Leaked Uber Files reveal history of lawbreaking, lobbying and exploiting violence against drivers
Thousands of leaked confidential files reveal a treasure trove of sketchy and unlawful behavior from Uber. The Uber Files, which were originally shared with The Guardian and the International Consorti
4 negotiation points startup founders must focus on in a down market
As founders bend over backward to get backing, legal due diligence can sometimes go overlooked.
Ghost Financial whips up new capital into finance tools for ghost kitchens
After operating his own ghost kitchen, Keto Kitchen, in Austin for the past year, serial entrepreneur John Meyer saw that fintech resources for the industry were lacking. When Keto Kitchen had good sa
Garrett Camp on his startup studio, its new $200M fund and what he makes of ‘Super Pumped’
When I first met Garrett Camp in March 2007 on a reporting assignment, it was at the San Francisco-based offices of StumbleUpon, a web-discovery tool that had registered more than 2 million users and
The first ‘Super Pumped’ trailer is here to dramatize Uber’s reckless ascendance
Based on the book of the same title by NYT reporter Mike Isaac, Super Pumped puts Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the shoes of Kalanick, chronicling the taxi-hailing app on its relentless trajectory.
How Expensify got to $100M in revenue by hiring ‘stem cells’ and not ‘cogs in a wheel’
The influence of a founder on their company's culture cannot be overstated. Everything from their views on the product and business to how they think about people affects how their company's employees
How a band of P2P hackers planted the seeds of a unique expense management giant
It’s natural to think an expense report management business would play it by the book. But one look at Expensify is enough to tell you that this is a company that never even looked for the book.
Kroger, one of America’s largest grocery chains, experiments with ghost kitchens and delivery in the Midwest
The Kroger Co., one of the biggest grocery chains in the Midwest, is dipping its toe into on-demand delivery and the ghost kitchen craze through a partnership with an Indianapolis-based startup, Clust
The Station: Audi punts on Level 3, Lyft layoffs and Nio’s $1 billion deal
While COVID-related stay-at-home orders have been extended in some places, officials in other places in the U.S. have decided to open up. We are watching and waiting to see how this plays out.
Former Uber exec raises $31M for his Jakarta-based logistics startup Kargo, announces relief fund to battle coronavirus
Kargo, a Jakarta-based logistics startup co-founded by veteran Uber Asia executive Tiger Fang, has raised $31 million to scale its business and help firms in the Southeast Asian nation fight the coron
Uber co-founder Garrett Camp steps back from board director role
Uber co-founder Garrett Camp is relinquishing his role as a board director and switching to board observer — where he says he’ll focus on product strategy for the ride hailing giant. Camp
Daily Crunch: Travis Kalanick is leaving Uber’s board
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Uber founder Travis Kalanick is leaving the company’s board of directors
Uber founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick is leaving the company’s board of directors, the ride-hailing company announced today. Kalanick will officially resign from the board as of December 3
India’s Swiggy bets big on cloud kitchens
Can cloud kitchens take off in India? Swiggy, one of the country’s largest food delivery startups, is betting on it. The Prosus Ventures-backed startup said on Wednesday it has established 1,000 clo
Startups Weekly: The unicorn from down under, an Uber TV show and All Raise’s expansion
In this week's newsletter: Pendo raises $100M, 'cloud kitchens' is an oxymoron and 'Super Pumped' is hitting the small screen.
Brad Feld: what founders need to know about recent changes in VC deal terms
Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Connie Loizos hopped on the line wit
As Adam Neumann reportedly faces pressure to step down; it’s looking like a fight for life between WeWork and SoftBank
According to a new WSJ report, certain members of WeWork’s board, which includes co-founder and CEO Adam Neumann, are planning to pressure Neumann to step down and instead become We’s non-
Waresix hauls in $14.5M to advance its push to digitize logistics in Indonesia
Waresix, one of a handful of startups aiming to modernize logistics in Indonesia — the world’s fourth most populous country — has pulled in $14.5 million to grow its 18-month-old bus
A rare glimpse into the sweeping — and potentially troubling — cloud kitchens trend
Such is the conclusion of a growing chorus of observers who’ve been closely watching a new and powerful trend gain strength: that of cloud kitchens, or fully equipped shared spaces for restauran
Uber’s COO and chief marketing officer are out
Uber’s chief operating officer Barney Harford and chief marketing officer Rebecca Messina are stepping down as part of an organizational shakeup put into motion just a month after the ride-haili