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Airbnb nears IPO as Asana and Palantir land their direct listings

Editor’’ s note: Get this complimentary weekly wrap-up of TechCrunch news that any start-up can utilize by e-mail every Saturday early morning (7 a.m. PT). Subscribe here . The going has actually not constantly been simple however the tech IPOs keep coming. Airbnb itself is nearly here, in what is most likely to be the […]

3 views on the future of geographic-focused funds

For lots of financiers, the coronavirus has actually successfully taken location out of the formula when it concerns vetting brand-new chances. While this vibrant opens start-ups to more financial investment chances, equity capital companies that concentrate on a particular area remain in a thornier area. The competitive benefit they as soon as had when raising […]

Waymo’s Boris Sofman and TuSimple’s Xiaodi Hou to join us at TC Sessions: Mobility 2020

One of the areas of autonomous driving technology with the most potential to have a near-term and dramatic impact remains trucking: There’s a growing lack of drivers for long-haul routes, and highway trucking remains a relatively uncomplicated (though still very challenging) type of driving for AV systems to tackle. Many companies are pursuing the challenge […]

A quick peek at Snowflake’s IPO filing

Snowflake submitted to go public today signing up with a bushel of business making their S-1 files public today. TechCrunch has a longer absorb of all the IPO filings coming quickly, however we might not wait to enter into the Snowflake numbers, offered the substantial anticipation that the business has actually created in current quarters. […]

Human Interest tacks on $10M more to its Series C

The COVID-19 pandemic is making life even worse for numerous start-ups, however not all. Those benefiting are typically benefiting from the marketplace updraft to include more capital to their accounts. Robinhood , for instance, saw use of its customer fintech item increase quickly . The business raised a Series F# AEEEE worth $280 million at […]

What SoftBank’s Vision Fund results tell us about troubled startup sectors

A popular financier released notes today worrying its start-up financial investments, detailing where they stood out and where they had a hard time. To comprehend why we appreciate this specific financier’s outcomes, a little context assists. The financier in concern is Japanese telecom giant and start-up benefactor SoftBank , which reported its results today. SoftBank’s […]

Andela CEO confirms staff cuts as layoffs hit African tech

Africa-focused tech skill accelerator Andela has release 135 staff members, CEO Jeremy Johnson validated to TechCrunch. Senior personnel at the business —– with workplaces in New York and 5 African nations —– will likewise take wage cuts of 10% to 30%. The settlement and personnel decreases are an outcome of the financial effect of the […]