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Squad’s screen-shares and Slack’s swastika – TechCrunch

Squad’s screen-shares and Slack’s swastika – TechCrunch We’re three weeks into January. We’ve recovered from our CES hangover and, hopefully, from the CES flu. We’ve started writing the correct year, 2019, not 2018. Venture capitalists have gone full steam ahead with fundraising efforts, several startups have closed multi-hundred million dollar …

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A look at Birdies, the popular slipper shoe startup that just raised $8 million more from investors – TechCrunch

A look at Birdies, the popular slipper shoe startup that just raised $8 million more from investors – TechCrunch Bianca Gates is a first-generation American, her parents having immigrated to the U.S. from Latin America. As such, she says, after waitressing her way through college at UC Irvine, she was …

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Postmates lines up another $100M ahead of IPO – TechCrunch

Postmates lines up another $100M ahead of IPO – TechCrunch Postmates, one of the earlier entrants to the billion-dollar food delivery wars, has raised an additional $100 million in equity funding at a $1.85 billion valuation, as first reported by Recode and confirmed to TechCrunch by Postmates. The round comes …

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Porter Road wants to herd the meat industry in a new direction – TechCrunch

Porter Road wants to herd the meat industry in a new direction – TechCrunch Down a two-lane road on the outskirts of Princeton, Ky., next to a cemetery and past the Light of Truth Church, is the Porter Road Butcher Meat Co. facility — a staging ground for what the …

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Crowd Cow, offering ranch to table meats, picks up $8 million from Madrona, Ashton Kutcher – TechCrunch

Crowd Cow, offering ranch to table meats, picks up $8 million from Madrona, Ashton Kutcher – TechCrunch Most high-end restaurants don’t get their beef from the local grocery store. Well-regarded chefs and restauranteurs build relationships with small farms and family ranchers to procure what’s known in the industry as craft …

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I visited a teeth-straightening startup and found out I needed a root canal – TechCrunch

I visited a teeth-straightening startup and found out I needed a root canal – TechCrunch Going to the dentist can be anxiety-inducing. Unfortunately, it was no different for me last week when I went to discuss Uniform Teeth’s recent $4 million seed funding round from Lerer Hippeau, Refactor Capital, Founder’s …

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Emphasizing social, shareable, and meaningful work, Girlboss launches a new site – TechCrunch

Emphasizing social, shareable, and meaningful work, Girlboss launches a new site – TechCrunch Girlboss, the juggernaut business and lifestyle brand launched by serial entrepreneur Sophia Amoruso (the founder of Nasty Gal), has launched a fresh redesign of its website as the company looks to evolve beyond publishing. While publishing will …

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