The Expert jumps into home goods e-commerce
The Expert, which provides video consultations with top designers, expands into e-commerce to become what co-founder Leo Seigal referred to as “Farfetch for home.”
If you love voice messaging, you’ll love Squad
Squad used to be an app that connected people with similar interests for in-person meetups. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit. While most social apps thrived under these conditions — people crav
Medley, a life and career coaching community for everyone, launches today
As we speak, there are professional networks for women executives, mothers, owners of small and medium-sized businesses, and many more. Medley, a new membership-based community that launches today, is
Away, the high-flying travel brand, just furloughed half its employees and laid off 10%
Pretty much everyone is getting socked by the COVID-19 shutdown. Among the latest to say so in a public way is Away, the trendy, five-year-old, New York-based travel brand that has raised roughly $180
Startups Weekly: Airbnb’s growing pains
In this week's newsletter: Airbnb's new safety measures, Coveo's unicorn round and the TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin agenda.
Startups Weekly: Understanding Uber’s latest fintech play
In this week's newsletter: Fintech's banner year, subscription rental furniture and Particle's Series C.
Jen Rubio to tell us the secrets behind Away’s success at Disrupt Berlin
If you’ve been to an airport recently, you’ve probably spotted a ton of iconic Away suitcases. The company has built one of the most successful consumer brands in recent years, and it’s just get
Girlboss pivots to provide a LinkedIn for professional women
Girlboss is the multi-media brand for women founded by serial entrepreneur Sophia Amoruso, whose last company, Nasty Gal, presaged the direct to consumer trend before collapsing under the weight of it
Millennials don’t want to get drunk. What do they want? Apéritifs.
Haus launches today with $1 million in pre-seed funding.
Startups Weekly: VCs are drunk on beverage startups
In this week's newsletter: Y Combinator has a new president, DoorDash raises $600M and startups go on acquisition sprees.
Trendy luggage brand Away packs on $100M, rolls past $1.4B valuation
Away's new lofty valuation proves how far you can get with excellent branding.
Peak Theory lines up media partners and funding as Cubcoats becomes a phenomenon
With a planned cartoon series coming up, partnerships in place with Major League Baseball, NBCUniversal and other media companies of heroic proportions, the founders creating the kids clothing phenome