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 [...]

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 [...]

23 06, 2019

Slack’s IPO, the VCs behind Facebook Libra, founder salaries and trouble in scooter-land – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-06-23T03:42:17+00:00 June 23rd, 2019|Andreessen Horowitz, bird, breakthrough initiatives, direct listing, Equity podcast, Equity transcribed, Facebook, Funding, Fundings & Exits, initial public offering, IPO, Libra, lime, Lyft, Plaid, podcast transcript, revel, Ribbit Capital, Scooter, slack, Startups, TC, Thrive Capital, transcript, Uber, Uncategorized, Union Square Ventures, Venmo, venture capital, WeWork|

Welcome back to this week’s transcribed edition of Equity. This week, TechCrunch’s Danny Crichton filled in for co-host Alex Wilhelm – who was out [...]

1 05, 2019

India’s Times Internet isn’t ceding ground to US rivals Facebook and Google – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-05-01T15:01:22+00:00 May 1st, 2019|Airbnb, Amazon, Android, Asia, BigBasket, BYJU, Coursera, Delhivery, edtech startup, Facebook, Flipkart, Huffington-Post, india, Instagram, Media, mx player, online advertising, Satyan Gajwani, social media, streaming services, Swiggy, Tencent, Times Group, Times Internet, Uber, Uncategorized, Verizon Media, verizon media group, Walmart, WHATSAPP|

The aggressive push by Silicon Valley companies and Chinese firms to win India, one of the last great growth markets, has decimated many [...]

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 [...]

15 04, 2019

Uber spent $457 million on self-driving and flying car R&D last year – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-04-15T02:48:31+00:00 April 15th, 2019|Anthony Levandowski, APPLE, Aptiv, Argo AI, ATG, aurora, Automotive, AV, carnegie mellon university, ceo, Daimler, Emerging-Technologies, Ford, Lyft, May Mobility, nuro, pittsburgh, robotics, San Francisco, self-driving cars, toronto, Toyota, Transportation, Travis Kalanick, Uber, Uber ATG, Uber IPO, Uncategorized, volvo, waymo|

Uber spent $457 million last year on research and development of autonomous vehicles, flying cars (known as eVTOLs) and other “technology programs” and [...]

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 [...]

26 03, 2019

How Nuro plans to spend Softbank’s $940 million – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-03-26T14:31:32+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Amazon, Anthony Levandowski, Automation, Automotive, China, continental, e-commerce, fedex, Google, kroger, Lyft, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, netease, nuro, partner, robotics, self-driving cars, simulation, Softbank, SoftBank Group, Softbank Vision Fund, Toyota Prius, Transportation, Uber, Uncategorized|

Autonomous delivery startup Nuro is bursting with ideas since SoftBank invested nearly $1 billion in February, new filings reveal. A recent patent application [...]

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 [...]