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One billion 3D views and counting – TechCrunch

One billion 3D views and counting – TechCrunch Last week Sketchfab, the 3D content hub, shared an exciting milestone — the company has just crossed 1 billion cumulative pageviews. Taken with the community’s growth — they just surpassed 2 million users, as well as the 200 million people that have …

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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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The cost of energy storage has stalled adoption of renewable power. Energy Vault has a solution. – TechCrunch

The cost of energy storage has stalled adoption of renewable power. Energy Vault has a solution. – TechCrunch Since solar and wind power are now cheaper to produce than energy from fossil fuels, the only obstacle that remains to the mass adoption of renewable power is the amount of money utilities …

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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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Local VC funds surge, Naspers ramps up and fintech diversifies – TechCrunch

Local VC funds surge, Naspers ramps up and fintech diversifies – TechCrunch More posts by this contributor Tarform debuted new e-motorcycles but is there a U.S. market? Marieme Diop and Shikoh Gitau to speak at Startup Battlefield Africa Africa’s VC landscape is becoming more African with an increasing number of …

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MyPart finds that next def jam – TechCrunch

MyPart finds that next def jam – TechCrunch Picture it: you have the perfect song for Kelly Clarkson. It’s a mix of genres and styles best described as “Since U Been Gone” meets “911 Is A Joke.” How do you get it in front of Kelly so she can add …

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Peak Theory lines up media partners and funding as Cubcoats becomes a phenomenon – TechCrunch

Peak Theory lines up media partners and funding as Cubcoats becomes a phenomenon – TechCrunch With a planned cartoon series coming up, partnerships in place with Major League Baseball, NBCUniversal, and other media companies of heroic proportions, the founders creating the kids clothing phenomenon, Cubcoats, are on a roll. Peak …

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The Jay-Z-backed life insurance startup, Ethos, has raised $35 million – TechCrunch

The Jay-Z-backed life insurance startup, Ethos, has raised $35 million – TechCrunch Ethos, the startup marketing a new life insurance product for people who probably haven’t really thought about life insurance, may have 99 startup problems but new capital ain’t one. The company just announced that it raised $35 million in …

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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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