Learn how to raise your first euros at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin – TechCrunch

Learn how to raise your first euros at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin – TechCrunch

Thinking about sending a cold pitch? Curious how to connect with investors? Looking for fundraising tips for your first venture? Startup funding experts including Forward Partners managing partner Nic Brisbourne, Target Global partner Malin Holmberg and DocSend co-founder and chief executive officer Russ Heddleston will sit down together and dish out all their best pieces […]

Axon adds license plate recognition to police dash cams, but heeds ethics board’s concerns – TechCrunch

Axon adds license plate recognition to police dash cams, but heeds ethics board’s concerns – TechCrunch

Law enforcement tech outfitter Axon has announced that it will include automated license plate recognition in its next generation of dash cams. But its independent ethics board has simultaneously released a report warning of the dire consequences should this technology be deployed irresponsibly. Axon makes body and dash cams for law enforcement, the platform on […]

Fabric raises $110 million Series B to expand its network of automated fulfillment centers in the U.S. – TechCrunch

Fabric raises $110 million Series B to expand its network of automated fulfillment centers in the U.S. – TechCrunch

Fabric, the startup that wants to make automated logistics available to retailers of all sizes, announced today it has raised $110 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Corner Ventures, with participation from Aleph, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), Innovation Endeavors, La Maison, Playground Ventures and Temasek. This brings the total […]

Opening Up to Open Source

Opening Up to Open Source

Today, open source and the enterprise are more interconnected than ever before, sharing valuable projects, time, and resources. Image: Shutterstock “We are better collectively” is a core ethos of open source development. Underlying this belief is a presumption that everyone shares in collaborating and supporting open source software (OSS). But it’s just that — a […]

Startup founders share why they attend TechCrunch Disrupt – TechCrunch

Startup founders share why they attend TechCrunch Disrupt – TechCrunch

On 11-12 December, thousands of savvy startuppers will flock to Germany for Disrupt Berlin 2019. Disrupt events, the premiere technology conferences hosted by TechCrunch, are known the world over as the place to launch, network, invest in and collaborate with the international early-stage startup community. Disrupt offers plenty of startup action — world-class speakers, Startup […]

Venture capital firm Redpoint hires a ‘head of founder experience’ – TechCrunch

Venture capital firm Redpoint hires a ‘head of founder experience’ – TechCrunch

As access to top deals becomes more competitive, venture capital firms are creating new roles to attract top entrepreneurs. Now, in addition to recruiting top dealmakers, firms are bringing in culture experts and allocating roles to individuals who better understand and empathize with the founder journey. In keeping with this trend, Redpoint Ventures, a venture […]

Electric vehicle charging software EV Connect raises $12 million – TechCrunch

Electric vehicle charging software EV Connect raises $12 million – TechCrunch

EV Connect, the Los Angeles-based company that sells software to manage electric vehicle charging, has raised $12 million in a Series B round led by investors Mitsui & Co. and Ecosystem Integrity Fund. The company has raised $25 million to date. EV Connect’s cloud-based platform has an open standard architecture that is designed to be […]

Drift CEO shares insights from 20+ years of startup experience – TechCrunch

Drift CEO shares insights from 20+ years of startup experience – TechCrunch

Why do serial entrepreneurs keep jumping back in? What things might you learn the third, fourth, or fifth time around? To find out, Extra Crunch Managing Editor Eric Eldon spoke to Drift CEO and founder David Cancel at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco. Cancel has spent more than 20 years founding SaaS companies, with exits including […]

LabGenius raises $10M to use AI for protein drug discovery – TechCrunch

LabGenius raises $10M to use AI for protein drug discovery – TechCrunch

LabGenius, a London-based startup applying AI and “robotic automation” to protein drug discovery, has raised $10 million in Series A funding. The round is led by Lux Capital and Obvious Ventures, with participation from Felicis Ventures, Inovia Capital, Air Street Capital and existing investors. Also investing is Recursion Pharmaceuticals’ founder and CEO Chris Gibson, as […]

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