YC-backed LemonBox raises $2.5M bringing vitamins to Chinese millennials

December 4th, 2020|0 Comments

Like many overseas Chinese, Derek Weng gets shopping requests from his family and friends whenever he returns to China. Some of the most wanted imported products are maternity items, cosmetics, and vitamin supplements. Many in --> READ MORE

Health tech venture firm OTV closes new $170 million fund and expands into Asia

December 4th, 2020|0 Comments

OTV (formerly known as Olive Tree Ventures), an Israeli venture capital firm that focuses on digital health tech, announced it has closed a new fund totaling $170 million. The firm also launched a new office --> READ MORE

WH’s AI EO is BS

December 4th, 2020|0 Comments

An executive order was just issued from the White House regarding “the Use of Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence in Government.” Leaving aside the meritless presumption of the government’s own trustworthiness and that it is the software --> READ MORE

Joe White MBE appointed new UK Consul-General in SF, with new Technology Envoy role

December 4th, 2020|0 Comments

Joe White MBE — a general partner of Entrepreneur First, a Greylock-backed early-stage deep tech fund — is leaving after being appointed as Her Majesty’s Consul-General, San Francisco, and Technology Envoy to the United States --> READ MORE

Daily Crunch: Google fires co-lead of its Ethical AI team

December 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Google fires a leading researcher, Stripe launches a new banking service and WarnerMedia shakes up the theatrical business model. This is your Daily Crunch for December 3, 2020. The big story: Google fires co-lead of --> READ MORE

Gift Guide: Games on every platform to get you through the long, COVID winter

December 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Welcome to TechCrunch’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide! Need help with gift ideas? We’re here to help! We’ll be rolling out gift guides from now through the end of December. You can find our other guides --> READ MORE

What about $30 billion under 30

December 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast (now on Twitter!), where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. We’re back with not an Equity Shot or Dive of Monday, this is just the --> READ MORE

Henry picks up cash to be a Lambda School for Latin America

December 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Latin America’s startup scene has attracted troves of venture investment, lifting highly-valued companies such as Rappi and NuBank into behemoth businesses. Now that the spotlight has arrived, those same startups need more talent than ever --> READ MORE

Fantasy startup Esports One raises $4M more

December 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Esports One, a startup bringing the fantasy approach to esports, is announcing that it has raised an additional $4 million in funding. When I first wrote about Esports One in April, co-founder and COO Sharon --> READ MORE

This is a good time to start a proptech company

December 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Colton Pace Contributor Colton Pace is an investor at Fika Ventures. He previously held roles investing at Vulcan Capital and Madrona Venture Labs. More posts by this contributor A COVID-19 resilience test for B2B companies --> READ MORE

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