Upsie’s direct-to-consumer swing at the warranty space nets $18.2M

Upsie, a consumer warranty startup, has raised $18.2 million in a Series A round led by True Ventures.  The financing brings the total raised for the St. Paul, Minnesota-based startup to $25 million

Extend banks $40M to bring a new approach to the old game of extended warranties

Extended warranties — those offers to add an extra year or two to an existing product warranty to give you a little more peace of mind in case something goes wrong with something you’ve pu

Ravens Fans Are 14% More Likely To Fumble Their Smartphones During The Super Bowl Than 49ers Fans

Superbowl Sunday is right around the corner, and the anticipation is palpable. I can't speak for Baltimore, but on my recent trip to San Francisco, I realized I had never seen such a large congregatio

SquareTrade: Americans Have Spent Nearly $6B On iPhone Repair And Replacement Since 2007

SquareTrade, a company that provides warranty repairs for consumer electronics, revealed in a report today that Americans have spent an approximate cumulative total of $5.9 billion on damaged iPhones

iCrack: The iPhone Is An Accident Magnet

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/iphonecrack-155x200.png" width="155" height="200" />If you've ever thought that your iPhone had the frictional coefficient of a Slip n' Slide,