Twitter partners with eToro to show real-time stock and crypto information
Twitter has partnered with the investment platform eToro to show real-time information about stocks and crypto prices. This expands upon the social network’s Cashtag feature, which provided info
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.
eToro secures $250M at a $3.5B valuation after scrapping SPAC, seeing slower growth
After calling off its plans to go public via a SPAC at a $10.4 billion valuation in 2022, trading platform eToro has secured $250 million in funding at a $3.5 billion valuation. The money is not a typ
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