Twitter picks up team from narrative app Lightwell in its latest effort to improve conversations – TechCrunch

Twitter picks up team from narrative app Lightwell in its latest effort to improve conversations – TechCrunch

Twitter’s ongoing, long-term efforts to make conversations easier to follow and engage with on its platform is getting a boost with the company’s latest acquihire. The company has picked up the team behind Lightwell, a startup that had built a set of developer tools to build interactive, narrative apps, for an undisclosed sum. Lightwell’s founder and […]

Splunk acquires cloud monitoring service SignalFx for $1.05B – TechCrunch

Splunk acquires cloud monitoring service SignalFx for $1.05B – TechCrunch

Splunk, the publicly traded data processing and analytics company, today announced that it has acquired SignalFx for a total price of about $1.05 billion. Approximately 60 percent of this will be in cash and 40 percent in Splunk common stock. SignalFx, which emerged from stealth in 2015, provides real-time cloud monitoring solutions, predictive analytics and […]

Our 12 favorite startups from Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Day 2 – TechCrunch

Our 12 favorite startups from Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Day 2 – TechCrunch

After two days of founders tirelessly pitching, we’ve reached the end of YC’s Summer 2019 Demo Days. TechCrunch witnessed more than 160 on-the-record startup pitches coming out of Y Combinator, spanning healthcare, B2B services, augmented reality and life-extending. The full list is worth a gander, you can read about the 84 startups from Day 1 […]

Workspace provider Knotel secures $400M, putting it in WeWork’s rear-view mirror – TechCrunch

Workspace provider Knotel secures $400M, putting it in WeWork’s rear-view mirror – TechCrunch

While some analysts are calling WeWork’s IPO filing a “masterpiece of obfuscation,” the esteemed tech observer Professor Scott Galloway simply calls it “WeWTF.” There is another company that is coming up fast in the “WeViewMirror” — if you will — and that’s Knotel. Also a “flexible workspace provider,” Knotel has reversed the WeWork model and […]

Bring your posse to Disrupt SF 2019 with group discounts – TechCrunch

Bring your posse to Disrupt SF 2019 with group discounts – TechCrunch

Disrupt San Francisco 2019, our flagship event on October 2-4, features three full days of programming, more than 10,000 attendees, over 1,200 exhibiting startups and sponsors — and that’s just for starters. That’s a lot of ground to cover. Here’s a hot tip: take advantage of group discounts, saddle up and bring your whole posse […]

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