Revenue-based financing platform Bloom secures $376M Series A led by Credo and Fortress

Published At 2022-05-26T07:01:41Z

European revenue-based financing is experiencing as much of a boom as it is in the US, with the likes of Pipe reaching a multi-billion valuation. UK-based startup platform Bloom has now secured a £30… [+1311 chars]


Indigov helps connect besieged lawmakers and their oft-frustrated constituents

Published At 2022-05-26T00:32:51Z

Republican lawmakers are facing growing anger over the deadliest mass shooting at an American school in nearly a decade yesterday, with many of their constituents expressing frustration over their re… [+5928 chars]


Unacademy tells employees to focus on profitability at all costs to 'survive the winter'

Published At 2022-05-26T00:02:04Z

Unacademy, one of the high-profile Indian startups, has urged its employees to learn how to work under constraint and focus on reaching profitability as the SoftBank and Tiger Global-backed online le… [+3524 chars]


Starliner returns to Earth after a successful first trip to ISS

Published At 2022-05-25T22:57:15Z

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft has successfully touched down at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico after ferrying a load of supplies to the International Space Station its first successful or… [+2564 chars]


Twitter agrees to pay $150M for breaking privacy promises

Published At 2022-05-25T22:35:00Z

Twitter has agreed to pay $150 million as part of a settlement with regulators over allegations that the social media company misrepresented the “security and privacy” of user data over several years… [+1831 chars]


Twitter stock jumps on news that Elon Musk still wants to buy it … maybe

Published At 2022-05-25T22:22:50Z

Shares of Twitter are sharply higher in after-hours trading in the wake of a new U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing detailing changes to how Elon Musk is approaching buying the comp… [+2400 chars]


Daily Crunch: a16z literally doubles down, announces $4.5B crypto fund IV

Published At 2022-05-25T22:10:22Z

To get a roundup of TechCrunchs biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Its Wednesday the 25th of May, 2022, and we are devastated by the … [+6054 chars]


Dear Sophie: Does International Entrepreneur Parole have any advantages over an O-1 visa?

Published At 2022-05-25T21:31:13Z

More posts by this contributor Here’s another edition of Dear Sophie, the advice column that answers immigration-related questions about working at technology companies. Your questions are vital to… [+1905 chars]


Not trademarking can be an Excruciatingly Expensive® and Wildly Annoying® mistake

Published At 2022-05-25T21:31:13Z

I was recently talking to a startup that was airing its frustration over Apple’s Tracker Detect app that enables Android users to find nearby, unknown AirTags. The problem? The company, TrackerDetect… [+5657 chars]


Announcing the TechCrunch+ Stage Agenda at Disrupt 2022

Published At 2022-05-25T21:06:11Z

2022 is the year that we are returning to in-person events here at TechCrunch, which means that after a few years running remotely, our flagship Disrupt event is back. But while we are shaking up th… [+8618 chars]