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.
African Leadership Group acquires coding school Holberton
Coding school Holberton today announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by African Leadership Group (ALG). The seven-year-old company, with physical schools across the globe in ad
The ruling against Juuling?
Hello and welcome back to Week in Review, your one-stop spot for the biggest stories from the week. Greg Kumparak is off enjoying the beginning of summer and has entrusted me to keep you updated in hi
Multiverse nabs $220M at a $1.7B valuation to expand its tech apprenticeship platform
We’ve been tracking a worrying trend of layoffs in the technology industry, but that is not the full story. There is, concurrently, a wave of organizations that are also in the process of traini
6 reasons to invest in startups from Ukraine
For more than three months, Ukraine has been at war with Russia. That might look like a red flag from an investor's perspective, but everything is not so black and white in the country's tech sector.
What Glossier got wrong
The fundamental disconnect: Software-enabled businesses don’t necessarily monetize the same way that software businesses do.
The 26 crypto startups that Y Combinator is backing in its W22 batch
Crypto was big at YC this batch. Y Combinator Demo Days returned yet again with another ballooning heap of startups. In the old days, a gaggle of TechCrunch reporters would go to the Demo Day in perso
Selling to developers is no longer a sure path to insane valuation multiples
Product-led growth is a big deal these days as startups are trying to find ways to grow without spending all their capital on advertising and sales staffing. But it's no panacea.
Harness brings GitOps to its software delivery platform
Harness, the ML-enhanced software delivery platform helmed by AppDynamics co-founder Jyoti Bansal, is getting on the GitOps train. While the service started out with a focus on continuous delivery, it
Ethereum developer tools platform Hardhat becomes nonprofit with donations from a16z and others
Nomic Labs, creator of popular Ethereum developer tools platform Hardhat, is becoming a nonprofit with the goal of improving the protocol’s developer ecosystem, it announced today. Nomic, which fi
Routefusion raises $10.5M round to simplify cross-border payments
Routefusion co-founders Colton Seal and Richard Scappaticci attempted to launch a neobank in 2016, but they ran into significant hurdles when trying to integrate with banks to help their customers mov
Education startup MindX raises $3.3M to prepare Vietnamese students for tech careers
Vietnam’s digital economy is one of the fastest growing in the world, but the country is facing a growing shortage of IT workers. Many kids want to study coding, but school curriculums are limited,