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US Supreme Court says EPA can’t regulate carbon pollution under Clean Air Act

The 6-3 decision makes it increasingly likely that an act of Congress will be required to rein in planet-warming emissions.

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Forethought AI’s CEO explains the pitch deck that won Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt 2018

TechCrunch Live records weekly, live, each Wednesday at 3:00pm EDT / 12:00pm PDT. Forethought AI won Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt 2018....

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Register for today’s TechCrunch Live featuring a talk on founder/investor relationships and product launch timing

Today’s TechCrunch Live event should be fantastic. We have Vanessa Larco, a partner at NEA, and Deon Nicholas, co-founder and CEO of...

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Volkswagen, Siemens invest $450M into Electrify America in EV charging push

Volkswagen Group subsidiary Electrify America said Tuesday it raised $450 million in a deal that includes its first external investor as it aims to...

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These four iconic European founders plan to kick the asses of VCs who never started a company

Today’s launch of a new project is a tantalizing glimpse of a new wave of European VC, founded and run by former tech startup “operators.”

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Incredibuild powers up with $35M to boost its distributed, faster approach to games and software development

Incredibuild, an Israeli startup that has picked up a lot of traction in the worlds of gaming and software development for a platform that...

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UK’s Magical Mushroom Company uses Mycelium to replace plastic packaging

Global plastic waste has more than doubled, and 40 percent of that waste comes from packaging. Luckily there are no shortage of sustainable packaging...

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What’s the ‘secret sauce’ behind Croatian EV maker Rimac?

Rimac Group made headlines after raising a Series D round that valued the Croatian startup at $2.2 billion, prompting the question: How has it...

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EV fleet management startup Synop steers its way to $10M seed round

Commercial fleets are poised for electrification, and Synop wants to give operators more control over their vehicles.

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Zap Energy nets $160M Series C to advance its lightning-in-a-bottle fusion tech

Zap Energy has reached two milestones that could nudge it ahead in the race to offer low-cost, carbon-free energy — a $160 million Series C round,...

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US Energy Sec. Granholm still ‘bullish’ Congress can ink ‘significant’ climate deal

U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said she is still "hopeful, positive and in fact bullish" that Congress can agree on "a...

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Bill Gates offers guidance on what climate technologies he’s looking to fund

Bill Gates joined us at TechCrunch Sessions: Climate 2022 to discuss his priorities in terms of investment projects and technological breakthroughs...

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Samara is building tech to switch Spain’s households onto solar energy

Despite being one of the countries in Europe with the most hours of sunshine, Spain has extremely low levels of household solar installations....

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Microsoft and Meta join Google in using AI to help run their data centers

Microsoft and Meta say that they're using AI to improve operations in their data centers, joining Google.

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3 climate tech VCs share how they find, vet and support carbon-slashing startups

Three investors active in the space joined me on stage at TC Sessions: Climate 2022 this week in Berkeley to share why they’re in it for the long...

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Look what’s happening online today at TC Sessions: Climate

Welcome to Online Day at TC Sessions: Climate! Opportunity knocks just as loud online as it does IRL, but this knock can be heard around the world....

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Crossboundary gets $25M for solar mini-grids in Africa

Crossboundary said the new funding will unlock an additional $25 million in senior debt, helping it secure capital to the tune of $50 million.

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Tune in for tomorrow’s Online Day at TC Sessions: Climate

We’re just about to wrap up a terrific in-person day at TC Sessions: Climate, but then we’re gearing up for plenty of online climate action and...

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AlphaSense, an analysis and business intel search engine, finds $225M at a $1.7B valuation

Google showed the way when it came to the world understanding and valuing the importance of a good search engine to unlock all the information you...

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A decade after the bubble burst, 5 climate tech investors explain why they’re all in

What’s a climate tech founder to do when faced with tight timelines and tighter funding rounds? We asked some of the leading investors in the space...

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Dual-chemistry battery tech could push BMW’s iX EV to 600-mile range

BMW’s iX was introduced late last year with a maximum range of 324 miles. With the prototype, ONE is hoping to nearly double that to 600 miles.

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Look what’s happening tomorrow at TC Sessions: Climate

Tomorrow, June 14, is the big day for anyone interested in the latest technology designed to fight climate change. More than 1,000 people will gather...

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Glint Solar’s SaaS is helping developers spin up a pipeline of renewable energy projects

Norwegian startup, Glint Solar, has built a SaaS platform to help developers identify strong contenders for ground-based (or floating) solar projects...

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A 7-step method for running effective pitch meetings

A founder with two exits shares his seven-step method for managing investor meetings, including tips for following up on promising leads.

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Here’s the complete agenda for next week’s TC Sessions: Climate 2022

The complete agenda for TC Sessions: Climate 2022

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8 factors to consider when fundraising during a downturn

The key difference between 2022 and previous downturns is that this contraction was anticipated for a long time, whereas the previous downturns were...

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TechCrunch Live recap: Building founder/investor relationships and using grants to fund startups

Listen to the podcast right here! Did you miss this week’s TechCrunch Live event? That’s okay. You can watch the event here. The show is...

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Shield AI raises $165M at a $2.3B valuation to fuel development of its military autonomous flying systems

Technology built with defense in mind is getting some significant and serious traction at the moment, spurred by world events, advances in...

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