2 12, 2019

Chinese investors double down on African startups – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-12-02T06:00:13+00:00 December 2nd, 2019|africa, Airbnb, alex wilhelm, China, crystal stream capital, economy, Facebook, finance, financial technology, First Round Capital, goldman, GSR Ventures, Hillhouse Capital, IDG Capital, Lori Systems, money, netease, Nigeria, Omni, online marketplace, Opay, PalmPay, reporter, saber, sequoia china, spotify, Startup company, Startups, Startups Weekly, TechCrunch, Thanksgiving, Transsion, Uber, Uncategorized, unicorn, VC, venture capital, Verizon Media, Virtual Reality, Weekend Fund, west africa|

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I [...]

18 10, 2019

Airbnb’s WeWork problem – TechCrunch – Evotik

By | 2019-10-18T05:17:44+00:00 October 18th, 2019|Airbnb, Artificial Intelligence, brian chesky, business, citigroup, economy, entrepreneurship, Exit, Fred Wilson, Fundings & Exits, jpmorgan, Lyft, machine learning, morgan stanley, neologisms, Private Equity, Real Estate, sharing economy, Softbank, spotify, Startups, TC, Uber, Uncategorized, vacation rental, WeWork|

Airbnb may be another overvalued “unicorn,” but it’s no WeWork. The Information this morning reported new Airbnb financials — indicating a massive increase [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]