March 4, 2021
DigitalOcean’s IPO filing shows a two-class cloud market – TechCrunch

This morning DigitalOcean, a provider of cloud computing services to SMBs, filed to go public. The company intends to list on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol “DOCN.” DigitalOcean’s offering comes amidst a hot streak for tech IPOs, and valuations that are stretched by historical norms. The cloud hosting company was…

March 4, 2021
Newsela, the replacement for textbooks, raises $100M and becomes a unicorn – TechCrunch

Newsela, a SaaS platform for K-12 instructional material backed by the likes of TCV, Kleiner Perkins, Reach Capital and Owl Ventures, announced today that it has raised $100 million in a Series D round. The financing was led by new investor Franklin Templeton, and brings Newsela’s valuation to $1 billion. The new round is larger…

March 3, 2021
Tokyo 2020 narrows in on female barrier-breaker as next Olympics chief

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March 3, 2021
Singapore-based Raena gets $9M Series A for its pivot to skincare and beauty-focused social commerce – TechCrunch

Raena’s team, from left to right: chief operating officer Guo Xing Lim, chief executive officer Sreejita Deb and chief commercial officer Widelia Liu. Image Credits: Raena Raena was founded in 2019 to create personal care brands with top social media influencers. After several launches, however, the Singapore-based startup noticed an interesting trend: customers were ordering…

March 3, 2021
Has a startup finally found one of food science’s holy grails with its healthy sugar substitute? – TechCrunch

A little less than three years ago at the Computer Science Museum in Mountain View, California, the founders of a young company hailing from Cambridge, England addressed a crowd of celebrities, investors and entrepreneurs at Y Combinator’s August Demo Day promising a revolution in food science. Over the years, the event has become a relatively…

March 3, 2021
Why are we still dating LinkedIn in 2021? – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Natasha and Danny and Alex and Grace were all here to chat through the week’s biggest tech happenings. Before we get into this week’s show, make sure to check out all the news here about how Equity is expanding, and becoming even more of…

March 3, 2021
First Boulevard raises $5M for its digital bank aimed at Black America – TechCrunch

The murder of George Floyd last May ignited many things in the United States last year — one of which that was perhaps unexpected: a rise in the number of digital banks targeting the Black community. Some members of the Black community took their belief that big banks are not meeting their needs and turned…

March 3, 2021
Newness raises $3.5 million for its ‘Twitch for beauty streamers’ – TechCrunch

Newness, a startup co-founded by former Twitch employees, has raised $3.5 million in a Sequoia-led seed round for its live-streaming platform aimed at beauty creators and their fan communities. Though today’s creators are not without options when it comes to livestreaming — Twitch, YouTube, TikTok, Instagram and Facebook are all popular choices — Newness is…

March 2, 2021
Atelier Ventures wants to bring more influencers and creators into venture capital

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March 2, 2021
As BNPL startups raise, a look at Klarna, Affirm and Afterpay earnings – TechCrunch

As the e-commerce market grows, startups are racing to help online retailers sell larger items to consumers with so-called “buy-now-pay-later” options. Via BNPL, consumers turn a one-time purchase into a limited string of regular payments. Terms vary, but the space is very active. TechCrunch covered Scalapay’s January $48 million round, what the Italian BNPL described…

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