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Join us for a live Q&A with Sapphires Jai Das on Tuesday at 2 pm EST/11 am PST

Sure, were heading into a holiday weekend here in America, but that doesnt mean that the good ship TechCrunch is going to slow down. Were diving right back in next week with another installment in season two of Extra Crunch Live, our regular interview series with startup founders, venture capitalists and other leaders from the []

25 Nov 2020 8:45 pm
Equity Monday: Good vaccine news, three rounds and why IPOs are trending

Hello and welcome back toEquity, TechCrunchs venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest big news, chats about the coming week, digs into some recent funding rounds and mulls over a larger theme or narrative from the private markets. You can []

23 Nov 2020 8:35 pm
Surging homegrown talent and VC spark Italys tech renaissance

As Italy reinstates many COVID-19 restrictions, the countrys tech ecosystem is watching and waiting to see what the wider effects of the emergency will be. Italys ecosystem for tech venture capital and startups has been in development for years and has made decent strides in the last decade. Will the coronavirus stymie their efforts? Put []

17 Nov 2020 6:15 pm
Airbnb files to go public

Airbnb filed to go public today, bringing the well-known unicorn one step closer to being a public company. The financial results show a company on the rebound, but smaller than it was. Its more granular financial results also make clear how hard the pandemic was on the travel-reliant unicorn. Regarding Airbnbs worth, investors will have []

17 Nov 2020 3:43 am
Ride Vision raises $7M for its AI-based motorcycle safety system

Ride Vision, an Israeli startup that is building an AI-driven safety system to prevent motorcycle collisions, today announced that it has raised a $7 million Series A round led by crowdsourcing platform OurCrowd. YL Ventures, which typically specializes in cybersecurity startups but also led the companys $2.5 million seed round in 2018, Mobilion VC and []

17 Nov 2020 3:17 am