4 05, 2021

HoneyBook raises $155M at $1B+ valuation to help SMBs, freelancers manage their businesses – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-05-04T14:31:24+00:00 May 4th, 2021|advisors, articles, battery ventures, business, business models, Canada, ceo, Chelsea Stoner, citi ventures, Co-founder, economy, entrepreneurship, executive, Funding, Fundings & Exits, General Partner, honeybook, New York, norwest venture partners, Payments, productivity tools, Recent Funding, SaaS, small business, Startups, Tel Aviv, Tiger Global Management, Uncategorized, United States, venture capital, Zeev Ventures|

HoneyBook, which has built out a client experience and financial management platform for service-based small businesses and freelancers, announced today that it has [...]

3 05, 2021

ByteDance CFO assumes role as new TikTok CEO – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-05-03T02:30:15+00:00 May 3rd, 2021|biden, business, bytedance, chief financial officer, dst, Goldman Sachs, Kevin Mayer, li auto, president, Social, TC, tiktok, trump, Trump administration, Uncategorized, Vanessa Pappas, xiaomi, Zhang Yiming, Zhongguancun|

Eight months after former TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer quit in the midst of a full-court press from the Trump administration against the Chinese-owned [...]

23 11, 2019

VTEX, an e-commerce platform used by Walmart, raises $140M led by SoftBank’s LatAm fund – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-23T05:53:23+00:00 November 23rd, 2019|api, business, China, Creditas, eCommerce, Europe, Funding, inventory management, latin america, levis, loreal, Motorola, Naspers, north america, oracle, QuintoAndar, Rappi, Recent Funding, Salesforce, salesforce.com, sap, Shopify, Softbank, SoftBank Group, Sony, Startups, TC, Uncategorized, United States, vtex, Walmart|

E-commerce now accounts for 14% of all retail sales, and its growth has led to a rise in the fortunes of startups that [...]

31 10, 2019

Bosun Tijani talks strategy as CEO of Africa’s new largest tech hub – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-31T17:35:53+00:00 October 31st, 2019|africa, Asia, Bosun Tijani, business, cchub, Co-Creation Hub, Europe, Facebook, Google, iHub, kenya, Lagos, Nairobi, Nigeria, San Francisco, Startups, TC, Uncategorized, United States, web developers|

With CcHub‘s acquisition of iHub in September, Nigerian Bosun Tijani is at the helm of (arguably) the largest tech network in Africa. He [...]

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 [...]

18 04, 2019

Google Cloud brings on 27-year SAP veteran as it doubles down on enterprise adoption – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-18T02:51:03+00:00 April 18th, 2019|Asia, business, ceo, cloud, Companies, Dell, Diane Greene, Enterprise, Europe, executive, Google, google cloud, Personnel, president, Robert Enslin, South Africa, TC, Thomas Kurian, Uncategorized, United States|

Thomas Kurian, the newly minted CEO of Google Cloud, used the company’s Cloud Next conference last week to lay out his vision for [...]

22 01, 2019

Backing Culture Genesis, T.I. launches Tech Cypha, an investment syndicate for tech deals – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-01-22T13:44:18+00:00 January 22nd, 2019|Amazon, Atlanta, business, Chamillionaire, economy, Entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, finance, Georgia Tech, Los Angeles, Louisiana, NAS, national venture capital association, PillPack, Private Equity, queensbridge venture partners, snoop dogg, Startup company, TC, Tech Cypha, Uncategorized, United States, upfront ventures, venture capital|

With an inaugural investment into the Los Angeles-based entertainment startup Culture Genesis, Clifford Harris Jr., who’s better known as “T.I.”, has launched a new syndicated [...]

25 12, 2018

Four ways to bridge the widening valley of death for startups – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-12-25T01:17:37+00:00 December 25th, 2018|advisors, business, Column, economy, entrepreneurship, Softbank, Start-Up Chile, Startup company, Startups, TC, TNT, Uncategorized|

Shahin Farshchi Contributor More posts by this contributor Building a great startup requires more than genius and a great invention Investing in frontier [...]

14 02, 2018

Time Warner will be fine even if the AT&T acquisition doesn’t go through – Evotik

By | 2018-02-14T09:00:39+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Amazon, AT&T, business, economy, Google, M&A, Media, Mergers and Acquisitions, TC, Time Warner, Uncategorized, Viacom, Warner, Warner Bros|

Time Warner will be fine even if the government blocks the bid from AT&T to buy the company. That’s the word from John [...]

5 11, 2017

Quantifying the driverless startup boom – Evotik

By | 2017-11-05T19:36:10+00:00 November 5th, 2017|Automation, Automotive, autonomous cars, business, Column, economy, entrepreneurship, fontinalis partners, Mobileye, NuTonomy, Private Equity, robotics, Startup company, Startups, TC, transport, Uncategorized, venture capital|

For driverless car startups, raising capital seems to happen on autopilot. Investors and acquirers have put billions into the space over the past [...]