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DigitalOcean says customer email addresses were exposed after latest Mailchimp breach

Attackers are said to have compromised Mailchimp's internal tooling, allowing access to customer information.

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The phishing catch of the day is Twillio (and other TC news)

This week on the TechCrunch Podcast Natasha Mascarenhas is back to talk about VC-backed aperitif company Haus being forced to sell. Then we’re...

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Signal says 1,900 users’ phone numbers exposed by Twilio breach

At least one user had their Signal number re-registered by an attacker.

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Twilio gets hacked, teens ditch Facebook, and SpaceX takes South Korea to the moon

Hi again! Welcome back to Week in Review, the newsletter where we quickly recap the top stories from TechCrunch dot-com this week. Want it in your...

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The subscription pie is getting bigger: How to leverage usage-based billing

Subscriptions are not dying; they are just evolving.

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Daily Crunch: ‘Winter may be longer’ because unicorns won’t accept down rounds, says SoftBank leader

Hello, friends, and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

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Twilio hacked by phishing campaign targeting internet companies

TechCrunch has learned that the same actor also targeted another U.S. internet company and several international IT companies.

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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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WhatsApp ramps up revenue with global launch of Cloud API and soon, a paid tier for its Business App

WhatsApp is continuing its push into the business market with today’s news it’s launching the WhatsApp Cloud API to all businesses...

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Google updates its Firebase Backend-as-a-Service to make app development faster

At its I/O developer conference, Google today announced a number of updates to Firebase, Google’s popular Backend-as-a-Service platform. The...

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Your startup raised at 40x revenue. What’s it worth at, say, 6x?

What's your startup worth with a single-digit revenue multiple? For startups building software in the last few years, the question may sound...

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Aument wants to power your next marketing message

Aument is carving out a niche in marketing automation for e-commerce stores, raising $1.5 million in pre-seed funding just four months after being...

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Voximplant’s service to build voice and video comms into apps comes out of beta

Companies that help businesses integrate voice and video communication into their apps and services have proliferated in recent years, with services...

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Clickatell raises $91M to scale its chat commerce platform and US expansion

The global chat commerce’s total addressable market is worth an estimated $80 billion and is seen as the third big wave of digital commerce after...

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Chaos engineering startup Gremlin gets a new CEO

Gremlin, the popular chaos engineering startup, today announced that it has brought on Josh Leslie, the former CEO of Cumulus Networks, which was...

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RudderStack raises $56M for its customer data platform

RudderStack today announced that it has raised a $56 million Series B round led by Insight Partners.

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Daily Crunch: 4 years after launch, fintech platform Esusu saddles unicorn with $130M Series B

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

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Peter Reinhardt leaves Twilio to run his carbon mitigation startup

Peter Reinhardt spent the last decade as CEO at Segment helping to build the customer data platform, selling it to Twilio for $3.2 billion along the...

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After talking to marketing leaders for a year, here’s my advice for CEOs

Marketing makes or breaks a company. When I am asked what is the No. 1 thing that I would do to help a company scale massively, it is focusing on...

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Exotel raises $40M for its full-stack customer engagement platform

Exotel has raised $40 million in a financing round, just three months after securing $35 million in funding, as the Bangalore-based customer...

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3 views: Pay attention to these startup theses in 2022

Natasha Mascarenhas, Alex Wilhelm and Anna Heim explain their perspectives on the startup models we can expect to see in 2022.

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TechCrunch+ roundup: Less VC for SV, 2022 marketing predictions, GTM research strategies

The fact that the Bay Area's share of startup funding is shrinking shouldn't be cause for alarm — it's good news for the entire...

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Usage-based pricing is a company-wide effort

Usage-based pricing (UBP) has quickly gone from fringe to mainstream in SaaS. Converts to UBP are drawn to the promise of accelerated revenue growth...

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As corporate venture accelerates, Twilio jumps into the fray

Twilio is a company that works directly with developers, so having an in-house investment arm that helps these developers who are building companies...

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PubNub raises $65M to build and run data streams for messaging, presence and other real-time aspects of ‘virtual spaces’

Data streams with continual, real-time updates of information are a critical building block of how apps and sites function today, and now a startup...

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Why more SaaS companies are shifting to usage-based pricing

Has usage-based pricing gone mainstream? Out of nearly 600 SaaS companies surveyed, 45% said they are using this flexible pricing model, up from 34%...

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WhatsApp brings its Business API to the cloud to speed adoption

WhatsApp will today begin beta testing a new, cloud-based version of its WhatsApp Business API, hosted on parent company Facebook’s...

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Twilio delves more deeply into marketing with new tool built on $3.2B Segment acquisition

When Twilio bought Segment last year for a hefty $3.2 billion, you knew it was going to put it to work. Today at the company’s Signal customer...

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