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LocalGlobe becomes Phoenix Court Group, hits $500M first close for new funds, adds an Impact twist

Saul Klein is a busy man. As co-founder, with his father Robin, of LocalGlobe, one of the longest-running VCs in Europe, he has overseen a wide range of initiatives – […]




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TechCrunch Podcasts this week: Scaling web3, bulls and bears, falling tech valuations and UFOs

TechCrunch is more than just a site with words. We’re also building a growing stable of podcasts focused on the most critical topics relating to the startup and venture capital […]




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Firewalla launches its Purple gigabit home firewall

Over the course of the last few years, Firewalla‘s combined firewall and router devices have made a name for themselves as the go-to hardware security tools for many enthusiasts and […]




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Daily Crunch: Citrix to be acquired by Vista and Evergreen/Elliott in $16.5B all-cash deal

Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for Monday, January 31! We’re putting a bow on the first month of the year today, but that doesn’t mean we’re looking back. Not […]




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Netflix gets its first Golden Globe for best motion picture (drama) in a bizarre, live tweeted event

You didn’t miss last night’s Golden Globes — it wasn’t on. But you may have seen the tweets. NBC announced in May 2021 it wouldn’t broadcast the awards show this […]







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Voi scooters raises $115M Series D round as it preps to enter new cities — and for an IPO

The European e-scooter market is currently the main battleground for companies playing in the micromobility space, taking advantage as they are of Europe’s relatively compact cities and the desire of […]







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In search of a new crypto deity

Hello friends, and welcome back to Week in Review! Last week, I wrote about tech taking on Disney. This week, I’m talking about the search for a new crypto messiah. […]