What’s beyond Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods in the future of food?

The age of alternative meats is upon us.  Beyond Meat is a $5 billion public company selling burgers in Canadian McDonald’s and American Carl’s Jr., breakfast sausages in Dunkin, and even

Four rounds for women-led startups, and a huge Series A for Motif

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. February is now behind us, but we gathered the troops to send it of

Investment platform Motif launches value-driven automated investment service

The tech-enabled investment advisory space gains a new entrant this morning as Motif, a mobile and web-based investment platform, launches its own version of automated investments for customers. While

At Pear Demo Day, 13 companies to watch

As dozens of Teslas baked in the sprawling Palo Alto parking lot of a local law firm yesterday, 100 top investors packed into a high-ceilinged meeting room. There, they listened as 13 startups deli

JP Morgan To Grant IPO Access To Everyone

Traditionally limited to institutional investors and high-net-worth clients, J.P. Morgan is about to make it easier for retail investors to gain access at the IPO price. The bank is announcing today t

Motif Now Allows Users To Build Their Own Idea-Focused Investment Vehicles

<a target="_blank" href="">Motif Investing</a>, a vehicle that allows you to invest in ideas, is now allowing individuals, organizations and brands to create and share t

Investment Vehicle For Ideas, Motif Expands To Fixed-Income Products

<a target="_blank" href="">Motif Investing</a>, a vehicle that allows you to invest in ideas, is expanding its offerings today to include the ability to invest in 10 new

Former Microsoft Exec Raises $20 Million For Motif, An Investment Vehicle For Ideas

<a href="">Motif Investing</a>, a new vehicle that allows you to invest in ideas, has raised $20 million in Series B financing led by Ignition Partners with participation fro