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TechCrunch+ roundup: Shame-free down rounds, checkout flow tune-up, SaaS tsunami

Seriously: If you're not working to calibrate every system you have, you're just leaving money on the table.

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Ready Player Me, a platform to build dynamic cross-game avatars for virtual worlds, raises $56M led by a16z

Last week, Mark Zuckerberg was roundly mocked for the bad graphics in his preview of a new expansion of Horizon Worlds, Meta’s metaverse...

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Daily Crunch: Collectible trading card marketplace TCGplayer sells to eBay for $295M

Hello, friends, and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

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Is Adam Neumann a new man? and other TC news

This week on the TechCrunch Podcast Anita Ramaswamy is back to talk about Adam Neumann’s latest Andreessen Horowitz-backed startup and Amanda...

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Crypto, where the fallen seek a fresh start

Adam Neumann launches a new a16z-backed crypto startup for the second time this summer

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a16z’s fintech leads say ‘Silicon Valley is becoming unbundled’

a16z's Angela Strange and Anish Acharya share why they believe that more people companies going global spells huge opportunity for fintech...

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Andreessen, Atlántico, MAYA Capital add some dough to Fudo’s restaurant tech recipe

The independent restaurant customer, most likely adopting restaurant operation technology for the first time, is who Fudo is targeting.

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Incredible Health passes unicorn valuation as it bags $80M Series B

Incredible Health, a US-based job-matching platform which made nurses its first focus, has closed an $80 million Series B funding round and announced...

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How a16z’s investment into Adam Neumann further solidifies the ‘concrete ceiling’

The Neumann announcement reminded many founders that one cannot out-educate, out-network, and out-assimilate the systemic barriers designed to...

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Paul Davison spills the tea on Clubhouse’s past, present and future at Disrupt

When social audio app Clubhouse launched in May of 2020 (with a $100 million valuation), it took off like a rocket ship fueled, in large part, by...

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Tech industry reacts to Adam Neumann’s a16z-backed return to real estate

Adam Neumann, whose fall from grace has attracted global interest, just found a ladder in the form of a check from Andreessen Horowitz.

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Startup yachts, Adam Neumann and wait what year is it again?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Natasha...

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a16z says “WeBack” to WeWork’s Neumann with its biggest check ever

The VC firm's investment gives Adam Neumann's company, Flow, a unicorn valuation before it has started operating

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Twitch founder Justin Kan: Web3 games don’t need to lure players with profit

Play-to-earn isn't a sustainable model, but crypto gaming still has appeal beyond it, Fractal and Twitch founder Justin Kan said

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Play now, pay later: Halliday bags $6M seed round led by a16z

Halliday raises seed funding for BNPL in the metaverse, allowing gamers to pay for virtual assets and NFTs over time

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YC and a16z back virtual reality basketball app Gym Class

Despite Zuckerberg & Co spending billions of dollars on virtual reality tech every fiscal quarter, the wider VR startup ecosystem has been having...

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a16z now wants to manage the money of the entrepreneurs it backs

Andreessen Horowitz's most recent hire suggests that the venture firm is getting into startup founder wealth management.

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Sprig raises $30M to help companies gauge users’ reactions to products

Sprig, a startup developing tools to help companies research how users feel about their products and services, has raised $30 million in a venture...

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Fly.io wants to change the way companies deploy apps at the edge

Fly.io co-founder and CEO Kurt Mackey says that developers don’t really understand the term edge computing. They just know they want to run their...

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TechCrunch+ roundup: Bridge round scarcity, resilient e-commerce, CVC negotiating tips

Founders who are hunting for an extension round in this market should remember why there was only enough room for Rose on the door at the end of...

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Resourcely helps automate security, so developers can concentrate on coding

When Resourcely co-founder and CEO Travis McPeak was working at Netflix, he recognized a significant tension that existed between security and speed....

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How e-commerce brands can outlast this market downturn

For e-commerce brands, the wave of bad economic news is a shot across the bow heralding a major change in consumer spending. Bleak times are ahead,...

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Pink Sauce went viral on TikTok. But then it exploded (literally).

For small businesses, internet fame can be a curse, not a blessing.

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Andreessen Horowitz ditches physical HQ in return for global outposts

For a long-time, distributed work for VCs looked like a split-HQ between two cities in different parts of the world. Now, it may look like “the...

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Whatnot’s valuation doubles to $3.7B as livestream shopping gains popularity in US

Whatnot plans roll out additional categories for collectors, including diecast cars, stamps and action figures.

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Bored Apes founders on their plans for ‘Otherside’ metaverse

After seemingly pulling off the strangest unicorn success story in tech, the founders of NFT project Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) have an awful lot to...

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Alloy Automation, Fiveable and Parthean founders discuss raising first dollars at TC Disrupt

When you’re building a startup and thinking about what it’s going to take to raise your first dollars in a slowing capital market, perspective...

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GameStop looks to diversify its meme money

Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we looked at web3 without web2’s winners. This week, we’re looking at a crossover episode for...

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