‘We do our own research’: a16z GP on investing millions in Adam Neumann
Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) general partner Chris Dixon shed some light on the firm’s recent investments in controversial WeWork founder Adam Neumann onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt 2022. Neumann r
The tech industry needs a labor movement
It’s strange that the companies that have made so much money off remote work seem to be the most allergic to its possibilities.
Press and Law v. Adam and Elon
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Flexible, shorter-term apartment startups gain more traction
Startups looking to make it easier for people to rent apartments on a flexible, shorter-term basis are gaining momentum thanks in part to the rise of remote work. Last week, Dealbook reported that a f
TechCrunch+ roundup: Shame-free down rounds, checkout flow tune-up, SaaS tsunami
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Daily Crunch: Collectible trading card marketplace TCGplayer sells to eBay for $295M
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Is Adam Neumann a new man? and other TC news
This week on The TechCrunch Podcast Anita Ramaswamy is back to talk about Adam Neumann’s latest Andreessen Horowitz-backed startup, and Amanda Silberling joins us to talk about teens flocking away f
3 views: Thoughts on Flow
Neumann and Andreessen are trying to privatize the neighborhood. Here’s why we think that’s not such a great idea.
Crypto, where the fallen seek a fresh start
Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we talked about privacy in crypto and how it’s sometimes at odds with regulation. This week, we’re covering a larger-than-life founder who is per
Adam Neumann, Kimberly Bryant and the importance of nuance
The return was a white man who misled investors and employees. The ousted was a Black woman who founded a nonprofit to diversify the coding world. If that’s where the analysis stops, it’s a disser
The anti-Adam Neumann
According to earlier reports this week, Adam Neumann, the famed, controversial co-founder of WeWork, is in the process of creating a vast network of residential real estate properties that — we&
What happens when a Black founder is ousted?
Defending an ousted Black founder is not a denial of the wrong, but an ask for empathy in the quest to get it right.
Will your company cut your benefits or your co-workers first?
Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This week, Natasha was joined by TC+ reporter Rebecca Szku
Let’s officially stop comparing Adam Neumann and Elizabeth Holmes
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
How a16z’s investment into Adam Neumann further solidifies the ‘concrete ceiling’
The Neumann announcement reminded many founders that one cannot out-educate, out-network and out-assimilate the systemic barriers designed to discriminate against them.
Tech industry reacts to Adam Neumann’s a16z-backed return to real estate
WeWork co-founder and former chief executive Adam Neumann’s career arc has felt synonymous with the rise and eventual fall of unicorn dreams. The entrepreneur, whose fall from grace has attracted gl
Startup yachts, Adam Neumann and wait what year is it again?
Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Natasha took over Equity Monday this week alongside Grace, as
a16z says ‘WeBack’ to WeWork’s Neumann with its biggest check ever
Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) seems determined to keep the capital flowing to controversial WeWork founder Adam Neumann. The storied venture firm wrote its largest individual check ever, at $350 million,
TechCrunch podcasts this week: Layoffs, the crypto downturn, investor offense and Columbus, Ohio
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How the myth of the ‘girlboss’ harms emerging women in tech
On Lafayette Street in SoHo, young, fashionable women lined up around the block to enter a minimalist, millennial oasis, the most perfect Instagram feed brought to life. Staff members glided around th