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Mexicos GigNet selects Tejas Networks for its metro optical network

Tejas Networks has announced that GigNet, a leading digital infrastructure company in Mexico, has selected the companys

The Hindu Businessline 5 Mar 2021 11:02 am

Indonesian logistics startup SiCepat raises $170 million Series B

SiCepat, an end-to-end logistics startup in Indonesia, announced today it has raised a $170 million Series B funding round.

TechCrunch 5 Mar 2021 10:58 am

Addverb Technologies pushes robotic manufacturing with new Rs 75 cr

With the establishment of 2.5 acre 'Bot-Valley', Addverb aims to make India the capital of global robotics in the World -- a

The Economic Times 5 Mar 2021 8:11 am

Inside Atal Innovation Missions push to spur innovation across

Atal Innovation Mission boasts of several unique measures to spur innovation across Indias hinterlands and help MSMEs

The Economic Times 5 Mar 2021 8:11 am

InsurGrid raises pre-seed financing to help modernize legacy

Insurance agents spend hours handling paperwork and grabbing client information over the phone. A new seed-stage startup,

TechCrunch 5 Mar 2021 5:52 am

Backed by Blossom, Creandum and Index, grocery delivery and dark

Dija, the London-based grocery delivery startup, is officially launching today and confirming that it raised 20 million in

TechCrunch 5 Mar 2021 5:30 am

Making sense of the $6.5B Okta-Auth0 deal

When Okta announced that it was acquiring Auth0 yesterday for $6.5 billion, the deal raised eyebrows. After all, its a

TechCrunch 5 Mar 2021 4:18 am

Data is the worlds most valuable (and vulnerable) resource

I believe generational startups will be created from 2020's reckoning with cybersecurity, just as theyve been created coming

TechCrunch 5 Mar 2021 3:46 am

A new asynchronous video startup, Weet, is helping employees

For founder Najette Fellache, coming to the Bay Area a few years ago from Nantes, France was a way to grow a company shed

TechCrunch 5 Mar 2021 3:39 am

Asynchronous video startup Weet just launched to cement bonds, and

For founder Najette Fellache, coming to the Bay Area a few years ago from Nantes, France was a way to grow a company shed

TechCrunch 5 Mar 2021 3:39 am

Flourish, a startup that aims to help banks engage and retain

Its not uncommon these days to hear of U.S.-based investors backing Latin American startups. But its not every day that we

TechCrunch 5 Mar 2021 2:58 am

Inside Workvivos plans to take on Microsoft in the employee

Maintaining company culture when the majority of staff is working remotely is a challenge for every organization big and

TechCrunch 5 Mar 2021 2:10 am

Will moving, spacial video start to eat into square-box Zoom calls

With most of us locked into a square video box on platforms like Zoom, the desire to break away and perhaps wander around a

TechCrunch 5 Mar 2021 1:23 am

Coursera is planning to file to go public tomorrow

Coursera, an online education platform that has seen its business grow amid the coronavirus pandemic, is planning to file

TechCrunch 5 Mar 2021 1:21 am

Stream raises $38M as its chat and activity feed APIs power

A lot of our communication these days with each other is digital, and today one of the companies enabling that with APIs to

TechCrunch 5 Mar 2021 12:47 am

Announcing the Early Stage Pitch-Off Judges

TechCrunch Early Stage is coming around the corner fast, April 1 & 2nd. And you still have a chance to pitch your startup on

TechCrunch 5 Mar 2021 12:39 am

German insurtech platform Hepster raises $10M Series A led by

Hepster, an insurtech platform from Germany, has raised $10 million in a Series A funding led by Element Ventures. Also

TechCrunch 5 Mar 2021 12:10 am

Google speeds up its release cycle for Chrome

Google today announced that its Chrome browser is moving to a faster release cycle by shipping a new milestone every four

TechCrunch 5 Mar 2021 12:05 am

How to successfully dance the creator-brand tango

Without the understanding of engagement metrics, brands often end up partnering with creators at a life stage that could be

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 11:56 pm

TikTok launches TikTok Q&A, a new feature for creators to engage

Earlier this year, TikTok was spotted testing a new Q&A feature that would allow creators to more directly respond to their

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 11:50 pm

Microsoft Edge now starts up faster and gets vertical tabs

A year ago, Microsoft announced that its Edge browser would get vertical tabs and here we are: Microsoft today announced that

