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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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Boulevard books $70M to help beauty and wellness salons with their bookings

Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but when it comes to getting ahold of an appointment for your hair or another treatment… that’s...

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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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How a Romanian MedTech startup helped US doctors treat refugee Ukrainian cancer patients

An innovative new medical startup in Romania helped doctors from three countries collaborate to treat Ukrainian cancer patients made refugees after...

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Tinder to kill virtual currency, metaverse plans amid Match Group earnings loss; Tinder loses its CEO

Dating giant Match Group announced a series of changes to Tinder’s management team alongside the announcement of disappointing second quarter...

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Notch will sell you insurance in case your Instagram gets hacked

Getting hacked sucks, and it's even worse if you're a digital creator who pays the bills through social media posts.

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How to keep your development team aligned with the company’s product vision

When you have a development team aligned with the product vision, communication becomes easier, and there is lower dependency on key stakeholders.

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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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Chainguard raises $50M to guard supply chains

Software supply chain startup Chainguard today announced that it has raised a $50 million Series A led by Sequoia.

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Join SOSV’s Climate Tech Meetup on June 13

Global venture firm SOSV is one of the most active investors in climate tech and — as a partner of TechCrunch Sessions: Climate — you’re...

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Seemplicity emerges from stealth with $32M to consolidate security notifications and speed up response times

Cybersecurity continues to grow in complexity due to the ever-increasing threat landscape — more services in the cloud, more digital operations...

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Four-month-old Doppel is helping some of the biggest NFT projects spot scams

The web3 startup raised $5 million in seed funding led by FTX Ventures and counts Yuga Labs and Dapper Labs as its biggest customers

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Nomagic picks up $22M for its e-commerce warehouse picking robots

Robotics are playing a growing role in the world of e-commerce logistics and fulfillment — where they are seen not just as a way to speed up...

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Founder alleges that YC-backed fintech startup is ‘copy-and-pasting’ its business

Eco's CEO alleges that Pebble, founded last year, engaged in "espionage" targeting the a16z-backed fintech company

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Robinhood lets users manage their own crypto wallets in push to spur trading

Amid falling trading volumes, Robinhood adds another crypto product to its platform -- noncustodial wallets

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Dear Sophie: What are the visa options for international founders?

I started a startup in Pakistan with a couple of co-founders a few years ago. One of the co-founders and I want to move to the United States to...

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Fanhouse was built by creators, for creators (and they mean it)

Rosie Nguyen (@jasminericegirl) talks about how her experiences as a creator have shaped the way she's building Fanhouse, a new creator...

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Sunday Security launches a cybersecurity service for senior execs

Traditionally, cybersecurity has always focused on what can be hacked and not so much on who might be most at risk. Sunday Security, which is...

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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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As fintech gets more fragmented, Meld helps developers manage their tech stack

Fintech API platform Meld comes out of stealth with $8 million in seed funding led by Coatue

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Lumos wants to build an app store for the enterprise

Lumos wants to build the equivalent of Apple's AppStore for the enterprise. The company today announced that it has raised a total of over $30...

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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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Baseten nabs $20M to make it easier to build machine learning-based applications

As the tech world inches a closer to the idea of artificial general intelligence, we’re seeing another interesting theme emerging in the...

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Fishy business: Rooser raises $23M for its seafood trading platform

The fishing market globally was worth $253 billion in 2021, and despite the controversy that swirls around the industry, that figure continues to...

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Immigrant credit FinTech Pillar raises $16.9M pre-seed led by Global Founders Capital and Backed VC

Immigrants to a new country can often be cash-rich. The problem is, is that they have no credit history in their new country. Plus, a consumer cannot...

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Gravity Sketch draws $33M for a platform to design, collaborate on and produce 3D objects

Platforms like Figma have changed the game when it comes to how creatives and other stakeholders in the production and product team conceive and...

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Metaverses grapple with Meta versus Apple

Hello readers, and welcome back to Week in Review! Last week, I talked about Apple and crypto. This week, we’re talking about Apple clashing...

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DoControl raises $30M for no-code security tools for cloud app log-ins

Cloud security is one of the big drivers among enterprises making IT investments this year, according to a recent report from Gartner, which...

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