Hydration brand Cure mixes new funding into its growth plans

Cure, a functional hydration brand, is entering a new phase of its growth that includes nearly quadrupling its retail presence from 2021, rounding out its leadership team and closing on $5.6 million in Series A funding. It’s been a hot minute since TechCrunch checked in on the brand — almost three years, actually — which […]

Late-stage startups are getting the hang of spending less

Back when Silicon Valley Bank was still pitching a package of financial moves to its customers, it noted in a presentation to its own investors that “elevated client cash burn” was “pressuring [its] balance of fund flows.” The previously central bank to Silicon Valley told the stock market that while it had anticipated a “modest, […]

Buckle up before we sell out — here comes TechCrunch Early Stage 2023

The doors to TechCrunch Early Stage (Boston Edition) open in just three days, and we cannot wait to meet and greet you! If you haven’t booked your pass yet, hurry! We’re running low on tickets. Seriously, this is a genuine ah-oooh-ga situation. Buy a $449 Founder pass now, while you still can. Student passes cost […]

The crackdown on pixel tracking in telehealth is a warning for every startup

Healthcare startups are scrambling to reassess how their websites and apps are built, and how third parties may, inadvertently or not, be putting patients’ protected health information at risk. In March, U.S. mental health startup Cerebral admitted it shared the private health information of more than 3 million users with Facebook, Google, TikTok and other […]

What’s an Angry Bird worth?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, the podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Our Monday show covers the latest in tech news from the weekend and what’s making headlines early in the week. Today we are talking about space, birds and startups! Here’s what we got […]

Noya pivots to embrace modular direct air capture, lands $11M Series A

Noya’s pitch a few years ago was pretty straightforward: lower the cost of capturing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere by using existing industrial cooling towers, which are pretty much everywhere. Noya would inject its special carbon capture compounds into the tower’s water supply and after the water had done its cooling work, remove the carbon […]

Teckinfo Solutions Pvt. Ltd., a leading software provider to call centres, Launches ID Cloud – Premium Contact Center Solution

Nalin Mital, Managing Director of Teckinfo Solutions Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi (India),  April 17: Teckinfo Solutions Pvt. Ltd., a leading software product company that has a legacy of offering niche Call / Contact Center Software solutions to ITES/BPO, Enterprise & MSMEs, has recently launched its latest offering, ID Cloud – Premium Contact Centre Software platform. With […]

Tech investors’ obsession over profit is already waning

When it became clear that the public market had forever descended from the peaks of 2021, venture investors decided to break camp and head downhill as well, advising their portfolio companies to focus on lowering their burn because capital had suddenly become expensive. Why the focus on cost-cutting? Because conserving cash is an easy way […]