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With schools increasingly focused on mental health, PsycApps raises Seed round for US expansion

I’ve been tracking PsycApps, a startup that came up with a gamified mental health game ‘eQuoo’, since 2016, and this company – and its...

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Reddit acquires contextualization company Spiketrap to boost its ads business

Reddit’s acquisition spree is continuing this morning with news that the company is bringing the audience contextualization company...

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Announcing the agenda for TechCrunch Live’s special Minneapolis event!

Minneapolis is quickly solidifying itself as one of the Midwest’s most important startup ecosystem. TechCrunch Live is thrilled to host a...

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How to fundraise a Series A

Jenny Lefcourt Contributor Share on Twitter Jenny is an entrepreneur, operator, board member, advisor, and investor in tech for over 25 years....

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UK mobile and broadband carriers face fines of $117K/day, or 10% of sales, if they fail to follow new cybersecurity rules

More than three years in the making, the UK government today announced a new, sweeping set of rules it will be imposing on broadband and mobile...

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As our populations age, this startup is turning live-in care into a gig-economy platform

As developed-world populations increasingly get older, healthcare is being rapidly digitized and ‘platformized’ in order to meet the huge scale...

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Ex-security chief accuses Twitter of cybersecurity mismanagement in an explosive whistleblower complaint

Pieter "Mudge" Zatko accuses his former employer of "egregious" cybersecurity deficiencies.

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Dutchie launches new cannabis Point of Sale platform with its own dual-screen register

Dutchie today is announcing a new cannabis point of sale platform, including a dual-screen terminal for dispensaries. Called Dutchie POS, this comes...

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Work exchange your way to TechCrunch Disrupt for free

Ever wonder what it takes to produce a world-class tech conference? Here’s your chance to find out by helping us bring TechCrunch Disrupt to life...

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Veterinary telehealth service Vetster launches in the UK, post expansion in the US

Vetster, a veterinary telehealth service which has raised $40M, is launching in the UK following expansion in the US. Vetster connects licensed...

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Felicis, Lux Capital and Upfront Ventures tackle TAM at Disrupt

Perception is everything — especially when it comes to the value of software startups and total addressable markets (TAM). During 2020 and 2021, as...

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Some frank advice for open-source startups seeking product-market fit

Unlike most software companies, open source startups have two journeys for finding product-market fit: building a product that users can use for...

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With a €43M EU grant and €1.2M from a VC, this startup plans to turn CO2 emissions into gold

The global problem of an over-abundance of CO2 in the atmosphere is ongoing, and a huge area that needs to be addressed, given the amount pumped out...

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Beacon Power Services raises $2.7M to improve electricity access for sub-Saharan African cities

Beacon Power Services provides data and grid management solutions to help Africa’s power sector distribute electricity more efficiently.

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Beat tomorrow’s deadline and apply to the Startup Battlefield 200

Building a successful startup requires an enormous amount of talent, hard work, money and, frankly, a bit of luck. Translation: You need to grab hold...

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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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Meet the final five Disrupt Audience Choice roundtable winners

TechCrunch readers, you came through in a big way when we asked you to vote for the roundtable topics you want to hear at TechCrunch Disrupt on...

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This startup just raised $320M to make long-term care inside hospitals obsolete

Cera, a UK provider of healthcare inside people’s homes augmented by a platform that allows carers to monitor a patient’s health and potentially...

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Extended early bird savings on TC Disrupt passes end this Friday

We’re coming down to the wire, folks. Your chance to save early-bird pricing on passes to TechCrunch Disrupt ends this Friday. Our three-day...

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Playstudios launches blockchain gaming division and $10M web3-focused fund

Playstudios, a publicly-traded mobile gaming platform and developer, is venturing into the web3 world with a new blockchain division and investment...

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Human cyborgs, passion economy and more — check out these Disrupt roundtable winners

Roundtable discussions are a huge and popular part of TechCrunch Disrupt, and this year, we asked you to vote for the topics you want to learn about...

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Hackers abuse ‘chaotic’ Nomad exploit to drain almost $200M in crypto

About 40 blockchain addresses drained $152 million, or 80%, of the stolen funds.

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Study of Facebook friendships explores how economic mobility works in the US

A large-scale study of Facebook data sheds new light on the ties between Americans — and how those relationships in turn shape economic outcomes. A...

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Meet the second wave of Disrupt Audience Choice roundtable winners

We asked TechCrunch readers to vote for the roundtable sessions they would most like to see at TC Disrupt on October 18–20 in San Francisco, and...

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Disrupt early-bird pricing extended to Friday

We see how hard early startup community members work to build their dreams. You’re all wicked busy, and that’s why we’re extending our...

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Arca’s David Nage on how regulatory scrutiny is impacting venture investment in web3

The regulatory environment surrounding crypto is shifting stateside as the SEC takes aim at major players in the web3 world, promising to shake up...

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Volunteer at TechCrunch Disrupt and attend all three days for free

It takes a veritable army to make TechCrunch Disrupt — which takes place October 18–20 in San Francisco — the well-oiled experience that savvy...

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Application deadline extended for the Startup Battlefield 200

Here’s an exciting reprieve for time-strapped or procrastination-prone early-stage startup founders. We’re extending the application deadline for...

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