2 12, 2019

Chinese investors double down on African startups – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-12-02T06:00:13+00:00 December 2nd, 2019|africa, Airbnb, alex wilhelm, China, crystal stream capital, economy, Facebook, finance, financial technology, First Round Capital, goldman, GSR Ventures, Hillhouse Capital, IDG Capital, Lori Systems, money, netease, Nigeria, Omni, online marketplace, Opay, PalmPay, reporter, saber, sequoia china, spotify, Startup company, Startups, Startups Weekly, TechCrunch, Thanksgiving, Transsion, Uber, Uncategorized, unicorn, VC, venture capital, Verizon Media, Virtual Reality, Weekend Fund, west africa|

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I [...]

14 11, 2019

Indonesia’s Travelio raises $18M to help tenants rent apartments – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-14T05:46:22+00:00 November 14th, 2019|Airbnb, Asia, Funding, Gobi Partners, Real Estate, reddoorz, Startups, Uncategorized|

More than 50% of residential apartments and other real estate properties in Jakarta are currently vacant, according to official estimates. A startup that [...]

18 10, 2019

Airbnb’s WeWork problem – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-18T05:17:44+00:00 October 18th, 2019|Airbnb, Artificial Intelligence, brian chesky, business, citigroup, economy, entrepreneurship, Exit, Fred Wilson, Fundings & Exits, jpmorgan, Lyft, machine learning, morgan stanley, neologisms, Private Equity, Real Estate, sharing economy, Softbank, spotify, Startups, TC, Uber, Uncategorized, vacation rental, WeWork|

Airbnb may be another overvalued “unicorn,” but it’s no WeWork. The Information this morning reported new Airbnb financials — indicating a massive increase [...]

25 08, 2019

Startups Weekly: Diamond-encrusted disruption – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-25T04:34:38+00:00 August 25th, 2019|Airbnb, Andreessen Horowitz, Andrew Chen, John Vrionis, Michael Seibel, moda operandi, scooter braun, Startups, Startups Weekly, Uncategorized, Unusual Ventures, venture capital, Will Smith, Y Combinator|

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I [...]

1 05, 2019

India’s Times Internet isn’t ceding ground to US rivals Facebook and Google – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-01T15:01:22+00:00 May 1st, 2019|Airbnb, Amazon, Android, Asia, BigBasket, BYJU, Coursera, Delhivery, edtech startup, Facebook, Flipkart, Huffington-Post, india, Instagram, Media, mx player, online advertising, Satyan Gajwani, social media, streaming services, Swiggy, Tencent, Times Group, Times Internet, Uber, Uncategorized, Verizon Media, verizon media group, Walmart, WHATSAPP|

The aggressive push by Silicon Valley companies and Chinese firms to win India, one of the last great growth markets, has decimated many [...]

13 03, 2019

Flight-hailing startup BlackBird raises $10 million to replace driving with flying – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-13T02:18:35+00:00 March 13th, 2019|air travel, Airbnb, Andrew Swain, Blackbird, california, eBay, Francoise Brougher, Google, Lyft, new enterprise associates, pilot, Pinterest, tahoe, TC, Transportation, Uncategorized|

The origin story of BlackBird, a startup that links travelers to planes and commercial pilots through an app, didn’t begin with air travel. [...]

20 10, 2018

Alumni Ventures Group is the most active venture fund you’ve never heard of – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-10-20T00:23:29+00:00 October 20th, 2018|Airbnb, Alumni Ventures Group, boston, Conversica, Google, harvard, Kleiner Perkins, MIT, nea, pennsylvania, plug and play, stanford, Startups, ta associates, Uncategorized, venture capital|

Alumni Ventures Group’s (AVG) limited partners aren’t endowment or pension funds. Its typical LP is a heart surgeon in Des Moines, Iowa. The firm [...]

30 09, 2018

Ne-Yo wants to make Silicon Valley more diverse, one investment at a time – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-09-30T12:05:19+00:00 September 30th, 2018|Airbnb, APPLE, ashton kutcher, Co-founder, connecticut, Culture, Diversity, edtech startup, Entertainment, Facebook, holberton school, Insight Venture Partners, Jerry Yang, Music, Omidyar Network, r kelly, Reach Capital, San Francisco, skype, slideshare, software engineering, sound ventures, spotify, Startups, TC, Tesla, Trinity Ventures, Uber, Uncategorized, venture capital, Yahoo|

Dressed in a Naruto t-shirt and a hat emblazoned with the phrase “lone wolf,” Ne-Yo slouches over in a chair inside a Holberton [...]

13 09, 2018

It’s the end of crypto as we know it and I feel fine – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-09-13T23:47:23+00:00 September 13th, 2018|Airbnb, Amazon, Banking, Beijing, Bitcoin, coinbase, cryptocurrencies, currency, ethereum, Google, HP, initial coin offering, linux, Malta, Microsoft, nebraska, Netscape, Omaha, SNAPCHAT, Startups, sybase, TC, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Uber, Uncategorized, World Economic Forum, Yahoo|

Watching the current price madness is scary. Bitcoin is falling and rising in $500 increments with regularity and Ethereum and its attendant ICOs [...]

8 07, 2018

AI spots legal problems with tech T&Cs in GDPR research project – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-07-08T10:54:57+00:00 July 8th, 2018|Airbnb, Amazon, APPLE, Artificial Intelligence, data protection, data security, epic games, Europe, european union, Facebook, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, Google, Instagram, law, Machine Learning Technology, Microsoft, Netflix, personally identifiable information, Privacy, Skyscanner, Steam, TC, tcs, terms of service, Uber, Uncategorized, WHATSAPP|

Technology is the proverbial double-edged sword. And an experimental European research project is ensuring this axiom cuts very close to the industry’s bone [...]