Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Only 12 hours left to apply for Startup Battlefield at Disrupt 2020 – TechCrunch

It’s now o’clock, founders. A mere 12 hours stands between you and a chance to compete in Startup Battlefield and launch your pre-Series A startup during Disrupt 2020 — in...

Running a queer dating startup amid a pandemic and racial justice uprising – TechCrunch

The events of the past few months have shaken the lives of everyone, but especially Black people in the U.S. COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted members of the Black community while...

Near Space Labs expands high-altitude Earth imagery to Texas and ramps remote deployment –...

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has had a number of unexpected impacts on global economic activity — most of them negative. But the pandemic has also highlighted the need for alternative...

5 resources Black entrepreneurs can leverage to build and grow – TechCrunch

Plus: A call to action for business owners Delali Dzirasa Contributor Delali Dzirasa is CEO and founder of Fearless, a full-stack digital services firm in Baltimore, MD with a mission to create software...

Salt Security closes $20M Series A to help protect APIs – TechCrunch

Today Salt Security, a startup that helps companies protect APIs, announced that it has closed a $20 million Series A. The Palo Alto-based company secured the new funds from Tenaya...

How COVID-19 transformed the way Americans spend online – TechCrunch

Ethan Smith is founder and CEO of Graphite, an SEO and growth marketing agency based in San Francisco. Ethan has served as a strategic advisor to Ticketmaster, MasterClass, Thumbtack and...

Imaging startup Light is exiting the smartphone business – TechCrunch

Light’s push into smartphones was an inevitability. Sure, the startup turned heads with its pricey L16 camera, but these days mobile photography is almost exclusively the domain of the handset....

The complicated calculus of taking Facebook’s venture money – TechCrunch

Facebook is reportedly getting into the venture capital game, but for young entrepreneurs working in social media, ignoring or deleting that particular friend request could be the right call. According to...

Why are unicorns pushing back IPOs when the Nasdaq is near record highs? –...

The unicorns are still at it, Vision Fund 2 or no Vision Fund 2. This week, Instacart announced that it has raised fresh capital at a valuation north of $13 billion....

Hear from Figma founder and CEO Dylan Field at TC Early Stage in July...

Figma is one of the fastest-growing companies in the world of design and in the broader SaaS category. So it goes without saying that we’re absolutely thrilled to have Figma...

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