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Henry Pickavet

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Oakland, CA, United States

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Past articles by Henry:

Daily Crunch: Spotify and Ford make acquisitions –

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Daily Crunch: Google’s first retail location opened today in NYC –

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package. → Read More

Daily Crunch: In $1.2B deal, EV battery maker Solid Power files to go public –

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Daily Crunch: The Nubank EC-1 –

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package. → Read More

TechCrunch’s Equity podcast wins a Webby Award –

Today, the fine folks at the Webbys announced that TechCrunch’s flagship podcast, Equity, is the best of its kind in the technology category. We’re stoked! Alex Wilhelm, Natasha Mascarenhas and Danny Crichton sit down in front of their mics multiple times each week to regale dedicated listeners with news and analysis from the money part […] → Read More

Daily Crunch: Lemonade says website security flaw that exposed customer data is ‘by design’ –

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Rep. Barbara Lee says the pipeline problem is “a total myth” –

Rep. Barbara Lee (D-13 California) took time out of her busy schedule this week to join us for TechCrunch Sessions: Justice. During our our wide-ranging discussion, she talked about the issues in tech that unfortunately do not get enough attention: a lack of diversity in tech, the so-called pipeline problem, the digital divide and access […] → Read More

Learn about creating equity in tech with Rep. Barbara Lee at TechCrunch Sessions: Justice –

Rep. Barbara Lee, who has represented the East Bay of California since 1998, is one of Congress’s staunchest proponents of diversity in tech. Representing Oakland, Emeryville and other cities nestled around the hills of the East Bay, she knows all too well about the benefits reaped by those in Silicon Valley, San Francisco and beyond. […] → Read More

Learn about the importance of accessible product design at TechCrunch Sessions: Justice –

When you are able to navigate a world that is designed for you, it’s easy to avoid thinking about how the world is designed for you. But it can be different if you are disabled. At TechCrunch Sessions: Justice on March 3, we will examine the importance of ensuring accessible product design from the beginning. […] → Read More

Mixtape podcast: Behind the curtain of diversity theater –

It’s fair to say that most people have heard about diversity reports. And it’s probably also fair to say that most of us have watched, sometimes with a metaphorical bucket of buttered popcorn, as companies crisis-comms their ways out of … crises. But most of us do not know what goes on behind the scenes. […] → Read More

Mixtape podcast: Artificial intelligence and disability –

 Welcome back to Mixtape, the TechCrunch podcast that looks at the human element that powers technology. For this episode we spoke with Meredith Whittaker, co-founder of the AI Now Institute and Minderoo Research Professor at NYU; Mara Mills, associate professor of Media, Culture and Communication at NYU and co-director of the NYU Center for […] → Read More

Mixtape podcast: Making technology accessible for everyone –

Welcome back to Mixtape, the TechCrunch podcast that takes examines diversity, inclusion and the human labor that drives tech. This week, Megan moderated a panel at Sight Tech Global, a conference dedicated to fostering discussion among technology pioneers on how advances in AI and related technologies will alter the landscape of assistive technology. The panel […] → Read More

Mixtape podcast: Building a structural DEI response to a systemic issue with Y-Vonne Hutchinson –

It’s time for another episode of Mixtape, where we take a look at diversity, inclusion, equity and the human labor that powers tech. This week we spoke to Y-Vonne Hutchinson, the CEO of ReadySet, a consulting firm that works with companies to create more inclusive and equitable work environments. Hutchinson tells us that the work […] → Read More

Mixtape podcast: Wellness in the time of the struggle –

We’re back with another episode of Mixtape. This week Marah Lidey, co-founder and co-CEO of Shine, joins us to discuss mental health, venture capital, portfolio diversity and connecting with other founders trying to make it all work. It’s easy to look at 2020 and identify perfectly valid reasons to pursue mental health. But that’s not […] → Read More

Mixtape Podcast: Proposition 22 and the labor divide –

California’s Proposition 22 is the most funded and perhaps one of the most contentious ballot measures in the state’s history. To date, the Yes on 22 side has put north of $185 million into the initiative. The proposition, funded by Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Instacart and Postmates, would ensure workers remain independent contractors. A Prop 22 […] → Read More

The 2019 TechCrunch Include Report –

It’s no secret that the tech industry is historically white, straight and male. Despite promises to examine and reform hiring practices so that tech companies big and small better reflect the world we all live in, diversity reports chart a different path: Black, brown, female and LGBTQIA+ folks aren’t getting their representative seats at the […] → Read More

SeeHow helps cricketers train smarter –

Like baseball, cricket relies on grass, dirt, wood, cork, spit, spin, drop and rise en route to either victory or loss. And like baseball — and just about any other sport, really — cricket coaching staffs and their players worldwide are looking for more ways to track every move. Tracking statistics is nothing new. With […] → Read More

Startups Weekly: In a crowded field of unicorns, ClassPass becomes another unicorn –

I hope you’ve all had a good week. Normally I’m behind the scenes (where I’m most comfortable), but I’ll be managing the Startups Weekly newsletter until I assign it to someone else. More on that in a few weeks. Want it in your inbox? Sign up here for this and other great newsletters we have […] → Read More

TechCrunch Include yearly report –

Welcome to the third annual TechCrunch Include Progress Report. Our editorial and events teams work hard throughout the year to ensure that we bring you the most dynamic and diverse group of speakers and judges to our event stages. And finally, at the tail end of 2019, we bring you … 2018 data. (You can […] → Read More

Equity transcribed: How to avoid an IPO –

This week, the Equity duo of Kate Clark and Alex Wilhelm convened to get some quick hits in about Slack’s WORK, Luckin Coffee and Sam Altman’s departure from Y Combinator. They then dug a bit deeper into the money around food: DoorDash and Sun Basket both raised this week. And what is a discussion about […] → Read More