Silicon Valley Is Sneaking Models Into This Years Holiday Parties

Along with a seemingly endless string of harassment and discrimination scandals, Silicon Valley’s homogeneity has a more trivial side effect: boring holiday parties. A fete meant to retain all your talented engineers is almost...

Lyft reportedly wants to launch electric scooter service

Because there aren’t enough electric scooters on the roads, Lyft is looking into launching its own fleet of electric scooters in San Francisco, The Information reports. Lyft would join the likes of Spin,...

9 Rookie Business Lessons That Are Always Best Learned The Hard Way

Since I was a kid, I’ve always been obsessed with business. I never really knew what I wanted to do because I had so many different interests growing up. That sense of curiosity still...

E-moto startup Alta Motors reportedly powers down

Brisbane, California based e-motorcycle startup Alta Motors has ceased operations, TechCrunch has confirmed.  Earlier today Asphalt and Rubber — and several subsequent outlets — reported the company stopped operating this morning, fired its staff, and...

July sets a record for number of $100M+ venture capital rounds

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

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,...