Startups in Columbus, Ohio are thriving and hiring
Amid a wave of nationwide tech layoffs, tech hubs like Columbus, Ohio are still seeing growth and hiring for the future.
South Africa’s Root gets $3M, plans to expand low-code insurance platform to Europe
Insurance lags behind other financial services in the adoption of digital technologies. Granted, a few unicorns have popped up from the modern digital insurance space such as Tractable and Lemonade; h
What happens when Wall Street falls out of love with your sector?
Either the neoinsurance companies' long-term models will come to fruition thanks to large cash balances providing runway to prove their point, or Wall Street is correct -- they were always overvalued.
A lot of cash and little love: An insurtech story
The players in the space that we can name and track are generally cash-rich and market-sentiment poor.
After going public, once-hot startups are riding a valuation roller coaster
This is why I only buy index funds. No one knows what anything (interesting) is worth.
As Metromile looks to go public, insurtech funding is on the rise
Earlier this week, TechCrunch covered the latest venture round for AgentSync, a startup that helps insurance agents comply with rules and regulations. But while the product area might not keep you up
3 lessons from Root’s IPO pricing
No matter who wins the election, or how the transition goes -- if the markets stay rich, the IPOs can flow.
Are insurtech startups undervalued?
On the heels of Hippo’s funding round and our exploration of how the private markets appear to be more conservative than public investors at the moment, we’re asking a new question: are a
Lemonade targets down-round pricing in impending IPO
Earlier today, insurtech unicorn Lemonade filed an S-1/A, providing context into how the former startup may price its IPO and what the company may be worth when it begins to trade. According to its ne
Here Are The Commands You Need To Gain Root Access To Your Google Glass
There has been a lot of talk about rooting your Glass device, or if it’s even possible. Well, it is. During a Hacking Google Glass session today, the team shared the steps to go through to gain
Google TV Rooted, Homebrew Software On the Way?
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/0.jpeg">Got <a HREF="http://crunchgear.com/tag/Google-tv">Google TV</a>? Well now you can get root. This isn't a full root access, mind y
Professor Owns Student Trying To Own
There’s a terrific story over at IT Toolbox that tells of a professor and one of his childish teenage students. Nicknamed “Pima” (for being a pain in his ass), the student would goof
Dyson Root 6: Robo-Sucker
Looks like Dyson has done it again. Their new Root 6 uses the same air chamber design as their vacuums and doesn’t lose suction when filled with filth and muck – I can attest to this, as w
Chicago Board of Trade invests in Attention futures service ROOT
Entrepreneur Seth Goldstein announced today that his company ROOT has received $1 million in funding from the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), a futures exchange founded in 1848. Bernard W. Dan, CEO of