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Now eight parliaments are demanding Zuckerberg answers for Facebook scandals – TechCrunch

Now eight parliaments are demanding Zuckerberg answers for Facebook scandals – TechCrunch Facebook’s founder is facing pressure to accept an invite from eight international parliaments, with lawmakers wanting to question him about negative impacts his social network is having on democratic processes globally. Last week Facebook declined a invitation from …

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Lies, damn lies, and HQ2 – TechCrunch

Lies, damn lies, and HQ2 – TechCrunch There are few things certain in our world except for the uplifting tendencies of technology. I’ve spent the past few years trying to prove this to myself, at least, by interviewing hundreds of thinkers on the topic. I’ve come to a singular conclusion: …

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Electric flying taxi service Lilium poaches key hires from Audi, Airbus – TechCrunch

Electric flying taxi service Lilium poaches key hires from Audi, Airbus – TechCrunch Lilium, the developer of a new, electric, vertical take-off and landing vehicle for a novel flying taxi service, has poached some pretty big former executives from Airbus and Audi as it builds out its technology and gets …

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With a new deal for customers and a fresh $23 million, Mayvenn extends its hair care business – TechCrunch

With a new deal for customers and a fresh $23 million, Mayvenn extends its hair care business – TechCrunch Pitching customers a new all-inclusive service for buying and installing hair, Mayvenn is looking to significantly expand its haircare business and just raised $23 million in a new round of funding …

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Monashees raises $150 million for its eighth Brazilian fund – TechCrunch

Monashees raises $150 million for its eighth Brazilian fund – TechCrunch As technology investment and exits continue to rise across Brazil, early stage venture capital firm monashees today announced that it has closed on $150 million for its eighth investment fund. Commitments came from Temasek, the sovereign wealth fund affiliated …

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What the Bolsonaro victory means for Brazil’s startup ecosystme – TechCrunch

What the Bolsonaro victory means for Brazil’s startup ecosystme – TechCrunch Pedro H. Ramos Contributor Pedro H. Ramos is a partner at Baptista Luz Advogados. Pedro has been representing clients in the technology sector since 2009. He is an advisor to the Interministerial Committee for Digital Transformation, a board member …

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Airobotics raises another $30 million for its automated drone technologies – TechCrunch

Airobotics raises another $30 million for its automated drone technologies – TechCrunch Airobotics, the developer of automated drones that can fly without a pilot, has raised $30 million in a new round of financing. The new funding will be used to boost the company’s manufacturing efforts to meet new demand and …

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Vishal Makhijani steps down as chief executive of Udacity – TechCrunch

Vishal Makhijani steps down as chief executive of Udacity – TechCrunch Vishal Makhijani, the long time chief executive of online education company Udacity, is stepping down as its chief executive officer, TechCrunch has learned. Makhijani first joined the company in 2013 as chief operating officer under Sebastian Thrun, the company’s …

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Lessons from building Brex into a billion-dollar startup – TechCrunch

Lessons from building Brex into a billion-dollar startup – TechCrunch When I think about my experience as an immigrant and entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, I remember growing up in Brazil and how we saw tech founders and CEOs as kings. We imagined what it would be like to assume the …

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Gogoprint raises $7.7M to expand its online printing business in Asia Pacific – TechCrunch

Gogoprint raises $7.7M to expand its online printing business in Asia Pacific – TechCrunch Gogoprint, a startup that is aiming to disrupt the traditional printing industry in Southeast Asia, has pulled in a $7.7 million investment as prepares to expand its business in Asia Pacific. We first profiled Gogoprint in …

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