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Conductor execs buy their company back from WeWork

It’s been less than two years since WeWork announced the acquisition of SEO and content marketing company Conductor — but those two years have been bumpy, to say the least. Briefly: Parent org

Klarna CEO says ‘maybe’ of taking public Europe’s most valuable fintech next year (but he’s not ruling out another round, either)

Yesterday at TechCrunch Berlin, we sat down with Sebastian Siemiatkowski, the co-founder and CEO of Klarna, a 15-year-old company that’s currently the most highly valued privately held fintech i

Bill.com’s IPO pricing is good news for unprofitable startups

Business-to-business payments company Bill.com priced its IPO today at an above-range $22 per share. The firm, selling 9.82 million shares in its offering, will raise around $216 million at a roughly

Atom Finance’s free Bloomberg Terminal rival raises $12M

If you want to win on Wall Street, Yahoo Finance is insufficient but Bloomberg Terminal costs a whopping $24,000 per year. That’s why Atom Finance built a free tool designed to democratize acces

Northrop Grumman lands customer for first OmegA rocket launch in 2021

Space industry heavyweight Northrop Grumman has signed a customer for the launch of its first OmegA rocket, a medium/heavy-lift launch vehicle that it’s currently readying for flight with a targ
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Succeeding in the streaming era with MUBI CEO Efe Cakarel

MUBI has been in the streaming business since before Netflix, and has successfully built a service t

GetYourGuide widens its horizons, will expand its Originals short tours into day trips and more

GetYourGuide has made a name for itself as the startup that helped the stale idea of guided tours for travellers on its head. Tapping into the generation of consumers who think of travel not just as g

Be in the TechCrunch End of Year Review for Europe

TechCrunch is running an end-of-year review for the European tech startup industry. We’d love your input on the feature! We’d like to know which particular topics really resonated with you

MUBI’s production effort nets it a Sundance selection as the company goes cashflow positive

Streaming services are popping up like weeds these days, but MUBI has been at it basically since streaming video first emerged as a business. Founded in 2007, MUBI focuses on curated, independent film

Aeva snags VW investment with smaller, longer-range lidar

Lidar startup Aeva has deepened its relationship with VW Group with a new investment from Porsche Automobili Holding SE, thanks to a next-generation sensor that is headed for the ID Buzz AV, an electr

Glovo’s Sacha Michaud: ‘I think there will be consolidation’

Many companies realized that there was a huge opportunity when it comes to on-demand delivery of food and groceries. And apparently, too many companies, as Glovo co-founder Sacha Michaud expects some

Portify raises £7M Series A for its fintech app for ‘modern’ or gig economy workers

Portify, the London fintech startup that offers an app and various financial products to help gig economy and other modern, flexible or “self-employed” workers better manage their finances

Watch Disrupt Berlin Day 2 live right here

Good morning! Disrupt Berlin Day 2 begins now, and boy do we have a show for you! Today, we’ll hear from Justin Drake (Ethereum Foundation), Carolina Brochado (SoftBank Investment Advisors), And

Yubo raises $12.3 million for its social app for teens

French startup Yubo has raised a $12.3 million funding round led by Iris Capital and Idinvest Partners. Existing investors Alven, Sweet Capital and Village Global are also participating. The startup h

Blue Origin moves closer to human spaceflight with 12th New Shepard launch

Jeff Bezos-founded Blue Origin has recorded another successful mission for its New Shepard sub-orbital launch vehicle, which is a key step as it readies the spacecraft for human spaceflight.

Atomico VCs say that ‘everybody cares’ in Europe about where the startup dollars are coming from

Today at TechCrunch Berlin, four of Atomico’s most senior partners took the stage together for the first time, flying into the city from London, Stockholm and Geneva to talk about a wide range o

‘Disney Plus’ was Google’s top US trending search term in 2019

Google today released its annual “Year in Search” data that takes a look back at some of the most notable searches of 2019. Specifically, Google looked at the biggest trends — meanin

Here are the five Startup Battlefield finalists at Disrupt Berlin

Fourteen startups presented onstage today at Disrupt Berlin, giving live demos and rapid-fire presentations on their origin stories and business models, then answering questions from our expert judges
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Fireside chat with Sophia Bendz, Siraj Khaliq, Hiro Tamura and Niall Wass of Atomico

From a single London base a few years ago, Atomico has now spread to the U.S. and Asia. Hear from ke

Gtmhub raises $9M from CRV after posting 400% ARR growth in the last year

This week Gtmhub announced a $9 million Series A led by CRV. The investment was not a large round, even for an A. But the capital found its way into one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies that we&#
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