Announcing the first tranche of Startup Battlefield judges

The Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt on October 18–20 is set to be our most epic yet. This year’s competitors, selected from our handpicked cohort, the Startup Battlefield 200, are some of the most promising, imaginative startups in tech. We’re excited...

As companies fight to retain talent, employee benefits startups might escape cost cuts

How will employee benefits startups fare when their corporate customers start slashing costs as the market goes downhill? We’re going to find out if current trends continue. There was a spike in the number of startups offering employee benefits services through...

Twilio gets hacked, teens ditch Facebook, and SpaceX takes South Korea to the moon

Hi again! Welcome back to Week in Review, the newsletter where we quickly recap the top stories from TechCrunch dot-com this week. Want it in your inbox every Saturday? Sign up here. Is Facebook for old people? If you’ve got a teenager around the house,...

Daily Crunch: Samsung’s vice chairman receives presidential pardon for bribery conviction

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How digital health startups are navigating the post-Roe legal landscape

With the overturning of Roe v. Wade earlier this year, digital health and reproductive care startups bolstered their efforts to make abortion pills and emergency contraceptives more accessible. Now, as state laws shift and abortion bans go into effect across the...