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TechCrunch+ roundup: 2021 edtech report, UBS-Wealthfront deal, falling startup revenue

I could spend hours discussing early-stage startup operations and community-based marketing, but deal flow is my blind spot.

In blow to unicorns, the global IPO market continues to soften

The IPO market is flatlining at an awkward moment. While private markets remain heavily risk-on, a key avenue for startup exits – and investor liquidity – is seemingly shut. What’s next for IPOs

Meta’s Workplace will integrate with WhatsApp later this year to expand communication with front-line employees

Workplace, the app owned and originally built by Facebook (now Meta) as a version of the social network for enterprise employees to communicate with each other, has signed up upwards of 7 million user

Unicorn exits augur poorly as Justworks delays IPO, citing ‘market conditions’

Justworks' IPO delay indicates that the enthusiasm gap between private markets and their public analog is wide.

Daily Crunch: After clinching $12.3B valuation, Brex hires Meta exec as chief product officer

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TechCrunch+ roundup: 2022 enterprise predictions, Justworks IPO, startup theses to watch for

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Justworks targets multibillion-dollar valuation in upcoming IPO

For those of you in search of a single number, using a simple share count, Justworks could be worth more than $2 billion at the top end of its current range.

Justworks files to take its SMB-focused, HR-themed SaaS business public

Today, we'll dig into Justworks' business, its economic performance and what it might be worth. Let's have a little IPO fun one last time this year!

When I Work, a messaging app that lets shift-based teams schedule work and more, raises $200M

Hourly workers make up abut 55% of the working world, yet when it comes to tech built for the world of work, their so-called knowledge worker counterparts dominate the space. Today, an app built speci

As work went remote, companies flocked to a startup dumping CVs for skill tests

As companies scrambled to re-orient themselves last year during the pandemic, one thing was clear: the shift to remote working had come sooner than anyone expected. With this came a fundamental shift

Justworks’ Series B pitch deck may be the most wonderfully simple deck I’ve ever seen

It may be tough to remember, but there was a time long ago when Justworks wasn’t a household name. Though its monthly revenue growth charts were up and to the right, it had not even broken the $

Bain’s Matt Harris and Justworks’ Isaac Oates to talk through the Series B deal that brought them together

It’s been almost 10 years since Justworks launched. The platform, founded by Isaac Oates, was yet another example of software eating the world; in this particular instance, it was the world of H

Welcome raises $6M to help your company hire and keep employees

Welcome, the HR software that helps organizations make and close offers to new candidates, announced the close of a $6 million seed round today, led by FirstMark Capital. Participating investors inclu

FirstMark Capital announces new funds with a fresh $650 million in investment capital

FirstMark Capital, the New York-based VC firm whose portfolio includes Shopify, Riot Games, Pinterest, Airbnb, InVision and more, has today announced the close of its two newest investment vehicles. F

Justworks raises $40M to build a simpler business operations suite

Isaac Oates runs a startup that’s looking to be a complete suite of operational tools like human resources and payroll for businesses — but he and his team initially didn’t get why users

HR 2.0 is the poster child for the next wave of SaaS innovation

The path for SaaS domination of a market segment has historically followed one of two routes: bringing previously offline workflows online, or moving on-premise software processes online. In short, Sa