Travis Kalanick

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

Bill Gates, Neo, Gigafund backing Luminous in photonics supercomputer moonshot

Luminous Computing, a one-year-old startup, is aiming to build a photonics chip that will handle workloads needed for AI at the speed of light. It’s a moonshot and yet, the young company already

Susan Fowler’s memoir has a title and a release date

Pre-orders begin June 12.

Uber’s first employee Ryan Graves resigns from board

After nearly a decade on Uber's board of directors, the former CEO is calling it quits.

EC-exclusive interview with Tim Cook, Slacklash, and tech inclusion

An EC-exclusive interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook TechCrunch editor-in-chief Matthew Panzarino traveled to Florida this week to talk with Tim Cook about Apple’s developer education initiatives and a

A brief history of Uber’s bumpy road to an IPO

It’s been nine years since UberCab made its first appearance on the WordPress pages of this website. In the ensuing years, the startup has grown from an upstart looking to upend the taxi cab car
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