Public health startup Cityblock raises $65M Series B
The Sidewalk Labs spin-out provides personalized health and social services to low-income communities.
Slack reportedly chooses the New York Stock Exchange for its direct listing
The ubiquitous corporate messaging service Slack is following in the footsteps of Spotify’s subscription music service and heading to the New York Stock Exchange for trading through a direct lis
Glossier triples valuation, enters unicorn club with $100M round
The direct-to-consumer beauty brand has secured new investment from Sequoia Capital at a valuation of $1.2 billion.
The definitive Patreon reading guide
At nearly six years old, Patreon has gone from startup to king of membership. Now an established leader in an industry that’s been flipped on its head, Patreon’s path has been anything but
AI-powered knowledge-sharing platform Guru raises $25 million Series B
Guru, the enterprise-focused information-sharing platform, has today announced the close of a $25 million Series B funding led by Thrive Capital, with participation from existing investors Emergence C
Bain Capital Ventures has a fresh $1B to invest in startups
Bain Capital Ventures has raised $1 billion across three new funds.
Market turmoil, billion-dollar funds and the Qualtrics IPO
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week the normal band was together, with Connie Loizos, Danny C
Bessemer Venture Partners has a brand new $1.85B fund
Another VC firm has raised its largest fund ever.
Josh Kushner’s Thrive Capital brings in $1B
Thrive Capital has announced the close of its largest fund to date.
A tale of two startups with ‘superstore’ ambitions: Robinhood and Cadre
The buzzy startups Robinhood and Cadre are known for different things. Yet both have developed similar ambitions to become financial "superstores," using the Amazon playbook of starting in one place,
Thrive Capital leads healthtech startup Welkin Health’s $8 million Series A
Digital patient relationship platform Welkin Health has landed $8 million in Series A financing, led by Josh Kushner's Thrive Capital. This now brings the total in the VC piggy bank to $12 million for
Life is changing for men for two reasons — and new startups are on it
It’s never been a better time to be a man who privately suffers from erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation or hair loss. Before you roll your eyes, that is a lot of men. They are not the
Long Game raises $6.6 million for a savings account that doubles as a lottery ticket
Long Game is a bank account, with a twist. Every dollar saved can go toward winning a lottery. The personal finance app allows users to play games and win cash prizes. It may sound like a gimmick, but
Capsule raised $20 million from Thrive
Capsule, a New York-based pharmacy delivery startup, has raised $20 million from Thrive Capital, founder Eric Kinariwala told TechCrunch editor Jordan Crook on stage today at Disrupt NY. The raise wa
With $3M in funding, Morty is launching a marketplace of mortgage lenders
While there are now more options for homebuyers seeking to find a new place to live, the process of getting a mortgage is still mostly an archaic, offline process with lots of unruly paperwork. New Yo
Confirmed: UK challenger bank Monzo raises £19.5M with another £2.5M in crowdfunding planned
<a target="_blank" href="https://monzo.com/">Monzo</a>, one of a number of so-called “challenger” banks in the U.K. aiming to re-invent the current account, has disclosed a new funding round -- co
Monzo, a UK digital-only bank, is closing in on new funding led by US-based Thrive Capital
Monzo, one of a number of new digital-only, or so-called "challenger," banks in the U.K. aiming to re-invent the current account, is closing in on new Series C funding, which could be announced as ear
Rothenberg Ventures is going back to the same old Rothenberg Ventures
Rothenberg assigned the firm the name Frontier Tech Ventures in September 2016 after a series of events tarnished the brand, starting with an SEC investigation, which opened in July of 2016. What dr
Thrive Capital hires Obama’s Director of Product Josh Miller to focus on tech for the underprivileged
Connections between the Obama administration and Silicon Valley abound, but particularly for Josh Kushner. The latest? Kushner’s venture firm Thrive Capital just hired Josh Miller, a member
Google Docs for life sciences startup Benchling raises $7 million in growth funding from Thrive Capital
Benchling, a biotech company out of Y Combinator providing cloud-based software for researchers, tells TechCrunch it has raised $7 million in growth funding to continue creating tools to help the scie