Student-led accelerator Envision is shaking up which startups get funded – TechCrunch

Meet Envision, a new startup accelerator. The group, built and run by a collection of students and recent graduates, just closed the application process for its first cohort of startups. Its goal isn’t merely...

Dish closes Boost Mobile purchase, following T-Mobile/Sprint merger – TechCrunch

T-Mobile today announced that it has closed a deal that divests Sprint’s pre-paid businesses, including Boost and Virgin Mobile. The news finds Dish entering the wireless carrier game in earnest, courtesy of...

Here’s what it got wrong – TechCrunch

The first wave of AR startups offering smart glasses is now over, with a few exceptions. Google acquired North this week for an undisclosed sum. The Canadian company had raised nearly $200 million, but...

Unpacking how Dell’s debt load and VMware stake could come together – TechCrunch

Last week, we discussed the possibility that Dell could be exploring a sale of VMware as a way to deal with its hefty debt load, a weight that continues to linger since its...

BMW wants to sell you subscriptions to your car’s features – TechCrunch

BMW today announced a number of updates to its in-car software experience during a VR press event, complete with a virtual drive through Munich to show off some of these features. These new...

Insurtech unicorn Lemonade raises IPO range ahead of debut – TechCrunch

Ahead of its expected IPO pricing later today, SoftBank-backed insurtech startup Lemonade has raised its expected price range. After initially targeting $23 to $26 per share in its debut, Lemonade now intends to...

Match Group completes separation from IAC, new board includes Wendi Murdoch and Ryan Reynolds...

IAC and Match Group announced that they have completed a “full separation.” Previously, Match Group (which owns Tinder, Hinge, OkCupid, PlentyOfFish and Match itself) was a publicly-traded company, with digital holding company...

This public spreadsheet lists Black founders who have raised VC, and the investors backing...

Finding out how many Black founders have successfully raised venture capital, and which venture capital firms invested in their startups hasn’t been an easy task, historically. Venture capital data is often diceable by...

After grinding investigation, Luckin Coffee confirms $300 million revenue fraud – TechCrunch

Luckin Coffee’s drips and drops of news the past few weeks — including a boardroom feud that is pitting the company’s chairman against a special investigation committee looking into an alleged massive...

The Mom Project raises $25M for its job site aimed at women returning to...

Women have long had the short end of the stick when it comes to employment, regularly finding themselves struggling to break through the glass ceiling for promotions and on average getting paid less...
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