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The Silicon Peach is still ripe: Atlanta’s venture ecosystem stands strong

TechCrunch conducted a city vibe check with those in the Atlanta area to see how the ecosystem is faring. The verdict? The Silicon Peach is doing...

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The dog days of Disrupt $1300 savings end tonight

File this post under the apt adage, “All good things must come to an end.” Tonight, the sun sets on early-bird pricing and your chance to save up...

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How the problem of hiring healthcare staff has become a fertile ground for startups

The healthcare crisis – more evident now as summer heatwaves put pressure on hospitals – is resulting in a staffing boom. But healthcare...

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Fintech Guava raises $2.4M to provide banking services to Black small-business owners

Founded last year, Guava aims to reduce the racial wealth gap by providing financial services to Black small businesses.

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Here’s everything you missed at TC Sessions: Robotics 2022

In case you missed it, robots took over TechCrunch on Thursday, July 21. On that day, we played host to the robotic industry’s leading...

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What downturn? Investors remain bullish on HR tech as the Great Resignation slows

HR tech platforms are still getting a lot of investor attention, despite headwinds at the macroeconomic level that have the potential to affect their...

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Ghost appears with new funding, marketplace to match buyers with unsold products

Ghost created a marketplace that provides a way for brands to get rid of excess inventory and will handle all of the posting, sales and shipment of...

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Some venture investors are doubling down on crypto despite an unknown recovery timeline

The crypto markets might be red all over, but that isn’t stopping many venture capitalists from investing in the space.

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Venture capital funding may have slowed, but VC firms have no problems raising new funds

Three firms discuss their funds and any concerns that limited partners had brought up during the fundraising stage.

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This startup hopes to get us to Net Zero via its platform to construct wooden buildings

One of the stunning facts that’s emerged over the last few years – especially as VCs and startups have turned their attention towards the...

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OP Crypto raising $100M for ‘Fund of Funds’ to back fund managers

OP Crypto is raising $100M for its new investment, dubbed "Fund of Funds", to deploy capital into emerging fund managers focused on...

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Helios wants to tame the microservices development chaos

Helios wants to make it easier for developers to understand, troubleshoot and test their distributed systems during the development phase.

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Able.ai exits stealth with $20M to help big lenders speed up making high-value loans

Large banks are stepping up their game when it comes to new services and the technology that underpins them, and in many cases they are borrowing...

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Viola Credit closes $700M fund to provide asset-based lending FinTech startups

Fintech startup and alternative credit asset manager Viola Credit, has closed its latest $700 million fund which provides asset-based lending...

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Investors discuss how labor shortage is shaking up the construction tech stack

The pandemic wasn’t the only challenge to hit the construction industry. The rising cost of raw materials coupled with labor shortage has left the...

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Optibus taps $100M at a $1.3B valuation for its AI-based mass transit operations platform

Mass transit has made a rebound with the return of city life post-Covid 19, and today a startup that’s building tech to help it run more...

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Faye hopes to do for travel insurance what Lemonade did for general insurance

While (former) startups like Lemonade came along to attack the tired world of insurance, the travel insurance market is now coming in for the same...

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Rali_cap gets backing from global VCs and launches $30M fintech fund for emerging markets

Rali_cap, an early-stage venture capital firm focused on emerging markets fintech, has launched a $30 million fund. Last month, the firm, formerly...

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Masa Finance gets $3.5M pre-seed to build its decentralized credit protocol

Masa Finance has raised $3.5M to disrupt centralized credit by providing individuals, businesses and developers with tools to access credit via...

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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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Hetz Ventures closes third fund of $123M to focus on DevOps tools, Open Source, Fintech and Cyber

Hetz Ventures, a seed-stage VC out of Israel launched in 2018, has closed its third fund of $123 million. The new (described as...

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Cheq hopes an easy-to-use app for stablecoins will appeal to inflation-wracked countries

People in the Global South are often subject to terrible fluctuations in their currencies, as well as hyperinflation. At the same time, many are...

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TechCrunch+ roundup: The Kindbody TC-1, Glossier’s mistakes, calculating startup runway

With a focus on education that addresses the fragmentation associated with infertility care, Kindbody is growing at a remarkable pace, but it's...

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Crypto is altering the investing landscape for even the most disciplined VCs

Is it hype, is it crypto, or is it both at the same time?

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ReadySet raises $29M to expedite access to enterprise-scale app data

ReadySet, a startup developing technology to speed up access to app data in relational databases, has raised $29 million in venture funding.

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Coro secures $60M at ~$500M valuation for an all-in, SaaS-based cyber protection platform aimed at SMBs

Enterprises typically dedicate significant money and talent towards protecting themselves from security breaches. That leaves a wide opportunity for...

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Kyle Lui, long-time DCM partner, leaving to join Bling Capital as second GP

Lui’s move is the latest among high-profile fund managers looking for something new.

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Israel’s Viola Ventures hits $250M for its new fund, appoints Yael Alroy as partner

Viola Ventures, an Israeli VC, has closed its sixth fund of $250 million. It now has $1.25 billion in assets under management, largely early-stage...

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