partner offeri

Nautical Commerce sails away with new funding to bring marketplace tech to the masses

The company is boiling down the time it takes for businesses to create an e-commerce marketplace from two to three years to about 90 days.

Venture studio Adanian Labs fuels startup growth in Africa

Byju’s cuts hundreds of jobs, pushes back payments for $1 billion acquisition

Byju’s, India’s most valuable startup, has eliminated hundreds of jobs in recent days and pushed back on payments for a $1 billion acquisition it announced last year. The Bengaluru-headquartered s

Kukua, creators of ‘Super Sema,’ raises $6 million, led by Alchimia and Tencent

Kukua, a Nairobi- and London-based educational entertainment company and the creators of “Super Sema,” the first African animated superhero franchise, has raised $6 million in its latest round of
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