TechCrunch recently covered Databricks’ financial performance in 2020, contrasting its recent performance to some historical 2019 data that the company shared. The data-and-analysis-focused unic
Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange. Data shows that India’s venture capital scene has grown sharply in recent years. Let's dig in.
Earlier this week I asked startups to share their Q3 growth metrics and whether they were performing ahead or behind of their yearly goals. Lots of companies responded. More than I could have anticipa
The venture capital industry’s comeback from fear in Q1 and parts of Q2 to Q3 greed is worth understanding. To get our hands around what happened to private capital in 2020, we’ve taken lo
Last night Datto priced its IPO at $27 per share, the top end of its range that TechCrunch covered last week. The data and security-focused software company had targeted a $24 to $27 per-share IPO pri
Venture capital activity in Europe and Asia saw a strong return to form in Q3, data indicates. The two continents enjoyed more venture capital investment into their local startups than in some time, u
Remember back in March when the VC game was done for the year, checkbooks were snapping shut and startup layoffs led the headlines? So much for all that. Q3’s venture capital numbers are in and
Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter for your weekend enjoyment. There was a steady drumbeat of bullish news for unicorns this week.
Last week The Exchange dug into recent data concerning the amount of venture capital raised by female founders. As a refresher, the numbers were not good. In Q3 2020, PitchBook data reported that US-b
Earlier this week, Bloomberg reported that meditation app Calm is looking into raising $150 million more at a valuation of around $2.2 billion, more than double its last private price. This should no
The Exchange regularly covers companies as they approach and crest the $100 million revenue mark. Our goal in tracking startups growing at scale is to scout future IPO candidates and better understan
The Twilio-Segment acquisition was the biggest story of the weekend, and in our current IPO lull, it is the most discussed deal of the moment. So it hasn’t been a surprise to see folks working t
As the American election looms and the IPO cycle slows some, it’s a good time to review how well the public offerings we have seen thus far have performed. The Exchange explores startups, market
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So much for progress. New data out this week from PitchBook indicates that the number of rounds raised by female-founded and co-founded companies fell year-over-year, with dollars invested in those ro
New numbers concerning Airbnb’s summer performance were reported this week, with The Information adding to the performance figures that Bloomberg previously detailed earlier this year. Airbnb an
This week, Unqork, a startup that helps other companies build business apps with a no-code platform, raised a $207 million Series C. The new capital valued the firm at around $2 billion. Even given ho
Last night, Root filed to go public, adding a second name to the insurtech IPO rolls in 2020. Lemonade was first out the gate this summer, taking its rental and home insurance business public at an at
With TechCrunch Disrupt happening last month, I fell behind on watching accelerator demo days. It’s time to correct that oversight. In August and September, the Techstars network of startup acce
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