Oura Ring offers a smaller wearable for tracking fitness data – Venture Capital

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PST, subscribe here. Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for December 3, 2021! I don’t know about you, but after watching stocks get hammered all day,...

Partnerships are key to scaling commitments from Biden’s Summit for Democracy – Startups

Vera Zakem is a senior technology and policy advisor at the Institute for Security and Technology where she leads efforts on democracy and technology and is the founder of Zakem Global Strategies. From 2020-2021, she served as a member of the bipartisan Task...

Founders need to uncouple their own idea from its creator – Venture Capital

All founders want their companies to thrive without them, but the readiness to act on that awareness continues to be one of the more uncomfortable conversations within today’s market. After all, the glorification of founders (and our constant habit of treating...

A new age for Southeast Asia’s tech firms

GTA Semiconductor, Slice, Zepeto, and more startups raised funding this week. Source link

Singapore’s fintech buzz, SaaS slump, amplified marketing strategies – Venture Capital

Bret Taylor is on a roll: On Monday, he became the chair of Twitter’s board, and a day later, Salesforce made him its co-CEO and co-chair. Enterprise reporter Ron Miller looked back at Taylor’s career to better understand how a one-time Google product manager...

MrBeast’s ‘Real Life Squid Game’ and the price of viral stunts – Startups

First, everyone was talking about “Squid Game,” the Korean psychological thriller that became Netflix’s biggest series launch ever, with 142 million viewers. Now, everyone’s talking about YouTuber MrBeast’s recreation of the show’s titular fight-to-the-death,...

🇮🇳 Roundup: Swiggy to raise up to $700m funding, and more

Also, Ola eyes going public by the first half of 2022, Uber enables ride bookings through WhatsApp, and more funding news. Source link

Let’s talk about the SaaS selloff – Venture Capital

If you bring up bad news about the price of technology stocks on Twitter, very helpful people will send you multi-year charts that put recent declines into historical context. Yes, thank you; I was not aware you could zoom out. The Exchange explores startups,...

Mexico’s Mendel secures $35M to tackle LatAm’s corporate spend management problem – Startups

Mendel, a corporate spend management solution for enterprises in Latin America, announced today that it has secured $35 million in debt and equity.  The Mexico-based startup closed the $15 million Series A round and $20 million debt financing after...

Recently launched SG building design firm to raise series A funding

Singapore-based Digital Blue Foam, which just rolled out its SaaS platform, is expected to close its ongoing fundraise by mid-January 2022. Source link

Space now and save up to $100 – Startups

What does it take to venture into outer space? A bold vison, nerves of steel and a giant cash payload for starters. Early-stage space startups can’t afford to waste any amount of money, which brings us to this timely reminder. The price for general admission...

Meta’s head of cryptocurrency David Marcus resigns

David Marcus, now head of Facebook Financial or F2, testifying about Facebook's proposed digital currency previously known as Libra, during a Senate Banking, House and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, July 16, 2019. The...