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Should you give an anchor investor a stake in your fund’s management company?

Raising capital for a new fund is always hard. But should you give preferential economics or other benefits to a seed anchor investor who makes a material commitment to the fund?

India restricts American Express from adding new customers for violating data storage rules

India’s ce ntral bank has restricted American Express and Diners Club from adding new customers starting next month, it said Friday citing violation of local data-storage rules. In a statement, the

Just one week left to save $100 on TC Early Stage 2021: Marketing and Fundraising

Don’t let procrastination slow your roll. Yeah, we’re looking at you, early-stage founders. At TechCrunch, we love to reward action with savings. Want to save a cool $100? Buy your Early Stage 202

Norwest Venture Partners’ Lisa Wu to teach founders how to think like a VC at TC Early Stage

The best ven ture capitalists take moonshot risks based on due diligence, support portfolio companies through ups and downs and find focus through noise. When you look at the job description of the be

Introvoke raises $2.7M to power online events that can be embedded anywhere

While there& #8217;s been plenty of attention and money lavished on virtual event platforms over the past year, Introvoke co-founder and CEO Oana Manolache predicted that we’re only at the begin

Hyundai invests in teleoperations startup Ottopia as part of $9M round

After spendi ng much of his career in mission-critical environments, including the Israeli Air Force, Israeli Intelligence and leading development of a cybersecurity product at Microsoft, Amit Rosenzw

After going public, once-hot startups are riding a valuation roller coaster

This is why I only buy index funds. No one knows what anything (interesting) is worth.

Since colleges are failing to prepare students for tech jobs, it’s time to bring back apprenticeships

In the explosion of edtech businesses with new approaches, we are in danger of overlooking an established model that can be adapted to solve these challenges. That model is apprenticeships.

No one is talking about remote work from space

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. First and foremost, Equity was nominated for a Webby for “Bes

Score a free 30-day Extra Crunch membership when you buy a pass to TC Sessions: Mobility 2021

Does the sci ence, technology — and yes, art — of creating new ways to transport people and parcels get your EV motor running? Then join us on June 9 at TC Sessions: Mobility 2021. We’ll pack th

Disney Imagineering’s Project Kiwi is a free-walking robot that will make you believe in Groot

The black curtain pulls aside and a character straight out of the movies waves hello. This is not an uncommon occurrence when I’m around Imagineers, but this time is special. The character isn’t a

EU’s top data protection supervisor urges ban on facial recognition in public

The European Union’s lead data protection supervisor has called for remote biometric surveillance in public places to be banned outright under incoming AI legislation. The European Data Protecti

Semiconductor specialist Alphawave IP plans $4.5B London IPO and move to UK HQ

Alphawave IP is a global semiconductor IP company that focuses on the way semiconductors communicate — something which is going to be crucial as 5G data networks roll out and start to power everythi

SpaceX successfully launches astronauts with a re-used Dragon spacecraft for the first time

SpaceX has a nother successful human space launch to its credit, after a good takeoff and orbital delivery of its Crew Dragon spacecraft on Friday morning. The Dragon took off aboard a Falcon 9 rocket

The TechCrunch Germany Survey — Calling Hamburg, Munich, Cologne, Bielefeld, Frankfurt

TechCrunch i s embarking on a major new project to survey European founders and investors in cities outside the larger European capitals. Over the next few weeks, we will ask entrepreneurs in these ci

Watch SpaceX launch its second crew of Space Station astronauts on a flight-proven Falcon 9 live

SpaceX is set to launch its second operational commercial crew mission to the International Space Station for NASA, with a liftoff time of 5:49 AM EDT (2:49 AM PDT) on Friday morning. The flight will

Citi Bike rival JOCO brings shared, docked e-bikes to NYC

Move over Ci ti Bike, there’s a new docked, shared bike service in town — only this one is all electric. Next week, JOCO will be the first shared operator in New York City to launch a network of e

Daily Crunch: First impressions of Apple’s AirTags

We test out Apple’s lost item finder, Google Fi gets a new unlimited plan and Facebook tests new video ad targeting features. This is your Daily Crunch for April 22, 2021. The big story: First i

Deepfake tech takes on satellite maps

While the co ncept of “deepfakes,” or AI-generated synthetic imagery, has been decried primarily in connection with involuntary depictions of people, the technology is dangerous (and inter

To sell or not to sell: Lessons from a bootstrapped CEO

Regardless of a young company’s struggles or success, sooner or later the question of when, how or whether to sell the enterprise presents itself. It’s the biggest question a founder will face.
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