Rounds that matter: Fintech’s fortunes, DAO dreams, Asia’s reseller revival
Here are the venture rounds and other startup-related financial news from the past week that you need to know about.
Proptech in Review: Investors predict slower growth in 2023
We interviewed investors Momei Qu and AJ Malhotra about the latest tech in property and housing development.
Proptech still has fundamental problems for entrepreneurs to solve
Proptech has made our lives easier with innovations like smart homes, AirBnB, and the ability to shop for and secure a mortgage from our phones. But major gaps, and opportunities, remain.
Lessons we learned from the last week of fintech earnings
Let’s examine a series of winning fintech results from BNPL, consumer finance, proptech and corporate finance before turning to fintech's earnings misses from Q3 2021.
Zillow may be pulling up the welcome mat, but rival Opendoor is expanding into new markets
Zillow announced that it was hitting pause on its iBuying operations earlier this week, but rival Opendoor says it is expanding operations and plowing ahead.
3 views on the future of meetings
Founders aren’t flocking to build just another SaaS tool or Airtable copycat — they're trying to disrupt the only thing possibly more annoying than e-mail: the work meeting.
Brian Chesky describes a faster, nimbler post-pandemic Airbnb
TechCrunch sat down with Brian Chesky, Airbnb co-founder and CEO, to discuss the future of travel and what it was like leading the world's biggest travel startup during a global pandemic.
Digging into digital mortgage lender Better.com’s huge SPAC
We'll have to wait to see how public investors value the company once it begins to float later this year. But as far as unicorn SPAC deals go, there have been worse ones that we've viewed.