Startups, I’d like to meet you in Columbus

I’m in Columbus this week and I thought we could have a quick meetup in advance of Disrupt SF in September. We’ll be meeting on Thursday at 5pm at the Wolf’s Ridge Tap Room. You can

GREE Ventures closes $67M fund for deals in Japan, India and Southeast Asia

GREE Ventures, the Singapore-based VC firm connected to Japanese games firm GREE, has closed its newest $67 million fund for early stage investments in Asia. AT-II — the firm’s second f

Let’s meet next week in Reykjavik

I’ll be in Reykjavik next week and you know what that means… I want to meet you! So we’ll be holding an small meetup (not really a pitchoff but feel free to pitch me while I’m

How US tech companies can help Cuban entrepreneurs

What's it like to be an entrepreneur in a place that has little to no Internet access? Today at TechCrunch's Disrupt NY, we got the perspective of a trio of Cuban entrepreneurs to learn about the chal

TechCrunch Include Office Hours with General Catalyst in New York

TechCrunch is excited to partner with General Catalyst in New York for Include Office Hours. Spencer Lazar, Partner at General Catalyst, will be meeting with founders to provide key advice and guidanc

Inside DevMountain’s sweet code school

This is the story of how a candy factory by the name of Startup became one of the few accredited code schools for startups 140 years later in the heart of Provo, Utah.

Figure 1, a knowledge-sharing app for doctors, launches sponsored content

Since its launch in 2013, Figure 1, a photo- and knowledge-sharing app for medical professionals, has focused on "traction" that is winning over new users and keeping them around. The app now boasts r

See you in Longmont tonight

As part of the NewTech Meetup we will be holding a very cool pitch-off at Oskar Blues’ The Oak Room at 1800 Pike Road in Longmont, Colo. It’s on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 starting at 6:00p

Murj wants to give data collection from implantable medical devices an upgrade

Murj, a new company backed by $4.5 million in new venture financing, is looking to make data collection from implantable heart monitoring and management devices easier and more manageable. The company

Robot tutor Musio makes its retail debut in Japan

A cute, robotic language tutor called Musio, has made it from crowdfunding campaign to full-fledged product with a debut in stores this week in Japan. Priced at JPY 98,000 (about US $900), Musio is no

How Osmo decides to make its tangible, high-tech toys

Many toys today include high-tech and interactive components that keep kids in front of screens. But when it comes to health and educational development, studies have found that kids benefit from thin

Sign up for 2-for-1 tickets to Disrupt Berlin by April 4

Time to wake up people. Disrupt Berlin is going to be the best, most efficient and deal-friendly startup you will go to this year. But even though you’ve heard the rumblings, you haven’t y

LimeBike raises $12 million to roll out bike sharing without kiosks in the US

A startup called LimeBike has raised $12 million in venture funding to make Chinese-style bike sharing mainstream in the U.S. Andreessen Horowitz led the round, joined by IDG Ventures, DCM Ventures an

AccelFoods fund for food and beverage innovators reaches $35 million

AccelFoods, an accelerator and fund that backs innovative food and beverage companies, has added $15 million to its second fund, according to founding partners Jordan Gaspar and Lauren Jupiter. AccelF

Terpon is making VR webcams just for live streaming porn

A Swiss startup, Terpon SA, is making virtual reality webcams specifically for the adult entertainment industry. The cameras aren’t available for purchase, but customers can rent them for about $30

Mylestone lets you access your personal memories through Alexa

What if our photographs and social media updates could be turned into memories we – or our children – could later access just by asking a virtual assistant, like Amazon’s Alexa? That

Watch 500 Startups Demo Day today

TechCrunch is pleased to bring you 500 Startups Demo Day today, February 15th at 12:00pm to 3:00pm PST. If you are just tuning in, 500 Startups is an accelerator and seed fund headquartered in Silic

Startup Battlefield application deadline extended for Disrupt New York

Startup life is tough and hectic. You’re busy. We get it. That’s why we extended the Startup Battlefield Applications for TechCrunch Disrupt New York. You now have until February 28th at

Peanut is a Tinder-like app for making new mom friends

Being a new parent can become an isolating experience, where you’re thrust into a world of playdates over happy hours – a change that can lead to dwindling time spent with friends who sha

Real-time performance review platform Reflektive raises $25M Series B round

Now that the holidays are over, many companies are about to make their employees go through the most dreadful exercise of the year: the annual performance review. Reflektive aims to replace the typ
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