Over 30K creators joined Patreon this month, as COVID-19 outbreak spreads

Creative professionals whose livelihoods have been impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak are flocking to membership platform Patreon in record numbers, the company claims. During the first three weeks of March, more than 30,000 new creators launched on the site — a much larger number than usual.

Tyto Care raises $50 million as it looks to buy and build new services during COVID-19 demand surge

Tyto Care, the provider of a home health diagnostic device and telemedicine consultation app, said it has raised $50 million in a new round of funding. The round was led by Insight Partners, Olive Tree Ventures, and Qualcomm Ventures,

Restaurant management platform Toast cuts 50% of staff

Last valued at $5 billion, restaurant management platform Toast has joined the sweep of startups laying off employees due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Toast reduced the size of its staff by 50% through layoffs and furloughs, according to a blog post from Toast’s CEO,

Latin America Roundup: Grupo ZAP, Grow Mobility, Wavy get acquired; Credijusto adds $100M; Cornersho

As the world locks down borders and capital flows to brace for the impact of coronavirus, Brazilian startups continue to attract international attention.

This low-flying growth equity firm, with payments and logistics bets, just closed a $255 million fun

Activant Capital, a seven-year-old, Greenwich, Ct.-based growth equity firm that’s still making a name for itself, has managed to secure $255 million in fresh capital commitments, despite that the U.S. economy appears to be headed into a recession.

NASA puts $7M towards long-shot research, from moon mining to solar lenses

NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts program is all about making high-risk, high-reward bets on unique — and sometimes eyebrow-raising — ideas for space exploration and observation. This year’s grants total $7M and include one of the most realistic projects yet.

Jack Dorsey creates $1B COVID-19 relief fund using Square equity

Jack Dorsey announced in a series of tweets today that he is shifting $1 billion in his Square equity to create a fund dedicated to COVID-19 relief. The Twitter and Square CEO is calling the fund Start Small and posting a tally of disbursements and recipients in a public spreadsheet.

Tech shares close down on the day despite roaring start

American equities closed down today, with the major domestic indices all losing ground after a wild trading cycle. After starting the day up sharply higher after strong Monday gains, those gains were erased as the day closed. It was a day of confusing movement; the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite,

TechCrunch’s favorite companies from 500 Startups’ latest demo day

Today 500 Startups hosted a virtual demo day for its 26th batch of startups, a group of companies that TechCrunch covered back in February.

Leading VCs discuss how COVID-19 is impacting real estate & proptech

Several months ago, we surveyed more than 20 leading real estate VCs to learn about what was exciting them most in the real estate tech sector and hear their opinions on proptech trends like co-working, flexible office space and remote office space. Since we published our survey,

Tesla email reveals two employees have tested positive for COVID-19

Two Tesla employees, who had been working at home for nearly two weeks, have tested positive for COVID-19, according to an internal email sent Thursday morning by the company’s head of environmental, health, and safety department and viewed by TechCrunch .

锤子辩论有感——华强北的哲学之从商户关系说起 - Indream Luo

继上一篇说到自己的心情之后,这次来点干货说下经历吧。这次一样,就像上篇回复里说的,我不想惹麻烦。同时,这次重点也不在对骂战对错的子类的,而是从这件事展开说说自己的经历和见解。

日本千叶蝙蝠侠走红 不为吸睛只为博你一笑

好莱坞英雄人物造型经常被世界各地的人们模仿,但Chibatman 却有点特别,你找不到太多关于他的身份信息,在东京千叶却可以经常看到他骑行出没。  

Yo proves lasting success with over 100 million Yos sent

The app that allows Yos to be sent out to friends is still seeing 15 being sent every second and the Apple Watch could bring a raft of new possibilities for the service.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/09/15/yo-proves-lasting-success-over-100-million-yos-sent/

为什么大型超市流动比率和速动比率常常小于1?

超市确实有行业特殊性。对于消费者结账,通常都是付现或者刷信用卡,信用卡公司一般会在一周内结清账款。

Why Is It Called Area 51?

Despite the CIA's release of previously classified documents in 2013 that acknowledged the existence of Area 51 as a top-secret U.S. government research facility, many questions about the site remain unanswered. One of the most innocuous, but nonetheless puzzling, is its choice of name.

Uber发展里程碑:纽约Uber车辆数量超出租车

Uber为代表的移动出行,正在全球许多城市风靡,并且对于传统的出租车行业造成巨大冲击。据美国纽约媒体报道,许多 […]

9 things brands should consider before launching a blog

Recently, I've come across a number of brands that started a blog years ago but have all but abandoned it, or never even created one to begin with. Sure, both situations seems shocking in this day, what with all the turnkey blog platforms and abundance of data showing the benefits of having a blog.

An adorable little girl told Michelle Obama she looked way too young for 51

When a little girl asked Michelle Obama how old she was on Wednesday at the White House, she was shocked to learn the answer. "You look too young for 51 years old!" she said — which, in turn, earned her a big hug from the First Lady,

HFT 策略是否真的会在市场剧烈波动的时候离场?有没有专门在高波动里获利的 HFT 策略?

小兵呆坐在一个向美股市场提供流动性的desk上亲历了2010年5月6日美股闪崩(flash crash)。从我个人角度来看,#1.

买了这些机票 能在飞机上看电视直播

日前,央视报道称我国自主研制的民航机载卫星电视直播接收系统研发成功,通过该系统,可以实现24路电视直播信号同步接收和转码,飞机上追剧不再是梦。

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