Episodes
Four years after acquiring Shine, a French fintech startup that offers bank accounts to freelancers and very small companies, Société Générale has announced plans to sell Shine to Ageras. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/21/24
For retailers, e-commerce is a bit of a puzzle at the moment. Online shopping trends are expected to stay strong this year, so companies can’t afford to curtail their e-commerce budgets, but at the same time, e-commerce is more fragmented than ever before. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/21/24
Published 06/21/24
We all know the feeling when we send a funny TikTok video, anticipating a response from a friend, only to receive a basic laughing emoji or, worse, no reaction at all. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/20/24
Self-driving vehicles rely on many sensors to detect objects and the world around them. The conventional approach is to work with cameras and lidars. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/20/24
Cheap irrigation has transformed many regions around the world into breadbaskets, but it also means that there can be little left for other uses. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/19/24
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Published 06/19/24
Golf has exploded in popularity in recent years thanks to the pandemic and the popularity of Netflix’s Full Swing documentary series. More than 531 million rounds of golf were played in the U.S. in 2023 alone, according to the National Golf Foundation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/18/24
StepStone raised the largest fund dedicated to investing in venture secondaries ever, the firm announced last week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/17/24
GPTZero's growth and financials made it one of the AI startups ruthlessly pursued by VCs. And Footwork's Nikhil Basu Trivedi won the deal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/17/24
Small VC firms require deep trust, mutual support, and long-term commitment among the partners —a kinship that, in many ways, resembles a family dynamic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/14/24
AccountsIQ, a Dublin-founded accounting technology company, has raised $65 million to build “the finance function of the future” for mid-sized companies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/14/24
It’s not the sexiest of subject matters, but someone needs to talk about it: The CFO tech stack — software used by the chief financial officers of the world — is ripe for disruption. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/13/24
With most residential solar panels installed by smaller companies, customer experience can be a mixed bag. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/13/24
French startup Kelvin, which uses computer vision and machine learning to make it easier to audit homes for energy efficiency, has raised $5.1M. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/12/24
Who would have thought that Raspberry Pi, the maker of cheap, single-board computers, would become a public company? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/12/24
Anterior, a company that uses AI to expedite health insurance approval for medical procedures Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/11/24
Former Autonomy chief executive Mike Lynch issued a statement Thursday following his acquittal of criminal charges, ending a 13-year legal battle with Hewlett-Packard that became one of Silicon Valley’s biggest fraud cases. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/11/24
The company is in the process of building a gigawatt-scale factory in Kentucky to produce its nickel-hydrogen batteries. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/10/24
Carta, a once-high-flying Silicon Valley startup that loudly backed away from one of its businesses earlier this year, is working on a secondary sale that would value the company at $2 billion Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/10/24
"Over half of Americans wear corrective glasses or contact lenses. While there isn’t a shortage of low-cost and luxury frames available online or in stores, consumers can only buy them with a current eyeglass prescription. That means that they first need an eye exam from an optometrist to receive that prescription. But, due to a […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/07/24
New York City, home to over 60,000 gig delivery workers, has been cracking down on cheap, uncertified e-bikes that have resulted in battery fires across the city.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/07/24
After growing 500% year-over-year in the past year, Understory is now launching a product focused on the renewable energy sector. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/06/24
In 1816, French physician René Laennec invented an instrument that allowed doctors to listen to human hearts and lungs. That device — a stethoscope — eventually evolved from a simple wooden tube to a lightweight two-earpiece version most doctors today wear on their necks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/06/24
The startup has been pursuing a ground-up redesign of a well-understood technology. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 06/05/24