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Venture capital investment in US companies to hit $100B in 2018

So many new unicorns valued at $1 billion-plus, countless $100 million venture financings, an explosion of giant funds — it’s no surprise 2018 is shaping up to be a banner year for ventu

The next big restaurant chain may not own any kitchens

If investors at some of the biggest technology companies are right, the next big restaurant chain could have no kitchens of its own. These venture capitalists think the same forces that have transform

Deliverr raises $7M to help e-commerce businesses compete with Amazon Prime

Deliverr, a startup that helps retailers offer a Prime-like delivery experience has raised a $7.1 million Series A led by Joe Londsdale’s 8VC, with participation from Zola founder Shan Lyn Ma, Flex

May Mobility puts autonomous shuttles on the streets of Columbus, Ohio

This December a set of autonomous vehicles will start roaming the streets of Columbus, Ohio, in an effort to turn this bustling Midwestern community into the first smart city. The project, which is pa

VCs say Silicon Valley isn’t the gold mine it used to be

In the days leading up to TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018, The Economist published the cover story, ‘Why Startups Are Leaving Silicon Valley.’ The author outlined reasons why the Valley has &#8

The Columbus meetup is happening tonight but the location changed

I’m in Columbus this week and I thought we could have a quick meetup in advance of Disrupt SF in September. We’ll be meeting on Thursday at 5pm at the Standard Hall (please note the new lo

Startups, I’d like to meet you in Columbus

I’m in Columbus this week and I thought we could have a quick meetup in advance of Disrupt SF in September. We’ll be meeting on Thursday at 5pm at the Wolf’s Ridge Tap Room. You can

Welcome to the softer side of gutted Sears stores

If there is any indication of the cultural import and effect of the “millennials” – a term I dislike for reasons I will explain later – look no further than America’s mal

Let’s meet in Columbus this week

It’s a bit short notice but I’ll be in Columbus this week and I’d love to meet you all on Thursday at 5pm at the Wolf’s Ridge Tap Room. You can RSVP here. There is limited spac

Columbus welcomes urban problem solvers with new accelerator

Every American city wishes it could better support technology, entrepreneurship and infrastructure, unfortunately few actually have the resources to set truly ambitious goals into motion. But Colum

John Glenn, first American to orbit the Earth, has died at 95

John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth and the oldest human to travel into space, died today at 95 years old. Today, we join the world in mourning the passing of legendary astronaut, senato

Virata is an automatic watch with a racing pedigree

Virata Watches is the brain-child of Patrick Wacks from Canton, Ohio. Wacks was inspired by his favorite Formula 1 cars to create a watch as streamlined and sexy as a race car. He’s finally ship

AWS launches region in Ohio

Amazon’s AWS cloud computing service today announced launched a region in Ohio. The aptly-named “US East (Ohio) Region” brings Amazon’s total region count to 14. The region wi

We are all excited for CES which is great and wonderful and right around the corner-ish

See you there!

See you tonight in Columbus

I’ll be in Columbus, Ohio, on Wednesday, August 10, to hold a night of pitches and open mic shenanigans so bring your guitar and pitching shoes. The event will be at O’Toole’s 4796 W

Let’s rock and roll in Columbus on Wednesday

I’ll be in Columbus, Ohio, on Wednesday, August 10, to hold a night of pitches and open mic shenanigans so bring your guitar and pitch deck. The event will be at O’Toole’s 4796 W Bro

Reminder: We’re meeting in Columbus on Wednesday

I’ll be in Columbus, Ohio, on Wednesday, August 10, to hold a night of pitches and open mic shenanigans so bring your guitar and pitch deck. The event will be at O’Toole’s 4796 W Bro

Columbus, Ohio rumored to secure a total of $140 million in grants as the U.S. DOT Smart City winner

The Columbus Dispatch is reporting this afternoon that Columbus OH is the winner of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Smart City Challenge beating out San Francisco, Austin, Portland, Kansas Cit

Startup Weekend Columbus: An Empire Is Born

As I sit here with 75% of my laptop battery left, drenched in sweat, in a totally dark house, recapping my first <a target="_blank" href="http://startupweekend.org/">Startup Weekend</a> experience —

Ohio LinuxFest 2010: sudo install freedom

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/olf-2010-tshirt-large.jpg" />The eighth annual Ohio LinuxFest is September 10-12 in lovely Columbus, Ohio. As always, this is a free even
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