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Tune in now: Launching a weight loss startup and knowing when to pivot

Swathy Prithivi speaks modestly about her years at Uber and Opendoor, but her role as manager at those powerhouse firms made her well-positioned to set out founding her own startup. Atomic VC was ther

Found’s Swathy Prithivi and Atomic’s Jordan Kong on TechCrunch Live

Swathy Prithivi started Found with the goal of improving the journey of weight loss. The company quickly discovered a huge demand and rapidly scaled its operations and expanded throughout the United S

Hear how to accelerate slow-moving industries on TechCrunch Live

Dan Lewis launched Convoy in 2015 into an established industry dominated by several legacy businesses. Now worth $3.8 billion, the company is a leader in bringing digital services to trucking and frei

Learn how to build your company’s culture from day 1 on today’s TechCrunch Live

Mike Greene started Hi Marley to help improve communication in the insurance space. But we’re not talking about insurance at today’s TechCrunch Live event. Mike, along with Lily Lyman, are speakin

Nail product market fit in an ever-changing market with Underscore VC and Hi Marley

Mike Greene founded Hi Marley in 2017 and has since raised $41.75 million to fund the AI-powered insurance chat platform. Hear how the company — which was designed as an SMS texting platform — is

How to use grants and partnerships to fund early stage robotic startups

Attabotics provides warehouses with a novel robotic solution that is reinventing supply chain management. The company has attracted investment from a wide range of investors, including Gordon Food Ser

TechCrunch Live at 12:00pm PDT: How to sell technical services to non-technical investors & customers

Simplicity is desperately needed, Jordan Kretchmer was telling me. Jordan’s the co-founder and CEO of Rapid Robotics, a firm that excels at selling its robotic solutions to non-technical custome

Raising capital for robotics startups with Bee Partners and Rapid Robotics

Jordan Kretchmer founded Rapid Robotics with the mission of simplifying robotics for manufacturing by providing out-of-the-box automation solutions. Founded in 2019, the company quickly gained the att

Register now for the new and improved TechCrunch Live weekly event series!

TechCrunch Live is a weekly event designed to help founders build better venture-backed businesses. The event series records live every Wednesday at 12:00 pm Pacific, and features industry-leading fou

Forethought AI’s CEO explains the pitch deck that won Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt 2018

TechCrunch Live records each Wednesday at 3:00pm EDT / 12:00pm PDT. Forethought AI won Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt 2018. Since then, the company raised two rounds of funding and is now a

Today’s TechCrunch Live starts at 3:00 pm EDT/ 12:00 pm PDT. Register for the free event here

Today’s TechCrunch Live event should be fantastic. We have Vanessa Larco, a partner at NEA, and Deon Nicholas, co-founder and CEO of Forethought AI, and they promised not to get rowdy. That basi

How to use human-centered AI with Forethought and NEA

Deon Nicholas is the CEO and co-founder of Forethought, the AI company whose mission is to transform customer experiences with human-centered AI. Forethought has raised over $100 million in venture ca

Mobility marketplaces and auto repair on TechCrunch Live

Walker Drewett founded NuBrakes in May 2019. According to Mike Ghaffary, GP at Canvas Ventures, Drewett is building a high-growth business powered by a marketplace model, which is why Ghaffary led the

Funding radical startups addressing climate change with Natel Energy and Breakthrough Energy Ventures

Gia Schneider raised $65 million on the road to unlock distributed hydro resources. In July 2021, Libby Wayman from Breakthrough Energy Ventures led Natel Energy’s $20 million Series B, and on June

How Olive pivoted 27 times on its way to a $4 billion valuation

Olive is a homegrown Columbus, Ohio unicorn; hear from the CEO and lead investor how the company was founded and grew into an industry leader. Sean Lane co-founded Olive in 2012, and signed on Chris O

Hear how Columbus, Ohio startups are hiring tech talent

Columbus, Ohio’s technology job scene really took off in the early 2010s when the state made investments that enabled entrepreneurs to more easily start companies. Fast-forward to today, and compani

Announcing the startups pitching at the TC City Spotlight: Columbus pitch-off

Today, TechCrunch is virtually hosting TC City Spotlight: Columbus — an event shining a spotlight on the innovation, investment and entrepreneurship in the region. The event will feature panels high

How to attend today’s TechCrunch (virtual) event in Columbus, Ohio

TechCrunch is thrilled to be shining the spotlight on one of my favorite cities: Columbus, Ohio. TechCrunch Live is hosting a special, extended event today, and we hope you can join us. It’s fre

TechCrunch Live is going to Columbus, OH — June 1st!

On June 1, 2022, the TechCrunch Live crew is hosting an extended TechCrunch Live episode with Columbus investors, founders and business leaders. There’s even a pitch-off with Columbus-area startups.

Columbus startups: Pitch at TechCrunch Live’s Columbus event!

TechCrunch Live is hosting a special event centered around Columbus, Ohio, and we’re looking for startups to compete for a spot in the Battlefield 200. The virtual event kicks off at 3:00 pm Col
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