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Some venture investors are doubling down on crypto despite an unknown recovery timeline

The crypto markets might be red all over, but that isn’t stopping many venture capitalists from investing in the space.

Faye hopes to do for travel insurance what Lemonade did for general insurance

While (former) startups like Lemonade came along to attack the tired world of insurance, the travel insurance market is now coming in for the same treatment from the likes of Safetywing (covered by TC

The 26 crypto startups that Y Combinator is backing in its W22 batch

Crypto was big at YC this batch. Y Combinator Demo Days returned yet again with another ballooning heap of startups. In the old days, a gaggle of TechCrunch reporters would go to the Demo Day in perso

Ex-Better.com CFO raises $10.8M to build Glean AI, or ‘accounts payable with a brain’

Having held the positions of CFO at digital lenders OnDeck and Better.com, Howard Katzenberg experienced firsthand just what a lack of visibility into company spend could cost an organization. After s

Crypto API provider Conduit wants to be the Stripe of decentralized finance

Financial institutions continue to search for ways to pile into the crypto market, and decentralized finance (DeFi) products are one mechanism that could help them capture share. Investors in DeFi pro

3 disruptive trends that will shape marketing in 2022

As we wrap the year, it’s become clear that "normal" is a thing of the past. This is a reality growth marketers live in everyday. What worked yesterday may not work today and likely won’t tomorrow