Dollars, deals and the importance of nondilutive capital

June 19th, 2021|0 Comments

Today, on Juneteenth, we recognize the efforts this nation still needs to put toward addressing structural racism and disparities, including in the world of tech. This week, HBCUvc, a nonprofit that aims to diversify the --> READ MORE

This Week in Apps: Spotify debuts a Clubhouse rival, Facebook tests Audio Rooms in US, Amazon cuts Appstore commissions

June 19th, 2021|0 Comments

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record 218 billion downloads --> READ MORE

Investors say Eindhoven poised to become Netherlands’ No. 2 tech hub

June 19th, 2021|0 Comments

Eindhoven might not immediately spring to mind as a high-tech hub, but the Netherlands city is keen to position itself as a center for deep tech in Europe. The Technical University of Eindhoven, High Tech --> READ MORE

Daily Crunch: Spotify and Ford make acquisitions

June 18th, 2021|0 Comments

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Welcome back to the Daily Crunch for Friday, June 18. Congratulations! You’ve --> READ MORE

Extra Crunch roundup: influencer marketing 101, spotting future unicorns, Apple AirTags teardown

June 18th, 2021|0 Comments

With the right message, even a small startup can connect with established and emerging stars on TikTok, Instagram and YouTube who will promote your products and services — as long as your marketing team understands --> READ MORE

Perspectives on tackling Big Tech’s market power

June 18th, 2021|0 Comments

The need for markets-focused competition watchdogs and consumer-centric privacy regulators to think outside their respective ‘legal silos’ and find creative ways to work together to tackle the challenge of big tech market power was the --> READ MORE

Mediflash is a freelancer marketplace for health professionals

June 18th, 2021|0 Comments

Meet Mediflash, a new French startup that wants to improve temp staffing in healthcare facilities, such as nursing homes, clinics and mental health facilities. The company positions itself as an alternative to traditional temp staffing --> READ MORE

Owning the paycheck is the key to fintech success

June 18th, 2021|0 Comments

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week, Natasha and Danny, otherwise known as your two new favorite Book influencers (inside joke, you’ll --> READ MORE

Tiger Global in talks to back BharatPe at $2.5 billion valuation

June 18th, 2021|0 Comments

Indian fintech startup BharatPe is in advanced stages of talks to raise about $250 million in a new financing round led by Tiger Global, two sources familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. The new round, --> READ MORE

UK’s ICO warns over ‘Big Data’ surveillance threat of live facial recognition in public

June 18th, 2021|0 Comments

The UK’s chief data protection regulator has warned over reckless and inappropriate use of live facial recognition (LFR) in public places. Publishing an opinion today on the use of this biometric surveillance in public — --> READ MORE

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