Tag archive for ‘TechCrunch’
Vered Weiss On Friday, February 13th, 2015

Lyft Gets a Boost With New Fundraising Round

Uber may be the leader in ride sharing app popularity, but Lyft is gaining on its competitor with a new round of fundraising. The company that, along with Uber, is giving cabbies a run for their money, More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Document Shows Alexander Karp’s Palantir Helping US Fight Crime, Terrorism

A leaked document has revealed that tools produced by analytics company Palantir Technologies are helping U.S. law enforcement officials crack difficult cases and giving soldiers a key edge on the battlefield, More...

Eli Horn On Monday, January 5th, 2015

Tech Startup Snapchat Approaching 200 Million Active Users

Snapchat is only a few years old, but you wouldn’t know it from the app’s massive number of users, Business Insider said. It’s been reported that Snapchat, a mobile application for sharing More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

WhatsApp Developing Desktop Version for Folks without Smartphones

WhatsApp is planning a desktop version of its service to be called WhatsApp Web, Dutch blog AndroidWorld.nl has reported. More than 600 million people around the world have downloaded WhatsApp to their mobile More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Feastly Home Cooked Meals Company Raises $1.2 Million

Washington D.C. based brainchild of Israelis Feastly, which offers diners home cooked meals, has raised $1.2 million in seed funding from the Westly Group. Feastly calls itself a growing movement of eaters More...

Tibi Singer On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Senator Al Franken Calling on Uber CEO Kalanick to Answer User Abuse Allegations

Senator Al Franken, Chairman of the Subcommittee On Privacy, Technology, and the Law, on Wednesday posted a public letter to Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, dealing with accusations that Uber has been compromising More...

Levi Shapiro On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Want Your Startup To Appear in TechCrunch? Lean Marketing Hacks for Startups

– – Just back from a week of beer, black wardrobes and David Hoselhoff ads- yes, it was Web Week in Berlin. Again and again (after a few drinks, of course) my European friends confided the More...

Levi Shapiro On Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Older, Richer, More Customers: Accelerators Go Corporate

This week: Mingling at the Microsoft Ventures Tel Aviv Accelerator The success of start-up accelerators like Y Combinator, Tech Stars and DreamIt has spawned hundreds of clones, including more than 15 More...

Will Glide’s ‘Video-Walkie-Talkie’ To Replace SMS?

– – / By Jonathan Revach, NoCamels / Mobile phones have revolutionized communications by allowing us not only to speak on the go, but also to text, email, chat and in the last few years, More...

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