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Hacker exploits Harmony blockchain bridge, loots $100M in crypto

A hacker has exploited a vulnerability to steal $100 million from Harmony’s Horizon Bridge, which allows users to transfer their crypto assets from one blockchain to another. Harmony, the U.S. crypt

PayCargo, a fintech for the freight industry, raises $130M

Shipping and cargo services is one of the more fragmented and analogue verticals in the world of industry, with hundreds of thousands of businesses involved in myriad aspects of a process that is fund

A hacked Kaiser Permanente employee’s emails led to breach of 70,000 patient records

Kaiser Permanente, the largest nonprofit health plan provider in the United States, has disclosed a data breach that exposed the sensitive health information of almost 70,000 patients. In a notice to

Here’s the complete agenda for next week’s TC Sessions: Climate 2022

TC Sessions: Climate, in partnership with the Extreme Tech Challenge 2022 Global Finals, is our first event dedicated to the climate crisis. And our agenda is complete!  Leading scientists, entrepren

TechCrunch Live recap: Building founder/investor relationships and using grants to fund startups

Listen to the podcast right here! Did you miss this week’s TechCrunch Live event? That’s okay. You can watch the event here. The show is on break next week due to TechCrunch’s climat

Shield AI raises $165M at a $2.3B valuation to fuel development of its military autonomous flying systems

Technology built with defense in mind is getting some significant and serious traction at the moment, spurred by world events, advances in technology and a growing appetite from end users to invest in

Look who’s coming to TC Sessions: Climate

We’re just less than one week away from kicking off our first event dedicated to climate tech and the early-stage startups determined to stop the biggest existential threat we’ve ever known. T

AI platform Continual raises $14.5M Series A and comes out of beta

Continual, a startup that focuses on simplifying operational AI on top of a modern data stack, today announced that it has raised a $14.5 million Series A funding round led by Innovation Endeavors. In

FBI seizes notorious marketplace for selling millions of stolen SSNs

U.S. law enforcement have announced the takedown of SSNDOB, a notorious marketplace used for trading the personal information — including Social Security numbers, or SSNs — of millions of American

The race to create the perfect home setup service is on, as Just Move In raises $5M

In recent years startups have turned their attention to what’s known as “home setup services.” This is where utilities and moving-in are all aggregated into one package that is managed d

Multiverse nabs $220M at a $1.7B valuation to expand its tech apprenticeship platform

We’ve been tracking a worrying trend of layoffs in the technology industry, but that is not the full story. There is, concurrently, a wave of organizations that are also in the process of traini

Agrotools farming for M&A with new $21M funding round

Brazil-based Agrotools analyzes over 1,300 layers of data from multiple sources to provide information on what is happening with agriculture suppliers and customers.

The arrest heard ’round the crypto world

Hey everyone, and welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we discussed $4.5 billion in new crypto funds from a16z. This week, we’re talking about the arrest that has everyone in the NFT space

To better manage cybersecurity risk, extend zero-trust principles to third parties

Today’s cybersecurity landscape requires an agile and data-driven risk management strategy to deal with the ever-expanding third-party attack surface.

Meet the Extreme Tech Challenge 2022 Global Finals category finalists and special award winners

Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), the world’s largest startup competition focused on purpose-driven innovation, and sponsor of TechCrunch Sessions: Climate, has chosen 10 category finalists and three Sp

Athleisure icon Ty Haney raises $9.8M in fresh funding for her blockchain rewards startup

Outdoor Voices founder Ty Haney made a name for herself by making sportswear the hottest trend among non-athletes. Now, the 33-year-old entrepreneur is betting she can bring together another underrate

Last call to Volunteer at TC Sessions: Climate and go to TC Disrupt 2022 for free

TC Sessions: Climate & The Extreme Tech Challenge 2022 Global Finals — our first event dedicated to climate tech — takes place on June 14 in Berkeley, California, and we’re looking for a few

Partner sessions at TC Sessions: Climate offer knowledge and insight

We’re just about two weeks away from our first foray into climate tech at TC Sessions: Climate & The Extreme Tech Challenge 2022 Global Finals on June 14 in Berkeley, California — with an onli

Strong Compute raises $7.8M seed round to speed up ML training pipelines

Strong Compute, a Sydney, Australia-based startup that helps developers remove the bottlenecks in their machine learning training pipelines, today announced that it has raised a $7.8 million seed roun

Does WeWork’s Adam Neumann really deserve his second chance?

Plenty of entrepreneurs have used the crypto boom to plot the next step of their Silicon Valley character arcs, but few of them have an active television series chronicling their misdeeds. This week,
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