remote work

SocialCrowd raises $1.6M pre-seed as venture interest in work software remains high

Launched in 2020, SocialCrowd is a SaaS platform that provides performance management software.

6 work from home gifts for remote workers in 2023

According to WFHResearch, 40% of US employees work remotely at least one day a week. This means the chances you know someone who could use a boost to their work from home setup is high. While working

Remote launches new HR platform for companies with a ‘global-first’ approach

While working at GitLab, Job van der Voort hired remote workers in about 70 countries. The process was such a challenge that with co-founder Marcelo Lebre, he decided to found Remote in 2019. The plat

6 startup founders gaze into a future-of-work crystal ball

As the world returns to “normal,” what does the future of work look like from where we are today? To find out, we spoke with 6 founders in relevant sectors.

The remote work startups that will last aren’t actually remote work startups

The startups that actually make remote work better are focused on communication and collaboration.

Remote working means this startup can use brains in emerging markets to disrupt management consultants

The global management consulting industry is worth billions of dollars, but to this day it’s been tough to disrupt with technology. Traditional consulting firms provide high-quality services, but th

Mark Zuckerberg says engineers who joined Meta in-person perform better than those who joined remotely

Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of Facebook parent Meta, has pointed to internal data analysis that suggests engineers who initially joined the company in an in-person capacity performed better th

TechCrunch+ roundup: Building a core AI team, Brazil’s CVC climate, remote work rituals

If your startup doesn't have a well-defined business model — and a backup in case the first one fails — it's unlikely to get funded.

Creating remote work rituals that stick

Any organization hoping to scale can create rituals that engage people in their work and inspire them to be their best selves.

Pitch Deck Teardown: Gable’s $12M Series A deck

There’s a lot to celebrate in Gable’s deck, and it does a good job walking through the company's challenges. But it isn't perfect.

Gable raises the roof (and $12M) for better remote working options

Remote working options and workplace flexibility can be a bit of a head-scratcher for employees and employers alike, but Gable, which has just raised $12 million in Series A funding following on a $3.

With Kokomo VR meeting software, Canon takes a step away from its hardware roots

Canon has a long and deep history of being a hardware manufacturer. Most consumers know it best as a camera manufacturer, but the company has a long, deep and illustrious history in medical, office eq

Honda says VR is changing how it designs cars. You might not notice.

Honda is pulling away from a design practice that’s (literally) shaped auto making since the ’30s. The $43 billion company still depends on life-size clay models to evaluate its designs, a tri

How Chargifi pivoted to Kadence, a platform to enable hybrid co-working, then pulled in $10M

Coordinating people, projects and their various locations has become a headache for companies in the post-pandemic world of remote and hybrid working. There is expensive office space to maintain and l

8 great gifts for anyone working from home

This time two years ago, I changed up my annual gift guide feature’s focus from travel to working from home. After all, very few of us were doing much traveling at the time. I planned to switch

In his first emails to Twitter staff, Musk talks about ending remote work and battling verified spam

More than 10 days after taking over Twitter, Elon Musk addressed the company’s employees for the first time in a series of emails. He talked about ending remote work and making the fight against

3 tips for managing a remote engineering team

Here's how we helped establish a positive remote culture that helps our engineers be productive and accountable.

Former Yext CEO launches Roam to provide a virtual HQ for distributed teams

Roam, which bills itself as a “cloud HQ” for distributed, remote companies, today emerged from stealth with $30 million in Series A funding led by IVP with participation from undisclosed a

How to effectively manage a remote team during wartime

When the Russo-Ukrainian War began on February 24, all Ukrainian businesses faced a crisis. I'll use our example to explain how we dealt with it.

Remote work is here to stay. Here’s how to manage your staff from afar

At this year's TechCrunch Disrupt, three panelists talked about the challenges and opportunities of managing staff in a remote work world.
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