Tuesday, April 6, 2021
The Adecco Group, a global HR services firm headquartered in Switzerland, announced today that it has acquired Vettery.The financial terms were not disclosed, but a source with knowledge of the deal told us that the price was a little over $100 million. (It’s not clear how much of that...
When it comes to startup investment, carmakers are all over the road. Over the past two years, we’ve seen a massive spike in venture funding by major auto manufacturers. Deal counts are up, more automakers are investing and more big rounds are getting done. However, an analysis of Crunchbase funding data...
MongoDB has finished up what is essentially the final step in going public, pricing its IPO at $24 and raising $192 million in the process.The company will debut on the public markets tomorrow and will once again test the waters for companies that are looking to build full-fledged businesses...
Investors are still pouring millions into scooter startups, albeit sometimes at flat valuations. At the same time a little cash is flowing the other way, in cases where cities have realized the importance of prioritizing the needs of the local environment and its citizens, over and above the ambitions of...
Scaleworks, a private equity firm based in San Antonio, Texas, apparently couldn’t wait until after the holidays to share the news of its latest purchase. The firm announced it was acquiring Keen IO in a Medium blog post yesterday.Terms of the deal were not disclosed, and neither company was available...
All charges against former Vungle CEO Zain Jaffer, including a sexual abuse of a child, have been dropped. According to a statement from Jaffer’s representatives, San Mateo County Judge Stephanie Garratt dismissed the charges today. Jaffer was arrested last October and charged with several serious offenses, including a lewd...
For driverless car startups, raising capital seems to happen on autopilot. Investors and acquirers have put billions into the space over the past couple of years in the race for early mover advantage. They’ve shown no desire to hit the brakes lately either, as indicated by a spate of...
Next Story Crunch Report | Hey Dillon Francis, iPhone X Is Now Available For Pre-Order Gum sales have been relentlessly dropping for the past five years because people don’t look around when they wait in line to pay. On paper, smartphones are amazing pieces of glass. They have magically cured boredom as...
When Jay Srinivasan’s last company got acquired by Google, he and his co-founders were ready to get going right away — but they couldn’t figure out how to get ramped up or where things were. That’s sometimes a refrain you’ll hear from employees of companies that are acquired, or any employees...
I’ve been thinking hard about the concept of sponsored content — you can find some of it on TechCrunch if you look hard enough, and it appears almost everywhere else. It’s an important consideration, because as an online journalist I’ve heard everything from “How much did Apple pay you...

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