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A founder’s guide to recession planning for startups – TechCrunch

A founder’s guide to recession planning for startups – TechCrunch

Schwark Satyavolu Contributor Schwark Satyavolu is a general partner at Trinity Ventures where he makes early-stage investments in fintech, security and AI. A serial entrepreneur, he co-founded Yodlee (YDLE) and Truaxis, both of which were acquired. Previously, he held senior executive positions at LifeLock and Mastercard. He is an inventor on 15 patents. More posts […]

Here are all 21 companies from Alchemist Accelerator’s latest batch – TechCrunch

Here are all 21 companies from Alchemist Accelerator’s latest batch – TechCrunch

We’re down in Sunnyvale, Calif., where Alchemist Accelerator is hosting a demo day for its most recent batch of companies. This is the 23rd class to graduate from Alchemist, with notable alums including LaunchDarkly, MightyHive, Matternet and Rigetti Computing. As an enterprise accelerator, Alchemist focuses on companies that make their money from other businesses, rather […]

Meet the b2b videoconferencing startup that’s gone crazy for online dating – TechCrunch

Meet the b2b videoconferencing startup that’s gone crazy for online dating – TechCrunch

Founder Andreas Kröpfl has spent almost a decade hard-grafting in the b2b unified communications space, building a videoconferencing business with a patented single-stream system and a claim of no ‘drop-offs’ thanks to “unique low-bandwidth technology”. His Austria-based startup’s current web-based videoconferencing system, eyeson (née Visocon), which launched in 2018, has had some nice traction since […]

Substack builds multi-author support into its hybrid publishing, newsletter service – TechCrunch

Substack builds multi-author support into its hybrid publishing, newsletter service – TechCrunch

Substack announced today that it has built support for multiple authors into its service. The company provides a publishing tool that blends blogs and email newsletters into a single entity, with a focus on subscription monetization. The day’s updates also include a number of publisher-friendly tools, like shared access and homepage features closer to those […]

Memphis Meats raised $161 million from SoftBank Group, Norwest and Temasek – TechCrunch

Memphis Meats raised $161 million from SoftBank Group, Norwest and Temasek – TechCrunch

Memphis Meats, a developer of technologies to manufacture meat, seafood and poultry from animal cells, has raised $161 million in financing from investors, including Softbank Group, Norwest and Temasek, the investment fund backed by the government of Singapore. The investment brings the company’s total financing to $180 million. Previous investors include individual and institutional investors […]

Indian bike rental startup Bounce raises $105M – TechCrunch

Indian bike rental startup Bounce raises $105M – TechCrunch

Bounce, a Bangalore-based startup that operates more than 20,000 electric and gasoline dockless bikes and scooters in nearly three dozen cities in India, said today it has raised $105 million in a new funding round as it explores sustainable ways to expand within the nation and build its own electric vehicles. The new financing round, […]

Brooke Hammerling launches The New New Thing, a strategic communications advisory – TechCrunch

Brooke Hammerling launches The New New Thing, a strategic communications advisory – TechCrunch

Brooke Hammerling, the strategic communications veteran who brought us Brew PR, announced her new project today. Dubbed The New New Thing, Hammerling’s new communications advisory wants to help startups bring more authenticity to brand messaging and comms through high-level partnerships with CEOs, founders and executive leadership teams. There are a few critical pieces to The […]

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