Daily Crunch: Meta is dismissing around 4,000 more employees this week 

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Helloooooooooo, midweek Crunchers! Today, we are pretty excited about life in general. Also, is your company still in stealth? Apply to Startup Battlefield 200 anyway — and announce your public debut at […]

Stability AI releases ChatGPT-like language models

Stability AI, the startup behind the generative AI art tool Stable Diffusion, today open-sourced a suite of text-generating AI models intended to go head to head with systems like OpenAI’s GPT-4. Called StableLM and available in “alpha” on GitHub and Hugging Spaces, a platform for hosting AI models and code, Stability AI says that the […]

Opendoor alums raise $15M for Kindred, a home-swapping network

The concept of taking existing properties and repurposing them is not a new one. After all, Airbnb is a high-profile example of people turning vacation homes, for example, into revenue generators when they’re not using them. The end result is that travelers have far more options today than they used to when choosing where to […]

Tanso banks a seed for its CO2 footprint software for industrial manufacturers

Munch-based climate tech startup Tanso, which sells software to help industrial manufacturers carry out sustainability reporting and carbon accounting, has banked €6.5 million in early stage growth funding. The investment breaks down into a €4 million seed raise, led by Cologne-based investor Capnamic, with existing investors including as UVC Partners also participating; and €2.5M it […]

Ask Sophie: Can I launch a startup if I’m in the US on a student visa?

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Share on Twitter Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.” She connects people with the businesses and opportunities that expand their lives. More posts by this contributor Ask Sophie: How […]

Stealth-mode startups: Apply to Startup Battlefield 200

Calling all founders with a startup in stealth mode! Unless you’ve been buried under a rock in an undisclosed remote location, you already know that the Startup Battlefield 200 (SB 200) is the world’s preeminent competition — and launching pad — for early-stage startups. Apply to the Startup Battlefield 200 Don’t miss your chance to […]

Despite regulatory concerns, the US is far from losing its venture crown

Coinbase is open to leaving the United States in the wake of a regulatory dispute with the government. A tone shift of that magnitude could have an impact on where the future of tech is being built and the opportunity of the global venture market ahead. The Coinbase news does not exist in a vacuum. […]

Who captures the most value after the SaaS-acre? Enterprises or startups?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, the podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday episode, where we niche down to a single person, think about their work, and unpack the rest. With Alex leading today’s interview, we dove once more into the world […]

Medec Dragon Pvt Ltd Awarded “ASSOCHAM’S Most Promising Company in Corporate Governance”  

CA Sunil Nayak, Chief Financial Officer of Medec Dragon Pvt Ltd  receiving the trophy & certificate of excellence New Delhi (India), April 19: Medec Dragon Pvt Ltd, India’s fastest-growing research-driven Pharmaceutical API Contract Manufacturing Company with over 25+ advanced intermediates being marketed in more than 70 plus countries having WHO-GMP Certified Manufacturing Facilities in building bonds […]