Too often, people are asked to give away their insights and time for free. Jen Horonjeff, founder and CEO of healthcare startup Savvy, knows this first hand and is trying to change that by applying a cooperative model to her business. As an infant,
Unity Software, which sells a game development toolkit primarily for mobile phone app developers, raised $1.3 billion in its initial public offering. The company, which will begin trading today with the ticker symbol “U”, priced its shares at the top end of its expected range,
Outschool, which started in 2015 as a platform for homeschooled students to bolster their extracurricular activities, has dramatically widened its customer base since the coronavirus pandemic began.
NASA is going to be testing out a new precision landing system designed for use on the tough terrain of the Moon and Mars for the first time during an upcoming mission of Blue Origin’s New Shepard reusable suborbital rocket.
While Checkout.com has kept a low profile for many years, the company raised $380 million within a year and reached an impressive valuation of $5.5 billion. It wants to build a one-stop shop for all things related to payments, such as accepting transactions, processing them and detecting fraud.
For a company vaunted for its clandestine government work and strong engineering culture, you can’t help but wonder if the government’s bureaucratic norms and paperwork pushing are starting to flood into the Shire. When most companies go public, they file a Form S-1 with the SEC,
TechCrunch is embarking on a major new project to survey the venture capital investors of Europe, and their cities. Our survey of VCs in Zurich and Geneva will capture how those cities are faring in terms of investment,
Yesterday during Disrupt 2020 I sat down with three investors who know the SaaS startup market very well, hoping to get my head around how hot things are today. Coming on the heels of the epic Snowflake IPO (more to come on that in this weekend’s newsletter), it was a great time for a chat. […]
Last month, Tradeshift, a platform for supply chain payments which has achieved unicorn status in recent years, had some good news and some bad news. It announced a Series F funding round of $240 million in equity and debt, raised from a combination of existing and new investors.
Alibaba issued its latest earnings report yesterday, and as part of that the Chinese e-commerce giant reported that cloud revenue grew 62%, to $1.5 billion U.S.,crossing the RMB10 billion revenue threshold for the first time.
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. After having a good time with NEA’s Rick Yang last week, we thought we’d bring on another venture capitalist.
In order to lure more customers, Microsoft is now offering a Kinect-less bundle of the Xbox One console. Without the motion detection system, the Xbox One can be bought for $399.99 -- a decrement of $100 on its regular bundle.
Microsoft has uploaded a new video to it's YouTube channel showcasing a behind-the-scenes look at the E3 2014 Xbox media briefing. If you saw the live webcast or TV stream of the event, you must check out how Microsoft was able to make the media briefing possible without a hitch!
Pebble has come a long way since it launched the first Pebble Smartwatch following a successful Kickstarter campaign. As of December 2014, the company has sold its 1 millionth smartwatch. Unfortunately, the smartwatch doesn’t officially support Windows Phone.Fortunately,
Vizio has long been known for offering the most bang for your buck. Its 4K TVs are affordable and offer top-notch quality. Its M-series that launched this past spring included entry level models for less than $1000 — the highest in that range being the 65-inch for $999.99.