What the ‘nonpolitical’ startup leader teaches us about company culture

Deb Muller Contributor Deb Muller is founder and CEO of HR Acuity, which creates technology that helps organizations strategically manage employee relations. She has served in executive HR roles at numerous Fortune 500 companies like Honeywell, Citibank, and Marsh and McLennan. All eyes have recently been on Basecamp, which lost about a third of its […]

This $250 million growth fund will divert half its profits to historically Black colleges and universities

There’s been a lot of talk about racial equality in the year since George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis, but achieving it is far easier said than done given the current state of affairs. Consider: according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, historically Black colleges and universities have $15,000 on average in endowment per student, […]

Just 12 hours left to apply to Startup Battlefield at TC Disrupt 2021

We’ve been urging you to apply to Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 for weeks now, and you have just over 12 hours left before the application window slams shut on May 27 at 11:59 p.m. (PT). Don’t procrastinate — the experience alone, whether you win the $100,000 prize or not, can improve the trajectory […]

Utah DOT pilots Blyncsy’s AI-powered road maintenance technology

If you drive past potholes and faded lane dividers on your morning commute to work, chances are you’ll continue to see such road blemishes until someone alerts the local department of transportation to the problem by filing a complaint. Utah-based startup Blyncsy wants to help governments be a bit more preemptive than that. The movement […]

Breinify announces $11M seed to bring data science to the marketing team

Breinify is a startup working to apply data science to personalization, and do it in a way that makes it accessible to non-technical marketing employees to build more meaningful customer experiences. Today the company announced a funding round totalling $11 million. The investment was led by Gutbrain Ventures and PBJ Capital with participation from Streamlined […]

Driving digital transformation for medical tech companies

Medical technology and pharmaceutical companies are transitioning beyond biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, and equipment to provide comprehensive patient care. The key is to support proactive, predictive, and personalized care delivery and management that is sustainable. This involves enabling better outcomes, improving patient and clinician experience in care pathways, reducing health-care costs, removing inefficiencies in workflows, and […]

Twitter Spaces will be available for web, including accessibility features

On Wednesday evening, Twitter announced that Spaces – its Clubhouse competitor – will start rolling out for use on the web. Earlier this month, Twitter Spaces became available for any user with more than 600 followers on the iOS or Android apps, and around the same time, Clubhouse finally released its long-awaited Android app. Still, […]