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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…


Subak, which incubates data-for-climate not-for-profits, announces six startups in 2022 cohort – TechCrunch

A UK-based incubator focused on non-profit startups that are addressing climate-related challenges through open-source data initiatives has announced the six startups which will be put through its 2022 program. Selected projects and platforms for the data-for-climate focused accelerator program include a startup trying to prevent rainforest deforestation in Africa; one that’s hoping to help websites…


Failure is complex, especially in the world of startups – TechCrunch

Welcome to Startups Weekly, a fresh human-first take on this week’s startup news and trends. To get this in your inbox, subscribe here. As I hear about more startups struggling amid shifting market conditions, the great resignation and the general inflection point that begins once a company hits growth stage, it’s worth addressing an elephant…


Sequoia debuts Arc, a London/SV program to find and mentor outlier startups, backing each with $1M – TechCrunch

Sequoia has over the years made a name for itself for its early-stage bets on younger companies, many of which (Apple, Klarna and WhatsApp, to name a few) have gone on to become tech giants. Now, as competition heats up among investors to work with the most promising startups earlier, and the field of the…


CommerceIQ gets its horn as capital continues to flow into e-commerce infrastructure startups – TechCrunch

When much of the shopping shifted online during the global pandemic, startups developing software and other products to aid the transition began to garner attention from venture capital firms. We’ve seen companies across the e-commerce infrastructure and enablement ecosystem pick up larger and larger rounds, and CommerceIQ is the latest to secure late-stage financing. The…