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Understanding the not-so-fine print of 2022 term sheets

This is our Wednesday show, where we niche down to a single topic, think about a question and unpack the rest. This week, Natasha asked: What’s in...

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We're offering 50% off a full year's access to our plethora of analysis and in-depth coverage at TechCrunch+!

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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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Fourth of July flash sale: Two-for-one passes to TechCrunch Disrupt

Summer is whipping right along with Memorial Day and the Summer Solstice already in the rear-view mirror. We’re rounding the corner into the next...

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Austin-based True Wealth Ventures raises second fund to back women-led startups

80% of the fund's investors are women, many of whom haven't invested in a venture fund before, partners Sara Brand and Kerry Rupp said

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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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Starburst acquires data lake analytics accelerator Varada to challenge Snowflake

Starburst, the well-funded data warehouse analytics service and data query engine based on the open-source Trino project, today announced that it has...

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It’s time for LPs to take more responsibility in the fight for economic equality

It's ironic that LPs retreat to familiar networks because most capital goes to white men and most VCs are not profitable in risk-adjusted terms....

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Dear Sophie: What are my F-1 OPT options if my crypto job is no longer available?

I’m an F-1 student who had a job lined up with a crypto company, but they rescinded my job offer. What are my options, especially if I want to...

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Personio nabs $200M at a $8.5B valuation as its HR for small businesses hits the big time

Personio — a startup out of Munich, Germany that styles itself as a Workday and ServiceNow focused on the small and medium businesses of the...

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TechCrunch+ roundup: Downturn strategy, recycling startup boom, better board meetings

Because the stakes are so high, we’re only interested in posts offering actionable advice that are written by authors who have experience working...

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Twitter to expand into long-form content with upcoming Twitter Notes feature

In what could be one of Twitter’s more significant changes since doubling the character count from 140 to 280 characters, the company is...

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TikTok influencer turned biotech founder has marketing down to a science

Anja Health CEO and founder, Kathryn Cross, knows all too well that banking cord blood stem cells can be life. After losing her brother who could not...

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Mobility marketplaces and auto repair on TechCrunch Live

Walker Drewett founded NuBrakes in May 2019. According to Mike Ghaffary, GP at Canvas Ventures, Drewett is building a high-growth business powered by...

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Validio, a data quality platform based out of Sweden, emerges from stealth with $15M

Data quality has been shaping up as a salient and increasingly critical part of the world of data science: enterprises are sitting on growing troves...

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Nigerian at-home lab testing platform Healthtracka gets $1.5M, backed by female VCs

According to this World Health Organization (WHO) article on treating cancer, detecting symptomatic patients as early as possible gives them the best...

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Sequoia Capital India and Founders Fund back UAE-based proptech startup Huspy in its $37M round

Founders Fund has made its first investment in the Middle East by backing UAE-based proptech startup Huspy. The $37 million Series A round, one of...

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LocalGlobe becomes Phoenix Court Group, hits $500M first close for new funds, adds an Impact twist

Saul Klein is a busy man. As co-founder, with his father Robin, of LocalGlobe, one of the longest-running VCs in Europe, he has overseen a wide range...

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Down bad

Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we talked about layoffs and the Winklevoss rock gods. This week, we’re looking at a new layer of...

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Black founders are seeing a decrease in funding amid economic downturn

Not shockingly, Black founders are seeing a decrease in funding this year.

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Crypto’s emphasis on community could lead followers off a cliff

The idea of the "family" culture that businesses push for is seeping deeper into the crypto world as communities are formed on a toxic,...

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Attack surface management platform RapidFort raises $8.5M seed round

RapidFort, a startup that helps developers reduce the potential attack surface of their applications by automatically removing unused software...

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Fearless Fund’s Arian Simone on why a downturn is business as usual for minority founders

"Women of color are the most founded, entrepreneurial demographic. They are just the least funded."

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Project A Ventures closes its fourth fund, hitting $375M, the largest to date

Project A Ventures launched 10 years ago in Berlin when a handful of a ex-Rocket Internet players decided they’d try their own hand at this startup...

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Mobility marketplaces and auto repair on TechCrunch Live

Walker Drewett founded NuBrakes in May 2019. According to Mike Ghaffary, GP at Canvas Ventures, Drewett is building a high-growth business powered by...

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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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Mobility marketplaces and brake repair on TechCrunch Live

Walker Drewett founded NuBrakes in May 2019. According to Mike Ghaffary, GP at Canvas Ventures, Drewett is building a high-growth business powered by...

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AI platform Continual raises $14.5M Series A and comes out of beta

Continual, a startup that focuses on simplifying operational AI on top of a modern data stack, today announced that it has raised a $14.5 million...

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