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European Union keeps mobile roaming fees at bay for another decade

Five years ago, the European Union passed rules which largely ended mobile roaming fees for citizens traveling with their devices across borders...

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Audience Choice: Vote for the roundtable sessions you want to see most at Disrupt

Ever hear a great idea that’s so obvious — like wheels on luggage, for example — that you can’t help but wonder why someone didn’t think of...

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Fintech investors appear to be favoring later-stage deals as sector takes a hit, recent data shows

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All this startup news, and we didn’t even talk about Juul

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Today Natasha...

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Brex says it did a ‘poor job’ explaining its decision to cut off SMBs

Brex’s announcement last week that it would stop serving small-to-medium-sized businesses shocked — and upset — many in its suddenness and...

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Fintech’s fever can’t make up its mind

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

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Selling to startups is not the same as selling to SMBs

Brex's recent decision to exit part of the SMB market was big news. In this context, we want to talk about just what an SMB is and how not all...

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Brex CEO Henrique Dubugras will share his company’s founding story at TechCrunch Disrupt

Henrique Dubugras, founder and co-CEO of Brex, will join Anu Hariharan, the managing director and partner at Y Combinator, for a fireside chat at...

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Why did Brex really decide to ditch SMBs?

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Another brutal week for crypto and crypto companies

Welcome back to Week in Review, the newsletter where we recap the most read stories to cross TechCrunch over the last week.

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Brex leaving adrift some SMB customers roils corporate spend market

Given how competitive the corporate spend world has proved, Brex has kicked off an interesting strategic conversation in the well-funded fintech...

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As Brex exits the SMB space, its CEO says that doesn’t include startups… at least the funded ones

Brex’s decision to stop serving SMB customers surprised many in the startup and fintech community.  TechCrunch spoke with CEO and co-founder...

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Brex, which started out serving startups, now says it is ‘less suited to meet the needs of smaller customers’

Brex says it will stop serving smaller customers and focus more on the enterprise segment and growing its SaaS business.

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Juni jumps on $206M to help e-commerce players manage their own money better

The e-commerce market is on track to pass $5.5 trillion in revenues this year, which speaks not only to how much consumers are shopping online these...

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UK opts for slow reboot of Big Tech rules, pushes ahead on privacy ‘reforms’

The UK government has confirmed it will move forward on a major ex ante competition reform aimed at Big Tech, as it set out its priorities for the...

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Here’s why Brex just paid $90M for 10-person software startup Pry Financials

Brex has bought financial planning software startup Pry Financials for $90 million to beef up its software offering for early-stage startups.

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Expense management provider Emburse goes head-to-head with Brex and Ramp

Emburse takes on Brex and Ramp by offering physical and virtual corporate cards to SMBs.

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Fintech Brex bets big on software, lands DoorDash as a customer

Brex makes a big push into software with a spend management product and lands DoorDash as one of its first customers.

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Starlight shoots for the moon, aiming to build the Brex of crypto

New York-based Starlight is building an expense management tool like Ramp, Brex, or Mercury, but for crypto

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These Y Combinator-backed startups want to build the next Brex

At least four startups at Y Combinator’s W22 batch – from three different regions – referred to themselves as the “Brex for" their...

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A look at all 35 international fintech startups at YC’s winter 2022 Demo Day

As more banking, e-commerce and insurance startups work to improve the way business is done in emerging countries, it should come as no surprise that...

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The latest list of YC-backed companies worth over $150M is the most geographically diverse yet

In 2018, Y Combinator released its first mega list of the top companies valued at $150 million or more that have gone through the accelerator. Over...

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Sardine’s algorithm helps crypto and fintech companies detect fraud

It’s a great time to be in the fraud detection business in crypto and fintech. Crypto in particular has faced some high-profile scams recently, and...

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Amazon rows back on threat to stop accepting UK-issued Visa cards

Amazon appears to have rowed back from a public threat to end support for Visa payments in the UK in a dispute over payment fees. The ecommerce giant...

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Daily Crunch: After clinching $12.3B valuation, Brex hires Meta exec as chief product officer

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Fintech Brex confirms $12.3B valuation, snaps up Meta exec to serve as its head of product

In the latest fintech megaround, Brex has confirmed that it has raised $300 million in a Series D-2 round that ups its valuation to $12.3 billion....

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Expensify CEO David Barrett discusses going public and why expense management is a $1T opportunity

"I think what is really driving this, honestly, is just liquidity for our early shareholders. We haven't raised money in so long that our...

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Airbase announces free tier, plans to return nearly all interchange revenue to its customers

A good thing about technology products is that they can make a particular type of service cheaper over time. We're seeing the phenomenon play...

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