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.TechCrunch’s Top 3
- Money, money, money… it should be funny.Warner Bros. Discovery said it lost another $2.1 billion in the fourth quarter. This is despite the success of games like “The Last of Us” on HBO and “Hogwarts Legacy”. Lauren It explains more.
- Fashion reductionSecond-hand clothing marketplace Poshmark is laying off staff two months after being acquired by Naver. Kate Reports.
- Another brick in the wall: Ron The US Department of Justice’s anti-competitive lawsuit could derail the $20 billion Adobe-Fima deal, which explains why.
Startups and VCs
The truth of the matter is that Mobile World Congress (MWC) was never a consumer tech show, but the presence of various smartphone makers turned it into an auspicious launch. Brian It explores what we can expect from MWC 2021.
In the face of forced co-founders and blacks, Ukraine’s tech industry continues. Mike It examines how Ukrainian startups are showing remarkable resilience a year after the Russian invasion.
And we have five more for you:
- Pay, payTelecom giant Airtel has seen its stake in Paytm. Manish.
- Buy, buy, buyRepurchasing the customer’s shopping experience, simultaneously personalizing; Christine Reports.
- Deb, Dave, DaveyAlchemy launches a tool that lets devs start building dApps in 4 minutes. Jacqueline Reports.
- No, no, no. Natasha L Voicemode reports how it raised $14.5 million to drive the generative AI (sonic) boom.
- Picture, picture, pictureSouth Africa’s InvisiDeep receives $1.65 million to expand AI access to medical imaging Annie.
Emerging managers should ask 5 questions before selecting LPs
Before a new manager can start backing startups, they must first gain the trust of limited partners who are willing to bet on their investment.
“Each step increases the risk of redundancy, lost information or misunderstanding,” says Linda Greb, founder and managing partner of The Decision Making Ladder. Avestria Ventures.
Drawing from her own experience, Greb shares five questions emerging managers can use to “find investors who believe in you.
Three more from the TC+ team:
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Big Tech Inc.
A new hacker group called CH01 has caused Russian websites to show videos of the Kremlin on fire. Lorenzo It has more.
Google One subscribers can rejoice, now that Google Photos’ new AI-powered “Magic Eraser” removes unwanted content from images. Sarah Reports.
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