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Is the future of the microchip industry going to be Made in America?

With all eyes on Taiwan and worries mounting around semiconductor supply, the U.S. CHIPS Act is timely. But it is not unique: Other countries also...

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Who you gonna call? Good question

Many Big Tech companies are notoriously hard to get a hold of when running into any sort of problem. Yet, consumer-facing startups excel at customer...

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Stocks with friends

Several startups want to make it easier and friendlier for individuals to buy stocks. But isn't pandemic-era stock picking just a bad habit...

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Cash is nice — as an option

Contactless payments are here to stay. In countries like the U.S., ATM withdrawal fees can make cash-only transactions painful when that's the...

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Empowering a new wave of health tech startups — with data

The synthetic data company Syntegra confirmed that its target audience for this project is health tech startups and data scientists.

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From spinouts to fundraising to M&A, founders need transparent deal terms

The information on term sheet provisions may have been forgotten during the last cycle, but at least it's available, which is less the case for...

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Retail investors or guinea pigs?

From early IPOs to startup crowdfunding, are non-professional investors assuming more risk than they should?

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25 French unicorns, 25 French unicorns, do I hear 100?

French President Emmanuel Macron hopes there will be 100 French unicorns by 2030. Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire, 10 homegrown decacorns. But...

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The rise of API-first companies, in fintech and beyond

It's not just in fintech that API solutions are on the rise – and helping solve a great range of problems.

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Why some startups don’t want to be called that

"We're not a startup, we're a scaleup." Why would a tech company say that? Let's explore.

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For mental health startups, happiness is in niches

Welcome to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s inspired by the daily TechCrunch+ column where it gets its name....

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Cannabis, sex tech and psychedelics startups deserve more than stigma

Cannabis, sex tech and psychedelics are often lumped under the "vice" category — a characterization that prevents many VCs from investing...

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Europe’s deep tech depends on university spinouts

Deep tech has become a hot topic in Europe. One of the key arguments: European countries have great universities and talent. But how can academic...

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If everything is the metaverse then the metaverse is nothing

Welcome to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s inspired by the daily TechCrunch+ column where it gets its...

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Elon Musk, dual-class shares, and who owns the future

Facebook is struggling to reinvent itself under the same leadership that brought it success. Twitter, in contrast, is now run by a non-founder, and...

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From a whirlwind, clarity

Welcome to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s inspired by the daily TechCrunch+ column where it gets its...

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Are we about to see a unicorn selloff?

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Ukraine, API startups and startup valuations

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Not all SPACs are garbage, and the power of teamwork

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When to pivot your product, and a tale of two earnings calls

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Soon all blockchain companies will be crypto speculators

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The startup sobriety gambit

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Frozen giants, and why everyone is competing with everyone regardless of what they say

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Get in, nerds, we’re going to the metaverse

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Venture water, biotech investing and 2021’s carnage

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Justice for OpenSea

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Watching startups eat markets is good fun

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Maybe SPACs were a bad idea after all

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