Robinhood

Unicorn exits augur poorly as Justworks delays IPO, citing ‘market conditions’

Justworks' IPO delay indicates that the enthusiasm gap between private markets and their public analog is wide.

Public appoints first independent board members, details 2021 user growth

This morning, Public, an investment app for the U.S. market, announced the appointment of two new board members. The startup also provided some details regarding its growth in the COVID era, a period

AllTrails raises $150M after COVID accelerates people’s interest in exploring the outdoors

Following a COVID-driven boost, the popular AllTrails resource for hikers, bikers, climbers and anyone else who enjoys the outdoors, announced today it’s raised $150 million from the growth fund

Wall Street still doesn’t get crypto

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines! Friday afternoon the Equity team took to a Twitter Space to hit

Crypto volatility continues to flummox Wall Street

Public-market investors continued to underestimate how volatile the crypto market is, leaving them to over-index on gains, and over-despair on less impressive results.

Robinhood says millions of customer names and email addresses taken in data breach

Online stock trading platform Robinhood has confirmed it was hacked last week with more than five million customer email addresses and two million customer names taken, as well as a much smaller set o

Robinhood’s nasty quarter shows the ups, downs of trading incomes

Robinhood's crypto revenues dropped like a stone. And that matters quite a lot for other companies.

Robinhood finally brings on-demand phone support to all of its users

Robinhood announced Tuesday that it will be bringing “24/7” phone support to its 31 million users. It’s a long-overdue move for the stock and crypto trading company founded in 2013,

Robinhood muscles deeper into Coinbase’s territory with new crypto wallet feature

The fervor around Dogecoin delivered big revenues for stock-trading app Robinhood, and the company announced Wednesday that it’s wandering deeper down the crypto rabbit hole, sharing that it wil

Robinhood buys Say Technologies for $140M to improve shareholder-company relations

The deal is notable because it is Robinhood's first major purchase since going public in July, and because it illustrates where Robinhood may look to invest some of its newly liquid equity wealth.

Robinhood is now a stonk

The wild swing in the price of Robinhood today appears from our vantage point to be another stonk moment.

Extra Crunch roundup: Square buys Afterpay, paid search basics, career advice for devs

Square paid around a quarter of its present-day value for Afterpay. That seems like a lot. But was it too much?

Robinhood’s CFO says it was ready to go public

Robinhood says it went public because it was ready. And our read of the markets is that it's an appealing time for high-growth tech companies with a history of losses to do so. Yet it's underwater.

Growth is not enough

The week brought together both this quarter's earnings cycle and the Q3 IPO rush. So, it was just a little busy!

Robinhood’s stock drops 8% in its first day’s trading

Once the U.S. consumer investing and trading app began to allow investors to trade its shares, they went down sharply, off more than 10% in the first hours of its life as a floating stock.

Lucid Motors’ SPAC merger approved after executives issue plea to shareholders to vote

Shareholders approved Friday EV startup Lucid Motors’ merger with special purpose acquisition company Churchill Capital IV, after the companies extended the deadline by one day because not enough re

What Robinhood’s warnings about crypto trading say about Coinbase’s near-term future

A decline in consumer interest in the next few months or quarters is not a huge deal, assuming one keeps a long enough perspective and the crypto-infused future that its fans expect comes to pass.

Robinhood targets IPO valuation up to $35B amid warning that crypto incomes are slipping

Robinhood's huge valuation indicates that its ascent in the last 18 months from breakout unicorn to category-defining upstart is about to be embraced by the public market.

Equity Monday: Zoom buys Five9 as Robinhood sets IPO price range

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest pri

Extra Crunch roundup: CEO Twitter etiquette, lifting click-through rates, edtech avalanche

We'll be off on Monday, July 5 in observance of Independence Day. Thanks very much for reading, and I hope you have an excellent weekend.
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