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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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OK, whose rocket just hit the moon?

You know you’re living in the space age when a rocket hits the moon, and the industry as a whole points to the sky and, like an angry teacher...

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How to use human-centered AI with Forethought and NEA

Deon Nicholas is the CEO and co-founder of Forethought, the AI company whose mission is to transform customer experiences with human-centered AI....

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Astrix Astronautics’ Fia Jones on wooing Peter Beck to launch her startup

Astrix has figured out how to use inflation to deploy a very large surface area from a compact volume, which allows for ease of access to power in...

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Formerly rich NFT buyers party through the pain

Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we talked about infinite pessimism in the crypto markets. This week, we’re talking about parties and...

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How to use human-centered AI with Forethought and NEA

Deon Nicholas is the CEO and co-founder of Forethought, the AI company whose mission is to transform customer experiences with human-centered AI....

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Dublin-based corporate gifting platform &Open raises $26M Series A led by Molten Ventures

Last year we covered how “&Open” (yes, “ampersand open,” pronounced “And Open”) had raised a raised $7.2 million seed to make it...

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India’s central bank cracks down on fintech startups

For fintech startups, lending has long been the end game. A notice from India’s central bank this week has thrown a wrench into the ecosystem,...

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OSOM’s OV1 is now Solana’s web3 Android handset, Saga

OSOM and Nothing have quickly become two of the most fascinating companies operating the smartphone space in recent years. Nothing is the latest...

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Solana launches web3-focused smartphone Saga to improve crypto-mobile relationship

The co-founder and CEO of Solana, Anatoly Yakovenko, had a Steve Jobs moment when he stood in front of an auditorium in New York City and announced...

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Uber rejects claim that it explored exiting India

Uber said on Thursday it has never explored exiting India, a key overseas market for several tech giants, dismissing a claim that it has had held...

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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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Magic Eden raises $130M, hitting unicorn status at $1.6B valuation

NFT marketplace Magic Eden, launched just nine months ago, has raised $130 million in a Series B round co-led by Electric Capital and Greylock...

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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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How to use human-centered AI with Forethought and NEA

Deon Nicholas is the CEO and co-founder of Forethought, the AI company whose mission is to transform customer experiences with human-centered AI....

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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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Amid market turmoil, crypto exchange Kraken says it’s filling 500+ roles

While several major crypto trading platforms are making large-scale layoffs and freezing hiring, some of their rivals have rushed to reassure their...

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Max Q: Alien encounters

In this issue of Max Q: A micrometeoroid ping heard around the galaxy; SpaceX cargo resupply delay; News from Rocket Lab, United Launch Alliance, and...

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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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How to use human-centered AI with Forethought and NEA

Deon Nicholas is the CEO and co-founder of Forethought, the AI company whose mission is to transform customer experiences with human-centered AI....

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Solana launches $100M investment and grant fund for South Korean web3 startups

Solana Ventures and Solana Foundation have set up a $100 million investment and grant fund to deploy capital into South Korean web3 startups.

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Fighting the ‘copycat’ stigma in SaaS: 3 tricks that work

It always stings to hear a prospect say, "Oh you’re like a cheaper/newer version of [your biggest competitor]." It stings even more when...

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Pear VC’s Anand Iyer goes solo with new $200M fund for crypto developer tools

Iyer, who worked as a developer evangelist at Microsoft and entrepreneur, is funding early-stage founders building web3 infrastructure

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Google bans deepfake-generating AI from Colab

In a recent policy change, Google has banned deepfake-generating AI projects from Colab, its platform for hosting and running arbitrary Python code.

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Garmin pops solar power onto its fancy Forerunner running watch

Garmin brings solar power to its Forerunner watch line, a cult-favorite among runners. The 995 Solar features a touchscreen display and charging lens...

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Application security testing platform Code Intelligence raises $12M Series A

Code Intelligence announced today that it has raised a $12 million Series A funding round led by Tola Capital.

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Max Q: Mines and metals

TechCrunch presents Max Q, a weekly roundup of space news

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EV SPACs are facing a new regulatory speed bump

It’s been a bumpy road for the electric vehicle startups that rushed to go public over the past two years by merging with a publicly traded shell...

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