Month: March 2022

Learn which startups strategic mobility investors are seeking at TC Sessions: Mobility – TechCrunch

Scaling an autonomous vehicle or EV startup often requires eye-popping amounts of capital that only hedge funds, strategic venture arms and institutional investors have the appetite and funds for.  In the past two years, those capital needs have prompted dozens of mobility startups to turn to either public markets or deep-pocketed hedge funds and venture…


Ukrainian tech publications pivot to cover the war and provide survival advice

Did you miss a session at the Data Summit? Watch On-Demand Here. Vera Chernysh is the СЕО and managing editor of the three largest technology and business news publications in Ukraine — MC.today, ITC.UA and Highload. Chernysh has seen her own reality shift since Russia’s invasion and attack on Ukraine in February, but she quickly…


Is Russia exploring cyberattacks against U.S. in response to hacktivists?

Did you miss a session at the Data Summit? Watch On-Demand Here. President Joe Biden warned today that a wave of new Russian cyberattacks against targets in the U.S. could be getting closer. But nearly a month into Russia’s assault on Ukraine, this raises that question: Why now? And are such attacks potentially coming as…


Report: 89% of enterprises have been attacked by Kubernetes ransomware

Did you miss a session at the Data Summit? Watch On-Demand Here. New global research from Veritas Technologies reveals that the majority of organizations are under prepared to face threats against their Kubernetes environments. Despite 89% of the survey respondents saying that ransomware attacks on Kubernetes environments are an issue for their organizations today —…


Corporate management startup Ramp doubles its valuation to $8.1B with new financing – TechCrunch

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PT, subscribe here. Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for Monday, March 21, 2022! Short and to the point today: Follow our newest hire, the excellent Jacquelyn Melinek, who joined the TechCrunch+ team as a…


Be an entrepreneur who leads with transparency – TechCrunch

Marjorie Radlo-Zandi Contributor Marjorie Radlo-Zandi is an entrepreneur, board member, mentor to startups and angel investor who shows early-stage businesses how to build and successfully scale their businesses. More posts by this contributor 5 essential factors for attracting angel investment 4 key strategies for succeeding at international expansion As a founder, you’ll encounter many hills…


All eyes on Astra – TechCrunch

Hi folks, welcome back to Max Q. This week we have news on rockets both small (Astra’s Rocket 3.3) and very, very large (NASA’s Space Launch System). Plus further fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and some funding news too. Max Q is brought to you by me, Aria Alamalhodaei. Thoughts, comments and tips can…


Why 2022 is only the beginning for AI regulation

Did you miss a session at the Data Summit? Watch On-Demand Here. As the world becomes increasingly dependent on technology to communicate, attend school, do our work, buy groceries and more, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) play a bigger role in our lives. Living through the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic has shown…


With $9.3M in fresh funding, Zestworld plans a newsletter service for creator-owned comics – TechCrunch

The comics world has seemingly been waiting for a digital revolution since the birth of the internet. Launched in 2007, ComiXology has come the closest to delivering such a play to the medium, so naturally, Amazon went and purchased the service and messed it up. Its most recent offering left subscribers in the lurch, finally…


White House warns of possible Russian cyberstrike on US critical infrastructure

Enlarge / US Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technology Anne Neuberger speaking during a March 21 White House daily press briefing. The Biden administration on Monday warned that it believes Russian state hackers may step up a cyber offensive that targets US organizations, particularly organizations in the private sector providing critical infrastructure….