An actionable framework for founders bridging into web3
For founders looking to foray into the world of decentralization, it’s all too easy to become distracted from core business objectives by shiny new buzzwords.
Incredibuild powers up with $35M to boost its distributed, faster approach to games and software development
Incredibuild, an Israeli startup that has picked up a lot of traction in the worlds of gaming and software development for a platform that drastically speeds up (and reduces the cost of) the shipment
Tripolygon, a 3D modeling software developer, lets metaverse creators make their own 3D assets
There are a number of ways to make money in the metaverse by participating in play-to-earn games, buying virtual real estate or creating 3D assets on metaverse platforms like Roblox, AltspaceVR and VR
H1 2022 cybersecurity product-led growth market map
Product-led growth is one of the buzziest topics in the startup world as the market cap of public companies utilizing the growth tactic skyrocketed in recent years. It’s no different in cybersecurit
Why a bipartisan embrace of crypto might never touch Bitcoin
Hey everyone, and welcome back to Chain Reaction In our Chain Reaction podcast this week, Anita and I chatted with Sequoia Capital’s Shaun Maguire on why gamers are skeptical of NFTs and where d
TechCrunch+ roundup: Crypto tax prep, no-code survey, 4 VCs discuss how to pitch them
Even after due diligence, it’s still hard to determine exactly which kinds of deals an investor is looking for at the moment.
Daily Crunch: Byju’s founder chips in toward $800M funding round to reach $22B valuation
Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.
The latest list of YC-backed companies worth over $150M is the most geographically diverse yet
In 2018, Y Combinator released its first mega list of the top companies valued at $150 million or more that have gone through the accelerator. Over the past four years, it’s updated the list to ref
Experts Weekly: Microsegmentation, PMF experiments and personalized shopping
Growth marketing (TechCrunch+) 3 experiments for early-stage founders seeking product-market fit: Elise King, director of Human Ventures’ entrepreneur-in-residence program and member of the firm
Daily Crunch: Google dumps FloC plan, proposes new Topics API for ad targeting
Today our cup overflows with news. There’s simply too much going on to cover in a single newsletter, so I’ve tried to fit in as much as possible.
The FTC is reportedly probing Meta’s VR business for antitrust violations
Following news that the FTC’s antitrust suit against Meta cleared a critical hurdle earlier this week, the agency is apparently also taking a sharp interest in the company’s VR business. B
TechCrunch+ roundup: Credit Karma post-exit, recruiting developers, re:Invent recap
The very day in Feb. 2020 that Credit Karma planned to announce that it had been acquired by Intuit for over $7 billion, the stock market tanked, spooked by news that a virus could start a pandemic.
South African talent marketplace OfferZen gets $5.2M to deepen European expansion
South African tech talent marketplace OfferZen is one of the beneficiaries of the growing global demand for tech workers: It confirmed to TechCrunch that it has raised €4.5 million ($5.07 million) i
It’s OK to borrow ideas when building your startup’s website
It was a light week for the Experts program, but what we missed in quantity, we made up for in quality: Joey Noble, community manager for Demand Curve, shared a teardown of Zapier’s homepage tha
5 ways to improve mental health for software developers
As remote teams, we need to communicate more, and when it comes to mental health, it’s better to say something and find out someone is fine than have them reach a breaking point alone.
Agreena, a regenerative farming carbon market, raises $4.7M seed from Giant Ventures
Farming accounts for 24% of Europe’s greenhouse gas emissions, and this is largely due to the intensive, “industrial” farming methods employed in the last few decades, together with the
Ketch raises another $20M as demand grows for its privacy data control platform
Ketch's OTC enables developers to embed security and governance into a piece of data as they build software.
The best way to grow your tech career? Treat it like an app
What happens after a developer or engineer lands that sweet gig? Are they able to harness their skills and grow in interesting and challenging new directions?
Months later, we’re still making sense of the Supreme Court’s API copyright ruling
Given APIs' ubiquity and importance, it’s understandable that all eyes were on the U.S. Supreme Court’s April 5 ruling in Google LLC v. Oracle America Inc., which addressed two core questions.
Dispense with the chasm? No way!
Pragmatic customers are being forced to adopt because they are under duress. It is not that they buy into the vision of software eating the world. It is because their very own lunches are being eate