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Investment clubs are cool again, and maybe community is, too

The rise of group investing is just as much about culture as it is about cash.

Social investment platform eToro to acquire fintech startup Gatsby for $50M

Multi-asset social investment network and Robinhood competitor eToro has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Gatsby — a fintech startup which also aimed to go head to head against Robinhood

Robinhood’s sinking value is proof that ‘free’ can often be very costly

As it turns out, not charging for what was once a paid service is a great way to accrete customers, but it's also an at-times tricky way of making money.

Bored Apes NFT project gets official ‘ApeCoin’ token

Even among the fastest-growing crypto startups, Yuga Labs has had a particularly explosive year. The startup is behind the NFT project Bored Apes Yacht Club (BAYC), which only launched in April of las

Super Bowl ads boosted crypto app downloads by 279%, led by Coinbase

Those Super Bowl ad spots paid off for a number of tech companies not just in terms of exposure, but also app installs, a new report indicates. But Coinbase’s viral ad — which just bounced

Crypto infrastructure company Fireblocks nearly quadruples valuation to $8B in six months

Crypto custody platform Fireblocks is quite possibly “the most successful and least-known company in the blockchain space,” as described by its co-founder and CEO Michael Shaulov in an interview w

Torq raises $50M Series B for its no-code security automation platform

Torq, a Portland, Oregon-based no-code security automation startup formerly known as StackPulse, today announced that it has raised a $50 million Series B round led by Insight Partners. New investor S

Attest raises $60M to expand its no-code approach to research surveys as a service, which taps 110M consumers in 49 countries

Surveys have long been used by marketing teams and other business decision-makers to learn how customers tick. But they can be costly to put together, hard to run at scale, and, at the end of the day,

Crypto infra startup Fireblocks raises $310M, triples valuation to $2.2B

The latest financing brings Fireblocks’ total raised since its 2018 inception to $489 million. The valuation boost correlates with its increase in customers and ARR this year.

Commission-free trading app Stake secures $30M from Tiger Global to expand into Europe

Commission-free trading app Stake, which is available in the U.K., Brazil and New Zealand, has raised $30 million from Tiger Global and partners of London-based DST Global to expand into Europe. Matt

ironSource is going public via a SPAC and its numbers are pretty good

Let's rewind back through TechCrunch's ironSource coverage during its life as a private company and then examine its financial results.

Equity Monday: Deliveroo sets IPO price range as we gear up for Y Combinator week

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest pri

Forget medicine, in the future you might get prescribed apps

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Natasha and Danny and Alex and Grace were all here to chat th

What eToro’s investor presentation and $10B valuation tells us about Robinhood

Trading platforms are being valued more like high-margin video games than software stocks.

Trading platform eToro to go public via SPAC merger in $10B deal

Multi-asset investing and trading platform and Robinhood competitor eToro announced Tuesday it will go public via a merger with SPAC FinTech Acquisition Corp. V in a massive $10.4 billion deal. Once t

Crypto exchange Bitpanda closes $52M Series A from Valar Ventures, backed by Peter Thiel

Bitpanda, a crypto assets platform, has closed a $52 million Series A funding round from Valar Ventures, a venture capital firm backed by Peter Thiel. Vienna-based VC Speedinvest also participated, al

With Robinhood’s UK launch delayed, eToro to bring out UK debit card following acquisition

Investment app eToro is to launch a debit card, following its acquisition of Marq Millions Ltd, the U.K. based e-money business. Marq Millions will now trade as eToro Money and will be the issuer for

European founders look to new markets, aim for profitability

To get a better sense of what lies ahead for the European startup ecosystem, we spoke to several investors and entrepreneurs in the region about their impressions and lessons learned from 2019, along

Investment platform eToro acquires crypto portfolio tracker app Delta

The multi-asset investment platform eToro, which spans “social” stock trading to cryptocurrency, has acquired Delta, the crypto portfolio tracker app. Terms of the deal remain undisclosed,

‘Weirdo’ fintech VC Anthemis marches to its own drummer

Entering into the world of Anthemis is a bit like stepping into the frame of a Wes Anderson film. Eclectic, offbeat people situated in colorful interiors? Check. A muse in the form of a renowned Briti
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