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How the problem of hiring healthcare staff has become a fertile ground for startups

The healthcare crisis — more evident now as summer heatwaves put pressure on hospitals — is resulting in a staffing boom. But healthcare professionals in Europe can end up with […]




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Some venture investors are doubling down on crypto despite an unknown recovery timeline

If you believe in the future prominence of crypto, does a few years make a real difference? Jacquelyn Melinek 8 hours The crypto markets might be red all over, but […]




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TechCrunch+ roundup: The Kindbody TC-1, Glossier’s mistakes, calculating startup runway

Historically, people who have difficulty conceiving children have been stigmatized. A 2020 UCLA study found that approximately 15% of couples will have trouble getting pregnant, but Kindbody, which has spun […]




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Crypto is altering the investing landscape for even the most disciplined VCs

The long-awaited re-correction of private tech startup valuations and fundraising expectations has a web3-sized asterisk next to it. While many funds are returning to more conservative check-writing, with a focus […]




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Israel’s Viola Ventures hits $250M for its new fund, appoints Yael Alroy as partner

Viola Ventures, an Israeli VC, has closed its sixth fund of $250M. It now has $1.25B in assets under management, largely early-stage tech companies. Viola says the fund was oversubscribed […]




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Workato storms to a $5.7B valuation after raising $200M for its enterprise automation platform

The race to automate the world of business is on, and today one of the bigger players in the market has picked up another major round of funding to meet […]




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The growing pains of Apple’s subscription addiction

Hello friends, and welcome back to Week in Review! Last week, we talked about how YouTube has managed to skate along while Facebook has gotten pummeled over platform responsibility concerns. […]




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48 hours left to save $100 on passes to TC Sessions: SaaS 2021

If you’re a savant in the world of SaaS, pay close attention; you have just 48 hours left to save $100 on the price of admission to TC Sessions: SaaS […]




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This Week in Apps: In-app events hit the App Store, TikTok tries Stories, Apple reveals new child safety plan

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a […]




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To improve accountability, Norrsken VC ties partner compensation to its portfolio’s sustainable successes

With the close of its latest investment fund, Norrsken VC is is taking an unprecedented step in tying the compensation of its partners to the positive changes the firm’s portfolio […]