16 08, 2019

Twitter leads $100M round in top Indian regional social media platform ShareChat – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-16T04:28:08+00:00 August 16th, 2019|Apps, Asia, Funding, india, Recent Funding, sharechat, Social, Startups, Twitter, Uncategorized|

Is there room for another social media platform? ShareChat, a four-year-old social network in India that serves tens of million of people in [...]

10 08, 2019

How a Swedish saxophonist built Kobalt, the world’s next music unicorn – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-10T04:20:54+00:00 August 10th, 2019|APPLE, Balderton Capital, british airways, British-Telecom, copyright law, EC-1, Entertainment, Europe, Goldman Sachs, itunes music store, kobalt, kraftwerk, Matt Pincus, Media, Michael Dell, Music, music industry, Napster, NYU, record labels, Royalties, Sony, spotify, Startups, Uncategorized, venture capital, warner-music, Warner-Music-Group|

You may not have heard of Kobalt before, but you probably engage with the music it oversees every day, if not almost every [...]

7 08, 2019

The Pill Club is donating 5,000 units of emergency contraception – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-07T04:17:54+00:00 August 7th, 2019|abortion, Alabama, arkansas, birth control, Health, healthcare, humans, indiana, kentucky, Nurx, Philanthropy, Planned Parenthood, reproductive health, senate, Startups, TC, The Pill Club, Uncategorized, United States|

Eleven million women in the U.S. live more than an hour from an abortion clinic, a number expected to increase as facilities close [...]

2 08, 2019

Asana launches Workload to help prevent burnout – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-08-02T16:14:19+00:00 August 2nd, 2019|Asana, dustin moskovitz, Facebook, Health, human resource management, humans, Startups, TC, team, Uncategorized, Workplace|

Asana, the work management platform led by Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz, today launched Workload, a new feature for its paying users that aims [...]

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 [...]

27 07, 2019

Muzmatch adds $7M to swipe right on Muslim-majority markets – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-27T16:11:26+00:00 July 27th, 2019|Apps, dating apps, Europe, Fabrice Grinda, Fundings & Exits, Luxor Capital, matchmaking, Muzmatch, Recent Funding, Social, Startup company, Startups, Tinder, Uncategorized, United Kingdom, video conferencing, Y Combinator|

Muzmatch, a matchmaking app for Muslims, has just swiped a $7 million Series A on the back of continued momentum for its community-sensitive [...]

20 07, 2019

Medallia stock up 76% following first day trading on the NYSE – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-20T04:05:24+00:00 July 20th, 2019|Exit, Fundings & Exits, initial public offering, IPO, Medallia, sequoia capital, Startups, Uncategorized|

Customer experience management platform Medallia (NYSE: MDLA) rose more than 70% in its New York Stock Exchange debut Friday. The nearly two-decades-old business [...]

15 07, 2019

As FTC cracks down, data ethics is now a strategic business weapon – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-15T15:59:11+00:00 July 15th, 2019|big data, Column, data governance, data management, deloitte, digital rights, Facebook, Federal Trade Commission, Government, human rights, Information technology, Policy, Privacy, Startups, Uber, Uncategorized|

Dan Wu is a privacy counsel and legal engineer at Immuta. He holds a JD from Harvard University, and is a PhD candidate [...]

14 07, 2019

How Roblox avoided the gaming graveyard and grew into a $2.5B company – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-14T03:58:31+00:00 July 14th, 2019|Activision, APPLE, Apps, Atlassian, Club-Penguin, Computer games, dave baszucki, David Sze, EC-1, engineering, Facebook, Friendster, Funding, Fundings & Exits, fundraising tactics, Gaming, Google, Greylock Partners, Growth, growth tactics, Habbo-Hotel, IMVU, king.com, Kongregate, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, Metaplace, Mojang, MySpace, Roblox, Second-Life, Startups, TC, Uncategorized, video games, Virtual Reality, Windows|

The Roblox EC-1, Part I: The Origin Story There are successful companies that grow fast and garner tons of press. Then there’s Roblox, [...]

11 07, 2019

Bankrupt Maker Faire revives, reduced to Make Community – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-07-11T03:57:14+00:00 July 11th, 2019|Crowdfunding, DIY, eCommerce, Education, festivals, Funding, Make Community, maker faire, Maker Media, Personnel, Recent Funding, robotics, Startups, TC, Uncategorized|

Maker Faire and Maker Media are getting a second chance after suddenly going bankrupt, but they’ll return in a weakened capacity. Sadly, their [...]