9 10, 2019

WeWork expected to cut 500 tech roles – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-09T05:10:19+00:00 October 9th, 2019|adam neumann, conductor, coworking, finance, financial services, jpmorgan, jpmorgan chase, meetup, New York, Startups, the we company, Uncategorized, venture capital, WeWork, Workplace|

The WeWork saga continues this week with new reports the company may slash as many as 500 tech roles. The co-working business, whose [...]

21 09, 2019

How Kobalt is betting on music’s middle class and DIY stars – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-09-21T04:57:35+00:00 September 21st, 2019|Amuse, apple music, EC-1, Entertainment, finance, Kobalt Music Group, Media, music industry, Musicians, Pandora, Sony Music, soundcloud, spotify, Startups, streaming, tidal, tunecore, Uncategorized, Universal-Music-Group, venture capital, Warner-Music-Group, Willard Ahdritz|

Streaming services have made music ubiquitous, driving more exploration by consumers who don’t have to pay for each song or album individually. Musicians [...]

30 07, 2019

Wall St analyst Laura Martin on the fate of Netflix, breaking up Google, EU regulation, and a decade of more money for Hollywood – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-30T16:13:16+00:00 July 30th, 2019|Amazon, APPLE, Companies, content creators, e-commerce, Entertainment, Europe, european union, Facebook, finance, Google, Government, interactive media, Media, Needham & Company, Netflix, Policy, streaming services, the walt disney company, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Uncategorized, Video|

The rise of streaming video platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime has upended traditional power balances in Hollywood and is reorganizing the way [...]

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 [...]

25 05, 2019

Why Luckin’s ultimate target may not be Starbucks – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-25T15:16:58+00:00 May 25th, 2019|7-eleven, Apps, Asia, China, Coffee, courier services, drinks, finance, Food, food and drink, luckin, Luckin Coffee, Seattle, shenzhen, Social, starbucks, Startups, TC, Uncategorized|

Starbucks plans to double its store count in China to 5,000 in 2021 and Luckin, a one-year-old coffee startup, is matching up by [...]

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 [...]

7 04, 2019

On balance, the cloud has been a huge boon to startups – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-07T14:42:08+00:00 April 7th, 2019|Amazon, Amazon Web Services, AWS, cloud, cloud applications, cloud computing, cloud services, cloud storage, Comcast, computing, Dropbox, engineer, Enterprise, Facebook, finance, Google, IBM, Microsoft, mobile phones, openstack, Pinterest, Rackspace, Salesforce, salesforce.com, smartphones, Startups, TC, Uber, Uncategorized, venture capital, Walmart|

Today’s startups have a distinct advantage when it comes to launching a company because of the public cloud. You don’t have to build [...]