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Our 3 favorite startups from Morgan Stanley’s 2nd Multicultural Innovation Lab Demo Day  – TechCrunch

Our 3 favorite startups from Morgan Stanley’s 2nd Multicultural Innovation Lab Demo Day  – TechCrunch The Morgan Stanley Multicultural Innovation Lab, Morgan Stanley’s in-house accelerator focused on companies founded by multicultural and female entrepreneurs, hosted its second Annual Showcase and Demo Day.  The event also featured companies from accelerators HearstLab, Newark Venture Partner …

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The highest flying consumer tech stocks have lost $1 trillion – TechCrunch

The highest flying consumer tech stocks have lost $1 trillion – TechCrunch Another day, another stock market setback for once high-flying technology companies, which have lost roughly $1 trillion in the latest stock market slide. Shares of the core group of consumer technology companies including Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, and Netflix …

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500 Startups Vietnam grabs $14M to invest in local companies – TechCrunch

500 Startups Vietnam grabs $14M to invest in local companies – TechCrunch 500 Startups has set its sights on Vietnam, a historically dormant market that’s recently emerged as one of the most rapidly-expanding tech ecosystems in Southeast Asia. The Silicon Valley startup accelerator and venture capital fund has raised $14 …

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Blockchain gaming gets a boost with Mythical Games’ $16M Series A – TechCrunch

Blockchain gaming gets a boost with Mythical Games’ $16M Series A – TechCrunch Fortnite, the free multi-player survival game, has earned an astonishing $1 billion from in-game virtual purchases alone. Now, others in the gaming industry are experimenting with how they too can capitalize on new trends in gaming. Mythical Games, …

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Pitching a $99 tax advisory service for the masses, Visor has raised $9 million – TechCrunch

Pitching a $99 tax advisory service for the masses, Visor has raised $9 million – TechCrunch The only sure things in this life, according to Ben Franklin, are death and taxes. And a new startup called Visor has just raised $9 million in financing to make one of them as painless as …

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Bitcoin Puzzle Artist’s Blockchain Gaming Startup Valued at $13 Million

Bitcoin Puzzle Artist’s Blockchain Gaming Startup Valued at $13 Million One of the bitcoin community’s best-known artists is gearing up to launch a blockchain-powered video game aimed at mainstream audiences. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, Marguerite deCourcelle’s startup Blockade Games Inc. raised a $833,000 seed equity round the first week of …

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Shyft raises $6.5M to help retail and service workers swap shifts – TechCrunch

Shyft raises $6.5M to help retail and service workers swap shifts – TechCrunch Anyone that has experience in the service or retail industry knows swapping shifts can be a logistical nightmare that leaves employees in trouble with management or stuck working during a friend’s birthday party. As a former Old …

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Plus-sized clothing startup Dia&Co gets another $70M from Sequoia, USV – TechCrunch

Plus-sized clothing startup Dia&Co gets another $70M from Sequoia, USV – TechCrunch The retail industry has and continues to fail the growing number of American women size 14 or larger, says Nadia Boujarwah, the co-founder and chief executive officer of Dia&Co, a personal styling service for plus-sized women. According to …

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Crypto Exchange KuCoin Raises $20 Million From IDG, Matrix, Neo Global

Crypto Exchange KuCoin Raises $20 Million From IDG, Matrix, Neo Global Singapore-based crypto exchange KuCoin has raised $20 million in Series A funding backed by IDG Capital, Matrix Partners and Neo Global Capital. KuCoin announced the funding Wednesday, saying that the three firms had not only invested, but formed partnerships …

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