Blockchain’s youngest billionaire roasts world’s biggest cryptocurrency

Thirty-year-old crypto billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried took aim at Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, saying it has no future as a payments network in an interview with Financial Times t

SendBird raises another $16M to help developers add chat functions to a service

If you go to any company’s website these days, you’re probably starting to see some chat functionality more and more often — and for good reason, as it’s a quick way for those comp

Crunch Report | Tesla and Rollercoasters

Waymo is suing Otto and Uber for allegedly stealing its trade secrets, Layer gets more funding and acquires Cola, a major Cloudflare bug leaked sensitive data from customers' websites and Elon Musk ad

Communication platform Layer raises $15M and acquires interactive messaging startup Cola

Layer, the messaging platform that won TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield back in 2013, is making two big announcements today: It’s raised $15 million in Series B funding, and it’s acq

Communications Platform Layer Adds Support For Webhooks

Layer, the former TechCrunch Disrupt winner that makes it possible for developers to add rich messaging capabilities to their apps without having to build their own infrastructure, has been steadily g

Communications Platform Layer Expands To Web, Announces Fund To Back Layer-Powered Apps

TechCrunch Disrupt <a href="">Battlefield alumni </a>and former Disrupt winner <a href="https

Alfred, Layer And Trello Are Returning To The Startup Battlefield Stage

At this year's Disrupt NY, previous finalists and winners of Startup Battlefield will once again take the stage. But not to pitch their companies. Instead Alfred, Layer and Trello will update Disrupt

Layer, Which Lets Developers Add Messaging To Any App, Launches To Public

Layer, the company making it possible for developers to add rich messaging capabilities to their apps without having to build their own infrastructure from the ground up, is today making its service a

Layer Raises $14.5M, Hires iMessage, Facetime Pioneer Andy Vyrros As CTO

Communications platform for mobile and web apps and <a href="">Disrupt SF 2013</a> winner <a target="_blank" hre

Communications Platform For Mobile And Web Apps And TC Disrupt Winner Layer Raises $6 Million

Just a month after winning TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco, communications platform for mobile and web apps Layer has raised $6 million in seed funding, bringing the company’s total seed fundin

And The Winner Of Disrupt SF Battlefield 2013 Is… Layer!

After three days and some truly incredible pitches from each of our 30 Battlefield competitors, the time has finally come to crown a Disrupt Battlefield champion. Competition among this year's pack of

Layer Brings A Scalable Communications Platform To Any Mobile Or Web App

<a target="_blank" href="">Layer</a>, a new startup launching at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2013 today, is ambitiously attempting to build a communications fabric - a "layer," i