InfluxData lands $51M to grow its time series database offerings
In late 2013, Errplane, a Y Combinator-backed startup, began developing an open source project called InfluxDB for database performance monitoring and alerting. After raising several million in financ
Fundraise for network access with Sapphire Ventures and Medable
Dr. Michelle Longmire, physician/scientist turned startup founder, founded Medable with the goal of transforming patient connectivity in the healthcare system. Along the way in raising $479 million, S
Zesty lands $75M for tech that adjusts cloud usage to save money
Spending on the cloud shows no signs of slowing down. In the first quarter of 2021, corporate cloud services infrastructure investment increased to $41.8 billion, representing 35% year-on-year growth,
Data analytics startup StarTree secures cash to expand its Apache Pinot-powered platform
StarTree, a company building what it describes as an “analytics-as-a-service” platform, today announced that it raised $47 million in a Series B round led by GGV Capital with participation
Gorgias’ valuation rises to $710M with $30M Series C for e-commerce customer support
Gorgias' technology brings all of the channels that shoppers use to contact online stores into one feed for each company.
TechCrunch+ roundup: Immigration law Q&A, finding your problem, why a16z pitched Deel
This week, we're running several articles on entrepreneurship as TechCrunch staffers recap their conversations and panel discussions from our Early Stage event earlier this month. Stay tuned!
Daily Crunch: Twitter board OKs Musk’s $44B buyout, describes sale as ‘best path forward’
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Sapphire Ventures’ Cathy Gao on how VCs can help early-stage startups weather volatility
If uncertainty is the only true certainty in this global economy, how does an early-stage startup gird itself?
A look at six new funds begs the question: Is a slowdown really coming?
If that slowdown comes, however, it could happen slowly, given that our inboxes are filled with news about newly raised venture funds.
Dremio raises $160M Series E for its data lake platform
Data lake platform Dremio today announced that it has raised a $160 million Series E funding round led by Adams Street Partners. Existing investors Sapphire Ventures (which also led the company’
Khosla Ventures debuts first opportunity fund
Managing partner Samir Kaul told TechCrunch that the fund gives the firm an opportunity to retain its pro rata and double down on earlier investments.
More LP transparency is overdue
Both LPs and VCs have reasons to want to keep their involvement confidential. But when these reasons aren't solid enough, the anonymity of a fund's limited partners might diminish.
7 investors discuss web3’s present and peer into its future
We surveyed select investors in web3 to find out where web3 stands and what the future holds.
Sapphire Ventures secures largest capital raise to date across two new funds
In all, Sapphire has brought in $3.7 billion in capital in the last 12 months.
Huge deals are pushing more AI startups into IPO territory
New data from CB Insights details a global AI funding market replete with activity, sharply divided by geography.
PubNub raises $65M to build and run data streams for messaging, presence and other real-time aspects of ‘virtual spaces’
Data streams with continual, real-time updates of information are a critical building block of how apps and sites function today, and now a startup that has built a platform to power those data stream
Yugabyte stores up $188M more for its open-source distributed SQL database model, now valued at $1.3B+
Today’s world is run on data, and the amount of it that is being produced, managed and used to power services is growing by the minute — to the tune of some 79 zettabytes this year, accord
Medable reaches $2.1B valuation as Tiger, Blackstone, GSR pump new capital into clinical trials management company
Medable has grown 300% in the past year and over 800% in the last 18 months, which CEO Michelle Longmire said was proof that a patient-centered approach is taking hold.
Recruiting platform Gem gains unicorn status with $100M raise to change the way companies hire
Gem provides companies with marketing-like tools for proactive hiring: sending emails, hosting events, running branded email campaigns and ad spending to engage with talent.
JumpCloud raises $159M on $2.56B valuation for cloud directory tool
JumpCloud, the late-stage startup that is modernizing the notion of corporate directories in a cloud context, announced a $159 million Series F investment on a healthy $2.56 billion valuation today. S