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Few debates in technology have been as intense over the past few years as the debate over privacy. As companies like Facebook and Google have swelled with all the minutia of our daily lives — our li
Welcome back to this week’s transcribed edition of Equity. This week, TechCrunch’s Danny Crichton filled in for co-host Alex Wilhelm – who was out in preparation for his wedding this we
Facebook has finally revealed the details of its cryptocurrency, Libra, which will let you buy things or send money to people with nearly zero fees. You’ll pseudonymously buy or cash out your Li
With 200X the range of Wi-Fi at 1/1000th of the cost of a cellular modem, Helium’s “LongFi” wireless network debuts today. Its transmitters can help track stolen scooters, find missi
Tired of noisy music venues where you can hardly see the stage? Sofar Sounds puts on concerts in people’s living rooms where fans pay $15 to $30 to sit silently on the floor and truly listen. Ne
USV is expanding its partnership to manage the new funds.
Rao, Airbnb's former head of global operations, joined Clover Health as COO in 2017.
Stephane Levy got his start in the days of Silicon Alley almost two decades ago, and built up his practice with New York startups and beyond through all the ups and downs since then. Today, as a partn
USV co-founder Fred Wilson expect U.S. venture capitalists will "take a more cautious stance in 2019."
Carta, formerly known as eShares, has raised $80 million from Meritech and Tribe Capital.
Dia&Co co-founder and CEO Nadia Boujarwah wants to change the retail market for plus-sized women.
Following a $20 million round earlier this year, Quizlet is seeing solid growth in revenue and MAUs.
Between 2013 and last year, the number of boot camp schools tripled to more than 90 in the U.S. alone, according to Course Report, an outfit that tracks the industry. Some — including The Iron Y
Coinbase may raise up to $500 million at an $8 billion valuation. The cryptocurrency trading platform has also announced two new high-level hires.
Upgrade, a two-year-old, San Francisco-based consumer lending venture founded by Renaud Laplanche, has raised $62 million in Series C funding led by CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund. The company
As money and talent flows into the crypto and blockchain worlds, a persistent question keeps coming up: what is going to be the “killer app” that drives adoption for these nascent technolo
SigFig, the developer of an automated wealth management toolkit, has raised $50 million in a new round of funding. The company said the new money would be used to continue its research and development
It’s often the case that women don’t think much about their reproductive health until they have to. Sometimes it begins with an aside from a well-meaning gynecologist — or one’
CryptoKitties, the virtual collectible kitten game that turned into a viral sensation has raised $12M in funding and will be spun out from Axiom Zen, the Vancouver and San Francisco-based design stud
Stash, the micro-investing app that’s been a hit with first-time investors, announced today it has raised an additional $37.5 million in Series D funding in a round led by Union Square Ventures