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Mvmnt is driving freight brokerage into digital age

In the United States, much of commerce relies on moving goods to market on trucks. The way it works is a manufacturer calls a shipping broker with instructions like “I need to get a load of beer

Daily Crunch: Revolut advises users to take caution after hacker breach triggers phishing campaign

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Sardine raises $51.5M led by a16z to sniff out fishy fintech transactions

As fintechs become more efficient, so too do fraudsters. “Faster instant payments mean faster fraud,” Sardine CEO and co-founder Soups Ranjan told TechCrunch. That’s the thesis behin

Sequence orders up $19M led by a16z for a new approach to B2B fintech

When it comes to fintech, consumers have commanded the most attention in the last decade, with banking, credit, investing and other legacy services getting the disruption treatment. But at the same ti

BeReal reportedly considers paid features in lieu of advertisements

The viral photo-sharing app BeReal has accomplished something incredible, quickly racking up 15 million users in a super saturated social market. It’s so popular that Instagram, TikTok and Snapc

Payall lands $10M in a16z-led seed round to help banks facilitate more cross-border payments

When financial institutions want to offer a debit card or credit card, they hire an issuing processor to help them with those services. When they want to offer merchants the ability to accept cards, t

Arpeggi Labs banks a16z funding to build web3 music software

The quest to define what exactly a web3 use case looks like hasn’t always been easy but has allowed plenty of founders to get creative in building out products designed to tap the ethos of decen

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.

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

India alleges a16z-backed CoinSwitch violated forex laws, searches offices

India’s financial crime-fighting agency conducted searches at multiple premises of the Bengaluru-headquartered CoinSwitch Kuber on Thursday, alleging the crypto exchange startup violated forex l

TechCrunch+ roundup: Shame-free down rounds, checkout flow tune-up, SaaS tsunami

Seriously: If you're not working to calibrate every system you have, you're just leaving money on the table.

Ready Player Me, a platform to build dynamic cross-game avatars for virtual worlds, raises $56M led by a16z

Last week, Mark Zuckerberg was roundly mocked for the bad graphics in his preview of a new expansion of Horizon Worlds, Meta’s metaverse effort. His quick response promising better avatars for t

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

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

a16z’s fintech leads say ‘Silicon Valley is becoming unbundled’

Last month, Andreessen Horowitz — one of venture capital’s largest and most prominent players — announced that its “headquarters will be in the cloud” going forward. Founded in 2009

Andreessen, Atlantico, MAYA Capital add some dough to Fudo’s restaurant tech recipe

The independent restaurant customer, most likely adopting restaurant operation technology for the first time, is who Fudo is targeting.

Incredible Health passes unicorn valuation as it bags $80M Series B

Incredible Health, a U.S.-based job-matching platform which made nurses its first focus, has closed an $80 million Series B funding round and announced hitting a $1.65 billion unicorn valuation, billi

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.

Paul Davison spills the tea on Clubhouse’s past, present and future at Disrupt

When social audio app Clubhouse launched in May of 2020 (with a $100 million valuation), it took off like a rocket ship fueled, in large part, by pandemic restrictions that made it difficult for peopl
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