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What to look for when hiring a growth marketing agency

The rapid expansion of the growth marketing industry has created a significant problem for startups looking to hire.

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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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The next wave of supply-chain innovation will be driven by startups that help incumbents win

For years, the narrative for innovation in supply chain has focused on the disruptors. Less heralded has been the next wave these disruptors often...

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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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OpenView’s Kyle Poyar shares how to build a standout software company in the 2020s

The best software companies of the 2020s will be built over the next 12 months. But the way to build and scale a standout company in the 2020s...

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Fermyon wants to reinvent the way programmers develop microservices

When Fermyon’s founders were working at Microsoft, they helped build a lot of cloud native technologies. They noted that the development process,...

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The Station: Tesla leads in ADAS crashes, gig companies lose battle in MA

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend...

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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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Khazenly, an Egyptian on-demand warehousing and fulfiLlment platform, raises $2.5M seed funding

The e-commerce market in Egypt is expected to grow 30% to $7.5 billion this year, spurred by a growing number of younger shoppers and rising incomes....

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Kenya’s Jumba bags $1M to help operators of hardware stores restock seamlessly

Jumba has raised $1 million two months after Kagure Wamunyu, an ex-Uber and ex-Kobo360 executive, and Miano Njoka, an ex-Google engineer, launched...

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Platform9 raises $26M to help manage distributed cloud clusters

Platform9, which develops distributed cloud management technologies, has raised $26 million in a fresh venture funding round.

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Massachusetts court rejects ballot to define gig workers as contractors

Massachusetts court ruled to throw out a proposed ballot measure that would, if passed, define gig workers as independent contractors rather than...

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India’s farmers exposed by new Aadhaar data leak

Over 110 million farmers are registered with PM-Kisan, the site that exposed the Aadhaar numbers.

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How startups should handle the downturn

Each company is unique and faces diverse circumstances during a downturn. The best advice for handling the downturn should be based on the length of...

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Apple’s big week was not without its flaws

Hi, friends! Welcome back to Week In Review, the newsletter where we recap some of the top stories to cross TechCrunch dot com this week. The most...

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Google Cloud opens a new region in Texas

Google Cloud today announced the launch of its new cloud region in Dallas, Texas, as it continues to expand its data center footprint around the...

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Waymo Via and Uber Freight partner up for the long haul

Ultimately, Waymo is pursuing a driver-as-a-service (DaaS) approach, wherein carriers will buy Daimler trucks that are operated by the Waymo Driver.

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Uber Eats will now deliver your waffles across the country

This week, customers can order specialty food to be delivered nationwide from 15 merchants in New York, Los Angeles and Miami.

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Apple revamps the lock screen in iOS 16 with interactive widgets and other personalization features

Apple is giving the iPhone’s lock screen a big makeover in iOS 16. At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, the company introduced its...

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Mexico City’s Kolors wants to disrupt intercity busing in Latin America

Kolors, a Mexico City-based startup, says its platform that connects intercity bus riders with bus drivers is like “if Uber and Southwest...

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Chainguard raises $50M to guard supply chains

Software supply chain startup Chainguard today announced that it has raised a $50 million Series A led by Sequoia.

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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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Yummy’s super-sized round helps grow its delivery, ride-sharing super app in LatAm

Yummy is working with over 8,000 merchants, processing 800,000 monthly transactions across its markets and growing over 40% quarter over quarter.

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This is the beginning of the unbundled database era

The enterprise wants to store everything they can in the hopes of being able to deliver improved customer experiences and new market capabilities.

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TweetDeck for Mac is shutting down as Twitter pushes users to web app

Twitter’s long-ignored social media dashboard app, TweetDeck for Mac, will be shutting down on July 1. The company informed users of the Mac...

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With the pandemic leaving many searching, group support app Circles raises new round

Between one-to-one therapy and free online forums, people search for a range of solutions to mental health therapy online. Especially since the...

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Uber hits 1 billion rides in Africa

Uber, today, announced a significant milestone — it has completed 1 billion rides across all its markets in Africa. This feat translates to over 10...

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Four-month-old Doppel is helping some of the biggest NFT projects spot scams

The web3 startup raised $5 million in seed funding led by FTX Ventures and counts Yuga Labs and Dapper Labs as its biggest customers

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