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 [...]

25 03, 2019

Flying taxi startup Blade is helping Silicon Valley CEOs bypass traffic – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-25T02:30:23+00:00 March 25th, 2019|airbus, American-Airlines, BLADE, california, carsharing, ceo, commuting, Eric Schmidt, executive, Google, india, Los Angeles, Mumbai, Napa Valley, New York, new york city, palo alto, San Francisco, san jose, sebastian thrun, Startups, The Financial Times, transport, Transportation, Uber, udacity, Uncategorized, venture capital, Vice President, Warner-Music-Group|

One year after a $38 million Series B valued on-demand aviation startup Blade at $140 million, the company has begun taxiing the Bay [...]

14 11, 2018

The forgotten ‘Facebook of China’ is sold for $20M – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2018-11-14T12:45:31+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Baidu, China, Facebook, Meituan-Dianping, MySpace, Oak Pacific Interactive, renren, Sina, sina weibo, Social, social network, Tencent, The Financial Times, tiktok, trucker path, Uncategorized, WeChat, Weibo|

Renren, which was once heralded as the ‘Facebook of China’ and later became China’s answer to MySpace after falling out of fashion among [...]