A new transportation-focused fund just landed $120 million from a wide range of transport...

Transportation is a huge category. Just some of the players include automakers and motorcycle manufacturers and trucking firms and logistics companies and dealership groups and repair shop chains and truck rental companies and...

What it’s like to quit your job mid-career and found a startup

Image: Getty Images/Caiaimage While a young man barely out of puberty may still be the public's idea of a startup founder, the reality is quite different. In Australia, for example, the highest numbers of...

Disrupt SF Hackathon 2016

This weekend, hundreds of developers and engineerswill pack into the Disrupt SF conference space for our Hackathon, a 24-hour race to build a brand-new product. Competitors will present their inventions on stage and...

Canaan Partners just closed on $800 million — its biggest fund (by a lot)

Its a years-long trend with no end in sight: venture firms are raising record amounts, owing to growing and sustained fascination from endowments, pension funds, family offices and others who see the sweeping,...

Watch Acceleprise’s Demo Day here

TechCrunch is pleased to bring you Acceleprises Cohort 5 Demo Day, today, November 9th, starting at 10:00am PT. Accelepriseis a SaaS-focused accelerator based in San Francisco led by partners Nick Mehta (CEO...

Startups downplay tobacco as they talk up cannabis

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