U.S. VCs eye European startups – TechCrunch

U.S. VCs eye European startups – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote about Chinese investor activity in Africa. Before that, I noted Airbnb’s issues. Remember, you can send me tips, suggestions […]

Reddit links UK-US trade talk leak to Russian influence campaign – TechCrunch

Reddit links UK-US trade talk leak to Russian influence campaign – TechCrunch

Reddit has linked account activity involving the leak and amplification of sensitive UK-US trade talks on its platform during the ongoing UK election campaign to a suspected Russian political influence operation. Or, to put it more plainly, the social network suspects that Russian operatives are behind the leak of sensitive trade data — likely with […]

Raising VC in Silicon Valley as a female POC – TechCrunch

Raising VC in Silicon Valley as a female POC – TechCrunch

Nathan Beckord Contributor More posts by this contributor 2017 is the year your startup gets funded Tips From The Startup Fundraising Playbook As the world grows increasingly digital, the craving for face-to-face connections is surging. Squad, an invite-only community and app, is trying to fill the need for offline connections by curating tight-knit events for […]

Uber reveals sexual assault numbers – TechCrunch

Uber reveals sexual assault numbers – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Uber reveals thousands of sexual assault reports last year Uber just released its first-ever safety report, stating that it received 2,936 […]

Amazon CTO Vogels: Going Beyond Monolithic Virtualization

Amazon CTO Vogels: Going Beyond Monolithic Virtualization

AWS re:Invent reveals how Amazon broke boundaries on virtualization and the benefits Vanguard reaped from cloud migration. In a behind the scenes-style keynote at AWS re:Invent, CTO Werner Vogels shared some of Amazon’s strategy that informed the approach AWS took with virtualization. He also brought out clients such as The Vanguard Group to discuss their […]

Reelgood raises $6.75 million for its universal streaming guide – TechCrunch

Reelgood raises $6.75 million for its universal streaming guide – TechCrunch

Streaming aggregator Reelgood capitalized on the overabundance of streaming services available today by offering consumers a universal dashboard where you can track what you’re watching and discover your next binge. It then translated the activity from its over 10 million users into data it licenses to major companies, including Roku, Microsoft, smart TV makers, NYPost […]

Dutch startup Meatable is developing lab-grown pork and has $10 million in new financing to do it – TechCrunch

Dutch startup Meatable is developing lab-grown pork and has $10 million in new financing to do it – TechCrunch

Meatable, the Dutch startup developing cruelty-free technologies for manufacturing cultured meat, is pivoting to pork production as a swine flu epidemic ravages one quarter of the world’s pork supply — and has raised $10 million in financing to support its new direction. When the company unveiled its technology last year, it was one of several […]

Canva introduces video editing, has big plans for 2020 – TechCrunch

Canva introduces video editing, has big plans for 2020 – TechCrunch

Canva, the design company with nearly $250 million in funding, has today announced a variety of new features, including a video editing tool. The company has also announced Canva Apps, which allows developers and customers alike to build on top of Canva. Thus far, Dropbox, Google Drive, PhotoMosh and Instagram are already in the Canva […]

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