At AI bot startups, cool kids rule

You would think at least one AI-powered humanoid bot would have a properly nerdy name. Maybe a Poindexter or Hildegarde to add some natural language...

A better boardroom can reverse Uber’s cultural woes

Betsy Atkins serves on four public company boards: Cognizant, Home Depot Supply, SL Green Realty and Schneider Electric. She is also a member...

Who will find the first silver unicorn?

Roy Bahat is the head of Bloomberg Beta. More posts by this contributor: Precious few investors or entrepreneurs are looking to what might be the...

VR’s killer app: business services

Chris Young is managing general partner at Revel Partners, a B2B software early-stage venture fund. More posts by this contributor: Virtual reality and augmented reality...

Advertising giants leave little room for adtech startups, and VCs are noticing

Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor: Since the earliest days of the commercial...

AI on your lock screen

For the last 10 years, news feeds have been the main way — the mainstream user interface — to discover interesting and relevant digital content. Today, news feeds, from Facebook and...

Organizing your marketing tech stack

More posts by this contributor: Figuring out how to organize your marketing stack is almost like putting together a 1,000 piece blank jigsaw puzzle...

Here’s what the top accelerators in North America are funding

The top startup accelerators have a history of seeing the future in ideas that sounded silly at the time. After all, who would have foreseen...

Unpacking Pinterest’s $150M Series Whatever

Alex Wilhelm is the editor-in-chief of Crunchbase News and co-host of Equity, TechCrunch's venture capital-focused podcast. More posts by this contributor: In a slightly surprising...

Technologists in the era of Trump

Roger Huang handles growth for Springboard and writes technical programming tutorials at code(love). If innovation is the religion of the technology industry, then...

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Pickle is a TaskRabbit-style app for Generation Z

Share economy startups which allow someone to ‘share’ their labour or skills have proliferated over the last few...