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Alex Wilhelm

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San Francisco, CA, United States

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  • The Next Web

Recent articles by Alex:

GitLab’s mega IPO –

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter for your weekend enjoyment. → Read More

LinkedOut –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Or, as in today’s episode, talk our way through some big breaking news from the technology world so that we can better understand just what is going on. Danny and Alex got together late Friday on a […] → Read More

Daily Crunch: Missouri governor threatens to prosecute local journalist for finding exposed state data –

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

Coinbase goes fishing for Opensea’s catch –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week was one of our strongest shows yet, with a wide diversity of news items that were genuinely fun (and complicated) to chew through. And even though we started off kind of grumpy, we laughed […] → Read More

An interview with Visionary Founder/CEO on Large Unicorn’s IPO day –

"We're going to unlock the potential of the power, the power of potentiality, and, potentially, power itself." → Read More

Daily Crunch: Citing regulatory restrictions, Microsoft shuts down LinkedIn in China –

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

3 things GitLab’s wild IPO pricing says about public markets –

At minimum, we can say that public markets are as welcoming to high-growth SaaS as private markets. And perhaps, with GitLab's IPO pricing, slightly warmer. → Read More

Investors say Indian startup funding could get even hotter after record Q3 –

Despite the Series B and C crunch, there’s plenty of evidence that India’s latest venture capital results are not the high-water mark of this startup era. → Read More

Microsoft to pull LinkedIn from Chinese market –

American technology giant Microsoft announced today that it will pull its professional social network LinkedIn from the Chinese market later this year. Microsoft purchased LinkedIn for more than $26 billion back in 2016. The news comes amidst a flurry of regulatory changes in the Asian nation, as well as rising tensions between the company and […] → Read More

Daily Crunch: Blue Origin’s second crewed launch includes guest star William Shatner –

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

GitLab raises IPO range, targeting valuation of as much as $11B –

At $11.7 billion, GitLab would be worth around 50x its current annualized revenue run rate. → Read More

Weights & Biases raises $100M Series C to keep building MLOps software –

What do you call AI these days? ML in a suit. ML, or machine learning, is a big market today. That is thanks to modern corporations accreting data like hoarders and data science maturing as a work category. Evidence of the former can be found in the growth posted by Databricks in recent quarters, and […] → Read More

How to sell clothes online and actually make money –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday show, the time of the week when we niche down to a single topic. Today? Fashion. Natasha and Danny and Alex got together to dig into the world of fashion resale and rental. It’s no small […] → Read More

Canadian startup Rose Rocket raises Series A to scale its transport software business –

Freight transportation-focused Rose Rocket recently raised a $25 million round. The Toronto-based startup calls the round a Series A, with Addition Capital and Shine Capital leading the deal. Per venture data aggregated by Carta, average logistics-themed Series A rounds since the start of 2020 have sported median cash raises of $8 million and post-money valuations […] → Read More

Daily Crunch: Bangalore-based, SME-focused neobank Open raises $100M Series C –

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

Atomic aims to give consumers more control over their income with payroll-connecting APIs –

Fintech startup Atomic announced this morning that it has closed a $22 million Series A. Core Innovation Capital led the round, which saw participation from preceding investors. The company has raised just under $39 million to date. The company’s API-delivered product, which focuses on payroll data, helps power a number of fintech startups that we […] → Read More

Venture capital is going to need a record-breaking run of IPOs to clear its own decks –

New data makes it clearer than ever that the venture capital world is investing as if there is a future exit wave coming that will put prior IPO cycles to shame in its intensity and length. → Read More

Daily Crunch: Pali Bhat becomes first chief product officer in Reddit’s 16-year history –

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

NerdWallet’s IPO filing reveals high-margin content business, accelerating marketing spend –

The NerdWallet IPO comes at an interesting time. It provides financial product recommendations to both consumers and SMBs, meaning that it dabbles in the same market that fintech startups play in. → Read More

Equity Monday: I hear this fintech thing is going to be big –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest private market news, talks about the coming week, digs into some recent funding rounds and mulls over a larger theme or narrative from the private markets. You […] → Read More