Snap’s high-priced IPO rakes in cash for big acquisitions
Most of Snap’s top products came from acquisitions, and now it will have the war chest to make more. Yet it didn’t have to blow its momentum to collect this cash. After pricing its IPO at $17, above its original $14 to $16 range, today its shares popped over 40 percent to start trading at $24. […]
Building a High Traffic & Profitable Blog
Everybody can write, and everybody can build a blog. But not everyone can make their blog a popular point of reference for their subject matter. Content is king – but a king also has ministers to help, and good content needs help from various aspects of the real world. In this course, we discuss ..
High-end audio maker Devialet nabs \u20ac100M from Foxconn, Jay Z, Rubin’s Playground and more
Make way for another startup that wants to shake up the world of music and audio technology. Devialet, the French developer of high-end speakers and the IP behind the sound systems that make them go boom, has raised €100 million ($106 million). This is a strategic growth round that is bringing ..
Health tech founders call for high ethical bar for use of women’s intimate data
Entrepreneurs building tech products for women spoke at TechCrunch Disrupt SF today, and called on their peers in the industry to set a high ethical bar when it comes to using or sharing women’s intimate data. Janica Alvarez’s startup Naya Health makes a smart breast pump and bottle to help nursing ..
Zencaster makes it easier to record high-quality podcast audio
With podcasting growing rapidly as a medium, a new generation of audio-recording tools are appearing. Zencastr is a great example. The company’s new product, launched today, is designed to make it easier to record high-quality audio for interviewees based anywhere in the world. The problem the company ..