Asana raises $50M, Airbnb gets a new CFO and a 2019 IPO preview

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week as TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin came to life, Kate Clark and I snagged some...

Why per-seat pricing needs to die in the age of AI

Jake Saper Contributor Share on Twitter Jake Saper is a partner at Emergence Capital. More posts by this...

Research shows that people are lonelier than ever — but hopeful solutions are happening.

Loneliness isbecoming a public health issue. We live in a time when we're more connected than ever, and yet a recent survey found that most Americans could be classified as lonely — feeling...

After IPOs and acquisitions, a look at Utah’s biggest venture rounds of 2019

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. This morning we’re dialing into some late-stage venture activity in Utah. Why? Because...

Construction startup Scaled Robotics raises a 2M seed round

Industrial robots are expensive. But, then, so are construction mistakes. Being off by an inch here or there adds up quickly, and too often crews need to correct costly errors. There’s a reason...

Building a great startup requires more than genius and a great invention

Shahin Farshchi Contributor Shahin Farshchi is a partner at Lux Capital. More posts by this contributor Investing in frontier technology is (and...