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Gorgias’ valuation rises to $710M with $30M Series C for e-commerce customer support

Gorgias' technology brings all of the channels that shoppers use to contact online stores into one feed for each company.

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The subscription pie is getting bigger: How to leverage usage-based billing

Subscriptions are not dying; they are just evolving.

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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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Here’s what you need to get your financials in order if you want to be acquired

A solid financial structure must not be underestimated. It provides credibility and puts the target company in a stronger negotiating position.

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What does the future look like for e-commerce aggregators?

The world of e-commerce isn’t slowing down, yet many e-commerce aggregators are already struggling. Unless aggregators change how they operate,...

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Use a scalpel when cutting startup expenses, not an axe

Experienced sailors know that if they turn the wheel too hard, they will soon need to compensate by turning it in the other direction, or they will...

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Businesses including Stitch Fix are already experimenting with DALL-E 2

DALL-E 2 is a powerful tool -- and businesses see the potential in it for asset creation and more.

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4 principles for building an MVP even if you can’t write a single line of code

If you haven’t found a technical co-founder or freelancer to build your MVP, here are four principles that will help in the meantime.

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3 ways to optimize SaaS sales in a downturn

There’s tremendous opportunity in a recession for growing revenue. But first, you have to fundamentally change the way you approach sales.

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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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UAE aims to convert oil wealth into tech prowess

H.E. Al Olama recently spoke about the burgeoning Emerati startup and venture capital ecosystem, and the country’s approaches to attracting U.S. VC...

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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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Getting acquired is a legitimate strategy for building your business

While the IPO is characterized as the pinnacle for venture-backed startups, far more companies see successful exits via an M&A process than by...

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How to run growth marketing during a recession

How does one build, scale and navigate the headwinds of a recession, especially as consumer behavior changes dramatically?

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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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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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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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Swvl’s $100m acquisition of Smart Bus startup Zeelo is off, amid tech stocks slump

All is not well with the proposed acquisition of UK start bus platform Zeelo by Mass transit group Swvl. Back in April, we covered how a possible...

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Build a solid deck for your quarterly board meetings

As a founder, there’s no shortage of items on your to-do list, but reporting to the board is one area every startup leader needs to prioritize.

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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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72 hours left to save up to $1,300 on early-bird passes for Disrupt

If you live and breathe the startup life, you can’t afford to miss out on TechCrunch Disrupt October 18-20 in San Francisco. The grand matriarch...

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Gradient Ventures-backed Shypyard aims to ‘raise the sales’ for DTC merchants

Shypyard provides tools for entrepreneurs who want to start an e-commerce business but don’t know how to do it.

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Anthemis, Airbase and Ramp will talk about balancing runway and growth in competitive sectors at Disrupt

How long is your startup’s runway? It’s an important question and an essential metric for every early-stage founder to know. But for startups...

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Only four days left to snag early-bird savings on Disrupt passes

Tick tock, early-stage startup enthusiasts. TechCrunch Disrupt takes place on October 18–20 — the very height of pumpkin spice season. However,...

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Applications to the Startup Battlefield 200 close this week

Your chance to step into a huge spotlight of opportunity and industry, investor and media exposure comes to a screeching halt this week. I’m...

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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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Only five days left to save up to $1,300 on passes to Disrupt

Building a startup takes money. Not exactly a newsflash, is it? At a time when every dollar counts, this is a reminder that you have only five days...

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Check out the founder-focused sessions happening at TechCrunch Disrupt

Here’s a look at just some of the ways early-stage founders can learn to build, grow and fund their startups at TechCrunch Disrupt on October...

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