Financial Planning Platform SigFig Gets $15M In Series B Funding

SigFig, the startup that operates a web platform for tracking and analyzing your personal financial investments, has secured $15 million in a new funding round. SigFig’s co-founder and CEO Mike Sha told reporter Colleen Taylor that the money will be put toward growing out SigFig’s reach through additional partnerships — deals inked over the past […]

10 Tips to Become a Pokémon Master

Pokemon Go is officially the biggest mobile game of all time — at this point, you’re either playing it or you’re sick of hearing about it. If you’re in that first camp, we’ve got some tips to help you become a Pokémon Master in no time. Read More: Watch our Intro to Pokemon Go: […]

2017 hottest new app pitches from Chelsea Peretti at the Crunchies

2017 hottest new app pitches from Chelsea Peretti. TechCrunch kicks off 2017 with the 10th Annual Crunchies Awards Show, the award ceremony to recognize and celebrate the most compelling startups, internet, and technology innovations of the year. Subscribe to TechCrunch today: TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing […]

How Young Girls Are 3 Years Ahead In The Race To Innovate | Keen On…

Tara Chklovski is the founder and CEO of Iridescent, a remarkable Google funded non-profit dedicated to encouraging young women’s innovation in technology. Iridescent manages the world’s largest program of its kind — currently hosting 3,157 girls in its organization. The girls are from 45 different countries as diverse as Yemen, Brazil, India and Nigeria. Their […]

B-wom tells us why an app can be a girl’s best friend

B-wom is a Barcelona-based digital coach for women’s well-being. The app offers personalized guidance on intimate female health issues — such as how to perform pelvic floor exercises to improve your sex life or for pregnancy aftercare. We chat to founder and CEO Helena Torras about her inspiration for the startup and why she feels […]

Checking the Body’s Vital Signs With Scanadu

Colleen Taylor talks to Dr. Walter De Brouwer, Co-Founder and CEO of Scanadu, about the uses for monitoring vital signs and detecting possible health issues with the Scanadu hardware and app. TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news. Subscribe to TechCrunch TV: […]

Behind the scenes at YC Demo Day, where the hottest new startups pitch their companies

Guys, I finally got invited to Y Combinator’s Demo Days. It’s one of the most prestigious accelerators in the world — where companies like Dropbox, Airbnb and Stripe launched. At the end of each batch the accelerator hosts its Demo Days, where the audience is filled with investors looking to fund the next big thing. […]