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 [...]

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 [...]

4 09, 2019

Peloton’s 29 secret weapons – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-09-04T16:43:27+00:00 September 4th, 2019|Amazon, articles, Bastian Lehmann, ceo, charles hudson, Dell, economy, engineer, entrepreneurship, Iris Choi, john foley, Peloton, software platform, spotify, Startup company, Startups, Startups Weekly, TechCrunch, Uncategorized, venture capital, vmware, world wide web|

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

19 08, 2019

SoftBank reportedly plans to lend employees as much as $20 billion to invest in its VC fund – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-19T04:29:59+00:00 August 19th, 2019|APPLE, carsharing, ceo, Companies, economy, Masayoshi Son, Microsoft, SoftBank Group, TC, The Wall Street Journal, Uber, Uncategorized, venture capital, Vision Fund, vodafone, WeWork|

SoftBank has a plan to loan up to $20 billion to its employees, including CEO Masayoshi Son, for the purposes of having that [...]

29 07, 2019

SoftBank’s second act – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-29T04:12:35+00:00 July 29th, 2019|abu dhabi, advisors, alex wilhelm, Amazon Web Services, APPLE, Artificial Intelligence, ashton kutcher, Banking, board member, Brandless, carsharing, ceo, economy, editor, entrepreneurship, finance, Foxconn, Goldman Sachs, huffington, jonathan shieber, Matt Cohler, Microsoft, money, Private Equity, Raisin, ryan graves, Saudi Arabia, Sequoia, Softbank, SoftBank Group, spotify, Startups, Startups Weekly, stripe, taiwan, The Financial Times, thrive global, Uber, Uncategorized, unicorn, venture capital, Vision Fund, vodafone, web services, WeWork|

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

17 07, 2019

UK deep tech VC IQ Capital launches new $125M growth fund, closes third VC fund at $175M – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-17T04:00:42+00:00 July 17th, 2019|APPLE, Bristol, cambridge, economy, entrepreneurship, Europe, european union, Facebook, finance, Funderbeam, Funding, Google, IQ Capital Partners, London, National Grid Partners, oracle, Oxford, Paragraf, partech ventures, Private Equity, privitar, TC, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, venture capital|

IQ Capital, a U.K.-based deep tech fund that has invested in startups such as Paragraf, Senseye and Funderbeam, has launched a new $125 [...]

6 07, 2019

PayU, Naspers’ global fintech firm, enters Southeast Asia with acquisition of Red Dot Payment – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-06T15:54:44+00:00 July 6th, 2019|africa, Asia, eastern europe, economy, Europe, Facebook, finance, financial services, financial technology, Funding, Fundings & Exits, Google, india, Israel, Japan, latin america, MDI Ventures, money, Naspers, Payments, payu, red dot payment, series B, skype, Southeast Asia, Toivo Annus, Uncategorized|

PayU, the Naspers-owned fintech firm that specializes in emerging markets, is broadening its global reach into Southeast Asia after it announced a deal [...]

6 06, 2019

Step raises $22.5M led by Stripe to build no-fee banking services for teens – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-06T15:26:45+00:00 June 6th, 2019|age, alpha, Amazon, api, Bank, Banking, Collaborative Fund, credit cards, crosslink capital, debit card, debit cards, e-commerce, economy, Evolve, finance, financial services, First Data, Jeffrey Katzenberg, mastercard, money, NAS, north america, payment card, Recent Funding, Sesame Ventures, smartphone, Startups, Step, stripe, touchtech, Uncategorized, United States, Will Smith|

The smartphone revolution has well and truly disrupted the world of banking. A wide range of startups have cropped up that have completely [...]

27 04, 2019

A new era for enterprise IT – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-27T02:58:48+00:00 April 27th, 2019|Airtable, api, Asana, Atlassian, business process management, Cisco, cloud computing, Column, computing, consumer internet, economy, enterprise software, Google, head, IBM, Larry Ellison, Microsoft, Okta, point-of-sale, Salesforce, salesforce.com, ServiceNow, Uber, Uncategorized, video conferencing, Web browsers, Workday|

Aaron Levie is the Chief Executive Officer of Box. More posts by this contributor Now the cloud wars (really) begin The Industrialist’s Dilemma [...]

12 04, 2019

A deep dive into the Uber S-1 – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-12T02:46:09+00:00 April 12th, 2019|Benchmark, carsharing, chief executive officer, commuting, economy, Equity podcast, finance, initial public offering, Kate Clark, Softbank, SoftBank Group, Softbank Vision Fund, Startups, TC, TechCrunch, transport, Transportation, Travis Kalanick, Uber, Uncategorized, venture capital|

 Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. It’s time for another Equity [...]