5 key improvements taking e-scooters to a half-billion rides in 2021

Travis VanderZanden Contributor Share on Twitter Travis VanderZanden is the founder and CEO of Bird. 4 years in the past, shared e-scooters didn’t exist. Right this moment, they’re on monitor to surpass half a billion rides globally by 2021, far outpacing early development within the carbon-heavy ride-hailing {industry} based by Uber in 2009. That’s a dramatic shift in… Read More »

Will edtech empower or erase the necessity for increased schooling?

The coronavirus has erased a big chunk of school’s worth proposition: the on-campus expertise. Campuses are closed, sports activities have been paused and, understandably, college students don’t need to pay the identical tuition for a fraction of the companies. Because of this, enrollment is down throughout the nation and college enterprise fashions are beneath unrelenting stress. The whole… Read More »

Unpacking the C3.ai IPO submitting

The very last thing I recall eager about C3.ai (C3) was seeing its billboards exterior San Francisco and asking myself what the hell the corporate really did and the way a lot it was spending on enormous out of doors commercials. A lot for what I do know. The corporate filed to go public on Friday, and as… Read More »

Undock raises $1.6M to assist resolve your group scheduling nightmares

Over the previous decade, many startups have tried (and plenty of have failed) to rethink the way in which we schedule our conferences and calls. However we appear to be in a calendrical renaissance, with incumbents like Google and Outlook getting smarter and smarter and newcomers like Calendly rising considerably. Undock, an Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator-backed startup, is trying… Read More »

‘Resident Evil’ sport maker Capcom confirms information breach after ransomware assault

Capcom, the Japanese sport maker behind the Resident Evil and Road Fighter franchises, has confirmed that hackers stole buyer information and recordsdata from its inside community following a ransomware assault earlier within the month. That’s an about-turn from the times instantly following the cyberattack, wherein Capcom mentioned it had no evidence that buyer information had been accessed. In… Read More »

Fairness Monday: C3.AI information to go public and Imaginative and prescient Fund 2 leads $100M spherical

Whats up and welcome again to Equity, TechCrunch’s enterprise capital-focused podcast the place we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. That is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the newest huge information, chats concerning the coming week, digs into some latest funding rounds and mulls over a bigger theme or narrative from the non-public markets. You may comply… Read More »

HBO Max arrives on Amazon Fireplace TV units

WarnerMedia’s streaming service HBO Max is lastly coming to Amazon’s Fireplace TV, practically half a yr after it first launched. The service, which combines HBO content material with an expanded choice from WarnerMedia’s library and a slate of originals, debuted with out help for 2 of the most important streaming platforms within the U.S.: Amazon Fireplace TV and… Read More »