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Why China’s kicking out the crypto miners

Why China’s kicking out the crypto miners

The news: China’s intensifying crackdown has sent cryptocurrency prices tumbling....

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Firm creates open framework to help VCs and founders address racial inequity

Firm creates open framework to help VCs and founders address...

In 2017, Paul Hawken published a book compiling a set of concrete actions people...

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How much to pay yourself as a SaaS founder

How much to pay yourself as a SaaS founder

The conversation on founder pay is changing for the better. We've gathered insights...

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Chinese sellers on Amazon in hot demand by VCs and e-commerce roll-ups

Chinese sellers on Amazon in hot demand by VCs and e-commerce...

Chinese merchants selling on Amazon are having a moment. The scruffy exporters are...

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Dutch payments startup Mollie raises another $800M at a $6.5B valuation

Dutch payments startup Mollie raises another $800M at a...

A payments startup whose backend was originally built by the founder while still...

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Fintech veteran Jitendra Gupta is ready for his new inning — now he is going after banks in India

Fintech veteran Jitendra Gupta is ready for his new inning...

For most people in India, having to engage with banks doesn’t instill a sense of...

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Tesla backs vision-only approach to autonomy using powerful supercomputer

Tesla backs vision-only approach to autonomy using powerful...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been teasing a neural network training computer called ‘Dojo’...

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Scientists might have spotted tectonic activity inside Venus

Scientists might have spotted tectonic activity inside...

Venus might be hell, but don’t call it a dead planet. Amid surface temperatures...

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Navigating a surprising pandemic side effect: AI whiplash

Navigating a surprising pandemic side effect: AI whiplash

Amid the many business disruptions caused by covid-19, here’s one largely overlooked:...

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What does Red Hat’s sale to IBM tell us about Couchbase’s valuation?

What does Red Hat’s sale to IBM tell us about Couchbase’s...

Couchbase could double its valuation provided that investors are more interested...

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Twitch suspends two popular female creators over sexy ASMR streams

Twitch suspends two popular female creators over sexy ASMR...

Popular Twitch streamers Amouranth and Indiefoxx are the two latest casualties of...

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Work in Asia’s data age

Work in Asia’s data age

The steady advance of artificial intelligence (AI) and automation technologies has...

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Biden’s executive order on cybersecurity should include behavior transparency

Biden’s executive order on cybersecurity should include...

The cyber executive order, alongside sanctions on Russia, are strong indications...

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Seed is not the new Series A

Seed is not the new Series A

Most Series A investors today look for around $2 million in annual recurring revenues...

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It took a pandemic, but the US finally has (some) centralized medical data

It took a pandemic, but the US finally has (some) centralized...

Throughout the pandemic, there has been serious tension between what the public...

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GrowSari, a B2B platform for small stores in the Philippines, adds investors like Temasek’s Pavilion Capital and Tencent

GrowSari, a B2B platform for small stores in the Philippines,...

Sari-sari stores are neighborhood stores in the Philippines that usually sell daily...

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Vietnamese financial services app MFast gets $1.5M pre-Series A led by Do Ventures

Vietnamese financial services app MFast gets $1.5M pre-Series...

MFast, a mobile app that lets Vietnamese users in remote areas access financial...

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Crypto finance startup Amber Group raises $100M at $1B valuation

Crypto finance startup Amber Group raises $100M at $1B...

More mainstream venture capital firms are jumping on the crypto bandwagon as investors...

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This Week in Apps: Spotify debuts a Clubhouse rival, Facebook tests Audio Rooms in US, Amazon cuts Appstore commissions

This Week in Apps: Spotify debuts a Clubhouse rival, Facebook...

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the...

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Dollars, deals and the importance of nondilutive capital

Dollars, deals and the importance of nondilutive capital

Today, on Juneteenth, we recognize the efforts this nation still needs to put toward...

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Investors say Eindhoven poised to become Netherlands’ No. 2 tech hub

Investors say Eindhoven poised to become Netherlands’ No....

Our survey respondents said Eindhoven might not immediately spring to mind as a...

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Daily Crunch: Spotify and Ford make acquisitions

Daily Crunch: Spotify and Ford make acquisitions

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup,...

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Extra Crunch roundup: influencer marketing 101, spotting future unicorns, Apple AirTags teardown

Extra Crunch roundup: influencer marketing 101, spotting...

We're off today to celebrate the Juneteenth holiday in the United States. I hope...

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Mediflash is a freelancer marketplace for health professionals

Mediflash is a freelancer marketplace for health professionals

Meet Mediflash, a new French startup that wants to improve temp staffing in healthcare...

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Perspectives on tackling Big Tech’s market power

Perspectives on tackling Big Tech’s market power

The need for markets-focused competition watchdogs and consumer-centric privacy...

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NASA inches closer to printing artificial organs in space

NASA inches closer to printing artificial organs in space

In America, at least 17 people a day die waiting for an organ transplant. But instead...