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Recent articles by Kate:

Startups Weekly: The mad dash to the public markets –

In this week's newsletter: Meet the soon-to-be Y Combinator graduates → Read More

Slack co-founder Cal Henderson and Spark Capital’s Megan Quinn are coming to Disrupt SF –

If there was one company at the top of everyone’s mind this year, it was Slack. The now-ubiquitous workplace messaging tool began trading on the New York Stock Exchange in June after taking an unusual route to the public markets known as a direct listing. Slack bypassed the typical IPO process in favor of putting […] → Read More

Y Combinator-backed Narrator wants to become the operating system for data science –

"We're effectively your data team," explains Narrator co-founder Matthew Star. → Read More

Birth control delivery startup Nurx approaches $300M valuation –

Nurx raises $52 million in debt and equity funding in a round co-led by Kleiner Perkins and USV. → Read More

Making sense of the WeWork S-1 (or trying to) –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. → Read More

WeWork reveals IPO filing –

WeWork, now known as The We Company, released its IPO prospectus Wednesday morning months after filing confidentially to go public. Backed by billions by SoftBank and its monstrous Vision Fund, the exit is expected as soon as next month. The New York-based company, valued at $47 billion earlier this year, has long been rumored to […] → Read More

Axios’ Dan Primack on ‘the most polarizing startup that exists’ –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. → Read More

Postmates to drop IPO filing next month –

Postmates is gearing up to makes its S-1 public in September, TechCrunch has learned → Read More

BuzzFeed CTO joins men’s health startup Ro –

Ro hires Todd Levy after four years at BuzzFeed. → Read More

Startups Weekly: Angel vs. VC –

In this week's newsletter: A WeWork IPO update, the investment opportunity in healthcare and an electric bus unicorn. → Read More

Startups seek sperm… And venture capital backing –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. → Read More

Uber stock plummets following second-quarter earnings report –

Uber's second quarter earnings report is here. → Read More

Keith Rabois, BoxGroup back New York-based Brex competitor –

Ramp Financial, led by Capital One-acquired Paribus founders Eric Glyman and Karim Atiyeh, has raised $7 million. → Read More

Sperm storage startups are raising millions –

Men's fertility solutions capture the attention of venture capitalists. → Read More

Postmates lands first-ever permit to test sidewalk delivery robots in San Francisco –

On-demand delivery business Postmates says it’s been granted the first-ever permit for side-walk robotics operations in the city of San Francisco. According to San Francisco Public Works, the permits are active for 180 days and authorize the testing of up to three autonomous delivery devices. We’ve reached out to the Public Works department for comment. […] → Read More

The Pill Club is donating 5,000 units of emergency contraception –

How birth control delivery startups can better support women in today's political climate. → Read More

Squad, the ‘anti-bro startup,’ is creating a safe space for teenage girls online –

Why CEO Esther Crawford is rewriting the playbook for social startups → Read More

News discovery app SmartNews valued at $1.1B –

SmartNews, an AI-powered news aggregation app, is the latest company to enter the unicorn club. → Read More

Instagram and Facebook are experiencing outages –

Users reported issues with Instagram and Facebook Sunday morning. The mobile apps wouldn’t load for many users beginning in the early hours of the morning, prompting thousands to take to Twitter to complain about the outage. #facebookdown and #instagramdown are both trending on Twitter at time of publish. We’ve reached out to Facebook for more […] → Read More

Startups Weekly: DoorDash gets a taste of Caviar –

In this week's newsletter: Lux Capital raises $1 billion, Compass is worth a whole lot of money and Vacasa goes shopping. → Read More