In this week’s newsletter: Uber buys Cornershop and two startups named Revel raised VC dollars.
Regulatory pushback to the Facebook-led cryptocurrency Libra has caused major partners including Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, and eBay to pull out of the Libra Association. But one of the remaining members has floated a major change to the stablecoin that could calm concerns that Libra could hurt the world economy by challenging national currencies for supremacy. […]
Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Connie Loizos hopped on the line with prominent investor, entrepreneur, thought leader, and Techstars co-founder Brad Feld to discuss the latest edition of his book “Venture Deals”, his advice to […]
True Ventures VP of culture Madeline Kolbe on how to “scale inclusively.”
BoxGroup, the seed-stage investment firm led by David Tisch, has today announced that it has raised its very first fund from limited partners. To date, Box Group has been internally backed, meaning that the cash came from none other than the three partners at the firm, David Tisch, Adam Rothenberg, and Nimi Katragadda. BoxGroup has […]
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Lattice raises another $25 million.
Tend is among a growing number of new dental brands that are attracting money from venture investors who are still kicking themselves for missing runaway stories. Among those breakout hits is newly public SmileDirectClub, which sells teeth-straightening products directly to consumers (and is beloved by analysts even though its shares have slipped since its September […]
Julie Yoo will make investments out of the firm’s bio fund.
After postponing its IPO, WeWork is making big cuts.