The weird things after closing a venture round, iPhone 11, AI ad errors, and Cloud Foundry – gpgmail

[ad_1] Annual Extra Crunch members get 100,000 Brex Rewards points upon credit card signup We’re excited to announce an addition to the Extra Crunch community perks. Starting today, annual Extra Crunch members can get 100,000 Brex Rewards points after signing up for a Brex corporate credit card. This offer is worth about $1,000 in credit […]

What top enterprise VCs are thinking, using data effectively, ethics, Light, and Flipkart – gpgmail

[ad_1] Top VCs on the changing landscape for enterprise startups gpgmail had our debut confab for enterprise types this week at Yerba Buena Center in SF, where we heard from Aaron Levie, CEO of Box, Apple VP Susan Prescott of Apple, and Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich. We were sold out, which perhaps isn’t all […]

Top EC articles in August, Apple privacy woes, autonomous delivery robotics Starship, and Zhihu – gpgmail

[ad_1] Top Articles in August We are back from Labor Day (which an ironically somewhat unkind Canadian EC subscriber noted also takes place up north). August was the most successful month for Extra Crunch since our launch about six months ago — so thank you to the thousands of new and continuing members that help […]

Fitbit, Andela, AfricaTech, startups and Brexit, plus content moderation – gpgmail

[ad_1] Programming note: Happy Labor Day! To our U.S.-based readers, happy Labor Day weekend. Extra Crunch will be off on Monday and will resume publishing next Tuesday. Reminder: EC ticket discounts for Enterprise Sessions and Disrupt SF Next week, we will be hosting our Enterprise Sessions event at Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco. It’s […]

Building brands on Amazon, investing in customer success, quantum computing, and virtual reality – gpgmail

[ad_1] Extra Crunch student discount It’s back-to-school season, and we’ve lined up a special Extra Crunch promotion for students. We are offering students a special subscription rate of $50 per year (regular price: $150) with similar discounts for international members. All you have to do is send an email using your school address to extracrunch@Gpgmail.com […]

Y Combinator Demo Day, revenue-based VC funding, Pivotal, Dell, Tumblr, WeWork, and more – gpgmail

[ad_1] Editor’s note Due to bad travel logistics (thanks SFO), I wasn’t able to get the mid-week edition of the Extra Crunch roundup newsletter out. Sorry about that. Instead, here is everything we published this week on Extra Crunch in one fell swoop — and my, we covered a lot of ground. Hope you enjoy […]

Voyage’s driverless future, ghost work, B2B growth strategies, and Black Hat takeaways – gpgmail

[ad_1] Inside Voyage’s plan to deliver a driverless future In the autonomous vehicle space, startups have taken radically different strategies to building our AV future. Some companies like Waymo have driven all across different types of environments in order to rack up the datasets that they believe will be needed to effectively maneuver without a […]

Kobalt, Apple and smartwatches, Hadoop, customer support, and social work and AI – gpgmail

[ad_1] The Kobalt EC-1: How a Swedish saxophonist built Kobalt, the world’s next music unicorn My favorite pieces we host on Extra Crunch are our EC-1 series of in-depth profiles and analyses of high-flying, fascinating startups. We launched Extra Crunch with a multi-part series on Patreon, and then we covered augmented reality and Pokémon Go […]

HealthTech VCs, fundraising in August, reducing churn, North, and co-ops as startups – gpgmail

[ad_1] What tech gets right about healthcare This week, our long-time healthtech correspondent Sarah Buhr href=”https://Gpgmail.com/2019/08/06/what-tech-gets-right-about-healthcare/”>talked to leading health VCs Phin Barnes of First Round Capital, Matt Ocko of DCVC, and Nick Naclerio of Illumina Ventures about what they are seeing in the healthtech ecosystem, how they are thinking about investments in the space, as […]

Pro rata rights, immigration, the sharing economy, AWS, Ray Dalio, and China’s smartphones – gpgmail

[ad_1] What founders need to know about pro rata rights Pro rata used to be reasonably simple. Venture investors who bought preferred shares in startups had the right to lock in a certain percentage of equity provided they continued funding the company in the future rounds of financing. But as VCs have raised ever larger […]