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NY AG is investigating Twitch, Discord and 4chan for their role in the Buffalo mass shooting

New York Attorney General Letitia James will launch an investigation into the role that social media and online message boards played in the tragedy...

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Investors discuss how labor shortage is shaking up the construction tech stack

The pandemic wasn’t the only challenge to hit the construction industry. The rising cost of raw materials coupled with labor shortage has left the...

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How to evolve your DTC startup’s data strategy and identify critical metrics

We’re generally big fans of plug-and-play business intelligence tools, but they won’t scale with your business. Don’t rely on them after...

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Earlybird VC closes new €350M fund for Western European startups, with a deeptech angle

Earlybird VC was one of the, if not the “OG” of the emergence of Berlin as a key global tech startup ecosystem 15 years ago. Founded in 1997,...

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Classiq raises additional funding for its quantum algorithm design tools

Tel Aviv-based Classiq, a startup that wants to make it easier for developers to build quantum algorithms and applications, today announced that it...

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Optibus taps $100M at a $1.3B valuation for its AI-based mass transit operations platform

Mass transit has made a rebound with the return of city life post-Covid 19, and today a startup that’s building tech to help it run more...

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Postmates founder banks $23 million for his new crypto startup TipTop

Postmates founder Bastian Lehmann’s new crypto startup TipTop was lightly teased out a few weeks ago, but now the stealth startup is sharing...

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Register now for TechCrunch Live’s event in Columbus, Ohio!

TechCrunch Live is thrilled to shine the spotlight on Columbus, Ohio. On June 1, our crew is virtually heading to Columbus to explore the...

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WeAre8 launches crowdfunder for its social media app, where users are paid to watch ads

With Elon Musk’s recent interest in Twitter, Facebook’s growth flattening, and TikTok’s meteoric rise, it feels like the world of social media...

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Gusto raises an extension round, following Faire as unicorns react to a changing market

The HR-tech unicorn raised an extension to its Series E, and other companies are likely to follow suit

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Going, going…grab one of the last 2 demo tables at TC Sessions: Climate before they’re gone

Climate-change warriors heed this call! If you want to demo your climate tech at TC Sessions: Climate 2022 on June 14 at UC Berkeley, time is running...

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Crypto market bloodbath hits Solana particularly hard

The past several days have been trying times for crypto investors as a broader market pullback has wreaked havoc on token prices. While Bitcoin and...

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a16z, Coatue, USV invest in $725M developer fund for Dapper’s Flow blockchain

The web3 world is continuing to discover that it’s a lot harder to build a developer ecosystem than it is to build a platform. The Flow...

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Rodney Brooks and Clara Vu will discuss human-robot interaction at TC Sessions: Robotics 2022

Robots have transformed automation across industries such as agtech, automotive, logistics, manufacturing and warehousing. Yet even the most advanced...

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Bookaway books $35M to scale up its ground transportation booking platform

Travel and tourism are coming back online in the wake of Covid-19 restrictions getting relaxed, and today a startup tackling one part of the equation...

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A founder’s guide to calculating CAC and LTV the right way

There’s one metric that companies must get right in order to demonstrate their potential for growth and attract investors: their LTV/CAC ratio.

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Crypto investor and founder Jill Gunter on the increasingly heated competition between blockchains — and what it’ll take to win

Slow Ventures' Jill Gunter on competition between Bitcoin, Ethereum, and new blockchains

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The SEC gets seed funding

Hey everyone, and welcome back to Chain Reaction In our Chain Reaction podcast this week, Anita and I chatted with Slow Ventures’ Jill Gunter...

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24 hours left to save $200 on passes to TC Sessions: Climate 2022

We know all you climate-crisis warriors out there are busy trying to save the planet. But take five minutes right now to save $200 on a pass to TC...

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Make human services more accessible without losing the ‘human’ touch

Utilizing AI and automation tools to enhance the delivery of human services can make exclusive services available to more people. For this to happen,...

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Only 72 hours left to save $200 on passes to TC Sessions: Climate 2022

We can’t wait to see you all in Berkeley, California on June 14 at TC Sessions: Climate 2022 (featuring the Extreme Tech Challenge 2022 Global...

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Masa Finance gets $3.5M pre-seed to build its decentralized credit protocol

Masa Finance has raised $3.5M to disrupt centralized credit by providing individuals, businesses and developers with tools to access credit via...

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Edge Delta rakes in $63M for its distributed approach to data observability

Databases are growing at an exponential rate these days, and so when it comes to real-time data observability, organizations are often fighting a...

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Announcing the agenda for TechCrunch Sessions: Climate

From the minds behind TechCrunch comes a brand-new TC Sessions event dedicated to the climate crisis. Leading scientists, entrepreneurs, VCs and more...

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Americana’s chip turns physical objects into NFTs

Americana Technologies raised a $6.9 million seed round from Alexis Ohanian's Seven Seven Six, NFT marketplace OpenSea, and rapper Future

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Health startup myNurse to shut down after data breach exposed health records

The company announced it would shutter at the end of May, two months after a data breach of patients' health information.

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Sequoia’s Shaun Maguire on competition and conviction in crypto venture — ‘A lot of VCs… are going to pull back’

As crypto continues its wild rise, storied venture firm Sequoia is not just competing with the a16z’s of the world but with a rising crop of...

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CEOs at AMP Robotics, Novoloop and Nth Cycle will discuss disrupting recycling at TC Sessions: Climate

Recycling is an essential – if not particularly glamorous – part of fighting climate change. It’s no secret that the world has a serious trash...

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