chat

The 20 best startups from Y Combinator’s W20 Demo Day

With world events overtaking the tech world’s preferences to meet for coffees and convene at events, Y Combinator skipped its famous two-day live Demo event and went for a radical experiment: no demos at all, but instead a long...

Join TC tomorrow at 9 am PT for a chat about the latest YC startup batch

Hello TechCrunch friends and family, tomorrow morning at 9 am Pacific Time we’re gathering on Zoom for an in-depth chat about our favorite startups from the latest Y Combinator Demo Day. This year’s installment of the twice-yearly startup...

Mattermost CEO Ian Tien on building a successful remote team

Mattermost is pretty open about what it is: an open-source, self-hosted alternative to Slack.  The team didn’t originally set out to build a messaging tool at all; they wanted to build video games. A few years and one huge pivot...

YouNeedABudget founder Jesse Mecham on managing a remote 115-person team

YouNeedABudget (or YNAB, as it’s known) started as a spreadsheet built by a college student who was looking to cover his rent. A decade and a half later, it has grown into a full-fledged budgeting tool with apps across a...

Liam Cunningham, Barry Keoghan and Niamh Algar to appear on the Late Late show tomorrow

Three of Ireland's most famous TV stars will appear on the Late Late show tomorrow night. Liam Cunningham, Barry Keoghan and Niamh Algar are among the guests to appear as Lesley Roy gives an exclusive first TV performance of...

Understanding 2020’s early-stage fundraising market

Welcome to Equity on Extra Crunch, a semi-regular series of interviews between the Equity team, venture capitalists, and operating executives at the neatest startups. The goal of this irregular medium is to dig into topics that don’t fit inside...

Teen hit Yolo raises $8M to let you Snapchat anonymously

It wasn’t a fad. Yolo became the country’s No. 1 app just a week after launch by letting teens ask for anonymous replies to questions they posted on Snapchat. But nine months later, Yolo is still in the top...

Facebook Messenger ditches Discover, demotes chat bots

Chat bots were central to Facebook Messenger’s strategy three years ago. Now they’re being hidden from view in the app along with games and businesses. Facebook Messenger is now removing the Discover tab as it focuses on speed...

Pioneer founder Daniel Gross on bringing remote teams together

There are plenty of accelerators aiming to sway young startups to join their ranks rather than apply to Y Combinator, but Pioneer‘s sell is a bit different. First off, they are fully remote; founders selected to participate in the program...

What is Twitch Prime?

If you’ve spent much time playing videogames over the past few years, you’ve probably heard of the streaming giant Twitch. What you might not know is that the platform is actually owned by the even gianter Amazon, and that...
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Guaidó proposes an "emergency government" to contain the coronavirus in Venezuela

This is the latest effort by opposition leader Juan Guaidó to put Venezuelan political and military forces against Nicolás...
- Advertisement -

Frequently asked questions and answers about the Covid-19

Frequently asked questions and answers about the Covid-19 In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, many people generate fear or stress; however, it is important...

Coronavirus is primed with the health sector in Italy

Coronavirus is primed with the health sector in Italy 56 doctors dead and about 8,000 infected toilets Doctors and nurses...

Measures to prevent the Covid-19 coronavirus

Measures to prevent the Covid-19 coronavirus The best action to stop the coronavirus pandemic is to take adequate measures for its prevention. Here we share...

"Germany could also suffer from a shortage of respirators for the sick"

"Germany could also suffer from a shortage of respirators for the sick" The federal government and other public bodies this week deployed a safety net...