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 11:46 pm

With $19M A round, Halo Dx combines data streams to better diagnose

Healthcare is one of the most complex industries out there, creating frustration on the consumer side but also the

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 11:35 pm

Apple clarifies you cant actually set a default music service in

Apple has clarified that the iOS 14.5 beta is not actually allowing users to select a new default music service, as has been

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 11:01 pm

Fintech startup ClearGlass Analytics closes $3.6M for pension funds

Fintech startup ClearGlass Analytics has closed a 2.6 million ($3.6M) funding round for its platform, which aims to create

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 10:59 pm

Social commerce startup Elenas raises $6M and plans for

Colombian startup Elenas says its helping tens of thousands of women make money by selling products online. And today, it

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 10:45 pm

Porsche unveils two new electric bikes alongside the Taycan Gran

Porsche is taking its electrification ambitions to two wheels. The German automaker unveiled two electric bikes Thursday,

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 10:38 pm

This pan-African freelance platform is the first Zimbabwean startup

On the 25th of January, Techstars Seattle announced its 12th class featuring 10 startups from different parts of the world.

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 10:35 pm

Bitfinex launches cryptocurrency payment gateway for merchants

Cryptocurrency exchange company Bitfinex is launching Bitfinex Pay, a cryptocurrency payment gateway. With this new product,

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 10:18 pm

GM, LG Chem studying the feasibility of a second battery cell plant

General Motors is exploring building a second U.S. battery cell manufacturing plant with its joint-venture partner Seoul,

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 9:57 pm

SITA says its airline passenger system was hit by a data breach

Global air transport data giant SITA has confirmed a data breach involving passenger data. The company said in a brief

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 9:51 pm

Unraveling ThredUps IPO filing: Slow growth, but a shifting

What investors will be willing to pay for ThredUp is going to be very interesting. A bit like Oscar Health, it's a hard

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 9:12 pm

Snapcommerce raises $85M to make over your mobile shopping

People are not only shopping digitally more than ever. Theyre also shopping using their mobile phones more than ever. And for

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 8:00 pm

Papaya Global raises $100M more at a $1B+ valuation for tools to

Remote working hiring people further afield and letting people work outside of a central physical office is looking like it

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 7:52 pm

Robotics roundup

Im excited for any opportunity to talk about soft robotics. Theres something other-worldly about the world of inflatable

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 7:30 pm

Income verification is white-hot right now, and Plaid wants in

Fresh off the termination of its planned merger with Visa, Plaid announced Thursday a new income verification product, which

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 7:30 pm

Square buys majority of Tidal, adds Jay Z to its board in bid to

This morning Square, a fintech company that serves both individuals and companies, announced that it has purchased a majority

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 7:20 pm

SpaceX launches 60 new Starlink satellites, while Starship moves

SpaceX has launched another batch of its Starlink satellites the usual complement of 60 of the low Earth orbit spacecraft,

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 6:01 pm

Hopin confirms $400M raise at $5.65B valuation

This morning Hopin, a virtual events platform and video-focused software service, announced that it has closed a $400 million

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 6:00 pm

Wipro to buy Londons tech consultancy firm Capco for $1.45 billion

Wipro said on Thursday it has reached an agreement to buy 22-year-old British tech consultancy firm Capco for $1.45 billion

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 5:42 pm

Apples App Store is now also under antitrust scrutiny in the UK

Apple is facing another antitrust investigation in Europe into how it operates the iOS App Store. The UKs Competition and

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 4:28 pm

Boss of Chinese gaming titan NetEase calls for shared parental

Chinas relaxation of its one-child restriction has not delivered the population targets set by its policy planners. In 2019,

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 4:27 pm

Deliveroo confirms anticipated 8bn floatation in London, will be

Food delivery start-up Deliveroo has today confirmed its 8bn ($11bn) stock market floatation in London, something which was

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 3:52 pm

IFC backs Bolt with $24M to expand its transportation network in

Bolt, an Uber competitor that is building an international on-demand network of services to transport people, food and other

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 3:39 pm

Countingup closes 9.1M for its business current account with built-

Countingup, the U.K. fintech offering a business current account with built-in accounting features, has closed 9.1 million in

