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Livestream platform Mandolin adds custom artist pages and a fan data analytics hub

Mandolin, the digital fan engagement platform, launched two new products today with the aim of assisting artists with turning fans into superfans and maximizing revenue. Fan Navigator helps artists co

Stripe’s new and lower internal valuation, explained

As one of the most richly valued startups in history, is Stripe's internal valuation cut as bearish as the big numbers might lead some to believe?

Wordle, hurdles and Sally’s early retirement

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Alex, Natasha and Mary Ann enjoyed yet another edition of E

Daily Crunch: Stripe, stripped: Fintech leader slashes internal valuation by 28%

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Stripe is the latest fintech to falter, taking a 28% internal valuation cut

Stripe is the latest high-profile fintech company to experience a significant valuation cut as the market downturn begins to hit the sector especially hard. Last valued at $95 billion, the payments pr

Wave, a Stripe-backed African fintech valued at $1.7 billion, cut 15% of its staff in June

Wave, an African fintech that offers mobile money services in Senegal and Ivory Coast, laid off about 15% of its workforce last month. TechCrunch first got a whiff of the layoff news on LinkedIn, wher

Entrepreneur First raises $158M at a $560M valuation, adding Stripe’s Collison brothers to its list of backers

Entrepreneur First made a name for itself a decade ago in its home base of London, and then further afield, for the novel approach it takes to tech investing: Rather than seek out interesting, scaling

Fintech Kasheesh wants financially strained customers to say ‘bye’ to BNPL

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) products have become incredibly popular with users, and both startups and tech behemoths such as Apple have taken notice. But BNPL companies have attracted some controversy,

Apple enters the BNPL market as regulation, competition intensify

How will all of these BNPL-focused providers fare with Apple pounding its way into their market?

The guide to great metrics: Product-led principles

Metrics alone don’t help you build a business. They can help you set targets, but they do little to help you hit those targets.

The battle for BNPL buyers and other TC news

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Podcast, where you’ll hear everything you need to know about the week’s top stories in tech from the people who wrote them. This week we talk with Mary Ann Azevedo a

TechCrunch podcasts this week: Layoffs, the crypto downturn, investor offense and Columbus, Ohio

TechCrunch is more than just a site with words. We’re also building a growing stable of podcasts focused on the most critical topics relating to the startup and venture capital worlds. To help y

Sheryl Sandberg, Substack and the art of still raising money for groceries

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This was another live week from the Equity crew, meaning that

As fintech valuations fall, even Stripe isn’t immune to a changing market

Why didn't these mega-unicorns with valuations north of $10 billion just go public when the markets were screaming for their stock?

Affirm teams up with Stripe as the BNPL wars intensify

Two fintech giants are partnering up. Affirm is making its buy now, pay later technology available to businesses that use Stripe’s payments tech. This means that a whole slew of companies that were

Finix goes head-to-head with Stripe

Welcome to The Interchange, a take on this week’s fintech news and trends. To get this in your inbox, subscribe here. We’ve all been keeping up with the recent drama of Stripe vs. Plaid. Rather th

A ping-pong match between bulls and bears

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Happily we were once again at full strength this week, with Al

Stripe launches App Marketplace, scripts and tools incorporating third-party SaaS apps that work alongside Stripe

Stripe, the payments upstart now valued at $95 billion, has been launching a number of new products to expand beyond the API that helped make its name, to build out its position as a platform for fina

Stripe and Plaid suit up for battle

Plaid and Stripe are now standing face to face, if not already on each other’s toes.

Daily Crunch: Plaid product updates signal push to ‘own’ more of the account funding process

It’s Wednesday, May 18, 2022, and we are hanging out at our Mobility event, ogling cars that fly, drive themselves and have various identity crises. Wish you were here if you’re not, and hope to r
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