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Brazilian long term rentals service QuintoAndar raises $64M Series C

There’s quite a bit wrong with real estate in Brazil, according to QuintoAndar founder and CEO Gabriel Braga. → Read More

Predictive sales tool People.ai racks up $30M Series B led by Andreessen Horowitz

Dirty data means bad business. Yet sales operations are still largely based on incomplete, manually entered activity logging done by sales reps. → Read More

New wave founders are headed to Startup Battlefield Latin America

TechCrunch is thrilled to announce that Rappi co-founder Sebastian Mejia, Enjoie founder Ana McLaren and Konfío founder and CEO David Arana will be joining us on stage at Startup Battlefield Latin America for a panel about new wave startups coming out of the region. What does scaling a delivery sta… → Read More

Nubank’s David Vélez and Cristina Junquiera to speak at Startup Battlefield Latin America

TechCrunch is pleased to announce that Nubank co-founder Cristina Junqueira and co-founder/CEO David Vélez will join us in a fireside chat at Startup Battlefield Latin America on November 8 at the Tomie Ohtake Institute in São Paulo, Brazil. → Read More

Original Content podcast: ‘Sharp Objects’ is a perfect TV mystery

It’s been an awful week in the news, but you know what’s still good? TV — especially “Sharp Objects”, the HBO limited series that aired over the past couple months. → Read More

Inside Planet Labs’ new satellite manufacturing site

Satellite imaging and analytics company Planet is taking the wraps off its new manufacturing space in San Francisco. Founded by ex-NASA employees, Planet is leveraging some of the $183 million in funding it’s amassed to expand. → Read More

The top 10 startups from Y Combinator’s Demo Day S’18 Day 2

59 startups took the stage at Y Combinator’s Demo Day 2 and among the highlights were a company that helps developers manage in-app subscriptions; a service that lets you create animojis from real photos; and a surplus medical equipment reselling platform. Oh… and there was also a comp… → Read More

All 59 startups that launched today at Y Combinator’s S18 Demo Day 2

From yeast-grown Cannibinoids to project management software to consumer apps looking to gauge opinions on college campuses, there was quite the wide variety of spaces represented on the second day of pitches from Y Combinator’s Summer 2018 class. As we noted yesterday, B2B software and servi… → Read More

Review: Cult of the Machine at the de Young

Let’s flash back to the Machine Age, the period in American history that gave us the assembly line, the first nonstop transcontinental flight, regular radio broadcasts, and the first robot capable of performing more than 20 movements. These technological advancements inspired a style of art called Precisionism, popularized by big names like Georgia O’Keefe, Charles Sheeler […] → Read More

8 big announcements from Google I/O 2018

Google kicked off its annual I/O developer conference at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California. Here are some of the biggest announcements from the Day 1 keynote. There will be more to come over the next couple of days, so follow along on everything Google I/O on TechCrunch. Google goes all in on artificial intelligence, […] → Read More

10 big announcements from Day 1 of F8

Day 1 of Facebook’s F8 conference was packed with announcements and updates. Here are 10 big takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg’s keynote on Day 1. You can find full coverage and analysis of F8 here. 1. Facebook announces a dating feature Your next fling could start on Facebook. The company announced a new set of dating […] → Read More

How MessageBird is staying ahead of consumer’s expectations

The founder of MessageBird shares his experiences in evolving MessageBird to stay ahead of consumer's expectations on the TechCrunch Disruptshow from.. → Read More

The future of commericial drones with Parrot, Sky Futures, and Uavia

Parrot, Sky Futures and Uavia all think that drones can be so much more than birthday toys. Their founders discuss the innovative use cases of commercial.. → Read More

Ada Health aims to improve access to healthcare through the use of AI

Claire Novorol and William Tunstall-Pedoe discuss how Ada Health aims to improve access to healthcare globally through the use of AI on the TechCrunch.. → Read More

Wandelbots presents in the Startup Battlefield Finals

Wandelbots drastically lowers software cost for robotic applications by enabling non-programmers to teach robots interactively. on the TechCrunch Disruptshow.. → Read More

eTrack Tech presents in the Startup Battlefield Finals

eTrack provides IoT-enabled predictive maintenance intelligence for heavy equipment. → Read More

Caspar Health presents in the Startup Battlefield Finals

Caspar Health thrives to make this world a healthier one by providing a digital platform for prevention and rehabilitation. on the TechCrunch Disruptshow from.. → Read More

How startups are hoping to ride the wave of flying cars

Yann de Vries of Atomico and Alex Zosel of Volocopter on how startups are hoping to ride the wave of flying cars on the TechCrunch Disruptshow from TechCrunch.. → Read More

How startups are hoping to ride the wave of flying cars

Yann de Vries of Atomico and Alex Zosel of Volocopter on how startups are hoping to ride the wave of flying cars → Read More

Eligo Bioscience is treating diseases without the need for antibiotics

Xavier Duportet of Eligo Bioscience explains how the company is producing the first biotherapeutic nanobots that manipulate the human microbiome to treat.. → Read More