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TechCrunch+ roundup: South Korea investor survey, 1-hour board meetings, venture leasing basics

To run 60-minute startup board meetings that create value, replace your 80-slide deck with a simple three-page memo.

AI might be the least of edtech’s worries

While Chegg beat analyst expectations for the first quarter of the year, it also raised a warning that didn't fall on deaf ears.

Skyflow expands its regional footprint as it adds generative AI support to its data privacy tooling

So far, Skyflow has found notable international adoption. The company does more than 40% of its current business with non-American customers.

Sam Altman shares his optimistic view of our AI future

OpenAI’s CEO Sam Altman has been touring Europe for the past few days, meeting head of governments and startup communities to talk about AI regulation, ChatGPT and beyond. In his latest on-stage app

To avert more UK antitrust woes, Meta to limit how it uses ad data to boost Facebook Marketplace

Facebook’s parent Meta has given key assurances to U.K. antitrust regulators as it looks to counter concerns over how it uses advertising data to benefit its own products. The news comes in the

Pitch Deck Teardown: Faye’s $10M Series A deck

Here's a full teardown of Faye's 19-slide pitch deck with which it raised a $10 million Series A round.

Daylight’s sunset and Meta’s year of focus

 Hello, and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Mary Ann and Alex were a dynamic duo this week, taking

Info Edge, reeling from Rahul Yadav’s startup loss, now writes off Bijnis

Info Edge, the largest shareholder in Bizcrum Infotech, the holding firm of Bijnis, has written off its entire investment in the Indian startup, citing “principles of conservatism and prudence,&

Venture leasing: The unsung hero for hardware startups struggling to raise capital

Just because a capital-intensive company needs funding, it doesn’t have to accept the first financing offer it receives.

South American startups: Apply to Startup Battlefield 200

Here’s a shoutout to South American early-stage startup founders! We want YOU to apply for the Startup Battlefield 200 at TechCrunch Disrupt 2023. But you’d better hurry — time is running out. T

Ambani’s Reliance targets Indian fashion e-commerce with low-cost model

Reliance Industries, run by India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani, is gearing up to deploy a winning strategy from its past playbook for the fashion market: low-cost products. Ajio, Reliance’s ret

Beyond networking: What immigrant founders in the UK want from VC office hours

Introductions for a soft landing can be crucial, but the real value lies in gleaning substantive feedback from experienced investors.

How SeaTable navigates the China backlash as it goes West

Chinese startups aspiring to make it big in the West now face a major hurdle: their connections to home. The scrutiny faced by TikTok in the U.S. over its management structure and data practices is a

Bernstein pegs Reliance as India’s eventual e-commerce kingpin

The Indian conglomerate Reliance is poised to outpace Amazon and Walmart-backed Flipkart in the race for the country’s $150 billion e-commerce market, analysts at Bernstein projected in a scath

OpenAI’s ChatGPT iOS app now available in Canada, India, Brazil and 30 more countries

OpenAI has expanded the availability of its ChatGPT app for iOS users in India and 32 other countries — just a week after its launching it in the U.S. The list of new countries include Algeria, Arge

Elon Musk says Tesla might ‘open source more code’ to other automakers

Elon Musk suggested Thursday during a Twitter Spaces with Ford CEO Jim Farley that Tesla might open up some of its automotive operating system code to other automakers.  “In the same way that maybe

Ford to bring Tesla’s charging tech into its future EVs

Ford has reached an agreement with rival Tesla that will give owners of Ford EVs access to more than 12,000 Superchargers across the U.S. and Canada. However, this agreement reaches far beyond providi

Applied Intuition to buy autonomous trucking SPAC Embark for $71M

Embark Trucks, the autonomous trucking company that recently cut 70% of its workforce, is being acquired by Applied Intuition, a simulation and software provider for autonomous vehicle development. Th

Following successful mission, Virgin Galactic targeting June for first commercial spaceflight

Following a successful flight to the edge of space on Thursday, space tourism company Virgin Galactic says it is ready to enter commercial service in June. Virgin Galactic’s aircraft, VMS Eve, depar

Electric truck maker Nikola at risk of being delisted from Nasdaq

Nikola, the beleaguered electric truck developer, is at risk of being delisted from Nasdaq, the company disclosed Thursday in a regulatory filing. Nikola said that on May 24 it received a delisting no
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