Grifin’s new model can automatically invest your money as you shop

Investing app Grifin today officially launched its anticipated investing model called “Adaptive Investing,” which enables you to automatically invest in your favorite brands that you frequently sh

Gen Z investing app Alinea raises $3.4M, plans to launch an ‘AI copilot’

Alinea Invest, a fintech app offering AI-powered wealth management aimed at Gen Z women, has $3.4 million in seed funding ahead of the launch of a virtual AI assistant that will help users with their

Robotics funding saw another dip in 2023

In 2021, robotics startups were flying high. Unlike other categories that had buckled under the strains of a global pandemic, interest in automation was at an all-time high, as companies attempted to

Third Point managing director doubles down on SBF investor fraud in trial testimony

Robert Boroujerdi, managing director at Third Point, testified on Thursday at Sam Bankman-Fried’s trial in assistance with the government’s case to try and find the defendant guilty on seven count

VC firm Fuse closes $250M fund to invest in Pacific Northwest startups

Funding for startups in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) fell precipitously early this year. From January to March, PNW financing dipped 80% to $246 million, down from $1.2 billion during the same period i

Women-led firms are a bright spot in 2023’s fundraising slump

While we don't have the data to prove it outright, it feels like women-led funds have had a particularly strong year for fundraising.

Bloom wants to teach Gen Z how to build wealth

Bloom has an Instagram-like structure that provides educational material and quizzes for reinforcement. The better you do on the quizzes, the more points you get to spend in the app.

Three climate technologies every investor should have in their portfolio

There’s no way to create a definitive list of climate technologies to invest in, but here are three areas that deserve a closer look.

PitchBook’s new tool uses AI to predict which startups will successfully exit

PitchBook is launching a new tool that uses historical data and AI to attempt to predict which startups will successfully exit.

Pitch Deck Teardown: Gable’s $12M Series A deck

There’s a lot to celebrate in Gable’s deck, and it does a good job walking through the company's challenges. But it isn't perfect.

FTX and Alameda’s massive investments will take a long time to unwind from crypto industry

FTX and Alameda Research had their hands in a bunch of different startups. The depth of its roster of investments wasn’t very transparent until now.

Framework Ventures co-founder says DeFi gives hope following FTX collapse

FTX’s downfall will heighten the need for regulation but also pique the interest of VCs looking to invest in DeFi, according to Framework Ventures' Michael Anderson.

A brief history of activist investors in tech and the role they play

With news of activist investors closing in on Salesforce, TechCrunch+ took a look at how activists have influenced companies' trajectories in recent years.

Staax thinks peer-to-peer payments can onboard a new generation of stock investors

For better or for worse, Robinhood helped inspire a new generation of investors to enter the stock market. Now that investing is cool again, upstarts like Staax, which pitched today at TechCrunch Disr

Real estate investing app Fintor raises $6.2M at $80M valuation

Fintor, a fintech startup making it easier for non-accredited investors to invest in real estate properties, has just launched its mobile app for both iOS and Android. It also just raised a $6.2 milli

Investing app Stash adds crypto offering, passes $125M in annual revenue

Investing app Stash, which last raised $125 million from investors in a Series G round last year, is adding crypto to the set of products it offers its 2 million users. The startup sees itself as diff

John Curtius is leaving Tiger Global to start his own venture fund

John Curtius, the prolific Tiger Global senior partner who has been at the center of some of the firm’s biggest deals in the last several years, is leaving the firm, TechCrunch has learned. He w

Trading app debuts alternative asset offering with Birkins, Banksy and CryptoPunks

Investment app (Public), a Robinhood competitor that pivoted away from the contentious payment-for-order-flow (PFOF) revenue model, is expanding its offerings in a big way. The three-year-o

This new app is helping Gen Z invest in cars, food, video games and other ‘themes’

Michael Haddix Jr. is a former college basketball player who was pre-med until he discovered investing after finishing his undergrad studies. After being exposed to it, Haddix says he got “really ex

Meltem Demirors on why society isn’t ready for a crypto-driven revolution yet

Meltem Demirors hasn’t just been working in crypto for seven years — she’s been shaping its trajectory. Demirors, chief strategy officer at publicly traded European digital asset man
Load More