28 04, 2021

Kids-focused fintech Greenlight raises $260M in a16z-led Series D, nearly doubles valuation to $2.3B – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-04-28T14:27:57+00:00 April 28th, 2021|Amazon, Andreessen Horowitz, APPLE, Apps, Atlanta, Canapi Ventures, finance, financial services, Funding, Fundings & Exits, goodwater capital, Greenlight, Kard, latin america, leader, Microsoft, morningstar, Owl Ventures, Recent Funding, startup, Startups, TC, Tesla, TTV Capital, Uncategorized, United States, venture capital, wellington management, Y Combinator|

Greenlight, the fintech company that pitches parents on kid-friendly bank accounts, has raised $260 million in a Series D funding round that nearly [...]

21 04, 2021

Discord walked away from Microsoft talks, may pursue an IPO – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2021-04-21T02:20:45+00:00 April 21st, 2021|Clubhouse, discord, Facebook, M&A, Mergers and Acquisitions, Microsoft, social media, Software, TC, Uncategorized, voice chat|

A month after reports that Microsoft sought to buy the hot voice chat app Discord surfaced, those talks are off, a source familiar [...]

15 11, 2019

AWS confirms reports it will challenge JEDI contract award to Microsoft – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-15T17:47:46+00:00 November 15th, 2019|Amazon, AWS, cloud, Drama, Enterprise, Government, Microsoft, Pentagon JEDI contract, TC, Uncategorized|

Surely just about everyone was surprised when the Department of Defense last month named Microsoft as the winner of the decade-long, $10 billion [...]

11 11, 2019

Photoshop for iPad bombs, Google Play’s new rewards program, iOS bug fixes – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-11-11T05:44:20+00:00 November 11th, 2019|Adobe, app installs, app stores, APPLE, Apps, China, developers, Games, Google, Microsoft, Mobile, mobile games, publishers, TC, this week in apps, tiktok, Uncategorized|

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support, and the [...]

3 10, 2019

How Bongo, the ‘Netflix of Bangladesh’, won the local video streaming market with just $10M – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-03T05:05:31+00:00 October 3rd, 2019|ALTBalaji, APPLE, Apps, Asia, colors, disney, Entertainment, healthcare, iflix, internet television, Media, mesh network, Microsoft, Multimedia, Netflix, peer to peer, Sony, Startups, Streaming Media, Uncategorized, venture capital, Video, video hosting, video on demand, video streaming services, YouTube|

Bangladesh's largest video streaming service is expanding, profitable and open for buyout talks Thousands of miles away from the U.S., where technology giants, [...]

27 09, 2019

Europe shows the way in online privacy – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-09-27T05:01:25+00:00 September 27th, 2019|Advertising Tech, Adyen, Amazon, APPLE, ASML, AT&T, Column, Creative-Commons, eCommerce, eqt ventures, Europe, european commission, european union, Facebook, Federal Trade Commission, GDPR, Google, Government, gp bullhound, Media, Microsoft, online advertising, Policy, Privacy, SaaS, sap, Social, spotify, Startups, U.S. government, Uber, Uncategorized, venture capital|

U.S. antitrust actions and privacy regulation create opportunities for privacy-first innovation Alastair Mitchell 18 hours Alastair Mitchell Contributor Alastair Mitchell is a partner [...]

1 09, 2019

Skype upgrades its messaging feature with drafts, bookmarks and more – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-09-01T16:40:19+00:00 September 1st, 2019|Apps, chat, messaging, Microsoft, Mobile, skype, Social, TC, Uncategorized|

Skype is best known for being a video calling app and, to some extent, that’s because its messaging feature set has been a [...]

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 [...]