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ButcherBox is known for grinding its way forward, bootstrapping to more than $600 million worth of revenue. The company hasn’t traditionally been on the M&A path, but today it announced…

ButcherBox acquires ‘Shark Tank’-featured startup Truffle Shuffle

Fireside, the Mark Cuban-backed interactive entertainment app, has now confirmed its $25 million Series A, valuing the business at $138 million, post-money. The company had been rumored to be raising…

Mark Cuban’s streaming platform Fireside confirms $25M Series A at $138M valuation

Mark Cuban-backed streaming app Fireside, which today offers podcasters and other creators a way to host interactive, live shows with audience engagement, will soon expand to the TV’s big screen.…

Mark Cuban-backed streaming app Fireside acquires Stremium to bring live, interactive shows to your TV

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Lawsuits from disgruntled investors are beginning to stack up after crypto prices plummeted over the past few months, leaving them with steep losses. Billionaire Mark Cuban is the latest celebrity…

Mark Cuban, Mavericks in hot water over Voyager ‘Ponzi scheme’

Today we tear down the pitch deck that landed Alto Pharmacy a $200 million Series E.

Pitch Deck Teardown: Alto Pharmacy’s $200M Series E deck

America’s favorite advertisement masquerading as a television show, “Shark Tank,” made Mark Cuban a household name (that is, if you weren’t already a Dallas Mavericks fan). But last week, the…

Mark Cuban hasn’t profited from his ‘Shark Tank’ investments

Khaby Lame is quite literally on top of the world (if TikTok follower counts are the world). After attending his first VidCon and surpassing Charli D’Amelio as the most followed…

Binance taps TikTok’s mostly silent superstar Khaby Lame to explain how crypto works

The growth of the total stablecoin supply in the past year has shown anything but stability, which some market participants believe signals a long-term path for more success.

Stablecoins are here to stay, but will they see wider adoption?

Mark Cuban’s interactive platform Fireside, which helps creators reach audiences through live and virtual shows, is in talks to raise its Series A financing round and plans to make a…

Mark Cuban’s Fireside app in talks to raise at $125M valuation

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Mark Cuban’s announcement over the weekend of an online pharmacy selling over a hundred generic drugs at near cost was totally unexpected but will likely be welcomed by millions who…

Mark Cuban on his online pharmacy: ‘Our KPI is how much we can reduce the stress of our patients’

While it’s still early, the company just crossed over its 500th unique project built using its tools.

Gary Vaynerchuk, Mark Cuban back web3 project tool Thirdweb

Mark Cuban’s Fireside, an interactive platform that is helping creators share their stories with audiences through live and virtual shows, is in advanced stages to close a “seed+” round, two…

Mark Cuban’s Fireside app attracts NFL stars and others as backers

Apps that let people do virtually what they would have previously had to carry out in person have seen a boom in the last 20 months of pandemic living, and…

Jackpocket raises $120M to expand its lottery app into mobile gaming

Otto, a fintech startup which aims to allow people to tap into their vehicle’s equity for access to credit, has raised $4.5 million in a seed round of funding. The…

Mark Cuban-backed Otto raises $4.5M to turn car equity into credit

Amid a deluge of new creator platforms, a startup called Fireside is launching today with what it believes will be a compelling proposition for professional creators in need of a…

Mark Cuban-backed live entertainment app Fireside launches to creators

The NFT world collectively seems to be trying to turn internet memories into one big game — with a lot of cash involved, of course. The original “Doge” image sold…

Mark Cuban and Coinbase back Eternal, an NFT marketplace for trading Twitch streamer clips

The loss of a loved one is perhaps one of the most traumatic things a person can experience. When it comes to memorializing someone after their death, most people think…

Mark Cuban-backed Eterneva raises $10M to turn your loved one’s ashes into diamonds

Back in December last year Injective Protocol launched the testnet for its DeFi protocols for cross-chain derivatives trading, with backing from giant crypto exchange Binance. It has now raised $10…

Injective Protocol raises $10M from Pantera Capital, Mark Cuban for its ‘DeFi Robinhood’

Pearpop, the marketplace for social collaborations between the teeming hordes of musicians, craftspeople, chefs, clowns, diarists, dancers, artists, actors, acrobats, aspiring celebrities and actual celebrities, has raised $16 million in…

Pearpop raises from The Chainsmokers, Alexis Ohanian, Amy Schumer, Kevin Hart, Mark Cuban, Marshmello, and Snoop Dogg

The Zebra, an Austin-based company that operates an insurance comparison site, has raised $150 million in a Series D round that propels it into unicorn territory. Both the round size…

Austin’s newest unicorn: The Zebra raises $150M after doubling revenue in 2020

The NFT ecosystem is having an explosive moment and the startups that were ready to run with it are getting lots of cash to continue capturing that momentum. SuperRare, an…

NFT art marketplace SuperRare closes $9 million Series A

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The Chainsmokers just closed their debut venture fund, Mantis, with $35 million

Alex Pall and Drew Taggart are best known as The Chainsmokers, an electronic DJ and production duo whose first three albums have given rise to numerous Billboard chart-topping songs, four Grammy nominations and one Grammy award, for the song “Don’t Let Me Down.” Soon, they hope they’ll be known as savvy venture investors, too. They…

12:41 pm PDT • September 15, 2020
The Chainsmokers just closed their debut venture fund, Mantis, with $35 million

When the world is in an unprecedented state, it’s fair — and appropriate — to challenge the status quo. Right now, Jordan Crook and Natasha Mascarenhas are hosting a Extra…

Extra Crunch Live: Join Kirsten Green today for a live chat right now

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Mark Cuban: ‘Raising money isn’t an accomplishment, it’s an obligation’

Mark Cuban isn’t impressed that you’ve raised money. “If you think the accomplishment is raising money first, we’re probably not gonna get along,” said Cuban in an Extra Crunch Live interview. “If your orientation is ‘I got to raise the money first,’ you don’t really have a company yet, and you really haven’t accomplished anything…

8:34 am PDT • May 1, 2020
Mark Cuban: ‘Raising money isn’t an accomplishment, it’s an obligation’

In just a few hours, the TechCrunch crew is chatting with investor and entrepreneur Mark Cuban. Kicking off at 8 am PT, 11 am ET and 3 PM GMT, Jordan…

Extra Crunch Live: Join Mark Cuban for our live chat right now

Billionaire. Entrepreneur. Investor. Shark. Mark Cuban is one of tech’s best-known entrepreneurs, so we are amped to have him join us for an upcoming Extra Crunch Live, our virtual speaker…

Extra Crunch Live: Join Mark Cuban for a Q&A on April 30 at 11am ET/8am PT

Tennis superstar and mom to a 22-month-old, Serena Williams has joined Mark Cuban to invest $3 million seed funding in Mahmee, a startup working toward filling the critical care gap…

Serena Williams, Mark Cuban invest $3 million in Mahmee, a digital support network for new moms

The future of rocket manufacturing has touched down in Mississippi. At NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center, nestled in Hancock County, Miss., right on the border of Louisiana, the Los…

Relativity is building a 3D-printing rocket manufacturing hub in Mississippi