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 1:30 pm

WhatsApp adds voice and video calling to desktop app

WhatsApp is rolling out support for voice and video calling to its desktop app, the Facebook-owned messaging service said

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 1:30 pm

Payfazz invests $30M in Xfers as the two Southeast Asian fintechs

Payfazz and Xfers, two startups that want to increase financial inclusion in Southeast Asia, announced today they have joined

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 1:13 pm

Shipping groups tap algorithms to cut carbon emissions

Last year Maersk Tankers launched standalone business ZeroNorth, which uses algorithms that factor in market rates, future

The Economic Times 4 Mar 2021 10:01 am

Indian state government website exposed COVID-19 lab test results

A security flaw in a website run by the government of West Bengal in India exposed the lab results of at least hundreds of

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 9:00 am

Loan restructuring: Should MSMEs opt for RBIs one-time

Can the one-time restructuring plan, supposed to be implemented by March 31, 2021, offer some breathing space for the Covid-

The Economic Times 4 Mar 2021 8:11 am

Gillmor Gang: Off The Record

Of all the gin joints etc. etc. Clubhouse continues to confound those who dont believe in the restorative powers of the Next

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 7:34 am

Mary Meekers Bond is closing on $2 billion for its second fund, per

Bond, the growth-stage firm that spun out of the Kleiner Perkins Digital Growth Fund in late 2018, is closing a second fund

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 6:52 am

Revolut lets customers switch to Revolut Bank in 10 additional

Fintech startup Revolut has its own banking license in the European Union since late 2018. It lets the company offer some

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 5:31 am

SpaceXs Starship prototype flies to 32,000 feet and sticks the

SpaceX has launched SN10 the tenth iteration of its current prototype series of Starship, the heavy-lift reusable spacecraft

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 4:54 am

The Aston Martin DBX is a tale of two vehicles

The Aston Martin DBX is the brands first SUV and the stakes for the iconic British luxury car maker couldnt be higher. Like

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 4:52 am

As activist investors loom, whats next for Box

Activist investors will only sit still for so long, and when they take action, it usually involves one of two approaches:

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 4:23 am

Cashify raises $15 million for its second-hand smartphone business

Tens of millions of people each year purchase a second-hand smartphone in India, the worlds second largest market. Phone

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 3:56 am

Bank of America is bringing VR instruction to its 4,000 banks

As consumer VR begins to have a moment following years of heavy investment from Facebook and other tech giants, corporate

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 3:43 am

Twitter tests new e-commerce features for tweets

Twitter confirmed its testing a new way to display tweets that link out to e-commerce product pages like products on a

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 3:40 am

Okta acquires cloud identity startup Auth0 for $6.5B

As Okta announced earnings today after the bell, it revealed that its buying cloud identity startup Auth0 for a hefty $6.5

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 3:04 am

Toro acquires robotic tractor/snow blower maker, Left Hand Robotics

Toro this week announced its intentions to acquire Left Hand Robotics. The Colorado-based startup (not to be confused with

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 1:45 am

Amazon Fire TV expands live TV features, adds Alexa support for

Amazon is rolling out a new experience for its Fire TV platform that puts more focus on subscription-free streaming and other

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 1:01 am

Dear Sophie: Can you demystify the H-1B process and E-3 premium

Can you help demystify the H-1B process and provide any tips? We also want to hire an Australian and transfer their E-3. How

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 12:52 am

11 words and phrases to cut from your VC pitch deck

Weeks or even months of working on your pitch deck could come down to the 170 seconds (on average) that investors spend

TechCrunch 4 Mar 2021 12:04 am

Version 2 of Googles Flutter toolkit adds support for desktop and

At an online event, Google today announced Flutter 2, the newest version of its open-source UI toolkit for building portable

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 11:48 pm

Postscript raises $35M to give Shopify stores SMS superpowers

Postscript helps Shopify stores stay in touch with customers via SMS, with a focus on keeping everything opt-in, legally

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 11:34 pm

GSV Ventures doubles assets managed with new fund focused on global

GSV Ventures, co-founded by Deborah Quazzo and Michael Cohn, has raised $180 million in its second fund, exclusively focused

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 11:06 pm

From the ashes of nearly a billion dollars, Ample resurrects Better

A little over thirteen years ago, Shai Agassi, a promising software executive who was in line to succeed the chief executive

