Solve the ‘dead equity’ problem with a longer founder vesting schedule
The four-year vesting schedule that the typical startup uses today is a problem waiting to happen. Here's how you can fix it forever.
From Unity to Disrupt, tech has an especially optimistic week
Snowflake, Jfrog, Sumo Logic and Unity each raised price ranges days before IPO, to meet what had seemed like growing enthusiasm from public markets. Each one still popped.
The Slack origin story
Let's rewind a decade. It's 2009. Vancouver, Canada. Stewart Butterfield, known already for his part in building Flickr, a photo-sharing service acquired by Yahoo in 2005, decided to try his hand -- a
Startups Weekly: There’s an alternative to raising VC and it’s called revenue-based financing
In this week's newsletter: Amazon takes a bite of Deliveroo and Away packs on $100M
Startups Weekly: Will the Seattle tech scene ever reach its full potential?
In this week's newsletter: WeWork files confidentially for IPO, Lyft loses scooter head and Magic Leap raises MORE money.
Nuro dreams of autonomous lattes, what is a metamaterial, Volvo takes the wheel
Welcome back to the TechCrunch transportation newsletter; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. We love the reader feedback. Keep it coming. Never heard of
Waymo unleashes laser bear, Bird spreads its wings, Lyft tightens its belt
Welcome back to the TechCrunch transportation newsletter; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. This is the fifth edition of our newsletter and we love the
Startups Weekly: What’s up with YC? Plus, mobility layoffs and Airbnb’s grand plans
In this week's startups newsletter: Y Combinator president Sam Altman is stepping down, Marie Kondo is raising VC and Munchery has finally filed for bankruptcy.
Huawei sues America as SoftBank spends more money
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Startups Weekly: Flexport, Clutter and SoftBank’s blood money
Plus, Pinterest is going public too, Lyft's IPO is imminent and London is home to the largest pre-seed fund ever.
Startups Weekly: Squad’s screen-shares and Slack’s swastika
We’re three weeks into January. We’ve recovered from our CES hangover and, hopefully, from the CES flu. We’ve started writing the correct year, 2019, not 2018. Venture capitalists ha
We’re kicking off Startup Battlefield MENA, here are the startups and agenda
We’re kicking off Startup Battlefield MENA here in Beirut, where 15 startups will be taking the stage, along with speakers from Facebook (our partner on the event through its FB Start program), Inst
ICOs are becoming funds
What does a startup do with $48 million? $130 million? $1.7 billion? This question – one integral in the whole ICO craze – hasn’t quite been answered yet but it’s going to be f
Congrats Ingrid, On Your One-Year Anniversary At Techmeme
<a href="https://techcrunch.com/author/ingrid-lunden/">Ingrid Lunden</a> began <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/bloggerboard/tech/authors?date=last_30_days">working for</a> <a targ
Ingrid Lunden Now Writes For Us From London And Colleen Taylor Will Be Our TCTV Reporter
Silicon Valley thrives on change. At TechCrunch, we chronicle change, honor it, and, lately, we've been living it. As we rebuild TechCrunch, it's the talent of our writers that sets us apart. We are a