WeWork withdraws its S-1 filing, will delay its IPO – TechCrunch

WeWork withdraws its S-1 filing, will delay its IPO – TechCrunch

WeWork’s parent organization The We Company just announced that it’s withdrawing the S-1 filing for its IPO. The coworking company has had a turbulent month since the filing went public, around both the general state of its finances and the behavior of co-founder/CEO Adam Neumann. As a result, Neumann stepped down down as CEO last week (he […]

Spotify now lets you add podcasts to playlists – TechCrunch

Spotify now lets you add podcasts to playlists – TechCrunch

Spotify this morning announced a new feature that will allow users to add their podcasts to playlists. With the addition, users can create their own custom playlists of their favorite podcasts, or even those that combine music and audio — similar to Spotify’s own newly-launched “Your Daily Drive.” With “Your Daily Drive,” Spotify put its […]

Amboss, the knowledge platform for medical professionals, scores €30M Series B – TechCrunch

Amboss, the knowledge platform for medical professionals, scores €30M Series B – TechCrunch

Amboss, the Berlin-based ‘medtech’ startup that originally offered a learning app for students but has since pivoted to a knowledge platform for medical professionals, has raised €30 million in Series B funding. The round is led by Partech’s growth fund, with Target Global acting as a co-investor. Existing investors, Cherry Ventures, Wellington Partners and Holtzbrinck […]

Kickstarter darling EcoFlow Delta battery generator is not what it seems – TechCrunch

Kickstarter darling EcoFlow Delta battery generator is not what it seems – TechCrunch

The Delta EcoFlow is a new battery generator available on Kickstarter with incredible claimed features. Most are true, some are not. Device like the Delta offer incredible battery storage capacity. Designed for more than just recharging phones and tablets, these can run refrigerators, pumps, power tools and medical equipment. They’re great for emergencies, camping and […]

Why is Dropbox reinventing itself? – TechCrunch

Why is Dropbox reinventing itself? – TechCrunch

A chat with Dropbox VP of Product Adam Nash and CTO Quentin Clark Greg Kumparak @grg / 8 hours According to Dropbox CEO Drew Houston, 80% of the product’s users rely on it, at least partially, for work. It makes sense, then, that the company is refocusing to try and cement its spot in the […]

Alpha Medical wants to rebuild women’s healthcare – TechCrunch

Alpha Medical wants to rebuild women’s healthcare – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy news pertaining to startups and venture capital. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. I’ve been on a bit of startup profile kick as of late. Last week, I wrote a little bit about Landline, […]

Everything you can learn about mobility at Disrupt SF – TechCrunch

Everything you can learn about mobility at Disrupt SF – TechCrunch

Cars might still reign supreme, but things they are a changin’. And companies are lining up to provide new ways — and some recycled ones — for people to get from Point A to Point B. The past several years have seen an explosion in startups, automakers and tech companies launching and testing products from […]

AltStore, acquisitions and Google Play Pass – TechCrunch

AltStore, acquisitions and Google Play Pass – TechCrunch

The app industry shows no signs of slowing down, with 194 billion downloads in 2018 and over $100 billion in consumer spending. People spend 90% of their mobile time in apps and more time using their mobile devices than watching TV. In other words, apps aren’t just a way to spend idle hours — they’re […]

GoodRx is coming for subscription prescription services with the launch of GoodRx Care – TechCrunch

GoodRx is coming for subscription prescription services with the launch of GoodRx Care – TechCrunch

Several months after discreetly acquiring the online prescription service HeyDoctor, GoodRx is launching a new service based on the acquisition, GoodRx Care, and offering a direct challenge to online prescription services like Hims, Hers, Nurx, Ro and others. Already a billion-dollar giant in the world of prescription fulfillment through its cost-comparison and discount medication fulfillment […]