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 11:00 pm

Cables could help soft robots transform into harder structures

The sub-category of soft robotics has transformed the way many think about the field. Oft-influenced by natural phenomenon,

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 10:34 pm

EV rivals Tesla, Rivian unite to target direct sales legislation

Tesla, Rivian, Lordstown Motors and Lucid Motors potential rivals in the burgeoning EV market are working together to pass

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 10:29 pm

Netflix launches Fast Laughs, a TikTok-like feed of funny videos

Late last year, Netflix began experimenting with a new TikTok-like feed of funny videos inside its mobile app, which it

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 10:29 pm

First impressions of AppLovins IPO filing

Could a bet on AppLovin then, could be viewed as a wager not on its business income growth, but on the strength of consumer

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 9:43 pm

Microsoft launches Group Transcribe, a transcription and

A new project from Microsofts in-house incubator, Microsoft Garage, introduces a different take on meeting transcriptions.

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 9:34 pm

Clari revenue forecasting platform snags $150M investment and

Clari, the revenue operations platform that helps companies predict revenue outcomes, announced $150 million Series E today

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 9:31 pm

TC Sessions: Justice 2021 kicks off today join the conversation

Todays the day we roll up our collective sleeves, engage in vital conversations about diversity, inclusion and equity in tech

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 9:27 pm

International VC firm Presight Capital raises $350M second fund

Presight Capital has closed its $350 million second fund only a year and a half after it announced an $80 million first fund

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 9:18 pm

Have a startup in Miami? Apply to pitch at TechCrunchs Miami

TechCrunch is coming to Miami virtually, at least. On March 11, TechCrunch is hosting a small online event with local

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 8:45 pm

Integrated Passive Devices (IPD) Market Size to Reach USD 1264.7

BANGALORE, India | 3rdMarch 2021: Integrated Passive Devices (IPD) Marketis Segmented by Type (Silicon, Non-Silicon), by

Startup Success Stories 3 Mar 2021 8:45 pm

$100 million for mealworms

Hello and welcome back toEquity, TechCrunchs venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the number

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 8:30 pm

Yugabyte announces $48M investment as cloud native database makes

As demand for cloud native applications is growing, Yugabyte, makers of the cloud native, open source YugabyteDB database are

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 8:21 pm

Yugabyte announces $48M Series C as cloud native database makes

As demand for cloud native applications is growing, Yugabyte, makers of the cloud native, open source YugabyteDB database are

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 8:21 pm

$1.3M in grants go towards making the webs open source

Open source software is at the core of well, practically everything online. But while much of it is diligently maintained in

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 7:32 pm

Deliverr scores $170M to bring fast delivery to every e-commerce

At a time when e-commerce is exploding due in large part to the pandemic, a business that helps any online merchant ship

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 7:30 pm

Brave is launching its own search engine with the help of ex-Cliqz

Brave, the privacy-focused browser co-founded by ex-Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich, is getting ready to launch an own-brand search

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 7:30 pm

Scarf helps open-source developers track how their projects are

Almost by default, open-source developers get very little insight into who uses their projects. In part, thats the beauty of

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 7:30 pm

Minu, a Mexico City-based, pay-on-demand startup, lands a $14M

Many of the startups raising capital in Mexico are focused on financial inclusion, aiming to level the playing field in a

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 7:30 pm

Oscar Health prices IPO at $39 and secures a $9.5B valuation

Late last night Oscar Health, a tech-enabled medical insurance provider, priced its IPO at $39 per share. The final price

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 7:26 pm

Identiq, a privacy-friendly fraud prevention startup, secures $47M

Israeli fraud prevention startup Identiq has raised $47 million at Series A as the company eyes international growth, driven

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 6:44 pm

Zynga acquires Echtra, maker of Torchlight 3, to double down on RPG

Games company Zynga has been on an acquisition tear the last several years to beef up its activity in particular in mobile

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 6:39 pm

Netflix to release 41 original Indian shows and movies this year

Netflix said on Wednesday it will roll out 41 Indian films and shows this year, its biggest annual roster of Indian content

TechCrunch 3 Mar 2021 6:29 pm

Zingbus forays into the west India region

In the coming days, the intercity bus service provider aims to broaden its services in Nashik, Aurangabad, Shirdi, Belgaum in

The Economic Times 3 Mar 2021 5:30 pm