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techcrunch.com - Walter Thompson - Extra Crunch roundup: UiPath's IPO filing, predicting revenue, how to pivot properly, much more
Extra Crunch roundup: UiPath's IPO filing, predicting revenue, how to pivot properly, much more
TechCrunch

This is not a boast, but a warning: I could write a how-to article on almost any topic. Give me enough time to do some research, and I can put together a reliable step-by-step for building a custom gaming PC, installing a hot water heater or…

techcrunch.com - Natasha Mascarenhas - What does it take to create a startup ecosystem?
What does it take to create a startup ecosystem?
TechCrunch

Say it louder for the people in the back: As tech grows bigger by the minute and venture capital adds dollar signs by the day, a startup hub's success is not an either/or situation. The next Silicon Valley is a tired narrative, when in reality…

techcrunch.com - Alex Wilhelm - Why it's not surprising to see nine-figure AI rounds
Why it's not surprising to see nine-figure AI rounds
TechCrunch

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It's broadly based on the daily column that appears on Extra Crunch, but free, and made for your weekend reading. If you want it in your inbox every Saturday…

forbes.com - J.P. Pelzman - Breaking Down What The NFL's Sportsbook Agreements Mean: Both Now, And In The Future
Breaking Down What The NFL's Sportsbook Agreements Mean: Both Now, And In The Future
Forbes

Icon Sportswire via Getty Images In March 2017, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said that the league and its owners still would “strongly oppose” legalized sports betting, despite the fact that the owners had just voted 31-1 to approve…

theguardian.com - Mark Sweney - Poppy Gustafsson: the Darktrace tycoon in new cybersecurity era
Poppy Gustafsson: the Darktrace tycoon in new cybersecurity era
The Guardian

Poppy Gustafsson runs a cutting-edge and gender-diverse cybersecurity firm on the brink of a £3bn stock market debut, but she is happy to reference pop culture classic the Terminator to help describe what Darktrace actually does. Launched in…

techcrunch.com - Anthony Ha - Daily Crunch: Squarespace files to go public
Daily Crunch: Squarespace files to go public
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for New York Magazine Squarespace is going public, Apple shares some music payment details and Twitter bans the founder of the right-wing media organization Project Veritas. This is your Daily…

theblockcrypto.com - Billionaire Mark Cuban invests in NFT data platform CryptoSlam
Billionaire Mark Cuban invests in NFT data platform CryptoSlam
The Block

Billionaire entrepreneur and owner of the basketball team Dallas Mavericks has made a strategic investment in NFT data platform CryptoSlam. Cuban invested in the startup via his venture capital firm Radical Investments. CryptoSlam declined to share…

businessinsider.com - Kari McMahon - Europe's leading crypto VC on investing strategy, pitching tips, KR1
Europe's leading crypto VC on investing strategy, pitching tips, KR1
Business Insider

KR1, which launched in 2016, is one of Europe's leading digital asset VC firms. The two co-founders break down the firm's investment strategy and what they look for from pitches. And share how they recently made $1.8 million from Polkadot staking.

businessinsider.com - Alexei Oreskovic - Goodbye Jeff Bezos, Hello Brian Armstrong - the billionaire life cycle
Goodbye Jeff Bezos, Hello Brian Armstrong - the billionaire life cycle
Business Insider

Hello, and welcome to this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech, including: Soundtrack: This week's newsletter has been specially designed to be consumed while listening to Michael McDonald's…

gamasutra.com - Alissa McAloon - The Games Fund launches with $50M to support devs in US, Europe
The Games Fund launches with $50M to support devs in US, Europe
Gamasutra

A team of game industry investors and creators has launched a new $50 million fund with the goal of putting its resources behind game developers seeking investment and access to the expertise of established professionals in development, publishing…

wired.co.uk - Chris Stokel-Walker - Biodegradable chewing gum is here to save our pavements
Biodegradable chewing gum is here to save our pavements
WIRED UK

The neon stripes running through the chewing gum Peter Juul Regnersgaard produced from his bag after a meal with colleague and roommate Morten Ebdrup in 2017 worried both men. Something about the lurid colour unsettled them – as did the wads…

protocol.com - Issie Lapowsky - For Big Tech whistleblowers, there's no such thing as 'moving on
For Big Tech whistleblowers, there's no such thing as 'moving on
Protocol - The people, power and politics of tech

Last summer, just before she published a viral Twitter thread about the discrimination she said she faced at Pinterest, Aerica Shimizu Banks crunched some numbers to see how long she could afford to be persona non grata in the tech industry. She…

businessinsider.com - Mark Matousek - 4 years ago, Uber was a toxic mess. Insiders reveal how Dara Khosrowshahi 'cleansed' its culture and revived its bid to dominate transportation.
4 years ago, Uber was a toxic mess. Insiders reveal how Dara Khosrowshahi 'cleansed' its culture and revived its bid to dominate transportation.
Business Insider

Dara Khosrowshahi prioritized fixing Uber's culture when he became CEO in 2017. Since then he's made decisions aimed at making Uber more ethical and transparent. His efforts have largely been successful, Uber employees and a Wall Street analyst…

panteracapital.com - Five Orders Of Magnitude | Pantera
Five Orders Of Magnitude | Pantera
Pantera Capital

It's pretty freaky deaky to have two data sets go up five orders of magnitude and have their relationship be perfectly constant. For every million new users, the price of bitcoin rises $200. It happened every time except for February 2016, when the…

medium.com - Zachary Dash - The Tokenization of Time | Rise, Risks, and Roadmaps of Alchemix (ALCX) vs. Flashstake (FLASH)
The Tokenization of Time | Rise, Risks, and Roadmaps of Alchemix (ALCX) vs. Flashstake (FLASH)
Medium

The Time Value of Money (TVM) is a straight forward concept: Money you have now is worth more than the identical sum in the future due to its potential earning capacity. While time traveling in the physical world is something still reserved for the…

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