Tiny Bank-Beating Trading Firm Doesnt Use Any Human Traders

One of the worlds fastest-growing trading shops doesnt have any traders.XTX Markets Ltd. has emerged as a foreign-exchange powerhouse, relying on programmers and mathematicians to fuel its rise into the global top five earlier...

Are drones actually a sector or just another layer in the enterprise SaaS stack?

Michael Berolzheimer Crunch Network Contributor Michael Berolzheimer is a partner at Bee Partners. How to join the network Garrett Goldberg Crunch Network Contributor...

As Self-Driving Cars Approach, the Auto Industry Races to Rebuild

When Ford executives started dropping in on Silicon Valley startups a couple of years ago, they were met with less than warm receptions. The stalwart car company was looking for help and fresh talent...

Oura Ring raises 5 million to take its smart jewelry mainstream

A Finnish startup called ura Ring has closed a series A round of 5 million to ramp up production of its smart, health-monitoring jewelry. Oura Rings Series A backers included MIT Media Lab...

The biotech empires of Silicon Valley and Europe

Brnice Magistretti Crunch Network Contributor Brnice Magistretti is a Swiss freelance writer based in San Francisco. She focuses on startups in Saudi Arabia, Switzerland and emerging markets....

NVCA chair on immigration orders: “If you’re not at the table, you’re on the...

Venky Ganesan, managing director of$4.4 billion venture capital firm Menlo Ventures and current chairman of the National Venture Capital Association, is walking a political tightrope and trying not to fall off. The venture...