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Spotify cuts 17% jobs amid rising capital costs

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Spotify is eliminating about 17% jobs, its third round of layoffs this year, as the music streaming looks to become “both productive and efficient.” In a note to employees Monday, Spotify founder and chief executive Daniel Ek said right-sizing the workforce is crucial for the company to face the “challenges ahead.” He cited the slow […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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Change: Damned if you do, damned more if you don't

A Smart Bear: Longform

Everyone wants change, but doesn't want to change. Though inevitable, change is uncomfortable and exhausting. Manage it with kindness.

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GM and Toyota are shaping up to be the biggest losers in the EV transition

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Legacy automakers have scaled back or set overly modest electric vehicle production targets. They may come to regret that. © 2023 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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Top 10 Posts of 2023

Tomasz Tunguz

These are the top 10 posts by engagement for 2023 at tomtunguz.com. Reflecting on them, they cover the doldrums of the first half of the year, the euphoria of AI reinvigorating the second half, & the valuation environment. The next five posts all mentioned major exits : Klaviyo, Loom, & the many take-privates in 2023. I’m grateful to everyone who read, commented, debated, & shared these posts & others.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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The most important metrics for SaaS funding in 2024

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Today we're focusing on metrics and business environments that apply to most SaaS companies — not the unicorn outliers. © 2023 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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More layoffs come for micromobility, Cruise cuts loom, and what the Cybertruck signals for Elon

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The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive the newsletter every weekend in your inbox. Subscribe for free. Welcome back to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to Point B. […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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[Cybersixgill in No Camels] Game of cat & mouse: How the world is fighting new AI threats

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The swift development of artificial intelligence tools over the past year or so has opened a whole world of digital possibilities for us all – from massive strides across the entire spectrum of technological R&D to simply creating entertaining images for our families and friends. Read more here.

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Fintechs go shopping

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Welcome back to The Interchange, where we take a look at the hottest fintech news of the previous week. If you want to receive The Interchange directly in your inbox every Sunday, head here to sign up! We’re back and making up for lost time after taking off for Thanksgiving. Here we go! Webull, Yieldstreet and NomuPay […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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Gravel gets funding from NEA to support Indonesia’s booming construction industry

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Indonesia’s construction industry is growing quickly, driven by residential and industrial building, alongside infrastructure development plans by the government. Sourcing skilled labor is still a time-intensive process, however, and often relies on personal networks and lengthy recruitment efforts. The founders of Gravel want to change that by making it easier to find workers and other […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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PE Mastery: CAPTARGET's Playbook for Quality Lead Flow

CAPTARGET presents a masterclass in M&A deal sourcing. Learn to cast a wide net, embracing seller self-identification. Consistency is the linchpin: keep the origination process steady for a reliable flow of opportunities. Diversify your tactics, employing various tools and vendors. Tech matters! Understand DNS settings, domain authority, and brand presence for optimal outreach.

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India’s MoveinSync eyes $50–60M in fresh funding

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MoveinSync, an Indian startup offering mobility solutions to blue-chip companies for workplace commute, is engaging with investors to raise a growth round, according to people familiar with the deliberations. The 14-year-old startup is engaging with investors to raise about $50–$60 million, part of which is to offer partial exit to some early backers, the people […] © 2023 TechCrunch.

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VC Office Hours: Unlocking the Farmers’ Market with Black Farmer Fund

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The fund is technically a nonprofit with a debt fund attached. © 2023 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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