Eat Just bags $25M, gets Alibaba’s help to sell alternative protein in China
China is a notoriously difficult market for international startups to crack, but one company seems to have found the recipe for wooing the country’s picky consumers. Three years after Eat Just l
Pivoting from tobacco waste to textiles, Circ puts a fresh spin on clothing recycling
Recycling startup Circ announced a $30 million Series B round led by Bill Gates-founded Breakthrough Energy Ventures.
The ruling against Juuling?
Hello and welcome back to Week in Review, your one-stop spot for the biggest stories from the week. Greg Kumparak is off enjoying the beginning of summer and has entrusted me to keep you updated in hi
TechCrunch podcasts roundup: Bill Gates on climate, the current health of fintech, and Latashá on what web3 offers artists
TechCrunch is more than just a site with words. We’re also building a growing stable of podcasts focused on the most critical topics relating to the startup and venture capital worlds. Embedded bel
Bill Gates offers guidance on what climate technologies he’s looking to fund
Bill Gates joined us at TechCrunch Sessions: Climate 2022 to discuss his priorities in terms of investment projects and technological breakthroughs needed to help effectively address climate change.
Bill Gates doesn’t know how Elon Musk finds the time and other TC news
This week on the TechCrunch Podcast our host, I talk with Bill Gates (yes, that Bill Gates) about whether we can still avoid climate disaster, the importance of crypto and Elon Musk’s time managemen
Founders of recycling startups say the pandemic changed the investment game
For years, startups addressing the recycling crisis labored in relative anonymity. But those who stuck with it are seeing growing investor support, three founders said at TC Sessions: Climate 2022.
Look what’s happening tomorrow at TC Sessions: Climate
Tomorrow, June 14, is the big day for anyone interested in the latest technology designed to fight climate change. More than 1,000 people will gather for TC Sessions: Climate & The Extreme Tech Ch
Echodyne’s compact, steerable radar spots $135M investment and prepares to diversify
When Echodyne showed off its compact but intelligent metamaterial radar system back in 2017, the applications seemed endless… but some, like urban air mobility and autonomous vehicles, we’
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
Apply to pitch your startup at TC Sessions: Climate
The climate crisis is here. As the stakes rise with the temperature, a wide range of startups are striving to help humanity slash emissions and adapt to extreme weather. If you’re an early-stage
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
Check out the roundtables at TC Sessions: Climate 2022
We’re on the brink of our first deep dive into climate tech at TC Sessions: Climate & The Extreme Tech Challenge 2022 Global Finals on June 14 in Berkeley, California. Join some of the leading s
Learn how to reduce your cloud computing carbon footprint at TC Sessions: Climate with Platform.sh
We’re closing in on our first climate-tech conference. TC Sessions: Climate and the Extreme Tech Challenge 2022 Global Finals kicks off on June 14 in Berkeley, California. Founders, CEOs, VCs, scien
5 great reasons to attend TC Sessions: Climate next week
Honestly, there are a lot more than five great reasons, but you’re all busy, so we’re going to cut to the proverbial chase. And these five should be enough to make just about anyone eager to a
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
Bill Gates is coming to TC Sessions: Climate
Last year, Bill Gates released “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster.” It’s a surprisingly breezy read about an extremely heavy topic. The book is a manifesto of sorts, exploring existing tec
UPSIDE Foods bites into $400M round to serve cultivated meat later this year
Pending regulatory review, the company’s chicken product will be available to consumers in the U.S. later this year.
Wagestream, a financial super app for waged workers, raises $175M, passes 1M users and doubles down on the U.S.
Front-line workers and those paid in hourly wages rather than salaries have become a prime target in the world of business IT, with a wave of apps helping them find jobs, do their jobs, communicate wi