MoneyHash gets $3M to build a super-API for payment operations in Africa, Mideast
Large merchants, particularly those that operate in more than one geography, have to support an array of payments methods. Each payment integration requires in-house technical work and the remodeling
Quo.com raises $7.2M seed round led by SignalFire to broaden access to mortgages
Almost three million Americans a year are denied a mortgage. Most don’t even know where to start or understand what would qualify them. The system has become complex and confusing, causing peopl
Allbirds prices IPO above range, putting more points on the board for DTC startups
Allbirds' IPO pricing backs up our view that tech-enabled unicorns going public can hope for an upper-single-digit revenue multiple provided they can make a good case to public market investors.
Backblaze’s IPO a test for smaller tech concerns
Backblaze's IPO is a harkening back to the time when it was somewhat difficult to convince private-market investors to value your company in the nine-figures, let alone 10.
NerdWallet’s IPO proves you can write your way to a unicorn valuation
We can put a value on NerdWallet's business of as much as $1.25 billion. That must be more than $1 per word that NerdWallet has published, implying a pretty good return on scribbling.
NerdWallet, Gen Z and the value of the written word
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, the time of the week when we niche down t
GitLab raises IPO range, targeting valuation of as much as $11B
At $11.7 billion, GitLab would be worth around 50x its current annualized revenue run rate.
NerdWallet’s IPO filing reveals high-margin content business, accelerating marketing spend
The NerdWallet IPO comes at an interesting time. It provides financial product recommendations to both consumers and SMBs, meaning that it dabbles in the same market that fintech startups play in.
This fintech-focused VC firm just closed a $75 million debut fund; backers ‘came out of the woodwork’
It’s no secret that a massive digital transformation is happening within financial services companies and amid the growing number of non-financial outfits that are also adding financial products
NerdWallet acquires small business loan marketplace Fundera
Financial guidance company NerdWallet announced at the end of last week that it has acquired Fundera. New York City-based Fundera was co-founded in 2013 by Jared Hecht, who previously co-founded Group
Nerdwallet acquires UK’s Know Your Money as it expands outside the US
Nerdwallet, which provides resources for people looking for a new credit card, loan, insurance or other financial product or just financial advice, is making a move today to spearhead a move into inte
An autonomous robot EV charger is coming to San Francisco
Electric-vehicle chargers today are designed for human drivers. Electrify America and San Francisco-based startup Stable are preparing for the day when humans are no longer behind the wheel. Electrify
NerdWallet lays off 11 percent of staff due to missing profitability goals
Personal finance startup NerdWallet seems to be on the struggle bus, having just laid off 53 people today (about 11 percent of its workforce) due to the fact that the company is not hitting its profit
NerdWallet has laid off 9 percent of its workforce this year
NerdWallet, a personal finance company, laid off six people from its marketing team this week, TechCrunch learned and has since confirmed with NerdWallet. This latest round of layoffs means NerdWalle
NerdWallet just laid off over 40 people, including its VP of growth
Personal finance startup NerdWallet recently let go of more than 40 employees, TechCrunch has learned. As part of the changes, NerdWallet VP of growth Henry Hsu left the company and NerdWallet COO Dan
Scorching FinTech Market Keeps Attracting New Players As NerdWallet Raises $64 Million
NerdWallet, the six-year-old company launched with $800 by company co-founder and chief executive, Tim Chen, has raised $64 million in its first round of outside financing.
Former LinkedIn VP Dan Yoo Joins NerdWallet As COO
Personal finance startup <a target="_blank" href="http://www.nerdwallet.com">NerdWallet</a> is announcing a couple of big hires today — Dan Yoo (pictured) is joining as chief operating officer, whil
TC Cribs: NerdWallet’s ‘Nerd Lair’, Where Pyramids Of Diet Coke Fuel Many A Pull-Up Competition
It's unfortunate, but true: Since venture capital funding rounds often provide a straightforward time to meet and report on growing tech companies, awesome bootstrapped startups sometimes slip under o