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Tedooo raises $3M to scale its social network for buyers and sellers

Tedooo, a Tel Aviv-based social network marketed toward the trade world, has raised $3 million in seed funding led by Stardom Ventures. The platform is designed to help boost and create global trade c

Puffco unveils the $299 Proxy, an innovative, modular cannabis vaporizer

Puffco has long led the market with innovative cannabis vaporizers. The Puffco Peak Pro is easily one of the best e-rigs available, and the company just unveiled a new vape called the Proxy. It offers

Etsy is launching a purchase protection program, investing $25M to cover refunds in some cases

Online marketplace Etsy is launching a new Purchase Protection program for buyers and sellers on its platform, the company announced on Monday. Starting August 1, buyers on Etsy will be eligible to re

Copper is building ‘the Instagram for book lovers’

Any book lover knows the feeling: The incredible novel you’re reading ends with a vicious cliffhanger, and all you want to do is gab with other fans about what might happen next, but none of you

Upgrade gives hair stylists tools to market, sell custom wigs from one marketplace

Remember Mary J. Blige’s hair at the Super Bowl? That was via Upgrade.

Daily Crunch: FDA clears Fitbit algorithm that passively scans for signs of AFib

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

Over 14,000 Etsy sellers are going on strike to protest increased transaction fees

If you’re in the market for funky trinkets and unique, handmade clothing, you might want to put off your shopping until next week. Starting today, more than 14,000 Etsy sellers are going on stri

Craving ‘wild’ foods? Foraged’s marketplace uncovers all that and more

The community marketplace for wild and specialty foods provides foragers with a place to sell food items they dig up.

DishDivvy serves up marketplace for on-demand, home-cooked food

Etsy was the inspiration for DishDivvy’s marketplace, which aims to reduce the additional overhead costs for its home cooks.

Apple to address AirTag stalking problem with upcoming features

Apple today is announcing a series of coming updates for AirTag and the Find My network aimed at addressing the problem of AirTag accessories being used to stalk individuals or people’s property

3 views: How should creators weigh monetization strategies in the platform era?

How should creators think about monetizing their work today? TechCrunch’s Amanda, Natasha, and Alex worked to map out some possible routes forward.

Tech leaders can be the secret weapon for supercharging ESG goals

Over the past few years, we have seen an uptick in organizations setting long-term sustainability goals. However, CEOs and CSOs typically forecast these often long-term and aspirational goals.

Hear top VCs Albert Wegner, Jenny Rooke, and Shilpi Kumar talk green bets at the Extreme Tech Challenge finals

This year, TechCrunch is proudly hosting the Extreme Tech Challenge Global Finals on July 22. The event is among the world’s largest purpose-driven startup competitions that are aiming to solve

Etsy acquires Elo7, known as the ‘Etsy of Brazil,’ for $217M

On the heels of Etsy’s huge deal to acquire Depop to open the door to more social selling, target younger users and deeply expand in Europe, the crafty marketplace has announced another signific

Android announces six new features, emphasizing safety and accessibility

Android shared information today about six features that will roll out this summer. Some of these are just quality of life upgrades, like starring text messages to easily find them later, or getting c

Get thrifty, and your startup might just acquire a generation

Etsy, a marketplace for kitschy and creative DIY goods, acquired Depop, a hippy and thrifty marketplace for resale goods, for $1.625 billion this week. So, today we’ll discuss the tale of two market

Extra Crunch roundup: Guest posts wanted, ‘mango’ seed rounds, Expensify’s tech stack

Prospective contributors regularly ask us about which topics Extra Crunch subscribers would like to hear more about, and the answer is always the same.

Amazon is now open to getting sued

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Despite it being a short week, as always, it was a busy, busy time.

Etsy asks, ‘How do you do, fellow kids?’ with $1.6B Depop purchase

Why is Etsy willing to pay more than 23x Depop's 2020 revenues? It is buying Gen Z love.

Etsy is acquiring UK-based social selling site Depop for $1.625B in a mostly cash deal

Very big news today coming out of Europe in the world of e-commerce. Etsy, the New York-based marketplace where crafty creators and those interested in their styles can discover and buy those goods, t
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