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WeWork founder Adam Neumann’s $1.7 billion payout from Softbank is unprecedented

WeWork founder Adam Neumann’s $1.7 billion payout from Softbank is unprecedented

WeWork founder and former CEO Adam Neumann drove his coworking company’s valuation to a whopping $47 billion by selling investors on his personality and the idea that he was revolutionizing real estate through tech. He also steered the company — through a series of poor and avoidable decisions — into near oblivion. Now the company’s…
Founder’s guide to the pre-IPO secondary market

Founder’s guide to the pre-IPO secondary market

Ryan Conner is a corporate attorney at Atrium part of the General Counsel Group representing early-stage startups. The increase in activity in the pre-IPO secondary market means that founders, early employees, and investors are receiving liquidity much sooner in a company’s lifecycle than ever before. For most startups and privately held companies, liquidity is often…
Natalist founder Halle Tecco wants to get you pregnant

Natalist founder Halle Tecco wants to get you pregnant

Halle Tecco is no stranger to conception struggles. The Rock Health founder and former CEO has been public about her journey on social media, including two rounds of IVF, eventually leading to a healthy baby girl. Now, she wants to help others make babies, too. To get there, Tecco has joined a class of new…
Actor-turned-HitRecord founder Joseph Gordon-Levitt says we should all get off YouTube

Actor-turned-HitRecord founder Joseph Gordon-Levitt says we should all get off YouTube

The multi-hyphenate actor-director-entrepreneur, Joseph Gordon-Levitt (best known for roles in “3rd Rock from the Sun,” “Inception,” “Snowden” and, “10 Things I Hate About You,”) came to TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2019 this morning to talk about his startup, the collaborative media platform HitRecord. Specifically, he addressed how HitRecord differs from other platforms for creators. In doing…
Serial founder David Cancel to share people-first, SaaS insights at Disrupt SF next week

Serial founder David Cancel to share people-first, SaaS insights at Disrupt SF next week

What do you wish you’d known about building a company beforehand? It’s a question that haunts many a startup founder their first time around. Serial SaaS-focused entrepreneur David Cancel has found some answers for himself, having founded a good half-dozen companies over the last two and a half decades. He’ll be discussing his lessons with…
How founder and CTO Dries Buytaert sold Acquia for $1B

How founder and CTO Dries Buytaert sold Acquia for $1B

Acquia announced yesterday that Vista Equity Partners was going to buy a majority stake in the company worth a $1 billion. That would seem to be reason enough to sell the company. That’s a good amount a dough, but as co-founder and CTO Dries Buytaert told Extra Crunch, he’s also happy to be taking care…
Dear Startup Founder: You have no idea how much that costs.

Dear Startup Founder: You have no idea how much that costs.

24 Sep 2019 The problem Throughout my career working for tech startups I noticed a strange phenomenon. Throughout the beginning of my career I had a fair bit of what some would consider relatively “simple” web development work. Things like developing crud apps, building an API integration, etc. I noticed that even though I would…
WeWork’s founder makes his best business move yet: quitting

WeWork’s founder makes his best business move yet: quitting

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Will We miss Adam Neumann? I will, anyway Listen, don’t worry about Adam Neumann, who was just ousted as the CEO of The We Company; first of all, he’s still the non-executive chairman of The We Company. Besides, entrepreneurs are like vampires: unless you put a stake through…
Byton founder says he quit because of Chinese government interference

Byton founder says he quit because of Chinese government interference

Carsten Breitfeld, a founder and former CEO of EV startup Byton, says he left the company earlier this year because the Chinese government exerted too much influence after an investment from the country’s oldest state-owned automaker, First Auto Works (FAW). He said that while the deal with FAW lent the credibility he sought for Byton…
The cult of the founder and Silicon Valley’s lack of moral authority

The cult of the founder and Silicon Valley’s lack of moral authority

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week Kate and Alex were back at TechCrunch’s San Francisco headquarters to chat the news with Kleiner Perkin’s Mamoon Hamid. Hamid is best known as a former member of the Social Capital team, and for driving generational…

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When will Apple release iOS 13.2 to the public? – 9to5Mac

Following the releases of iOS 13 and iOS 13.1, Apple is currently beta testing iOS 13.2. The update is currently available in developer beta and public beta, but what about a general release? Ecobee HomeKit Thermostat What’s new? iOS 13.2 includes several notable features. First and foremost, there are over 60 new emoji and emoji…

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